Hospital Medicine is the fasting growing field of Medicine, and the importance of hospitalists in the delivery of care and success of hospitals continues to increase. The practice of hospital medicine is both rewarding and challenging: hospitalists need to provide high-quality care using the best available evidence in an efficient, cost-effective manner. In recognition of the need for rapid access to essential information, this text provides a concise yet comprehensive source for busy clinicians. Essentials of Hospital Medicine provides detailed reviews of all clinical topics in inpatient medicine, including common diagnoses, hospital-acquired conditions, medical consultation, and palliative care, as well as key non-clinical topics, such as quality improvement tools, approach to medical errors, the business of medicine, and teaching tips. It is the single source needed for hospitalists striving to deliver outstanding care and provide value to their patients and hospitals.
Hospitalists as Leaders
Key Clinical Pearls
Patient Safety and Hospital Quality
Business of Hospital Medicine
Hospitalist as Educator
Oncology for the Hospitalist
Preventing Hospital Complications
Consultation and Peri-Operative Medicine
Readership: Students, professional, hospitalists attendings in medicine, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, internal medicine residents.