Easily identify the likeliest diagnosis through diagnostic possibilities listed in order of incidence.
Tap into the authoritative guidance of Dr. Fred Ferri, the respected expert responsible for best-selling titles such as Ferri’s Clinical Advisor, Ferri’s Fast Facts, and Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient.Apply the differential diagnosis of over 100 new signs, symptoms, and clinical disorders.
Confidently manage patientswith the latest clinical information, drug therapies, and lab tests.Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with this updated and streamlined title, which still stays true to the Ferri name. Quickly find important information with content organized into three major sections: Section I, titled "Surviving the Wards," contains information on charting, laboratory evaluation and formulary; Section II provides the differential diagnosis of common signs and symptoms likely to be encountered in the acute care setting; Section III has been completely revised and subdivided into 11 specialty specific diseases and disorders.
Popular "5 books in 1" formatincludes cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to help expedite search. Features 30 all-new topics, including Zika virus, hepatitis E, asthma-COPD overlap syndrome, drug-induced parenchymal lung disease, binge eating disorder, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome, transient global amnesia, and more.
Updates 900 topicswith the latest developments in medicine over the past year.
Contains significantly expanded coverage throughout, including nearly 200 new illustrations, more than 100 new tables and boxes, 50 new differential diagnoses, and 30 new algorithms.
Improve your family healthcare practice’s efficiencywith cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines.Identify and treat a broader range of disorders, including diabetic foot infections, hypergonadism, and acute liver failure, with 22 new topics in the Diseases & Disorders section.Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 38 new topics and 40 new images in the Differential Diagnosis section, and optimize patient care with more than 250 new figures and tables.Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite your search.Expedite insurance reimbursements with current ICD-9 and future ICD-10 insurance billing codes.Access full-color images and more than 90 online-only topics at Expert Consult, as well as EBMs, Suggested Reading, Patient Teaching Guides, and additional algorithms.
More than 200 lab tests help hone your skills in reviewingnormal values and interpreting results
Electronic accessto additional algorithms, new images and tables, EBM boxes, patient teaching guides, and extra topics. Links between each section allow you to navigate easily from a selected topic to relevant associated material and back again
Includes high-quality full-color images that provide optimal visual guidance for diagnoses.
Presents a consistent organization for each disorder that includes Definitions, Etiology, Clinical Manifestations, Physical Examination, Diagnostic Tests, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, and Clinical Pearls.
Uses bulleted text that makes reference easy.
Comes in a convenient 4" x 6" format for on-the-go reference.
Makes the perfect study or review tool for exams for students or a focused point-of-care reference for residents and practitioners of all levels.