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The Principles And Practice Of Medicine

Author : William Osler
Genre : Medical
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William Osler, the “Father of Modern Medicine”, was a Canadian physician and one of the four founding professors of Johns Hopkins Hospital. His Principles and Practices of Medicine was the standard textbook in the field for over 40 years. This classic medical reference work is organized as follows: Section I. Specific Infectious Diseases A. Bacterial Diseases B. Non-Bacterial Fungus Infections—The Mycoses C. Protozoan Infections D. Diseases Due to Metazoan Parasites E. Infectious Diseases of Doubtful of Unknown Etiology Section II. Diseases Due to Physical Agents Section III. The Intoxications Section IV. Deficiency Diseases Section V. Diseases of Metabolism Section VI. Diseases of the Digestive System A. Diseases of the Mouth B. Diseases of the Salivary Glands C. Diseases of the Pharynx D. Diseases of the Tonsils E. Diseases of the Oesophagus F. Diseases of the Stomach G. Diseases of the Intestines H. Diseases of the Liver I. Diseases of the Pancreas J. Diseases of the Peritoneum K. Diseases of the Omentum Section VII. Diseases of the Respiratory System A. Diseases of the Nose B. Diseases of the Larynx C. Diseases of the Bronchi D. Diseases of the Lungs E. Diseases of the Pleura F. Diseases of the Diaphragm Section VIII. Diseases of the Kidneys Section IX. Diseases of the Blood-Forming Organs Section X. Diseases of the Circulatory System A. Diseases of the Pericardium B. Diseases of the Heart C. Diseases of the Arteries Section XI. Diseases of the Ductless Glands Section XII. Diseases of the Nervous System A. General Introduction B. System Diseases C. Hereditary and Familial Diseases D. Diseases of the Meninges E. Meningo-Myelo-Encephalitis F. Myelitis G. Diffuse Scleroses H. Diffuse and Focal Diseases of the Spinal Cord I. Diffuse and Focal Diseases of the Brain J. Diseases of the Peripheral Nerves K. General and Functional Diseases. L. Vaso-Motor and Trophic Diseases Section XIII. Diseases of the Locomotor System A. Diseases of the Muscles B. Diseases of the Joints C. Diseases of the Bones
Category: Medical

Davidson S Principles And Practice Of Medicine International Edition

Author : Brian R. Walker
ISBN : 9780702051036
Genre : Medical
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More than two million medical students, doctors and other health professionals from around the globe have owned a copy of Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine since it was first published. Today’s readers rely on this beautifully illustrated text to provide up-to-date detail of contemporary medical practice, presented in a style that is concise and yet easy to read. Davidson’s provides the factual knowledge required to practise medicine, explaining it in the context of underlying principles, basic science and research evidence, and shows how to apply this knowledge to the management of patients who present with problems rather than specific diseases. The book has won numerous prizes including being highly commended in the British Medical Association book awards. Davidson’s global perspective is enhanced by the input of an international team of authors and a distinguished International Advisory Board from 17 countries. Building on the foundations laid down by its original editor, Davidson’s remains one of the world’s leading and most respected textbooks of medicine. The underlying principles of medicine are described concisely in the first part of the book, and the detailed practice of medicine within each sub-specialty is described in later system-based chapters. Most chapters begin with a two-page overview of the important elements of the clinical examination, including a manikin to illustrate the key steps in the examination of the relevant system. A practical, problem-based clinical approach is described in the ‘Presenting Problems’ sections, to complement the detailed descriptions of each disease. The text is extensively illustrated, with over 1000 diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiology and pathology images. 1350 text boxes present information in a way suitable for revision, including 150 clinical evidence boxes summarising the results of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials and 65 ’In Old Age’ boxes highlighting important aspects of medical practice in the older population. A combined index and glossary of medical acronyms contains over 10 000 subject entries. The contents can also be searched comprehensively as part of the online access to the whole book on the StudentConsult platform. Access over 500 self-testing questions with answers linked to the book’s content for further reading. The text uses both SI and non-SI units to make it suitable for readers throughout the globe. A new chapter specifically on Stroke Disease recognises the emergence of Stroke Medicine as a distinct clinical and academic discipline. A rationalisation of the 1350 boxes used throughout the book gives a simpler and clearer presentation of the various categories. New ‘In Adolescence’ boxes recognise the fact that many chronic disorders begin in childhood and become the responsibility of physicians practising adult medicine. These boxes acknowledge the overlap ‘transitional’ phase and highlight the key points of importance when looking after young people. The regular introduction of new authors and editors maintains the freshness of each new edition. On this occasion Dr Ian Penman has joined the editorial team and 18 new authors bring new experience and ideas to the content and presentation of the textbook. An expanded International Advisory Board of 38 members includes new members from several different countries.
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Davidson S Principles And Practice Of Medicine E Book

Author : Stuart H. Ralston
ISBN : 9780702070266
Genre : Medical
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More than two million medical students, doctors and other health professionals around the globe have owned a copy of Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine since it was first published. Now in its 23rd Edition, this textbook describes the pathophysiology and clinical features of the most frequently encountered conditions in the major specialties of adult medicine and explains how to recognise, investigate, diagnose and manage them. Taking its origins from Sir Stanley Davidson’s much-admired lecture notes, Davidson’s has endured because it keeps pace with how modern medicine is taught and provides a wealth of information in an easy-to-read, concise and beautifully illustrated format. This book will serve readers everywhere as a core text that integrates medical science with clinical medicine, conveying key knowledge and practical advice in a highly accessible and readable format. The opening section describes the fundamentals of genetics, immunology, infectious diseases and population health, and discusses the core principles of clinical decision-making and good prescribing. A new second section on emergency and critical care medicine encompasses poisoning, envenomation and environmental medicine, and introduces a new chapter on acute medicine and critical illness. The third section covers the major medical specialties, each thoroughly revised and brought fully up to date. Two new chapters on maternal and adolescent/transition medicine complement the one on ageing and disease. A new chapter on medical ophthalmology has been included. Clinical Examination overviews summarise the main elements for each system and now feature in the biochemistry, nutrition and dermatology chapters. Presenting Problems sections provide a clear pathway for the assessment of and approach to the most common complaints in each specialty. Practice Point summaries detail the practical skills that medical students and junior doctors must acquire. Emergency boxes emphasise the core knowledge needed to manage acutely ill patients. In Old Age, In Pregnancy and In Adolescence boxes highlight differences in the practice of medicine in these patient groups, and illustrate the interfaces between medical, obstetric and paediatric services. The text is extensively illustrated, with over 1000 diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiology and pathology images. The global perspective is enhanced by an International Advisory Board of experts from 17 countries, and by authors from around the world.
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Davidson S Principles And Practice Of Medicine

Author : Christopher Haslett
ISBN : 0443059446
Genre : Medical
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Over 46 years and 17 editions, Sir Stanley Davidson's textbook has established a solid reputation for innovation and clarity. This 18th edition features a new editorial team, 21 new chapter authors, and many content revisions including a major new chapter on the molecular and cellular basis of disease and an enhanced new chapter on Diabetes Mellitus and Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders. This up-to-date account of clinical medicine will see medical students from their first experience with patient contact right through to their MRCP exams.
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