ISBN 9780323040792,Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2006 & FIRST Consult

Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2006 & FIRST Consult



Elsevier Publishing Company

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9780323040792

ISBN-10 0323040799


Number of Pages 1472 Pages
Language (English)

Medical genetics

Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2006 and First Consult together provide a fast, effective way to access important clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic information. With your purchase you recieve the Clinical Advisor-"5 books in 1" format-offers key information on diseases and disorders * differential diagnosis * clinical algorithms * laboratory evaluations * and clinical preventive services. Also, First Consult provides based continuously updated, evidence-based guidance on the latest in patient evaluation, diagnoisis and managment. Together you receive an all-in-one guide to accessing clinical information quickly and efficiently.

Features annual revisions for up-to-the minute patient care information.
Presents cross-references, outlines, bulleted text, tables, boxes, and algorithms for rapid access to key information.
Provides cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines.
Includes more than 200 lab tests with normal values and interpretation of results.
Incorporates the most common childhood diseases in the Diseases and Disorders section.
Provides billing codes, including ICD-9-CM codes to expedite insurance claims and reimbursements.
Offers website addresses for additional resources and support.

Contains 51 new entries in the Differential Diagnosis section, such as anion gap increase, dry eye, leukocoria, and others.
Includes an expanded Clinical Algorithms section with more than 37 new algorithms, including gout, pain control, and stroke.
Presents 26 never-before covered topics to the Diseases and Disorders section, such as encephalopathy, progressive supranuclear palsy, spinocerebellar ataxias, and many more.
Features a new section editor, Mitchell Feldman, who incorporates his expertise of psychiatric and behavioral medicine into the Diseases and Disorders section.
Discusses timely topics, including diabetic polyneuropathy * neuropathic pain * neuropathy, peripheral hereditary * panic disorder * body dismorphic disorder * narcissistic personality disorder * and many more.

MS Windows:
Windows 98 SE, ME, 2000, and XP
800x600 pixels screen resolution
16.7 million colors
256 MB RAM
P III 1GHz (P IV recommended)
CD-ROM Drive
16-bit 22 KHz audio card (SoundBlaster compatible)
Adobe Acrobat Reader, or any other product that can read PDF files.

OS X and above
800x600 pixels screen resolution
256 MB RAM
G3 800 MHz (G4 1 GHz recommended)
CD-ROM Drive
16-bit 22 KHz audio card (SoundBlaster compatible)
Adobe Acrobat Reader, or any other product that can read PDF files.


Windows 98 and above with an Internet connection (Internet Explorer 6.0 minimum) Palm desktop, ActiveSync or PC Connect for Cassiopea. PDA: Palm OS (3.5 and above) Windows CE (2.0 and above), or Pocket PC on your PDA. Memory: PDA memory requirements 7.5 MB Windows and Macintosh downloads available via the web at

System requirements for FirstConsult:
Desktop: Windows PC (Win 95 and above) or Mac (OS9 and above) with internet connection
Browser: Internet Explorer (5.0 and above) or Netscape (6.2 and above)
PDA: Pocket PC, Windows CE (2.0 and above) or Palm OS (3.5 and above)
PDA Software: ActiveSync, Palm Desktop, or PC Connect for Cassiopea
PDA Memory Requirements: You choose either 2MB, 6MB, or 10MB versions