David Hui, Alexander A. Leung, Raj Padwal's Approach to Internal Medicine: A Resource Book for Clinical PDF

By David Hui, Alexander A. Leung, Raj Padwal

ISBN-10: 331911820X

ISBN-13: 9783319118208

This totally up to date 4th version of presents an built-in symptom- and issue-based method with easy accessibility to excessive yield scientific info. for every subject, conscientiously prepared sections on diverse diagnoses, investigations, and coverings are designed to facilitate sufferer care and exam training. various scientific pearls and comparability tables are supplied to assist improve studying, and foreign devices (US and metric) are used to facilitate software in daily scientific practice.

The ebook covers many hugely vital, hardly mentioned subject matters in medication (e.g., smoking cessation, weight problems, transfusion reactions, needle stick accidents, code prestige dialogue, interpretation of gram stain, palliative care), and new chapters on end-of-life care and melancholy were further. The fourth variation comprises many reader-friendly advancements equivalent to greater formatting, intuitive ordering of chapters, and incorporation of the newest directions for every subject. method of inner medication maintains to function an important reference for each clinical pupil, resident, fellow, working towards doctor, nurse, and medical professional assistant.

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Primary prophylaxis includes early mobilization. Consider trial of systemic steroids Pleural Effusion DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS EXUDATIVE—malignancy, infections, connective tissue disease, hypothyroidism, pulmonary embolism, hemothorax, pancreatitis, chylothorax, trapped lung TRANSUDATIVE —HF, hypoalbuminemia (GI losing enteropathy, cirrhosis, nephrotic syndrome, malnutrition), SVC obstruction, hepatohydrothorax, urinothorax, atelectasis, trapped lung, peritoneal dialysis, hypothyroidism, pulmonary embolism NOTE: pulmonary embolism, malignancy, hypothyroidism, trapped lung, SVC obstruction, and sarcoidosis are usually exudative, but can occasionally be transudative.

279) INVESTIGATIONS BASIC LABS—CBCD, ANA, RF, anti-CCP antibody, anti-Scl-70, anticentromere antibody, antiJo-1 antibody · IMAGING—CXR, CT chest (high resolution), echocardiogram (if suspect pulmonary hypertension) · ABG · PFT SPECIAL · BIOPSY —bronchoscopy (transbronchial biopsy), open lung biopsy · DIAGNOSTIC ISSUES CHARACTERISTIC CXR PATTERNS FOR INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE · UPPER LOBE PREDOMINANCE—sarcoidosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, pneumoconiosis, silicosis, histiocytosis X, PJP, ankylosing spondylitis, ABPA, TB · LOWER LOBE PREDOMINANCE—idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, asbestosis, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, drugs · BILATERAL HILAR/MEDIASTINAL ADENOPATHY WITH INTERSTITIAL INFILTRATES—sarcoidosis, berylliosis, lymphangitic carcinomatosis, TB, fungal, lymphoma · EGGSHELL CALCIFICATION OF HILAR/MEDIASTINAL LYMPH NODES—silicosis (other pneumoconiosis), TB, fungal · CALCIFIED PLEURAL PLAQUES—asbestos DIAGNOSTIC ISSUES CONT’D · PLEURAL EFFUSIONS WITH INTERSTITIAL INFILTRATES—HF, lymphangitic carcinomatosis, rheumatoid arthritis, SLE MANAGEMENT TREAT UNDERLYING CAUSE—sarcoidosis (if ≥ stage II or symptomatic, give steroids for at least 6 months, even with improvement of symptoms.

Normal aorta and mediastinum on CXR help to exclude diagnosis” JAMA 2002 287:17 D. Hui et al. 4. ]) PROGNOSIS · TYPE A—with surgery, 1-month survival 75–80%, 10-year survival 55% Acute Coronary Syndrome CARDIAC MYOCARDIAL —myocardial 1-month survival >90%, 10-year survival 56% MANAGEMENT ABC—O2 to keep sat >95%, IV, antihypertensive therapy (keep HR <60 and SBP <120 mmHg. 25–3 μg/ kg/min, maximum 10 μg/kg/min) TREAT UNDERLYING CAUSE—Type A (emergent surgical repair, endovascular stenting, longterm blood pressure control).

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