Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 8

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Overview

Students, residents, and instructors swear by Andreoli and Carpenter’s Cecil Essentials of Medicine because it presents just the right amount of information, just the right way. Edited by the late Thomas E. Andreoli, MD as well as Ivor Benjamin, MD, Robert C. Griggs, MD, and Edward J. Wing, MD, it focuses on core principles and how they apply to patient care, covering everything you need to know to succeed on a medical rotation or residency. Masterful editing and a user-friendly full-color design make absorbing and retaining information as effortless as possible, and Student Consult online access offers convenient, flexible reference to the complete contents of the book plus additional clinical photos and radiologic images, videos demonstrating procedures, audio recordings of heart and lung sounds, and more.

• New chapters on "Pre- and Post-Operative Care" and "Palliative Care," plus the integration of molecular biology and other new horizons in medicine, familiarize you with the most current clinical concepts.

• Student Consult online access offers convenient, flexible reference to the complete contents of the book plus additional clinical photos and radiologic images, videos demonstrating procedures, audio recordings of heart and lung sounds, and more.

• An expanded International Editorial Board provides increased input from respected practitioners worldwide.

• Excellent images and clinical photographs vividly illustrate the appearance and clinical features of disease.
• Masterful editing and a user-friendly full-color design make absorbing and retaining information as effortless as possible.

• Web icons throughout the printed book call your attention to additional content available online thorough Student Consult.

Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should online access to the web site be discontinued.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Vincent F Carr, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences)
Description: Drs. Andreoli and Carpenter have once again given us a new edition of one of the classic textbooks in medicine. Unfortunately, between the 2007 edition and this one, Dr Andreoli died, and we can only be tremendously thankful for his extraordinary commitment to medical education and endless dedication to this publication. This eighth edition carries on the outstanding tradition of excellence.
Purpose: This is a comprehensive yet concise authority in current medical knowledge. The editors have brought together the best of the world-renowned experts in their areas to organize an overview of the accepted facts of physiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Each of the classic textbooks of medicine has a particular philosophy and this one is known for its practical, quick, comprehensive nature. This edition continues to meet that extraordinary goal.
Audience: It is a book for all levels of medical personnel, from students attempting to get their arms around the extensive knowledge bank to seasoned practitioners who wish to update their understanding or review a topic during office hours. In keeping with the underlying philosophy of comprehensiveness and practicality, the editors and authors have used their extensive experience to produce a truly noteworthy book.
Features: It is organized in the usual organ-system manner, but what really sets the tone are the exquisite figures, tables, and illustrations that help readers better understand and remember important points. These are also available on the associated web site, making additional figures, graphics and tables immediately accessible on the office computer. I cannot overstate the quality of the figures and graphics — they are extremely intuitive and helpful. The index is most comprehensive and easy to use.
Assessment: This is a most enjoyable way to study or review the large body of medical knowledge. The book is easy to use, and the graphics are superb and intuitive. It remains a major pillar of every medical library.
From the Publisher
"For a medical student or resident, Cecil Essentials is an easier read that provides the 'core essentials' at a more reasonable price and lighter weight. It can actually be read in its entirety during a hectic 12-week clinical rotation." - JAMA, review of a previous edition
From The Critics
Reviewer: Vincent F Carr, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences)
Description: Drs. Andreoli and Carpenter have once again given us a new edition of one of the classic textbooks in medicine. Unfortunately, between the 2007 edition and this one, Dr Andreoli died, and we can only be tremendously thankful for his extraordinary commitment to medical education and endless dedication to this publication. This eighth edition carries on the outstanding tradition of excellence.
Purpose: This is a comprehensive yet concise authority in current medical knowledge. The editors have brought together the best of the world-renowned experts in their areas to organize an overview of the accepted facts of physiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Each of the classic textbooks of medicine has a particular philosophy and this one is known for its practical, quick, comprehensive nature. This edition continues to meet that extraordinary goal.
Audience: It is a book for all levels of medical personnel, from students attempting to get their arms around the extensive knowledge bank to seasoned practitioners who wish to update their understanding or review a topic during office hours. In keeping with the underlying philosophy of comprehensiveness and practicality, the editors and authors have used their extensive experience to produce a truly noteworthy book.
Features: It is organized in the usual organ-system manner, but what really sets the tone are the exquisite figures, tables, and illustrations that help readers better understand and remember important points. These are also available on the associated web site, making additional figures, graphics and tables immediately accessible on the office computer. I cannot overstate the quality of the figures and graphics — they are extremely intuitive and helpful. The index is most comprehensive and easy to use.
Assessment: This is a most enjoyable way to study or review the large body of medical knowledge. The book is easy to use, and the graphics are superb and intuitive. It remains a major pillar of every medical library.
From the Publisher

"For a medical student or resident, Cecil Essentials is an easier read that provides the 'core essentials' at a more reasonable price and lighter weight. It can actually be read in its entirety during a hectic 12-week clinical rotation." - JAMA, review of a previous edition

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416061090
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/12/2010
  • Series: Cecil Medicine Series
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1312
  • Sales rank: 108,320
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I Introduction to Molecular Medicine

1 Molecular Basis of Human Disease

Section II Evidence-Based Medicine

2 Evidence-Based Medicine, Quality of Life, and the Cost of Medicine

Section III Cardiovascular Disease

3 Structure and Function of the Normal Heart and Blood Vessels

4 Evaluation of the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease

5 Diagnostic Tests and Procedures in the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease

6 Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy

7 Congenital Heart Disease

8 Acquired Valvular Heart Disease

9 Coronary Heart Disease

10 Cardiac Arrhythmias

11 Pericardial and Myocardial Disease

12 Other Cardiac Topics

13 Vascular Diseases and Hypertension

Section IV Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 14 The Lung in Health and Disease

15 General Approach to Patients with Respiratory Disorders

16 Evaluating Lung Structure and Function

17 Obstructive Lung Diseases

18 Interstitial Lung Diseases

19 Pulmonary Vascular Disease

20 Disorders of Respiratory Control

21 Disorders of the Pleura, Chest Wall, and Mediastinum

22 Infectious Diseases of the Lung

23 Essentials in Critical Care Medicine

24 Neoplastic Disorders of the Lung

Section V Preoperative and Postoperative Care

25 Preoperative and Postoperative Care

Section VI Renal Disease

26 Elements of Renal Structure and Function

27 Approach to the Patient with Renal Disease

28 Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

29 Glomerular Diseases

30 Major Nonglomerular Disorders

31 Vascular Disorders of the Kidney

32 Acute Kidney Injury

33 Chronic Renal Failure

Section VII Gastrointestinal Disease

34 Common Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease

A Abdominal Pain

B Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

C Malabsorption

D Diarrhea

35 Endoscopic and Imaging Procedures

36 Esophageal Disorders

37 Diseases of the Stomach and Duodenum

38 Inflammatory Bowel Disease

39 Neoplasms of the Tastrointestinal Tract

40 Diseases of the Pancreas

Section VIII Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System

41 Laboratory Tests in Liver Disease

42 Jaundice

43 Acute and Chronic Hepatitis

44 Fulminant Hepatic Failure

45 Cirrhosis of the Liver and Its Complications

46 Disorders of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tract

Section IX Hematologic Disease

47 Hematopoiesis and Hematopoietic Failure

48 Clonal Disorders of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell

49 Disorders of Red Blood Cells

50 Clinical Disorders of Neutrophils

51 Disorders of Lymphocytes

52 Normal Hemostasis

53 Disorders of Hemostasis: Bleeding

54 Disorders of Hemostasis: Thrombosis

Section X Oncologic Disease

55 Cancer Etiology: Oncogenes And Environmental/Toxic Factors

56 Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention

57 Solid Tumors

58 Complications of Cancer

59 Principles of Cancer Treatment

Section XI Metabolic Disease

60 Obesity

61 Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

62 Malnutrition, Nutritional Assessment And Nutritional Support In Adult Patients

63 Disorders of Lipid Metabolism

64 Disorders of Metals and Metalloproteins

Section XII Endocrine Disease

65 Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis

66 The Thyroid Gland

67 The Adrenal Gland

68 Male Reproductive Endocrinology

69 Diabetes Mellitus

70 Hypoglycemia

Section XIII Women’s Health

71 Women’s Health Topics

A Introduction

B Preventive Health Recommendations for Women

C Health Issues Across the Life of Course

D. Special Topics

Section XIV Men’s Health

72 Men’s Health Topics

A Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

B Prostatitis

C Erectile Dysfunction

D Carcinomas of Men

E Benign Scrotal Diseases

Section XV Diseases of Bone and Bone Mineral Metabolism

73 Normal Physiology of Bone And Mineral Homeostasis

74 Disorders of Serum Minerals

75 Metabolic Bone Diseases

76 Osteoporosis

77 Paget’s Disease of Bone

Section XVI Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disease

78 Approach to The Patient with Rheumatic Disease

79 Rheumatoid Arthritis

80 Spondyloarthropathies

81 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

82 Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

83 Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)

84 Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies

85 Sjögren’s Syndrome

86 Vasculitides

87 Crystal Arthropathies

88 Osteoarthritis

89 Nonarticular Soft Tissue Disorders

90 Rheumatic Manifestations of Systemic Disorders

Section XVII Infectious Disease

91 Organisms That Infect Humans

92 Host Defenses Against Infection

93 Laboratory Diagnosis Of Infectious Diseases

94 Antimicrobial Therapy

95 Fever and Febrile Syndromes

96 Bacteremia and Sepsis Syndrome

97 Infections of the Nervous System

98 Infections of the Head and Neck

99 Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract

100 Infections of the Heart and Vessels

101 Skin And Soft Tissue Infections

102 Intra-Abdominal Abscess and Peritonitis

103 Infectious Diarrhea

104 Infections Involving Bones and Joints

105 Infections of The Urinary Tract

106 Healthcare-Associated Infections

107 Sexually Transmitted Diseases

108 Hiv Infection and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

109 Infections in tThe Immunocompromised Host

110 Infectious Diseases of Travelers: Protozoal and Helminthic Infections

Section XVIII Bioterrorism

111 Bioterrorism

Section XIX Neurologic Disease

112 Neurologic Evaluation of the Patient

113 Disorders of Consciousness

114 Disorders oOf Sleep

115 Cortical Syndromes

116 Dementia and Memory Disturbances

117 Disorders of Mood And Behavior

118 Disorders of Thermal Regulation

119 Headache, Neck Pain, and Other Painful Disorders

120 Disorders of Vision and Hearing

121 Dizziness

122 Disorders of the Motor System

123 Developmental qnd Neurocutaneous Disorders

124 Cerebrovascular Disease

125 Trauma to Head and Spine

126 Epilepsy

127 Central Nervous System Tumors

128 Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System

129 Demyelinating and Inflammatory Disorders

130 Neuromuscular Diseases: Disorders of the Motor Neuron and Plex and Peripheral Nerve Disease

131 Muscle Diseases

132 Neuromuscular Junction Disease

Section XX The Aging Patient

133 The Aging Patient

Section XXI Palliative Care

134 Palliative Care

Section XXII Alcohol and Substance Abuse

135 Alcohol and Substance Abuse

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    Posted September 23, 2013

    Good book!

    It's a good concise overview for each system. It has lots of good explanations about diseases processes and such. It's a great reference tool.

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