Harrisons Manual of Medicine, 20th Edition / Edition 20

Harrisons Manual of Medicine, 20th Edition / Edition 20

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Harrisons Manual of Medicine, 20th Edition / Edition 20

Harrisons Manual of Medicine, 20th Edition / Edition 20

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The Harrison’s Manual, derived from most clinically salient content featured in Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th Edition, delivers numerous clinical algorithms in one practical, portable resource. The Manual also includes abundant quick reference tables, plus concise text—providing rapid access to bedside information when decisions need to be made quickly. This full color summary guide covers all diseases and conditions commonly seen in inpatient general medicine, so you can be sure to find invaluable content directly to your workflow and practice.

The 20th edition has been updated to reflect the latest clinical developments in medicine.

The Manual truly makes it easy to find what you need at the point of care. The easy-to-navigate chapters cover symptoms/signs, medical emergencies, specific diseases, and care of the hospitalized patient, with a particular focus on:

  • Etiology and Epidemiology
  • Clinically Relevant Pathophysiology
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Physical and Laboratory Findings
  • Therapeutics
  • Practice Guidelines, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260455342
Publisher: McGraw Hill LLC
Publication date: 11/05/2019
Edition description: 20th ed.
Pages: 1264
Product dimensions: 4.70(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

C.F. Kettering Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL.

Anthony S. Fauci, MDChief, Laboratory of ImmunoregulationDirector, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesNational Institutes of Health. In 2008, Dr. Fauci was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation's highest civil award.

Dan L. Longo, MDScientific DirectorNational Institute on AgingNational Institutes of HealthBethesda, Maryland

J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
Robert G. Dunlap Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Anthony Fauci, MD
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Dennis Kasper, MD
William Ellery Channing Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Stephen Hauser, MD
Director, Weill Center for Neurosciences, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, California

Dan Longo, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD
Chair of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Stephen L. Hauser, MDChairman and Betty Anker Fife ProfessorDepartment of NeurologyUniversity of California, San Francisco

Hersey Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chairman, Department of Medicine; Physician-in-Chief, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 Care of the Hospitalized Patient
1 Electrolytes
2 Acid-Base Disorders
3 Diagnostic Imaging in Internal Medicine
4 Procedures Commonly Performed by Internists
5 Principles of Critical Care Medicine
6 Pain and Its Management
7 Assessment of Nutritional Status
8 Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
9 Transfusion and Pheresis Therapy
10 Palliative and End-of-Life Care
SECTION 2 Medical Emergencies
11 Cardiovascular Collapse and Sudden Death
12 Shock
13 Narcotic Overdose
14 Sepsis and Septic Shock
15 Acute Pulmonary Edema
16 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
17 Respiratory Failure
18 Confusion, Stupor, and Coma
19 Stroke
20 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
21 Increased Intracranial Pressure and Head Trauma
22 Spinal Cord Compression
23 Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
24 Status Epilepticus
25 Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Coma
26 Hypoglycemia
27 Oncologic Emergencies
28 Anaphylaxis
29 Bites, Venoms, Stings, and Marine Poisonings
SECTION 3 Common Patient Presentations
30 Fever, Hyperthermia, and Rash
31 Generalized Fatigue
32 Unintentional Weight Loss
33 Chest Pain
34 Palpitations
35 Dyspnea
36 Cyanosis
37 Cough and Hemoptysis
38 Edema
39 Abdominal Pain
40 Nausea, Vomiting, and Indigestion
41 Dysphagia
42 Diarrhea, Malabsorption, and Constipation
43 Gastrointestinal Bleeding
44 Jaundice and Evaluation of Liver Function
45 Ascites
46 Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly
47 Anemia and Polycythemia
48 Azotemia and Urinary Abnormalities
49 Pain and Swelling of Joints
50 Back and Neck Pain
51 Headache
52 Syncope
53 Dizziness and Vertigo
54 Acute Visual Loss and Double Vision
55 Weakness and Paralysis
56 Tremor and Movement Disorders
57 Aphasia
58 Sleep Disorders
SECTION 4 Otolaryngology
59 Sore Throat, Earache, and Upper Respiratory Symptoms
SECTION 5 Dermatology
60 General Examination of the Skin
61 Common Skin Conditions
SECTION 6 Hematology and Oncology
62 Examination of Blood Smears and Bone Marrow
63 Red Blood Cell Disorders
64 Leukocytosis and Leukopenia
65 Bleeding and Thrombotic Disorders
66 Myeloid Leukemias, Myelodysplasia, and Myeloproliferative Syndromes
67 Lymphoid Malignancies
68 Skin Cancer
69 Head and Neck Cancer
70 Lung Cancer
71 Breast Cancer
72 Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract
73 Genitourinary Tract Cancer
74 Gynecologic Cancer
75 Tumors of the Nervous System
76 Prostate Hyperplasia and Carcinoma
77 Cancer of Unknown Primary Site
78 Paraneoplastic Endocrine Syndromes
79 Neurologic Paraneoplastic Syndromes
SECTION 7 Infectious Diseases
80 Growing Threats in Infectious Disease
81 Infections Acquired in Health Care Facilities
82 Infections in the Immunocompromised Host
83 Infective Endocarditis
84 Intraabdominal Infections
85 Infectious Diarrheas and Bacterial Food Poisoning
86 Sexually Transmitted and Reproductive Tract Infections
87 Infections of the Skin, Soft Tissues, Joints, and Bones
88 Pneumococcal Infections
89 Staphylococcal Infections
90 Streptococcal/Enterococcal Infections, Diphtheria, and Infections Caused by Other Corynebacteria and Related Species
91 Meningococcal and Listerial Infections
92 Infections Caused by Haemophilus, Bordetella, Moraxella, and HACEK Group Organisms
93 Diseases Caused by Gram-Negative Enteric Bacteria and Pseudomonads
94 Infections Caused by Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacilli
95 Anaerobic Infections
96 Nocardiosis, Actin
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