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Kochar's Concise Textbook of Medicine

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ISBN-10: 0683047981

ISBN-13: 9780683047981

Edition: 3rd 1996 (Revised)

Authors: Kesavan Kutty, James L. Sebastian, Beth A. Mewis, Dale D. Berg, Mahendr S. Kochar

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Now in Fourth Edition, this concise internal medicine textbook is developed for third and fourth year medical students in clinical rotations. Driven by CDIM guidelines, its content embodies an introductory and practical approach to evaluation, diagnosis and management of patients. Organized into 15 body system sections, related diseases are presented in the text, followed by a template design which summarizes Definition and Etiology, Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features, Diagnosis, Management, and Complications and Prognosis. Contains USMLE-style questions and answers at the end of every section, plus includes a CD-ROM featuring 300 USMLE-style review questions and answers, with…    
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List price: $45.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 800
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long
Language: English

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Preface to the Second Editionp. xi
Preface to the First Editionp. xii
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Contributorsp. xv
Art and Science of Medicine
Role of the Primary Care Physicianp. 2
Physician and the Medical Environmentp. 4
Bedside Techniquesp. 6
Diagnostic Studiesp. 8
Prevention and Screeningp. 11
Alternative Medicinep. 16
Medical Ethicsp. 17
Questions and Answersp. 23
Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Basic Mechanismsp. 28
Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Conjunctivitisp. 34
Bronchial Asthmap. 42
Anaphylaxisp. 53
Drug Allergyp. 56
Urticaria and Angioedemap. 60
Immunodeficiencyp. 64
Questions and Answersp. 67
Behavioral Medicine
A Biopsychosocial Approach to Patient Carep. 72
Somatic Distress Disordersp. 74
Anxiety Disordersp. 76
Depressive Disordersp. 81
Psychotic Disordersp. 85
Eating Disordersp. 91
Substance Abusep. 94
Clinical Toxicologyp. 102
Questions and Answersp. 108
Cardiovascular Diseases
Common Presentations of Heart Disease in Adultsp. 112
Cardiovascular Examinationp. 114
Electrocardiographyp. 124
Noninvasive Cardiac Imagingp. 130
Cardiac Catheterizationp. 134
Disorders of Cardiac Rhythm and Conductionp. 136
Syncopep. 161
Congestive Heart Failurep. 166
Coronary Artery Diseasep. 179
Acute Myocardial Infarctionp. 189
Congenital Heart Diseasesp. 200
Valvular Heart Diseasep. 208
Pericardial Diseasesp. 218
Infective Endocarditisp. 223
Diseases of the Myocardiump. 228
Diseases of the Aortap. 234
Peripheral Vascular Diseasep. 239
Cardiogenic Shockp. 241
Assessment of Cardiac Risk for Noncardiac Surgeryp. 245
Questions and Answersp. 248
Dermatologic Disorders
General Approach to Dermatologic Disordersp. 256
Principles of Topical Treatmentp. 259
Papulosquamous Disordersp. 262
Vesicobullous Disordersp. 265
Hypersensitivity Disordersp. 269
Dermatitis-Eczemap. 272
Benign Tumors of the Skinp. 276
Malignant Tumors of the Skinp. 279
Acnep. 283
Fungal Infections of the Skinp. 286
Bacterial Infections of the Skinp. 291
Viral Infections of the Skinp. 295
Infestations of the Skinp. 299
Pigmentary Disorders of the Skinp. 301
Questions and Answersp. 302
Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Diseases of the Anterior Pituitary Glandp. 306
Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary Glandp. 314
Thyroid Diseasesp. 319
Diseases of the Parathyroid Glands, Vitamin D Metabolism, and Calcium Homeostasisp. 329
Metabolic Bone Diseasep. 337
Diseases of the Adrenal Cortexp. 341
Diseases of the Adrenal Medullap. 348
Disorders of Ovarian Functionp. 351
Disorders of Testicular Functionp. 360
Hypoglycemia and Diabetes Mellitusp. 364
Nutritional Disordersp. 375
Disorders of Lipid Metabolismp. 383
Questions and Answersp. 387
Gastroenterology and Diseases of the Liver
General Approach to the Patient with Gastrointestinal Diseasesp. 395
Diarrheap. 400
Malabsorptionp. 405
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhagep. 410
Nonmalignant Diseases of the Esophagusp. 411
Carcinoma of the Esophagusp. 418
Gastric Physiology and Tests of Gastric Functionp. 419
Gastritis and Other Disordersp. 420
Peptic Ulcer Diseasep. 422
Neoplasms of the Stomachp. 427
Anatomy and Physiology of the Small Intestinep. 428
Infectious Enteritisp. 430
Selected Small Bowel Diseases Causing Malabsorptionp. 433
Mesenteric Vascular Disease and Insufficiencyp. 437
Neoplasms of the Small Intestinep. 438
Intestinal Obstruction and Paralytic Ileusp. 439
Regional Enteritisp. 440
Physiology of the Colonp. 442
Procedures in the Diagnosis of Colonic Disordersp. 443
Motility Disorders of the Colonp. 444
Inflammatory Bowel Diseasep. 446
Diverticular Disease of the Colonp. 450
Appendicitisp. 452
Acute Infectious Colitisp. 452
Other Colorectal Disordersp. 453
Colorectal Neoplasmsp. 455
Anatomy and Physiology of the Pancreasp. 458
Pancreatitisp. 459
Cystic Fibrosisp. 465
Neoplasms of the Pancreasp. 466
Questions and Answersp. 467
Diseases of the Liver
Anatomy and Physiology of the Liver and Laboratory Evaluation of Liver Functionp. 470
Clinical Presentations of Liver Diseasep. 474
Viral Hepatitisp. 476
Autoimmune and Chronic Hepatitisp. 481
Alcoholic and Drug-induced Liver Diseasep. 482
Cirrhosisp. 484
Metabolic Liver Diseasesp. 489
Other Liver Diseasesp. 491
Tumors of the Liverp. 493
The Gallbladder and Biliary Tractp. 495
Diseases of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tractp. 496
Gallstonesp. 498
Chronic Cholestatic Liver Diseasep. 501
Cystic Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Treep. 502
Neoplasms of the Biliary Treep. 503
Questions and Answersp. 503
Geriatric Medicine
Aging Processp. 508
Clinical Approach to the Elderly Patientp. 508
Age-related Changes in Organ Systemsp. 512
Delirium and Dementiap. 516
Urinary Incontinencep. 519
Disturbances of Temperature Regulationp. 521
Miscellaneous Syndromes with Increased Prevalence in the Elderlyp. 522
Questions and Answersp. 525
Hematologic Disorders
Proliferation and Differentiation of Circulating Blood Cellsp. 528
General Aspects of Anemiap. 529
Hypochromic, Microcytic Anemiasp. 534
The Macrocytic Anemiasp. 540
Aplastic Anemiasp. 543
General Aspects of Hemolytic Anemiasp. 544
Hemolytic Anemias Due to Intracorpuscular Defectsp. 546
Hemolytic Anemias Due to Extracorpuscular Defectsp. 553
Disorders of Phagocytic Cellsp. 555
Evaluation of the Patient with a Bleeding Disorderp. 560
Bleeding Disorders Due to Factor Deficienciesp. 565
Bleeding Associated with Platelet Disordersp. 567
Acquired Bleeding Disordersp. 570
Thrombotic Disordersp. 574
Erythrocytosisp. 576
Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia and Myelofibrosisp. 579
Essential Thrombocythemiap. 581
The Myelodysplastic Syndromesp. 582
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)p. 583
Acute Leukemiap. 584
Clinical Uses of Blood and Blood Componentsp. 588
Questions and Answersp. 592
Infectious Diseases
Host Defensesp. 596
Manifestations of Infectionp. 601
Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseasesp. 603
Microbes That Cause Infectionp. 607
Antimicrobial Therapy and General Principles of Antibiotic Usep. 612
Fever and Fever of Unknown Originp. 618
Upper Respiratory Tract Infectionsp. 621
Pneumoniasp. 624
Urinary Tract Infectionsp. 630
Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 635
Infectious Diarrheap. 640
Intra-abdominal Infectionsp. 641
Central Nervous System Infectionsp. 642
Bacteremia, Sepsis, and Septic Syndromep. 648
Nosocomial Infectionsp. 652
Skin, Soft Tissue, and Bone Infectionsp. 653
Infections in the Immunocompromised Hostp. 657
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromep. 661
Questions and Answersp. 669
Kidney Diseases, Electrolyte Disorders, and Hypertension
Kidney Diseases
Structure and Function of the Kidneys and Urinary Tractp. 674
Initial Evaluation of Kidney Diseasep. 676
Nephrotic Syndromep. 680
Acute Renal Failurep. 682
Chronic Renal Failurep. 684
Nephrolithiasisp. 686
Glomerular Diseasesp. 688
Tubulointerstitial Nephropathyp. 691
Vascular Diseases of the Kidneyp. 693
Cystic Diseases of the Kidneyp. 694
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Nephropathyp. 695
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders
Disorders of Water Balancep. 696
Disorders of Potassium Balancep. 699
Acid-Base Disordersp. 702
Definition, Epidemiology, and Pathophysiology of Hypertensionp. 707
Evaluation of the Hypertensive Patientp. 709
Clinical Pharmacology of Antihypertensive Drugsp. 712
Therapy of Essential Hypertensionp. 715
Secondary Hypertensionp. 716
Hypertensive Emergenciesp. 719
Questions and Answersp. 720
Neurologic Disorders
Approach to the Patient with a Neurologic Disorderp. 726
Comap. 731
Headachesp. 733
Dizzinessp. 736
Strokep. 740
Seizuresp. 745
Neurologic Aspects of Low Back Pain and Neck Painp. 747
Disorders of Spinal Cord, Nerves, and Musclesp. 748
Multiple Sclerosisp. 752
Movement Disordersp. 754
Brain Deathp. 755
Questions and Answersp. 756
Cancer and Carcinogenesisp. 762
Principles of Cancer Therapyp. 765
Hodgkin's Diseasep. 774
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomasp. 778
Multiple Myeloma and Plasma Cell Dyscrasiasp. 782
Breast Cancerp. 786
Carcinoma of the Lungp. 793
Gastrointestinal Cancersp. 798
Cancers of the Kidney, Urinary Bladder, and Prostatep. 801
Cancer of the Testisp. 807
Gynecological Neoplasmsp. 809
Selected Endocrine Gland Tumorsp. 812
Cancer of the Head and Neckp. 813
Malignant Tumors of the Central Nervous Systemp. 815
Sarcomasp. 817
Metastatic Cancer of Unknown Primary Sitep. 818
Paraneoplastic Syndromesp. 820
Oncologic Emergenciesp. 822
Questions and Answersp. 826
Pulmonary Diseases
Clinical Evaluation of Lung Diseasep. 831
Basic Laboratory Testsp. 836
Imaging in Pulmonary Diagnosisp. 838
Basic Anatomy, Physiology, and Pulmonary Function Testingp. 839
Bronchoscopy and Biopsy Proceduresp. 843
General Aspects of Endemic Mycosesp. 844
Histoplasmosisp. 845
Coccidioidomycosisp. 847
Blastomycosisp. 849
Aspergillosisp. 850
Tuberculosisp. 853
Atypical Mycobacteriosesp. 858
Obstructive Disorders of the Airwaysp. 859
Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysemap. 859
Small Airways Diseasep. 866
Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasisp. 866
Bronchial Obstruction, Atelectasis, and Upper Airway Obstructionp. 869
Pulmonary Edemap. 870
Pulmonary Thromboembolismp. 871
Pulmonary Hypertensionp. 880
Cor Pulmonalep. 883
Interstitial Lung Diseasep. 885
Sarcoidosisp. 888
Pleuro-Pulmonary Manifestations of Collagen-Vascular Disorders and Vasculitidesp. 892
Interstitial Lung Disease Associated with Bronchiolitisp. 894
Interstitial Lung Disease in Histiocytosis Xp. 896
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitidesp. 896
Silicosisp. 897
Asbestosisp. 899
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosisp. 900
Radiation Pneumonitis and Radiation Fibrosisp. 901
Pulmonary Aspiration Syndromesp. 902
Drug-induced Pulmonary Diseasep. 906
Bronchogenic Carcinomap. 907
The Solitary Pulmonary Nodulep. 909
Pleural Effusionp. 911
Pneumothoraxp. 916
Asbestos Pleural Disease, Fibrothorax, and Pleural Tumorsp. 917
Disorders of the Mediastinump. 918
Acute Respiratory Failurep. 920
Acute Ventilatory Failure in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Neuromuscular Diseasesp. 922
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndromep. 924
Sleep-disordered Breathingp. 927
Questions and Answersp. 930
Rheumatic Diseases
Evaluation of Joint Diseasesp. 936
Clinical Presentations of Rheumatic Conditions and Principles of Therapyp. 940
Crystal-induced Synovitisp. 944
Osteoarthritisp. 949
Rheumatoid Arthritisp. 951
Infectious Arthritisp. 956
Seronegative Spondyloarthropathiesp. 959
Systemic Lupus Erythematosusp. 962
Other Connective Tissue Diseasesp. 965
Vasculitisp. 970
Regional (Nonarticular) Musculoskeletal Painp. 972
Questions and Answersp. 978
Indexp. 981
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