Professional Guide to Diseases / Edition 8
  • Professional Guide to Diseases / Edition 8
  • Professional Guide to Diseases / Edition 8

Professional Guide to Diseases / Edition 8

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 158255370X

ISBN-13: 9781582553702

Pub. Date: 01/01/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Professional Guide to Diseases, Eighth Edition is the newest edition of the health care professional's guide to disease management and patient care. This complete yet concise reference covers over 600 disorders, including emerging diseases such as metabolic syndrome, monkeypox, SARS, Creutzfeldt-Jakob (mad cow) disease, and antibiotic-resistant infections.

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Overview

Professional Guide to Diseases, Eighth Edition is the newest edition of the health care professional's guide to disease management and patient care. This complete yet concise reference covers over 600 disorders, including emerging diseases such as metabolic syndrome, monkeypox, SARS, Creutzfeldt-Jakob (mad cow) disease, and antibiotic-resistant infections. Coverage also includes terrorist agents such as anthrax.

The easy-to-use format presents comprehensive disease information ranging from causes, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis through treatment and special considerations. Helpful tips, charts, anatomic drawings, and other illustrations supplement the text. This edition includes expanded information on obesity treatments and differential diagnosis algorithms for difficult-to-diagnose problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582553702
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
Professional Guide Series
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
1392
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Genetic disorders1
2Malignant neoplasms46
3Infection151
4Trauma280
5Immune disorders340
6Psychiatric disorders406
7Respiratory disorders507
8Musculoskeletal disorders570
9Neurologic disorders616
10Gastrointestinal disorders682
11Hepatobiliary disorders747
12Renal and urologic disorders770
13Endocrine disorders824
14Metabolic and nutritional disorders869
15Obstetric and gynecologic disorders929
16Sexual disorders992
17Hematologic disorders1015
18Cardiovascular disorders1057
19Eye disorders1152
20Ear, nose, and throat disorders1188
21Skin disorders1227
AppCultural considerations in patient care1279
AppRare diseases1282
AppCommunity resources1314
AppPotential agents of bioterrorism1318

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