About the Book
The most authoritative and practical resource available on hospital medicine in full color
Presented in full color, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine thoroughly covers the the clinical, organizational, and administrative topics essential to understanding and practicing hospital medicine.
Using an extensive collection of tables, lists, algorithms, and key points, this book is unique in that its content acknowledges the fact that hospital medicine is distinctly different from general medicine.
- The author has served as head of the curriculum committee for the Society of Hospital Medicine, and knows the content and the contributors as well as anyone in the field
- Evidence-based: chapters, practice guidelines, and treatment recommendations are drawn from carefully analyzed and applied levels of evidence
- Balanced coverage: every chapter is co-authored by a hospital and a medical specialist, ensuring complete and balanced coverage of all issues
Hospitalists, Internists, Critical Care Physicians and Internal Medicine Residents
About the Authors
Sylvia McKean MD (Boston, MA) is Professor of Medicine, Harvard University School of Medicine, and Chief of the Hospitalist Service at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA.