Quick access to essential facts with the clinical handbook of internal medicine

Pocket Medicine,
Fifth Edition

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The new edition of Massachusetts General Hospital's best-selling clinical handbook of internal medicine has been painstakingly revised to bring the most up-to-date clinical information. Bulleted lists combined with tables and algorithms allow busy clinicians to find the information they need quickly in one convenient pocket reference.  Non-internal medicine specialists provide protocols when establishing a differential diagnosis for common presenting symptoms, leading to an evaluation in anticipation of calling a consult. Pocket Medicine, Fifth edition provides authoritative, but practical guidance every practitioner needs to know!

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- Treatment of anaphylaxis
- The approach to in-patient nutritional issues
- The side effects of chemotherapy
- How to approach a fever in the recent traveler
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Meet the Author

Marc S. Sabatine MD MPH author of Pocket Medicine

Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH

Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH is the Chairman of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Study Group, a Cardiologist at both the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS).

Dr. Sabatine graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and received his medical degree magna cum laude from HMS. He did his Internal Medicine residency, Chief Residency, and Cardiology clinical fellowship at the MGH. He received a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Sabatine is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and attends in the coronary care units at both BWH & MGH. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the European Society of Cardiology.

Dr. Sabatine has authored over 130 original research, peer-reviewed articles including in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, and the Lancet. Dr. Sabatine has given Cardiology or Medical Grand Rounds at the top academic centers around the world and has authored numerous review articles and book chapters. He is the recipient of multiple honors and awards including the ACC Zipes Distinguished Young Scientist Award and has been inducted into the American Society of Clinical Investigation. He is a member of the Writing Committee for the 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Patients with Unstable Angina/Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction.

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Pocket Medicine,
Fifth Edition

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    August 2013
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    Loose Leaf Binder


Written by a team of residents, fellows and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine, Fifth Edition gives you the tools and solutions needed to guide you through common problems you’ll face in the practice of internal medicine.  Pocket Medicine covers everything you’ll need to know—from A-a gradient to Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.

Designed to slip into your pocket, the outline format gives you easy access to essential facts that will guide you through a rapid, but thoughtful approach to the common medical problems seen in cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious disease, endocrinology, rheumatology and neurology.

This best-selling handbook is ideal for medical students, interns, residents, and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams.

Along with the print edition, Pocket Medicine, Fifth Edition is available in an eBook version, powered by Inkling, in addition to Amazon Kindle or Barnes and Noble's Nook. 


Inside this edition you'll find…

The new Fifth Edition of Pocket Medicine still features the format users of previous editions have come to expect including:

    • a 6-ring binder that allows for note taking and customization
    • tabs that help locate organ systems quickly
    • 2-color design that makes for a user-friendly experience
    • a 16-page color insert displaying classic normal and abnormal radiographs, CT scans, echocardiograms, peripheral blood smears, and urinalyses seen in the practice of internal medicine
    • fully updated content presenting all of the most recent updates and information in the literature

All easy to access for today's busy clinician!

Sample Content

Table of Contents

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- Highlight, annotate and bookmark the text to facilitate recall and review
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