Significantly updated with the latest developments in diagnosis and treatment recommendations, Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2020 features the popular "5 books in 1" format to organize vast amounts of information in a clinically relevant, user-friendly manner. This efficient, intuitive format provides quick access to answers on 1,000 common medical conditions, including diseases and disorders, differential diagnoses, and laboratory tests - all reviewed by experts in key clinical fields. Updated algorithms, along with hundreds of new figures, tables, and boxes, ensure that you stay current with today's medical practice.
Contains significant updates throughout, covering all aspects of current diagnosis and treatment.
Features 27 all-new topics including chronic traumatic encephalopathy, medical marijuana, acute respiratory failure, gallbladder carcinoma, shift work disorder, radial tunnel syndrome, fertility preservation in women, fallopian tube cancer, primary chest wall cancer, large-bowel obstruction, inguinal hernia, and bundle branch block, among others.
Includes a new appendix covering Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Measures.
Provides current ICD-10 insurance billing codes to help expedite insurance reimbursements.
Patient Teaching Guides for many of the diseases and disorders are included, most available in both English and Spanish versions, which can be downloaded and printed for patients.
Offers access to exclusive online content: more than 90 additional topics; new algorithms, images, and tables; EBM boxes; patient teaching guides, color images, and more.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Section I: Diseases and Disorders
1 Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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964 Zika Virus
Total topics: 964 / Total PRINT topics: 588
[This edition includes 27 new Sect I topics, with 68 existing topics moving to E-only]
Section II: Differential Diagnosis
Section III: Clinical Algorithms
Section IV: Laboratory Tests and Interpretation of Results
Section V: Clinical Practice Guidelines
Appendix I: Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Ia: Definitions of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Terms
Ib: Relaxation Techniques
Ic: Overview of Selected Natural Products
Id: Natural Products and Drug Interaction
Ie: Commonly Ingested Plants with Significant Toxic Potential
If: Herbs Associated with Toxicity
Ig: Websites Providing Data on Herbal Therapy Hazards
Appendix II: Nutrition
IIa: Dietary Supplements: What Every Primary Care Provider Should Know
IIb: Vitamins and Their Functions
IIc: Nutritional Trace Elements and Their Clinical Implications
IId: Summary of Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies
Appendix III: Acute Poisoning
IIIa: Historical and Physical Findings in Poisoning
IIIb: Recognizable Poison Syndromes
IIIc: Antidotes and Indications for Use
IIId: Management of Acute Poisoning
IIIe: Pathophysiology, Clinical Effects, and Management of Specific Drugs and Toxicants
IIIf: Accidental Poisoning by an Exposure to Other Drugs Acting on the Autonomic Nervous System [NEW]
Appendix IV: Impairment and Disability Issues
Appendix V: Protection of Travelers
Appendix VI: Physician Quality Reporting System Measures [NEW]
Appendix VII: Patient Teaching Guides (available online)