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Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (QMDT) provides practical, expert information on diagnosis and management when you just have a few minutes. It is a single-source reference designed for quick and easy access to the information you need in the clinical setting.

Content is derived from Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (CMDT), the leading medicine textbook for hospital and outpatient settings, and is compiled by the editorial team of Maxine A. Papadakis, Stephen J. McPhee, and Jennifer Bernstein.

Structured alphabetically, each topic consists of just the right amount of information to give you the key diagnostic and treatment features of more than 930 disorders. The bulleted format promotes rapid comprehension so that you can immediately apply what you learn from this quick consult.

Each disease entry includes:

  • Key Features: Essentials of diagnosis and general considerations

  • Clinical Findings: Symptoms and signs and differential diagnosis

  • Diagnosis: Laboratory tests, imaging studies and diagnostic procedures with most also including:

  • Treatment: Medications, surgery, and therapeutic procedures

  • Outcomes: Complications, prognosis, when to refer, and when to admit

  • Evidence: Up to date clinical guidelines, targeted references, and web sites for clinicians and patients

Integrated into QMDT are pertinent tables and figures that display specific diagnostic and treatment options to help you find the best solutions to immediate clinical problems. Using selected tables, you can quickly pinpoint individual drugs and dosages.

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