Professional Guide to Diseases / Edition 9
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Professional Guide to Diseases / Edition 9

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781778999

ISBN-13: 9780781778992

Pub. Date: 02/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Professional Guide to Diseases, Ninth Edition, contains full clinical coverage of more than 600 disorders. This complete, yet concise reference presents comprehensive disease information ranging from causes, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis through treatment and special considerations. Helpful tips and charts, anatomic drawings, and other illustrations

Overview

Professional Guide to Diseases, Ninth Edition, contains full clinical coverage of more than 600 disorders. This complete, yet concise reference presents comprehensive disease information ranging from causes, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis through treatment and special considerations. Helpful tips and charts, anatomic drawings, and other illustrations supplement the text. New sections on complications and prevention have been added to diseases entries where appropriate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781778992
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Series:
Professional Guide to Diseases Series
Edition description:
Ninth Edition
Pages:
1456
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

1: Cardiovascular disorders

Congenital acyanotic defects
Acquired inflammatory heart disease
Valve disorders

2: Respiratory disorders

Congenital and pediatric disorders
Acute disorders
Chronic disorders
Pneumoconioses

3: Neurologic disorders

Congenital anomalies
Paroxysmal disorders
Brain and spinal cord disorders

4: Gastrointestinal disorders

Mouth and esophagus
Stomach, intestine, and pancreas Anorectum

5: Hepatobiliary disorders

Liver disorders
Gallbladder and duct disorders

6: Musculoskeletal disorders

Congenital disorders
Joints
Bones
Muscle and connective tissue

7: Renal and Urologic disorders

Congenital anomalies
Acute renal disorders
Chronic renal disorders

8: Immune disorders

Allergy
Autoimmunity
Immunodeficiency

9: Hematologic disorders

Anemias
Polycythemias
Hemorrhagic disorders
Miscellaneous disorders

10: Metabolic and nutritional disorders

Nutritional imbalance
Metabolic disorders
Homeostatic imbalance

11: Endocrine disorders

Pituitary gland
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid glands

12: Eye disorders

Eyelid and lacrimal ducts
Conjunctival disorders
Corneal disorders
Uveal tract, retinal, and lens disorders
Miscellaneous disorders

13: Ear, Nose, and Throat disorders

External ear
Middle ear
Inner ear

14: Skin disorders

Bacterial infections
Fungal infections
Parasitic infestations
Follicular and glandular disorders
Pigmentation disorders

15: Malignant Neoplasms

Head, neck, and spine
Thorax
Abdomen and pelvis
Male and female genitalia
Bone, skin, and soft tissue
Blood and lymph

16: Infection

Gram-positive cocci
Gram-negative cocci
Gram-positive bacilli
Gram-negative bacilli
Spirochetes and mycobacteria
Enterovirus
Arbovirus
Miscellaneous viruses
Rickettsia
Protozoa
Helminths
Miscellaneous infections

17: Obstetric and gynecologic disorders

Gynecologic disorders
Uterine bleeding disorders
Disorders of pregnancy

18: Sexual disorders

Sexually transmitted diseases
Male reproductive disorders

19: Trauma

Head
Neck and spine
Thorax
Abdomen
Extremities
Whole body
Miscellaneous injuries

20: Genetic disorders

Autosomal dominant inheritance
Autosomal recessive inheritance
X-linked inheritance
Chromosomal abnormalities
Multifactorial abnormalities

21: Psychiatric disorders

Disorders of infancy, childhood, and adolescence
Substance-related disorders
Psychotic disorders
Mood disorders
Anxiety disorders
Somatoform disorders
Dissociative disorders
Eating disorders
Sexual and gender identity disorders

Appendices

Cultural considerations in patient care
Rare diseases
Community resources
Potential agents of bioterrorism
Alternative therapies for specific conditions

Acknowledgements

Index

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