Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine / Edition 16

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine / Edition 16

by Dennis L. Kasper, Braunwald, Hauser, Longo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071391401

ISBN-13: 9780071391405

Pub. Date: 08/15/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

THE NEW COLOR OF MEDICINE

HUNDREDS OF DIAGRAMS AND CLINICAL PHOTOS INTEGRATED INTO THE TEXT – FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FULL COLOR

*This description refers to the single-volume of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 16/e.

The Harrison's name is synonymous with internal medicine. HPIM continues to be the most authoritative and

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THE NEW COLOR OF MEDICINE

HUNDREDS OF DIAGRAMS AND CLINICAL PHOTOS INTEGRATED INTO THE TEXT – FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FULL COLOR

*This description refers to the single-volume of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 16/e.

The Harrison's name is synonymous with internal medicine. HPIM continues to be the most authoritative and #1 selling medical textbook throughout the world. From its unique section on signs and symptoms through to the most comprehensive coverage of most all conditions seen by physician’s, Harrison's is the internal medicine reference of choice. Harrison's 16th Edition features new, expanded, revised and updated material on the key topics in medical practice today. From the latest research findings to up-to-the-minute advances in diagnostic and treatment methodologies, Harrison's puts the facts you need at your fingertips.

The 16th Edition improves on a winning formula with:
*State-of-the-art coverage of over 4,700 diseases and disorders—more than any other internal medicine text – in the areas of oncology and hematology; infectious diseases; cardiology; pulmonology; gastroenterology; clinical immunology; rheumatology; endocrinology; and neurology
*A brand new full color format—665 full color drawings, 175 clinical and laboratory images, and hundreds of boxes, tables, and algorithms that use color to guide you to the information you need ASAP in everyday patient care
*Thorough revision and updates of virtually all chapters
*The addition of key new chapters – including extensive new coverage of Critical Care Medicine
*145 algorithms for makingaccurate clinical decisions fast at the point of care
*1,160 easy-access tables for immediate access to vital information and formulas
*Cardinal manifestations of disease/signs and symptoms in 55 chapters (you’ll find yourself turning to this section over and over again). Here you will find all the major manifestations, such as fever, pain, aches and rash, presented in depth, with a referral that takes you to the disease section for the complete chapter.

Stay a step ahead of everyday practice with the most authoritative, comprehensive, and useful guide to the entire spectrum of internal medicine.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071391405
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Edition description:
2-Volume Set, 16th Edition
Pages:
2680
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1Introduction to clinical medicine
Pt. 2Cardinal manifestations and presentation of diseases
Sect. 1Pain
Sect. 2Alterations in body temperature
Sect. 3Nervous system dysfunction
Sect. 4Disorders of eyes, ears, nose, and throat
Sect. 5Alterations in circulatory and respiratory functions
Sect. 6Alterations in gastrointestinal function
Sect. 7Alterations in renal and urinary tract functions
Sect. 8Alterations in sexual function and reproduction
Sect. 9Alterations in the skin
Sect. 10Hematologic alterations
Pt. 3Genetics and disease
Pt. 4Nutrition
Pt. 5Oncology and hematology
Sect. 1Neoplastic disorders
Sect. 2Hematopoietic disorders
Sect. 3Disorders of hemostasis
Pt. 6Infectious diseases
Sect. 1Basic considerations in infectious diseases
Sect. 2Clinical syndromes : community-acquired infections
Sect. 3Clinical syndromes : nosocomial infections
Sect. 4Approach to therapy for bacterial diseases
Sect. 5Diseases caused by gram-positive bacteria
Sect. 6Diseases caused by gram-negative bacteria
Sect. 7Miscellaneous bacterial infections
Sect. 8Mycobacterial diseases
Sect. 9Spirochetal diseases
Sect. 10Diseases caused by rickettsia, mycoplasma, and chlamydia
Sect. 11Viral diseases : general considerations
Sect. 12Infections due to DNA Viruses
Sect. 13Infections due to DNA and RNA respiratory viruses
Sect. 14Infections due to human immunodeficiency virus and other human retroviruses
Sect. 15Infections due to RNA Viruses
Sect. 16Fungal and algal infections
Sect. 17Protozoal and helminthic infections : general considerations
Sect. 18Protozoal infections
Sect. 19Helminthic infections
Pt. 7Bioterrorism and clinical medicine
Pt. 8Disorders of the cardiovascular system
Sect. 1Diagnosis of cardiovascular disorders
Sect. 2Disorders of rhythm
Sect. 3Disorders of the heart
Sect. 4Vascular disease
Pt. 9Disorders of the respiratory system
Sect. 1Diagnosis of respiratory disorders
Sect. 2Diseases of the respiratory system
Pt. 10Critical care medicine
Sect. 1Respiratory critical care
Sect. 2Shock and cardiac arrest
Sect. 3Neurologic critical care
Pt. 11Disorders of the kidney and urinary tract
Pt. 12Disorders of the gastrointestinal system
Sect. 1Disorders of the alimentary tract
Sect. 2Liver and billary tract disease
Sect. 3Disorders of the pancreas
Pt. 13Disorders of the immune system, connective tissue, and joints
Sect. 1The immune system in health and disease
Sect. 2Disorders of immune-mediated injury
Sect. 3Disorders of the joints and adjacent tissues
Pt. 14Endocrinology and metabolism
Sect. 1Endocrinology
Sect. 2Disorder of bone and mineral metabolism
Sect. 3Disorders of intermediary metabolism
Pt. 15Neurologic disorders
Sect. 1Diagnosis of neurologic disorders
Sect. 2Diseases of the central nervous system
Sect. 3Nerve and muscle disorders
Sect. 4Chronic fatigue syndrome
Sect. 5Psychiatric disorders
Sect. 6Alcoholism and drug dependency
Pt. 16Poisoning, drug overdose, and envenomation
Laboratory values of clinical importance

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