Goldman's Cecil Medicine,Expert Consult Premium Edition -- Enhanced Online Features and Print, Single Volume,24: Goldman's Cecil Medicine

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 2655 pages

Since 1927, Goldman's Cecil Medicine has been the world's most influential internal medicine reference. Edited by Lee Goldman, MD and Andrew I. Schafer, MD, with associate editors and contributors who number among the most recognized and respected authorities in the field, Cecil continues to set the standard for all other resources of its kind. This dynamic, multi-media reference - with its practical, straight-forward style, accessible organization, evidence-ranked references, and robust online content - is quite simply the fastest and best place to find all of the authoritative, state-of-the-art clinical answers you need. Definitive, unbiased, evidence-based guidance is at your fingertips in print and online at www.expertconsult.com, with regular updates by Dr. Goldman to ensure that the content is as current as the day the book was published! More successfully than other resources, it lets you optimally understand, diagnose, and treat any medical disorder you encounter in practice. Its focused coverage nimbly integrates the latest developments in biology with current evidence-based diagnosis and therapy - including medication doses. A dynamic, masterfully organized format delivers fast access to the actionable information you need.



Stay on the cutting edge with updates personally selected by Dr. Lee Goldman and regularly integrated directly into each chapter online.

Simplify and expedite decision making with practical, well-organized, templated chapters that include evidence-ranked references and algorithms to make clinically essential information leap right off the page.

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Stay current with the latest knowledge and evidence-based practices. Comprehensive updates throughout include a brand-new chapter on "Applications of Molecular Technologies to Clinical Medicine," a completely revamped section on infectious diseases, and coverage of the very latest cardiovascular techniques and treatments.

Be certain with expert, dependable, accurate answers from Dr. Goldman and an editorial team that is a veritable "who's who" of modern medicine - including Jeffrey Drazen, MD, Editor-in-Chief of the New England Journal of Medicine and new associate editor Wendy Levinson, MD, 2009-2010 Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Almost all contributors currently hold positions as Chairs of Internal Medicine departments around the U.S. and Canada and all are at the forefront of their respective subspecialty areas.

Reference information more quickly thanks to a new, streamlined print format and easily searchable online access to supplemental figures, tables, algorithms, additional references, and expanded discussions as well as procedural videos, Seldom Asked Questions, and case studies.



Cecil - the best internal medicine resource available since 1927 - far exceeds the competition in versatility, ease-of-use and up-to-datedness.

 

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Contents

VIDEO CONTENTS
xli
SECTION I SOCIAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN MEDICINE
1
SECTION II PRINCIPLES OF EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT
21
SECTION III PREVENTIVE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
49
SECTION IV AGING AND GERIATRIC MEDICINE
97
SECTION V CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
123
SECTION VI GENETICS
183
SECTION VII PRINCIPLES OF IMMUNOLOGY AND INFLAMMATION
213
ASSOCIATE EDITORS
v
PREFACE
vii
CONTRIBUTORS
ix
Table of contents
xxxi
VIDEO CONTENTS
xli
SECTION XVI METABOLIC DISEASES
1339
SECTION XVII NUTRITIONAL DISEASES
1379
SECTION XVIII ENDOCRINE DISEASES
1419

SECTION VIII CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
245
SECTION IX RESPIRATORY DISEASES
511
SECTION X CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
623
SECTION XI RENAL AND GENITOURINARY DISEASES
707
SECTION XII GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES
827
SECTION XIII DISEASES OF THE LIVER GALLBLADDER AND BILE DUCTS
951
SECTION XIV HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES
1021
SECTION XV ONCOLOGY
1163
INDEX
1
Front cover
87
QUICK REFERENCE QR VIDEO ACCESS
89
Title page
iii
Copyright page
iv
SECTION XIX WOMENS HEALTH
1547
SECTION XX DISEASES OF BONE AND MINERAL METABOLISM
1575
SECTION XXI DISEASES OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY
1611
SECTION XXII RHEUMATIC DISEASES
1647
SECTION XXIII INFECTIOUS DISEASES
1759
SECTION XXIV HIV AND THE ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME
2169
SECTION XXV NEUROLOGY
2227
SECTION XXVI EYE EAR NOSE AND THROAT DISEASES
2425
SECTION XXVII MEDICAL CONSULTATION
2473
SECTION XXVIII SKIN DISEASES
2497
Appendix LABORATORY REFERENCE INTERVALS AND VALUES
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INDEX
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Executive Vice President for Health and Biomedical Sciences and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and of Medicine, Harold and Margaret Hatch Professor of the University, Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY

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