Conn's Current Therapy 2013, Expert Consult: Online and Print

Conn's Current Therapy 2013

Expert Consult: Online and Print

By Edward T. Bope, MD, Director, Riverside Methodist Hospitals, Family Practice Residency Program, Columbus, OH and Rick D. Kellerman, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Kansas, Wichita, Kansas


Section 1 Symptomatic Care Pending Diagnosis

1 Chest Pain

2 Constipation

3 Cough

4 Dizziness and Vertigo

5 Dysphagia and Esophageal Obstruction

6 Fatigue

7 Fever

8 Gaseousness, Indigestion, Nausea, and Vomiting

9 Headache

10 Hiccups

11 Hoarseness and Laryngitis

12 Pain

13 Pharyngitis

14 Pruritus

15 Spine Pain

16 Tinnitus

Section 2 Diseases of Allergy

17 Allergic Reactions to Drugs

18 Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings

19 Allergic Rhinitis Caused by Inhalant Factors

20 Anaphylaxis and Serum Sickness

Section 3 The Infectious Diseases

21 Amebiasis

22 Anthrax

23 Bacterial Meningitis

24 Brucellosis

25 Campylobacter

26 Cat Scratch Disease

27 Cholera

28 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

29 Foodborne Illnesses

30 Giardiasis

31 Infectious Mononucleosis and Other Epstein-Barr Virus-Associated Lymphoproliferative Disorders

32 Influenza

33 Leishmaniasis

34 Leprosy

35 Lyme Disease

36 Malaria

37 Measles (Rubeola)

38 Mumps

39 Necrotizing Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

40 Osteomyelitis

41 Plague

42 Pseudomembranous Colitis

43 Q Fever

44 Rabies

45 Rat-Bite Fever

46 Relapsing Fever

47 Rickettsial and Ehrlichial Infections (Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Typhus)

48 Rubella and Congenital Rubella

49 Salmonellosis

50 Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

51 Smallpox

52 Tetanus

53 The Patient with HIV Disease

54 Toxic Shock Syndrome

55 Toxoplasmosis

56 Typhoid Fever

57 Varicella (Chickenpox)

58 Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Section 4 Diseases of the Skin

59 Acne and Rosacea

60 Atopic Dermatitis

61 Bacterial Diseases of the Skin

62 Bullous Diseases

63 Cancer of the Skin

64 Contact Dermatitis

65 Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas, Including Mycosis Fungoides and SÚzary Syndrome

66 Cutaneous Vasculitis

67 Diseases of the Hair

68 Diseases of the Mouth

69 Diseases of the Nails

70 Erythema Multiforme, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

71 Fungal Diseases of the Skin

72 Keloids

73 Melanocytic Nevi

74 Melanoma

75 Papulosquamous Eruptions

76 Parasitic Diseases of the Skin

77 Pigmentary Disorders

78 Premalignant Cutaneous and Mucosal Lesions

79 Pressure Ulcers

80 Pruritus Ani and Vulvae

81 Psychocutaneous Medicine

82 Sunburn

83 Urticaria and Angioedema

84 Venous Ulcers

85 Viral Diseases of the Skin

86 Warts (Verruca)

Section 5 Diseases of the Head and Neck

87 Glaucoma

88 Me┤nie`re?s Disease

89 Nonallergic Rhinitis

90 Otitis Externa

91 Otitis Media

92 Red Eye

93 Sinusitis

94 Temporomandibular Disorders

95 Uveitis

96 Vision Correction Procedures

Section 6 The Respiratory System

97 Acute Bronchitis

98 Acute Respiratory Failure

99 Asthma in Adolescents and Adults

100 Atelectasis

101 Bacterial Pneumonia

102 Blastomycosis

103 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

104 Coccidioidomycosis

105 Cystic Fibrosis

106 Histoplasmosis

107 Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

108 Legionellosis (Legionnaires? Disease and Pontiac Fever)

109 Obstructive Sleep Apnea

110 Pleural Effusions and Empyema Thoracis

111 Pneumoconiosis: Asbestosis and Silicosis

112 Primary Lung Abscess

113 Primary Lung Cancer

114 Sarcoidosis

115 Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases

116 Venous Thromboembolism

117 Viral Respiratory Infections

118 Viral and Mycoplasmal Pneumonias

Section 7 The Cardiovascular System

119 Acute Myocardial Infarction

120 Angina Pectoris

121 Aortic Disease: Aneurysm and Dissection

122 Atrial Fibrillation

123 Cardiac Arrest: Sudden Cardiac Death

124 Congenital Heart Disease

125 Congestive Heart Failure

126 Heart Block

127 Hypertension

128 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

129 Infective Endocarditis

130 Mitral Valve Prolapse

131 Pericarditis

132 Peripheral Arterial Disease

133 Premature Beats

134 Tachycardias

135 Venous Thrombosis

Section 8 The Digestive System

136 Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis

137 Acute and Chronic Viral Hepatitis

138 Acute Infectious Diarrhea

139 Bleeding Esophageal Varices

140 Calculous Biliary Disease

141 Cirrhosis

142 Diverticula of the Alimentary Tract

143 Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease

144 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

145 Hemorrhoids, Anal Fissure, and Anorectal Abscess and Fistula

146 Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn?s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

147 Intestinal Parasites

148 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

149 Malabsorption

150 Tumors of the Colon and Rectum

151 Tumors of the Stomach

Section 9 Rheumatology and the

152 Musculoskeletal System Ankylosing Spondylitis

153 Bursitis, Tendinitis, Myofascial Pain, and Fibromyalgia

154 Common Sports Injuries

155 Connective Tissue Disorders

156 Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

157 Osteoarthritis

158 Osteoporosis

159 Paget?s Disease of Bone

160 Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

161 Rheumatoid Arthritis

Section 10 The Nervous System

162 Acute Facial Paralysis

163 Alzheimer?s Disease

164 Brain Tumors

165 Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

166 Intracerebral Hemorrhage

167 Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease

168 Management of Head Injuries

169 Migraine Headache

170 Multiple Sclerosis

171 Myasthenia Gravis

172 Optic Neuritis

173 Parkinsonism

174 Peripheral Neuropathies

175 Rehabilitation of the Stroke Patient

176 Seizures and Epilepsy in Adolescents and Adults

177 Sleep Disorders

178 Trigeminal Neuralgia

179 Viral Meningitis

Section 11 The Endocrine System

180 Acromegaly

181 Adrenocortical Insufficiency

182 Cushing?s Syndrome

183 Diabetes Insipidus

184 Hyperparathyroidism and Hypoparathyroidism

185 Hyperprolactinemia

186 Hyperthyroidism

187 Hypopituitarism

188 Hypothyroidism

189 Pheochromocytoma

190 Primary Aldosteronism

191 Thyroid Cancer

192 Thyroiditis

Section 12 Metabolic Disorders

193 Diabetic Ketoacidosis

194 Diabetes Mellitus in Adults

195 Dyslipoproteinemias

196 Gout and Hyperuricemia

197 Hyponatremia

198 Obesity

199 Parenteral Nutrition in Adults

Section 13 Hematology

200 Acute Leukemia in Adults

201 Acute Leukemia in Children

202 Aplastic Anemia

203 Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias

204 Blood Component Therapy

205 Chronic Leukemias

206 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

207 Hemochromatosis

208 Hemophilia and Related Conditions

209 Hodgkin?s Lymphoma

210 Hodgkin?s Disease: Radiation Therapy

211 Iron Deficiency Anemia

212 Multiple Myeloma

213 Myelodysplastic Syndromes

214 Neutropenia

215 Non-Hodgkin?s Lymphoma

216 Nonimmune Hemolytic Anemia

217 Pernicious Anemia and Other Megaloblastic Anemias

218 Platelet-Mediated Bleeding Disorders

219 Polycythemia Vera

220 Porphyrias

221 Sickle Cell Disease

222 Thalassemia

223 Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Section 14 The Urogenital Tract

224 Acute Renal Failure

225 Chronic Kidney Failure

226 Malignant Tumors of the Urogenital Tract

227 Primary Glomerular Diseases

228 Pyelonephritis

229 Renal Calculi

230 Trauma to the Genitourinary Tract

231 Urethral Strictures

232 Urinary Incontinence

Section 15 The Sexually Transmitted Diseases

233 Chlamydia Trachomatis

234 Condyloma Acuminata

235 Genital Ulcer Disease: Chancroid, Granuloma Inguinale, and Lymphogranuloma

236 Gonorrhea

237 Nongonococcal Urethritis

238 Syphilis

Section 16 Psychiatric Disorders

239 Alcoholism

240 Anxiety Disorders

241 Bulimia Nervosa

242 Delirium

243 Drug Abuse

244 Mood Disorders: Depression and Mood Instability

245 Panic Disorder

246 Schizophrenia

Section 17 Men?s Health

247 Bacterial Infections of the Male Urinary Tract

248 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

249 Epididymitis

250 Erectile Dysfunction

251 Prostatitis

Section 18 Women?s Health

252 Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

253 Amenorrhea

254 Bacterial Infections of the Urinary Tract in Women

255 Breast Disease

256 Cancer of the Endometrium

257 Cancer of the Uterine Cervix

258 Contraception

259 Dysmenorrhea

260 Endometriosis

261 Infertility

262 Menopause

263 Ovarian Cancer

264 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

265 Premenstrual Syndrome

266 Uterine Leiomyomas

267 Vulvar Neoplasia

268 Vulvovaginitis

Section 19 Pregnancy and Antepartum Care

269 Antepartum Care

270 Ectopic Pregnancy

271 Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

272 Postpartum Care

273 Vaginal Bleeding Late in Pregnancy

Section 20 Children?s Health

274 Asthma in Children

275 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

276 Care of the High-Risk Neonate

277 Childhood Incontinence

278 Diabetes Mellitus in Children

279 Epilepsy in Infants and Children

280 Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn

281 Normal Newborn Feeding

282 Parenteral Fluid Therapy in Children

283 Resuscitation of the Newborn

284 Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

285 Urinary Tract Infections in Infants and Children

Section 21 Preventive Health

286 Immunization Practices

287 Travel Medicine

Section 22 Physical and Chemical Injuries

288 Burn Treatment Guidelines

289 Disturbances Due to Cold

290 Disturbances Due to Heat

291 High-Altitude Illness

292 Marine Poisonings, Envenomations, and Trauma

293 Medical Toxicology

294 Spider Bites and Scorpion Stings

295 Venomous Snakebite

Section 23 Appendices and Index

296 Biologic Agents Reference Chart

297 Herbal Products

298 New Drugs

299 Reference Intervals for the Interpretation of Laboratory Tests

300 Toxic Chemical Agents Reference Chart: Symptoms and Treatment