Use ESSENTIALS OF DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT as a quick reference on the wards and in the clinic! * Nutshell information on the diagnosis and treatment of over 498 medical disorders * One-disease-per-page with bulleted lists for easy access * Covers ambulatory and inpatient medicine * Includes internal medicine, plus other key specialties * Handy tabs for quick , on-the-spot reference * A must for medical students, residents, nurse practitioners, physician s assistants, and practicing physicians * Use as a companion to Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment! NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION: Pearl per page! * Pearl per page -- A memorable clinical pearl for each disease! * Selected references -- One general review for every disorder! * Geriatrics chapter! * Genetics chapter!