Manual of Medicine

ISBN-10: 0071477438

ISBN-13: 9780071477437

Edition: 17th 2009

Authors: Dennis L. Kasper, Eugene Braunwald, Anthony S. Fauci, Stephen L. Hauser, Dan L. Longo

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The authority ofHarrison'sformatted for use at the point of care! ..Distilled fromHarrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, the most authoritative medical reference in the world, this handy manual provides on-the-spot answers to patient management questions clinicians face on a daily basis. Completely revised, the 17th Edition features a new full-color format; 100+ full-color depictions of clinical conditions seen in dermatology, cardiology, and eye disease; important new chapters on end of life care, congenital heart disease in adults, non-invasive cardiac examination, and the metabolic syndrome. This new edition is based on the massively revisedHarrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, so you can be confident the content reflects the very latest breakthroughs and developments. .
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List price: $60.00
Edition: 17th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 3/19/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1264
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Dennis L. Kasper, MD, MA (Hon)William Ellery Channing Professor of MedicineProfessor of Microbiology and Molecular GeneticsExecutive Dean for Academic ProgramsHarvard Medical SchoolDirector, Channing LaboratoryDepartment of MedicineBrigham and Women’s Hospital

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.

Anthony S. Fauci, MD, ScD(HON) Chief, Laboratory of Immunoregulation; Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MDEugene Braunwald, MD, ScD(HON) Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School; Chairman, TIMI Study Group Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MADennis L. Kasper, MD, MA(HON) William Ellery Channing Professor of Medicine Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Harvard Medical School; director, Channing Laboratory Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MAStephen L. Hauser, MD Robert A. Fishman Distinguished Professor and Chairman Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, CADan L. Longo, MD Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MDJ. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Vice President for Medical Affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, ILJoseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD 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, MA

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

Initial Patient Evaluation and Admission to the Hospital
Electrolytes/Acid-Base Balance
Diagnositic Imaging in Internal Medicine
Procedures Commonly Performed by Internists
Principles of Critical Care Medicine
Pain and Its Management
Medical Evaluation of the Surgical Patient
Assessment of Nutritional Status
Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition10 Transfusion and Pheresis Therapy
End of Life Care
Medical Emergencies
Cardiovascular Collapse and Sudden Death
Sepsis and Septic Shock
Acute Pulmonary Edema
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Respiratory Failure
Confusion, Stupor, and Coma
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Increased Intracranial Pressure and Head Trauma
Spinal Cord Compression
Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
Status Epilepticus
Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Coma
Infectious Disease Emergencies
Oncologic Emergencies
Bites, Venoms, Stings, and Marine Poisonings
Hypothermia and Frostbite
Poisoning and Drug Overdose
Common Patient Presentations
Chest Pain
Abdominal Pain
Back and Neck Pain
Fever, Hyperthermia, Chills, and Rash
Pain and Swelling of Joints
Dizziness and Vertigo
Acute Visual Loss and Double Vision
Tremor and Movement Disorders
Aphasia and Related Disorders
Sleep Disorders
Cough and Hemoptysis
Hypoxia and Cyanosis
Nausea, Vomiting, and Indigestion
Weight Loss
Diarrhea, Constipation and Malabsorption
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Jaundice and Evaluation of Liver Function
Azotemia and Urinary Abnormalities
Anemia and Polycythemia
Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly
Generalized Weakness and Fatigue
Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
Common Disorders of Vision and Hearing
Sinusitis, Pharyngitis, Otitis and Other Upper Respiratory Infections
General Examination of the Skin
Common Skin Disorders
Hematology and Oncology
Examination of Blood Smears and Bone Marrow
Red Blood Cell Disorders
Leukocytosis and Leukopenia
Bleeding and Thrombotic Disorders
Cancer Chemotherapy
Myeloid Leukemias, Myelodysplasia, and Myeloproliferative Syndrome
Lymphoid Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Lung Cancer
Breast Cancer
Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Genitourinary Tract Cancer
Gynecologic Cancer80 Prostate Hyperplasia and Carcinoma81 Cancer of Unknown Primary Site
Paraneoplastic Endocrine Syndromes
Neurologic Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Infectious Diseases
Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases85 Antibacterial Therapy
Hospital-Acquired Infections
Infections in the Immunocompromised Host
Infective Endocarditis
Intraabdominal Infections
Infectious Diarrheas
Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Reproductive Tract
Infections of the Skin, Soft Tissue, Joints and Bones
Pneumococcal Infections
Staphylococcal Infections
Streptococcal/Enterococcal Infections, Diphtheria, and Other Corynebacterial Infections
Meningococcal and Listerial Infections
Infections Caused by Haemophilus, Bordetella, Moraxella and HACEK Group Organisms
Diseases Caused by Gram-Negative Enteric Bacteria, Pseudomonas, and Legionella
Infections Caused by Other Gram-Negative Bacilli
Anaerobic Infections
Nocardiosis and Actinomycosis
Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections
Lyme Disease and Other Nonsyphilitic Spirochetal Infections
Rickettsial Diseases
Mycoplasma Infections
Chlamydial Infections
Herpesvirus Infections
Cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr Virus Infections
Influenza and Other Viral Respiratory Diseases
Rubeola, Rubella, Mumps, and Parvovirus Infections
Enteroviral Infections
Insect-and Animal-Borne Viral Infections
HIV Infection and AIDS
Fungal Infections
Pneumocystis Infections
Protozoal Infections
Helminthic Infections
Physical Examination of the Heart
Non-Invasive Examination of the Heart
Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult
Valvular Heart Disease
Cardiomyopathies and Myocarditis
Pericardial Disease
Metabolic Syndrome
ST-Segment Elevation and Myocardial Infection (STEMI)
Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Chronic Stable Angina
Congestive Heart Failure
Diseases of the Aorta
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension and Cor Pulmonale
Respiratory Function and Pulmonary DiagnosticProcedures
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Environmental Lung Diseases
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Pneumonia and Lung Abscess
Pulmonary Thromboembolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis
Interstitial Lung Disease
Diseases of the Pleura and Mediastinum
Disorders of Ventilation
Sleep Apnea
Approach to the Patient with Renal Disease
Acute Renal Failure
Chronic Kidney Disease and Uremia
Renal Transplantation
Glomerular Diseases
Renal Tubular and Tubulointerstitial Diseases
Urinary Tract Infections
Renovascular Disease
Urinary Tract Obstruction
Peptic Ulcer and Related Disorders
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Colonic and Anorectal Diseases
Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis, and Cholangitis
Acute Hepatitis
Chronic Hepatitis
Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Liver Disease
Portal Hypertension
Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
Diseases of Immediate Type Hypersensitivity
Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
SLE, RA, and Other Connective Tissue Diseases
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Reactive Arthritis and Reiter's Syndrome
Gout, Pseudogout, and Related Diseases
Other Arthritides
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Pituitary Tumors and Hypopituitarism
Diabetes Insipidus and SIADH
Thyroid Gland Disorders
Adrenal Gland DisordersObesity
Diabetes Mellitus
Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia
Osteoporosis and Osteomalacia
Hypercholesterolemia and Hypertriglyceridemia
Hemachromatosis, Porphyria, and Wilson's Disease
The Neurological Examination
Seizures and Epilepsy
Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Parkinson's Disease
Ataxic Disorders
ALS and Other Motor Neuron Disorders
Autonomic Nervous System Disorders
Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bell's Palsy, and Other Cranial Nerve Disorders
Spinal Cord Diseases
Tumors of the Nervous System
Multiple Sclerosis
Acute Meningitis and Encephalitis
Chronic Meningitis
Peripheral Neuropathies, Including Guillain BarreSyndrome
Myasthenia Gravis
Muscle Diseases
Psychiatry an
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