Professional Guide to Diseases

ISBN-10: 0781778999
ISBN-13: 9780781778992
Edition: 9th 2008 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $57.99
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 2/19/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1456
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.322
Language: English

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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Foreword
Cardiovascular disorders
Introduction
Congenital acyanotic defects
Congenital cyanotic defects
Acquired inflammatory heart disease
Valve disorders
Degenerative cardiovascular disorders
Cardiac complications
Vascular disorders
Respiratory disorders
Introduction
Congenital and pediatric disorders
Acute disorders
Chronic disorders
Pneumoconioses
Neurologic disorders
Introduction
Congenital anomalies
Paroxysmal disorders
Brain and spinal cord disorders
Neuromuscular disorders
Cranial nerve disorders
Pain disorders
Gastrointestinal disorders
Introduction
Mouth and esophagus
Stomach, intestine, and pancreas
Anorectum
Hepatobiliary disorders
Introduction
Liver disorders
Gallbladder and duct disorders
Musculoskeletal disorders
Introduction
Congenital disorders
Joints
Bones
Muscle and connective tissue
Renal and urologic disorders
Introduction
Congenital anomalies
Acute renal disorders
Chronic renal disorders
Lower urinary tract disorders
Prostate and epididymis disorders
Immune disorders
Introduction
Allergy
Autoimmunity
Immunodeficiency
Hematologic disorders
Introduction
Anemias
Polycythemias
Hemorrhagic disorders
Miscellaneous disorders
Metabolic and nutritional disorders
Introduction
Nutritional imbalance
Metabolic disorders
Homeostatic imbalance
Endocrine disorders
Introduction
Pituitary gland
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid glands
Adrenal glands
Pancreatic and multiple disorders
Eye disorders
Introduction
Eyelid and lacrimal ducts
Conjunctival disorders
Corneal disorders
Uveal tract, retinal, and lens disorders
Miscellaneous disorders
Ear, nose, and throat disorders
Introduction
External ear
Middle ear
Inner ear
Nose
Throat
Skin disorders
Introduction
Bacterial infections
Fungal infections
Parasitic infestations
Follicular and glandular disorders
Pigmentation disorders
Inflammatory reactions
Miscellaneous disorders
Malignant neoplasms
Introduction
Head, neck, and spine
Thorax
Abdomen and pelvis
Male and female genitalia
Bone, skin, and soft tissue
Blood and lymph
Infection
Introduction
Gram-positive cocci
Gram-negative cocci
Gram-positive bacilli
Gram-negative bacilli
Spirochetes and mycobacteria
Mycoses
Respiratory viruses
Rash-producing viruses
Enteroviruses
Arbovirus
Miscellaneous viruses
Rickettsia
Protozoa
Helminths
Miscellaneous infections
Trauma
Introduction
Head
Neck and spine
Thorax
Abdomen
Extremities
Whole body
Miscellaneous injuries
Genetic disorders
Introduction
Autosomal dominant inheritance
Autosomal recessive inheritance
X-linked inheritance
Chromosomal abnormalities
Multifactorial abnormalities
Obstetric and gynecologic disorders
Introduction
Gynecologic disorders
Uterine bleeding disorders
Disorders of pregnancy
Abnormalities of parturition
Postpartum disorders
Hemolytic diseases of the neonate
Sexual disorders
Introduction
Sexually transmitted diseases
Male reproductive disorders
Psychiatric disorders
Introduction
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
Complementary and alternative therapies for specific conditions
Acknowledgments
Index

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