Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 20

Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 20

by Nicholas A. Boon, Nicki R. Colledge, Brian R. Walker, John A. A. Hunter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443100578

ISBN-13: 9780443100574

Pub. Date: 08/10/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The latest 20th Edition of Davidson's Principles & Practice of Medicine won the award for a New Edition of an Edited Textbook at the Royal Society of Medicine and Society of Authors 2007 Medical Book Awards. The award citation described the book as "Beautifully constructed with superb clarity of style - Davidson's continues to provide for students, doctors and

Overview

The latest 20th Edition of Davidson's Principles & Practice of Medicine won the award for a New Edition of an Edited Textbook at the Royal Society of Medicine and Society of Authors 2007 Medical Book Awards. The award citation described the book as "Beautifully constructed with superb clarity of style - Davidson's continues to provide for students, doctors and other health professionals a sound basis for the practice of medicine."

This internationally famous and best-selling textbook of general (or internal) medicine is renowned for providing 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. Rather than page after page of dense text, this reference makes finding information a snap by featuring lavish, colorful visual information. Extensive tables, crib boxes, MRI images, and x-ray films accompany each chapter's succinct discussions. The book's clear organization and color-coded chapters make it simple to find just the information you need, when you need it.

• Readers have full online access to the whole book, along with 750 new self-testing questions whose answers are linked to the online text
• Each system-based chapter begins with an overview of the key elements in the clinical examination
• A practical, problem-based clinical approach is described in the 'Presenting Problems' sections, to complement the detailed descriptions of each disease
• Over 150 evidence-based medicine boxes summarise the results of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials in key therapeutic areas
• 'In Old Age' boxes highlight important spects of medical practice in the older population

• Covers ethics and communication skills as well as the role of complementary and alternative therapies in medicine.
• Contains a new chapter on 'Molecular and genetic mechanisms of disease' which reviews the basics of genetics, molecular biology, and cellular biology.
• Splits Infectious diseases chapter into four shorter and more focused chapters: "Principles of Infectious disease'" covering principles of infection, prevention and management; "Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine"; "HIV/AIDS"; and "Sexually transmitted diseases".
• Includes STUDENT CONSULT access that allows you to build a personalized, fully integrated, online library, where you'll find
• the entire contents of every STUDENT CONSULT title you purchase
• integration links to bonus content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles
• powerful search capabilities- View all excerpts relevant to keyword or subject searches (up to 300 words per hit) from every book in the series
• image library
• POCKETConsult- Download portions of your personal library onto your handheld
• student resources- Sharpen your skills, stay informed, and have fun!.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443100574
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/10/2006
Series:
MRCP Study Guides Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1400
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.40(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 - Principles of medicine

• Good medical practice
• Good prescribing
• Molecular mechanisms of disease
• Immunological factors in disease
• Environmental and nutritional factors in disease
• Principles of infectious disease
• Ageing and disease

Part 2 - Practice of medicine

• Critical care and emergency medicine
• Poisoning
• Medical psychiatry
• Oncology
• Palliative care and pain management
• Infectious diseases
• Human immunodeficiency virus infection and the human acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
• Sexually transmitted infections
• Clinical biochemistry and metabolism
• Kidney and urinary tract disease
• Cardiovascular disease
• Respiratory disease
• Endocrine disease
• Diabetes mellitus
• Alimentary tract and pancreatic disease
• Liver and biliary tract disease
• Blood disorders
• Musculoskeletal disorders
• Neurological disease
• Skin disease
• Appendix

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