The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 37th Edition is a comprehensive and concise reference guide for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians. It provides essential information on the diagnosis and management of a wide range of medical conditions, from common to rare. The manual is known for its clear and concise writing style, its emphasis on evidence-based medicine, and its practical approach to patient care.
The 37th edition features a number of updates and improvements, including:
New chapters on emerging topics such as precision medicine, telehealth, and geriatrics
Updated information on the latest diagnostic and therapeutic advances
More emphasis on patient-centered care and shared decision-making
A new, colorful presentation with easy-to-follow guidelines, tables, diagrams, and dosing and treatment information
The manual is divided into two main sections:
Part I: General Principles covers topics such as medical ethics, communication skills, and evidence-based medicine.
Part II: Clinical Medicine covers a wide range of medical conditions, from cardiovascular disease to infectious diseases to psychiatric disorders.
Each chapter in Part II begins with a brief overview of the condition, followed by a more detailed discussion of diagnosis, management, and prognosis. The manual also includes a number of helpful features, such as drug dosing charts, algorithm-based decision trees, and case studies.
The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 37th Edition is an essential resource for any medical professional who wants to provide their patients with the best possible care. It is a reliable and up-to-date source of information on the latest diagnostic and therapeutic advances, and it provides a practical approach to patient care that is focused on the individual patient.