Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine [NOOK Book]

Overview

Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine 8 builds on the prize-winning formula that won the first prize in the BMA Book Awards Medicine Category in 2010 (7th edition) and 2006 (6th edition).

‘This book is comprehensive, student friendly (if still intimidating in size!) and covers such a vast breadth of knowledge. It still remains the primary ‘must-have’ text book of any budding doctor, or qualified one at that. This book is stunning in its breadth and in its ease of use. It still remains as the ‘gold-standard’ ...

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Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine

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Overview

Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine 8 builds on the prize-winning formula that won the first prize in the BMA Book Awards Medicine Category in 2010 (7th edition) and 2006 (6th edition).

‘This book is comprehensive, student friendly (if still intimidating in size!) and covers such a vast breadth of knowledge. It still remains the primary ‘must-have’ text book of any budding doctor, or qualified one at that. This book is stunning in its breadth and in its ease of use. It still remains as the ‘gold-standard’ thorough guide to clinical medicine its forefathers were.’ BMA Judges 2010

'This is one of a select few books that deserves to be in most doctors' personal possession and it's as simple as that. ...’ Dr Harry Brown.

New to this edition:

  • New chapter on palliative medicine.
  • Five times the number of margin clinical photos.
  • New echocardiography images.
  • Double the number of dermatological images; including all the major lesion morphologies covered in a single page.
  • 16 new authors.
  • New sections on protein synthesis, energy production and stem cells.
  • New members of the International Advisory Board from India, South Africa, Poland and the Middle East.
  • 7 new online chapters from the International Advisory Board.

Key online features:

  • 30 extra short chapters online, written by members of the International Advisory Board to cover key international issues, such as malaria, envenoming and HIV.
  • Animated practical procedures, including lumbar puncture, central venous and bladder catheterization, arterial cannulation etc.
  • heart and lung sounds, and
  • interactive surface anatomy available online.
  • One-year’s online access to the new edition of Goldman’s Cecil Medicine - 2704 more pages of definitive medical reference.
  • Full text online through StudentConsult.
  • Add your own notes and bookmarks.

  • Search across all the StudentConsult resources you own online in one place.

New to this edition:

  • New chapter on palliative medicine.
  • Five times the number of margin clinical photos.
  • New echocardiography images.
  • Double the number of dermatological images; including all the major lesion morphologies covered in a single page.
  • 16 new authors.
  • New sections on protein synthesis, energy production and stem cells.
  • New members of the International Advisory Board from India, South Africa, Poland and the Middle East.
  • 7 new online chapters from the International Advisory Board.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702053047
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences UK
  • Publication date: 6/4/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1352
  • Sales rank: 1,166,917
  • File size: 34 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Table of Contents

1 Ethics D Bowman

Communication A Cushing

2 Molecular cell biology and genetic disorders D Kelsell, C Byrne and K Linton

3 The immune system and disease M Peakman

4 Infectious diseases, tropical medicine and sexually-transmitted infection RG Finch, WL Irving, P Moss and J Anderson

5 Nutrition M Elia

6 Gastrointestinal disease J Lindsay, L Langmead and S Preston

7 Liver, biliary tract and pancreatic disease AK Burroughs, D Westaby and G Dusheiko

8 Haematological disease MF Murphy, J Wainscoat and KJ Pasi

9 Malignant disease CJ Gallagher, TA Lister and M Smith

10 Palliative medicine and symptom control MJ Johnson, G Eva and S Booth

11 Rheumatology and bone disease M Shipley, A Rahman, D O’Gradaigh and R Conway

12 Renal disease MM Yaqoob

13 Water, electrolytes and acid-base balance MM Yaqoob

14 Cardiovascular disease AJ Camm and N Bunce

15 Respiratory disease AJ Frew and S Doffman

16 Critical care medicine CJ Hinds, D Watson and R Pearse

17 Drug therapy and poisoning M Rawlins and JA Vale

18 Environmental medicine ML Clark and CRA Clarke

19 Endocrine disease TA Howlett and MJ Levy

20 Diabetes mellitus and other disorders of metabolism EAM Gale and JV Anderson

21 The special senses M Harries, F Vaz, S Verma and R Hamilton

22 Neurological disease P Jarman

23 Psychological medicine PD White and J Bourke

24 Skin disease DG Paige

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