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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.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Kathleen M Woodruff, DNP (Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing)
Description: The chapters in this excellent reference for healthcare practitioners are organized by systems that provide detailed information about a variety of diseases. This book, an update of the 2008 edition, is comprehensive and current.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a clear and concise overview of hundreds of diseases and conditions for healthcare providers. The goal of this resource is to provide busy healthcare practitioners with a brief and up-to-date comprehensive summary of a wide variety of illnesses. The authors do an excellent job of achieving their objectives.
Audience: This book is intended to assist a wide variety of clinicians in multiple settings. Novice and experienced practitioners will find this book to be a worthwhile addition to their resource library.
Features: Each chapter is presented in a clear structured format. Comprehensive and concise information is provided on each topic, including special considerations. Many tables and illustrations enhance the written text. Additionally, an alphabetically organized listing of life-threatening disorders is provided on the inside of the front and back covers.
Assessment: This is a wonderful, quick, encyclopedia type of reference that is extremely user friendly. This current and accurate book remains invaluable since it is frequently updated.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781778992
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 2/1/2008
  • Series: Professional Guide to Diseases Series
  • Edition description: Ninth Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • 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

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
Muscle and connective tissue

7: Renal and Urologic disorders

Congenital anomalies
Acute renal disorders
Chronic renal disorders

8: Immune disorders


9: Hematologic disorders

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
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
Miscellaneous viruses
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

Neck and spine
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


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



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