- New spiral binding allows The Manual to lie flat for easy, hands-free access.
- Thoroughly updated to reflect the increasing and ever-changing advances in medical technology and therapeutics.
- Comprehensive coverage addresses all areas of medicine and the core subspecialties, including neurology and toxicology content available online.
- Concise, practical format features a brief discussion of pathophysiology, an evidence-based presentation of current therapies, and need-to-know diagnostic and therapeutic guidance from global experts.
- Easy-to-follow guidelines, diagrams, and algorithms assist in the diagnosis, investigation, and management of frequently encountered medical conditions.
- Edited by Internal Medicine Chief Residents from the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
- Now with digital access from your iPad or iPhone—powered by Inkling technology.
- Packaged together for one single price!
From the 1940s, The Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics has stood the testament of time and has become the must have resource for Internal Medicine physicians.
With the medical field constantly evolving, this reliable resource continues to evolve and improve the knowledge for future interns and residents. Meet the Chief Residents that had the honor to be the editors of this famous textbook—now in its 36th Edition!
Pavan Bhat, MD
Pavan Bhat was born in Philadelphia, PA and was raised in Brentwood, TN. He went to Washington University in St. Louis for his undergraduate studies. He attended Washington University School of Medicine to obtain his MD. He completed residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis and is currently a Chief Resident.
Alexandra Dretler, MD
Alexandra Dretler is currently a chief resident and instructor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. She received a BA at the Tufts University and a MD at Emory University School of Medicine. She then pursued internal medicine residency training at Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes Jewish Hospital and served as chief resident from 2015-2016.
Mark Gdowski, MD
Mark Gdowski is currently a chief resident and instructor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. He was born in Fremont, NE and went to the University of Kansas where he received his BS in Microbiology. He then attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine where he received his MD and then went on to his internal medicine residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He plans to continue his training in cardiology with a focus on interventional cardiology. He is the proud father of his son Henry.
Rajeev Ramgopal, MD
Rajeev Ramgopal is currently a chief resident and instructor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and received a BA in Psychology from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. After college, he spent a couple of years working in clinical research focused on alcohol use disorders and opiate dependence. He received his MD from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and completed Internal Medicine residency at Barnes Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. He plans to pursue further training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Dominique Williams, MD
Dominique Williams is a native of Houston, Texas. She received a BS at the University of Houston and a MD at Baylor College of Medicine. She then pursued internal medicine residency training at Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes Jewish Hospital and served as chief resident from 2015-2016. Her current interest include cardiovascular disease in women.
Get to know the chief residents of Wash U
At one of the premier training institutions for Internal Medicine, these Chief Residents of Washington University are always hard at work! From mentoring students, to attending conferences, to giving back to the university—they are always on the go with most likely a cup of coffee in their hands!
Find out which resident rocks out on their guitar, who enjoys the outdoors and who is an amateur computer builder!
They know what they do and they want you to know it too!
Written by residents at the world-renowned Washington University Medical School—who are assisted by faculty co-authors and an outstanding editorial team—The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics presents brief, logical approaches to diagnosis and management of commonly encountered medical conditions, including new therapies that improve patient outcomes. Thoroughly updated throughout, the 35th Edition provides a clear view of the challenges faced by residents, interns, medical students, and other practitioners, plus offers practical solutions, and expert guidance—all in one convenient and easily accessible source.
- Stay current on ever-changing advances in medical technology and therapeutics.
- Get comprehensive coverage of all areas of medicine and their core subspecialties, including neurology and toxicology content that’s available online.
- Take advantage of the book’s concise, practical format, which features a brief discussion of pathophysiology, an evidence-based presentation of current therapies, and need-to-know diagnostic and therapeutic guidance from global experts.
- Find easy-to-follow guidelines, diagrams, and algorithms that assist in the diagnosis, investigation, and management of frequently encountered medical conditions.
- Feel confident with robust and up-to-date content edited by Internal Medicine Chief Residents from the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
- Available in softbound or spiral format, for hands-free, lie-flat access.
Together with the print edition, enjoy the interactive eBook edition! Download onto your tablet or smartphone, or access it online for:
- Complete content, with enhanced online navigation
- Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from book content, content notes—even web resources!
- Cross-linked pages, references, and other easy-to-use navigational functionality
- Highlighting tool that references key content throughout the text
- Taking and sharing notes with friends and colleagues
- Quick-reference tabbing to save favorite content for future use
The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 36th Edition
Pub Date: July 2019
ISBN: 978-1-9751-1348-3 (paperback); 978-1-9751-1350-6 (eBook)
Sale Price: $59.99
Format: paperback, eBook
Review of previous edition
The Washington Manual of Therapeutics 33rd Edition There are plenty of medical textbooks around and for good measure, there are plenty of medical websites around as well. So there is no shortage of reference sources for busy doctors, if they need to look up medical information or want to quickly answer a clinical query. This book is now in its 33rd edition and has been established for over 65 years and so should have something to offer a busy medical practitioner. It is certainly fact packed and runs to over 1000 pages but despite that is only marginally bigger than a paperback novel. It can be useful to have on a desk in easy reach during a consultation. It is essentially a very good and trustworthy textbook of clinical medicine, with contributors from a number of specialties.
It is clearly written and although the title says therapeutics, it is an excellent and concise source of clinical information. Despite its American origins, it is highly relevant to UK practice, though there are a number of competitors. The book is mainly text based but the information is delivered in nice and easy digestible small chunks. Good use is made of bullet points and breaking the text up into small sections making this book more accessible and readable.
This makes it is very good, rapid access reference source covering a wide range of medical specialties and issues. I would imagine this would be useful to have in a ward, as well as an outpatient clinic or primary care facility. However, for specific prescribing as far as this country is concerned it is wise to always consult with an established publication like the BNF. I enjoyed reading specific subsections of the book and perhaps it is a sign of the times it has an interesting subsection on emerging infections and bioterrorism.
Despite the extensive breadth of coverage, only important and clinically relevant information is included making this a practical offering for a front line clinician. It represents good value for money and for those that are interested; there is the facility to access the contents of this book in a handheld device. Despite its American origins, I think this book has something to offer a UK audience and deserves consideration, if you are looking for a good value but portable textbook of medicine.
Dr. Harry Brown
Students report using Washington Manual to:
- Have information directly at their fingertips while on an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine rotation
- Access information about meds and dosing during rounds (calculator usage)
- Prepare for being “pimped”
- Prepare for seeing a patient who has a condition with which the student is not experienced or when “working outside my area”
- Get quick information or background at the hospital when time is limited and detail is not required
- Get ideas to put in a write up, e.g., differential diagnoses
- Address questions asked during admissions
Top of mind word associations:
Good, useful, helpful
Information I need
Known, trusted resource
The Washington Manual is found in several residents’ call rooms, where they can pick it up for information searches.
“Perfect after rounds or on call nights when you are not actively working as a team but have the time to sit and think about a problem and look a bit at the pathophysiology and treatments.”
“It is very helpful and useful. You have all the medical information that you need chronologically and organized the way you need it when you are practicing and on call… It gives you easy access, it's not very detailed and the bottom line is—it can help make a diagnosis and treatment without getting lost in the details.”
Top of mind word associations:
Easy access (in lab coat)
“It is concise and easy to read, and provides quick, detailed, usable information.”
“I actually started to use it as a student and have used it ever since.”
Top of mind word associations:
Looking at symptoms
“It is how I learned practical medicine.” Also quoted was “I have a similar love of The Washington Manual having used it extensively to write orders and to find references.” Both recommend it highly to their residents.
Top of mind word associations:
Gives you…what you need
Residents at Roosevelt Hospital in Guatemala using The Washington Manual
The Washington Manual® - A reliable resource for practicing physicians
With the medical field constantly changing and evolving, The Washington Manual® offers physicians-in-practice a resource they can reference for must have information needed to take care of their patients exceptionally well including new treatments and new guidelines.
New with this edition, the mobile app allows physicians to quickly search terms, find diagnosis, index and bookmark important topics directly from their mobile device.
From the editors of The Washington Manual® - Valuable advice for students
Before they were chief residents, they were residents and interns. And before that, they were medical students! Watch and listen to the Chief Residents behind the famed Washington Manual® as they provide medical students tips on how to use the manual to support their learning before and during their clinical rotations.
Medical students can use the manual, as well as its new mobile app companion, to learn how to do step-by-step patient work ups, review treatments and testing options, and understand common and rare conditions.
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