Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine

Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine

by Christopher Haslett, Nicki R. Colledge, Edwin R. Chilvers, Nicholas A. Boon
     
 

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This internationally renowned, best-selling textbook provides a rational and easily understood basis for the practice of clinical medicine. Since it was first published, this comprehensive text has met the requirements of several generations of medical students preparing for their examinations, while serving as a valuable reference for doctors in training. The… See more details below

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This internationally renowned, best-selling textbook provides a rational and easily understood basis for the practice of clinical medicine. Since it was first published, this comprehensive text has met the requirements of several generations of medical students preparing for their examinations, while serving as a valuable reference for doctors in training. The publication of the 19th Edition marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of the book.

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Reviewer: peter m daher, md(Creighton University Medical Center)
Description: This 17th edition is a concise and easy-to-read reference on medicine and is a welcome update to the previous 1995 edition.
Purpose: This is an up-to-date and comprehensive text of clinical medicine to be used in preparation for board and clinical examinations. Such a text is a welcome addition to our student's bookshelf.
Audience: Though primarily for students, residents and practitioners will find the text useful as well. The editors are noted authorities in the area of internal medicine.
Features: An array of the most commonly seen disease entities are presented. The editors do an excellent job of simplifying numerous, complicated diseases in an easy to understand process. Use of color-coding for tables, text, and information boxes makes for easy reading.
Assessment: This is an exceptionally written and easy-to-follow text. The editors create a synergism to blend the basic sciences and the clinical sciences. The additional updated clinical material makes this new edition welcome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443071119
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/04/2003
Edition description:
Nineteenth
Pages:
1296
Product dimensions:
8.12(w) x 11.04(h) x 2.51(d)

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