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Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2016 (Study Guide) (Paperback)

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CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, 2016

Includes 6 online-only chapters at no additional cost!Visit

The #1 annual internal medicine guide that clinicians turn to first—extensively revised and updated

In the primary care setting, only one text delivers the ideal balance of clinical practice and research evidence to optimize patient careCURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment. Written by top clinicians, this trusted resource spans the fields of internal medicine, reviewing symptoms, signs, epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. Turn to any page, and you'll find concise, evidence-based answers to key questions concerning both in-hospital and ambulatory patient problems. In addition, sections feature a streamlined format that puts the latest diagnostic protocols, prevention strategies, and treatment options right at your fingertips

Why CMDT is the ultimate clinical companion

  • Detailed overview of other primary care topics, from gynecology, orthopedics and dermatology to ophthalmology,  psychiatry, and neurology
  • Only text with annual update on HIV and AIDS
  • Specific disease prevention information
  • Many decision-speeding diagnostic and treatment algorithms and tables
  • Easy access to medication dosages, with trade names indexed and costs updated in each edition
  • Current references, with unique identifiers (PubMed, PMID numbers) for rapid downloading of article abstracts and full articles
  • CMDT Online ( provides access toCMDT 2016 plus expanded pathophysiology information and six additional chapters

New to This Edition of CMDT

  • New sections on heart failure with preserved ejection fraction; drug-induced lupus; and treatment of hepatitis C virus infection
  • Expanded section on treatment for chronic noncancer pain, and rewritten sections on allergic diseases, renal amyloidosis, and staphylococcal bacteremia
  • Updated treatment recommendations for diabetes mellitus; for weight loss in obesity; and for chronic lymphocytic leukemia and hairy cell leukemia
  • New tables outlining  the 2014 AHA/ACC Guidelines for defining severe aortic stenosis and when to operate in chronic severe aortic regurgitation
  • Revised recommendations for managing anticoagulation and for dual antiplatelet therapy, plus a new treatment algorithm for pulmonary hypertensio
Edition: Study Guide
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Reference, Internal Medicine, Family + General Practice
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Language: English
Street Date: January 8, 2016
TCIN: 50314905
UPC: 9781259640841
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-4750

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