2011

Essential Medical Facts Every Clinician Should Know

To Prevent Medical Errors, Pass Board Examinations and Provide Informed Patient Care

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7873-8 (Print) 978-1-4419-7874-5 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xlvii

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    Pages 1-5

    Medical Facts, Errors, and This Book

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    Pages 7-27

    Challenging Current Medical Misconceptions

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    Pages 29-47

    Epidemiologic Realities and Gee-Whiz Facts

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    Pages 49-66

    Disease Prevention and Screening

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    Pages 67-86

    Risk Factors and Disease Correlates

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    Pages 87-109

    Practical Clinical Pearls

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    Pages 111-131

    Laboratory Testing, Electrocardiography and Imaging

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    Pages 133-158

    Alarming Symptoms and Red Flag Findings

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    Pages 159-192

    Therapeutic Insights

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    Pages 193-214

    Idiosyncratic and Uncommon Drug Effects

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    Pages 215-235

    Drug Interactions and Adventures in Polypharmacy

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    Pages 237-260

    Alcohol, Nicotine and Caffeine

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    Pages 261-287

    Unforeseen, Counterintuitive and Possibly Prophetic Findings

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    Pages 289-304

    Some Timeless Truths About Medical Practice

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 305-324