Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Hepatology

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Jawad Ahmad (Editor), Scott L. Friedman (Editor), Henryk Dancygier(Editor)

 

Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Hepatology will provide gastroenterology and hepatology trainees with an extremely clinical and accessible handbook covering the major liver diseases and symptoms, their diagnosis and clinical management.

Perfect as a point-of-care resource on the hospital wards and also as a refresher for board exam preparation, the focus throughout is on providing rapid reference, essential information on each disease to allow for quick, easy browsing and assimilation of the must-know information.  All chapters follow a consistent template including the following features:

– An opening bottom-line/key points section.
– Classification, pathogenesis and prevention of disease.
– Evidence-based diagnosis, including relevant algorithms, laboratory and imaging tests, and potential pitfalls when diagnosing a patient.
– Disease management including commonly used medications with dosages, when to perform surgery, management algorithms and how to prevent complications.
– How to manage special populations, ie, in pregnancy, children and the eldery.
– The very latest evidence-based results, major society guidelines (AASLD/EASL) and key external sources to consult.

In addition, the book comes with a companion website housing extra features such as case studies with related questions for self-assessment, key patient advice and ICD codes.

If you’re specialising in hepatology and require a concise, practical guide to the clinical management of liver disease, bought to you by one of world’s leading hospitals, then this is the perfect book for you.

Product Details

  • Series: Mount Sinai Expert Guides
  • Paperback: 584 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (April 14, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118517342
  • ISBN-13: 9781118517345

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