Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine, Edition 6

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Quick access to key clinical information and solutions to common problems in internal medicine – as close as your pocket! Pocket Medicine, Sixth Edition, is your go-to resource for fast answers to diagnostic questions you’ll face on rounds and exams. Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this portable, best-selling reference tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology. Bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms focus on the information you need in order to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.
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Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Published on
Oct 18, 2016
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Pages
280
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ISBN
9781496349491
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Internal Medicine
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This content is DRM protected.
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The landmark guide to internal medicine—
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How to pass an OSCE

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Two new videos show how the Glasgow Coma Scale should be performed in clinical situations, demonstrating the correct techniques and also common pitfalls in using the GCS.

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