THE WASHINGTON MANUAL™ OF MEDICAL THERAPEUTICS This title has been archived.

Author: Daniel Cooper, MD, Andrew Krainik, MD, Sam Lubner, MD, Hilary Reno, MD, PhD, Scott Micek, PharmD
Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date: 2007
ISBN 10: 078176517X
ISBN 13: 9780781765176
Edition: 32nd

Description:

Established for over 40 years as the "bible" of the medical ward, The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics is now in its Thirty-Second Edition and builds upon that proud tradition-with even more of the current information you need, delivered in a timesaving, quick-reference style. Its portability, comprehensiveness, and ease of access makes it a favorite on-call resource for housestaff and faculty around the world. Continuing the tradition of excellence, each chapter has been updated and reformatted for easier access to the information the reader needs. This edition is also available electronically for handheld computers. See Media listing for details. The Washington Manualr is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • DEDICATION
  • Preface

1: Patient Care in Internal Medicine

  • General Care of The Hospitalized Patient
  • Prophylactic Measures
  • Acute Inpatient Care
  • Perioperative Medicine
  • References

2: Nutrition Support

  • Nutrient Requirements
  • Assessment of Nutritional Status
  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Refeeding the Severely Malnourished Patient
  • References

3: FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE MANAGEMENT

  • Fluid Management and Perturbations in Volume Status
  • Disorders of Sodium Concentration
  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium
  • Acid-Base Disturbances
  • References

4: Hypertension

  • General Principles
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Special Considerations
  • References

5: Ischemic Heart Disease

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Chronic Stable Angina
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • References

6: Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, and Valvular Heart Disease

  • Heart Failure
  • Acute Heart Failure and Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • References

7: Cardiac Arrhythmias

  • Approach to Tachyarrhythmias
  • Approach to Supraventricular Tachycardias
  • Approach to Wide-Complex Tachycardias
  • Treatment of Tachyarrhythmias
  • Approach to Bradyarrhythmias
  • Approach to Syncope
  • References

8: Critical Care

  • Respiratory Failure
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Airway Management and Tracheal Intubation
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring and Pulmonary Artery Catheterization
  • References

9: Pulmonary Disease

  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea–Hypopnea Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Hemoptysis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • References

10: Allergy and Immunology

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Eosinophilia
  • Asthma
  • Urticaria and Angioedema
  • Immunodeficiency
  • References

11: Renal Diseases

  • Evaluation of the Patient with Renal Disease
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Glomerulopathies
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • References

12: Antimicrobials

  • General Principles
  • Antibacterial Agents
  • Antimycobacterial Agents
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Antifungal Agents

13: Treatment of Infectious Diseases

  • Principles of Therapy
  • Fever and Rash
  • Sepsis
  • Skin, Soft-Tissue, and Bone Infections
  • Toxin-Mediated Infections
  • Central Nervous System Infections
  • Cardiovascular Infections
  • Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Infections
  • Genitourinary Infections
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Systemic Mycoses
  • Arthropod-Borne Infections, Zoonoses, and Bite Wounds
  • Nosocomial Infections
  • Bioterrorism
  • References

14: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

  • General Principles
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Opportunistic Infections
  • References

15: Solid Organ Transplant Medicine

  • General Principles
  • Prophylaxis
  • Pearls and Pitfalls
  • Complications
  • Special Considerations
  • References

16: Gastrointestinal Diseases

  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Acute Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction (Ileus)
  • Pancreaticobiliary Disorders
  • Dysphagia and Odynophagia
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Other Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • References

17: Liver Diseases

  • Evaluation of Liver Function
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Drug-Induced Liver Toxicity
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Immune-Mediated Liver Disease
  • Complications of Cholestasis
  • Metabolic Liver Disease
  • Miscellaneous Disorders
  • Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Acute and Chronic Complications of Hepatic Insufficiency
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Suggested Readings

18: Disorders of Hemostasis and Thrombosis

  • Evaluation of Patients with Hemostatic Disorders
  • Platelet Disorders
  • Inherited Bleeding Disorders
  • Acquired Coagulation Disorders
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disorders
  • References

19: Anemia and Transfusion Therapy

  • Anemia
  • Anemias Associated with Decreased Red Blood Cell Production
  • Anemias Associated with Red Blood Cell Loss or Destruction
  • Transfusion Therapy
  • References

20: Medical Management of Malignant Disease

  • Approach to The Cancer Patient
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Complications of Cancer
  • Principles of Chemotherapy
  • Complications of Treatment
  • Palliative Care
  • References

21: Diabetes Mellitus and Related Disorders

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Mellitus in Hospitalized Patients
  • Type 1 Diabetes and Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Type 2 Diabetes and Nonketotic Hyperosmolar Syndrome
  • Chronic Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypoglycemia
  • References

22: Endocrine Diseases

  • Evaluation of Thyroid Function
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Euthyroid Goiter
  • Adrenal Failure
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Incidental Adrenal Nodules
  • Anterior Pituitary Gland Dysfunction
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • References

23: Arthritis and Rheumatologic Diseases

  • Therapeutic Approaches to Rheumatic Disease
  • Approach to the Patient with a Single Painful Joint
  • Infectious Arthritis and Bursitis
  • Crystal-Induced Synovitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Spondyloarthropathies
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Raynaud’s Phenomenon
  • Necrotizing Vasculitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Temporal Arteritis
  • Cryoglobulin Syndromes
  • Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis

24: Neurologic Disorders

  • Alterations in Consciousness
  • Seizures
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Head Trauma
  • Acute Spinal Cord Dysfunction
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Headache
  • References

25: Medical Emergencies

  • General Principles
  • Acute Upper Airway Obstruction
  • Pneumothorax
  • Heat-Induced Illness
  • Cold-Induced Illness
  • Near-Drowning
  • Overdosage
  • Acetaminophen
  • Antidepressants
  • Cardiovascular Drugs
  • Caustic Ingestions
  • Ethanol and Other Alcohols
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Lithium
  • Methemoglobinemia (Acquired)
  • Opioids
  • Organophosphates
  • Phencyclidine
  • Neuroleptics
  • Atypical Neuroleptics
  • Salicylates
  • Sedative-Hypnotics
  • Stimulants
  • Theophylline
  • Toxic Inhalants
  • References

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory Reference Values

Pregnancy and Medical Therapeutics

Immunizations and Postexposure Therapies

Infection Control and Isolation Recommendations

Clinical Epidemiology

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Algorithms