This clinical handbook is designed to aid with the fast and accurate diagnosis of cardiopulmonary disease. Chapters are structured to support the clinical decision-making process and cover key points such as differential diagnosis, typical and atypical presentation, co-morbidities, and critical steps that should not be missed. The text also outlines time-dependent interventions, overall principles of treatment, and disease course. Abundant images and links to external audio and video resources reinforce understanding. Although the chapters are organized to provide ready access to essential information, the scope of the book is comprehensive and addresses topics including acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, pulmonary embolism, primary and secondary lung diseases, and relevant upper gastrointestinal and neuromuscular diseases. Both adult and pediatric considerations are presented.rnal medicine, primary care, and related fields. Medical students, residents, and other medical professionals will appreciate the concise and clear approach.
The book is intended for diagnosticians in emergency medicine, critical care, inte
Charles V. Pollack, Jr., M.A., M.D., FACEP, FAAEM, FAHA, FESC, FCPP is Associate Provost for Innovation in Education, Thomas Jefferson University; Director, Jefferson Institute of Emerging Health Professions; Associate Dean for CME and Strategic Partner Alliances, Thomas Jefferson University; and Professor and Senior Advisor for Interdisciplinary Research and Clinical Trials, Department of Emergency Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.