9781118517345

Mount Sinai Expert Guides Hepatology

  • ISBN 13:

    9781118517345

  • ISBN 10:

    1118517342

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/21/2014
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Hepatology will provide gastroenterology and hepatology trainees with a extremely clinical and accessible handbook covering the major liver diseases and symptoms, their diagnosis and clinical management.  It will be perfect for the busy trainee as both a point-of-care resource in the hospital setting, and also as a refresher guide during preparation for board exams. 
Divided into three sections covering the major liver diseases/symptoms, pediatrics and transplantation, all chapters are written in a rapid reference, bullet-point style and conform to a common template which includes the following: 

A bottom-line section of “take home” points emphasizing the most important aspects of the chapter
Clear sections on background, prevention and diagnosis of the disease
Evidence-based diagnosis and management algorithms
Appropriate laboratory and imaging tests
Management section including commonly used medications with dosages, when to perform surgery and prevention of complications
Management of special populations, ie, in pregnancy
Sections focused on evidence-based results and major society guidelines (AASLD/EASL)

In addition, a companion website will contain extra features for each chapter such as case studies, Board level MCQs, surgical videos, patient advice and ICD codes.
For Gastroenterology/Hepatology trainees requiring a concise, practical guide to liver disease and patient management, brought to them by the experts, this is the perfect book to buy.

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