Andreoli and Carpenter

Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Students, residents, and instructors swear by Andreoli and Carpenter’s Cecil Essentials of Medicine because it presents just the right amount of information, just the right way. Edited by the late Thomas E. Andreoli, MD as well as Ivor Benjamin, MD, Robert C. Griggs, MD, and Edward J. Wing, MD, it focuses on core principles and how they apply to patient care, covering everything you need to know to succeed on a medical rotation or residency. Masterful editing and a user-friendly full-color design make absorbing and retaining information as effortless as possible, and Student Consult online access offers convenient, flexible reference to the complete contents of the book plus additional clinical photos and radiologic images, videos demonstrating procedures, audio recordings of heart and lung sounds, and more.


Medical students during their clinical clerkships/rotations in yrs. 3 & 4; residents and professionals in Internal Medicine, Family Practice; another growing area is nurse practitioner and physician assistant programs.

Paperback, 1312 Pages

Published: March 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-6109-0


  • Section I Introduction to Molecular Medicine

    1 Molecular Basis of Human Disease

    Section II Evidence-Based Medicine

    2 Evidence-Based Medicine, Quality of Life, and the Cost of Medicine

    Section III Cardiovascular Disease

    3 Structure and Function of the Normal Heart and Blood Vessels

    4 Evaluation of the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease

    5 Diagnostic Tests and Procedures in the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease

    6 Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy

    7 Congenital Heart Disease

    8 Acquired Valvular Heart Disease

    9 Coronary Heart Disease

    10 Cardiac Arrhythmias

    11 Pericardial and Myocardial Disease

    12 Other Cardiac Topics

    13 Vascular Diseases and Hypertension

    Section IV Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 14 The Lung in Health and Disease

    15 General Approach to Patients with Respiratory Disorders

    16 Evaluating Lung Structure and Function

    17 Obstructive Lung Diseases

    18 Interstitial Lung Diseases

    19 Pulmonary Vascular Disease

    20 Disorders of Respiratory Control

    21 Disorders of the Pleura, Chest Wall, and Mediastinum

    22 Infectious Diseases of the Lung

    23 Essentials in Critical Care Medicine

    24 Neoplastic Disorders of the Lung

    Section V Preoperative and Postoperative Care

    25 Preoperative and Postoperative Care

    Section VI Renal Disease

    26 Elements of Renal Structure and Function

    27 Approach to the Patient with Renal Disease

    28 Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

    29 Glomerular Diseases

    30 Major Nonglomerular Disorders

    31 Vascular Disorders of the Kidney

    32 Acute Kidney Injury

    33 Chronic Renal Failure

    Section VII Gastrointestinal Disease

    34 Common Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease

    A Abdominal Pain

    B Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    C Malabsorption

    D Diarrhea

    35 Endoscopic and Imaging Procedures

    36 Esophageal Disorders

    37 Diseases of the Stomach and Duodenum

    38 Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    39 Neoplasms of the Tastrointestinal Tract

    40 Diseases of the Pancreas

    Section VIII Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System

    41 Laboratory Tests in Liver Disease

    42 Jaundice

    43 Acute and Chronic Hepatitis

    44 Fulminant Hepatic Failure

    45 Cirrhosis of the Liver and Its Complications

    46 Disorders of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tract

    Section IX Hematologic Disease

    47 Hematopoiesis and Hematopoietic Failure

    48 Clonal Disorders of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell

    49 Disorders of Red Blood Cells

    50 Clinical Disorders of Neutrophils

    51 Disorders of Lymphocytes

    52 Normal Hemostasis

    53 Disorders of Hemostasis: Bleeding

    54 Disorders of Hemostasis: Thrombosis

    Section X Oncologic Disease

    55 Cancer Etiology: Oncogenes And Environmental/Toxic Factors

    56 Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention

    57 Solid Tumors

    58 Complications of Cancer

    59 Principles of Cancer Treatment

    Section XI Metabolic Disease

    60 Obesity

    61 Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

    62 Malnutrition, Nutritional Assessment And Nutritional Support In Adult Patients

    63 Disorders of Lipid Metabolism

    64 Disorders of Metals and Metalloproteins

    Section XII Endocrine Disease

    65 Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis

    66 The Thyroid Gland

    67 The Adrenal Gland

    68 Male Reproductive Endocrinology

    69 Diabetes Mellitus

    70 Hypoglycemia

    Section XIII Women’s Health

    71 Women’s Health Topics

    A Introduction

    B Preventive Health Recommendations for Women

    C Health Issues Across the Life of Course

    D. Special Topics

    Section XIV Men’s Health

    72 Men’s Health Topics

    A Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    B Prostatitis

    C Erectile Dysfunction

    D Carcinomas of Men

    E Benign Scrotal Diseases

    Section XV Diseases of Bone and Bone Mineral Metabolism

    73 Normal Physiology of Bone And Mineral Homeostasis

    74 Disorders of Serum Minerals

    75 Metabolic Bone Diseases

    76 Osteoporosis

    77 Paget’s Disease of Bone

    Section XVI Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disease

    78 Approach to The Patient with Rheumatic Disease

    79 Rheumatoid Arthritis

    80 Spondyloarthropathies

    81 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    82 Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

    83 Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)

    84 Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies

    85 Sjögren’s Syndrome

    86 Vasculitides

    87 Crystal Arthropathies

    88 Osteoarthritis

    89 Nonarticular Soft Tissue Disorders

    90 Rheumatic Manifestations of Systemic Disorders

    Section XVII Infectious Disease

    91 Organisms That Infect Humans

    92 Host Defenses Against Infection

    93 Laboratory Diagnosis Of Infectious Diseases

    94 Antimicrobial Therapy

    95 Fever and Febrile Syndromes

    96 Bacteremia and Sepsis Syndrome

    97 Infections of the Nervous System

    98 Infections of the Head and Neck

    99 Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract

    100 Infections of the Heart and Vessels

    101 Skin And Soft Tissue Infections

    102 Intra-Abdominal Abscess and Peritonitis

    103 Infectious Diarrhea

    104 Infections Involving Bones and Joints

    105 Infections of The Urinary Tract

    106 Healthcare-Associated Infections

    107 Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    108 Hiv Infection and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    109 Infections in tThe Immunocompromised Host

    110 Infectious Diseases of Travelers: Protozoal and Helminthic Infections

    Section XVIII Bioterrorism

    111 Bioterrorism

    Section XIX Neurologic Disease

    112 Neurologic Evaluation of the Patient

    113 Disorders of Consciousness

    114 Disorders oOf Sleep

    115 Cortical Syndromes

    116 Dementia and Memory Disturbances

    117 Disorders of Mood And Behavior

    118 Disorders of Thermal Regulation

    119 Headache, Neck Pain, and Other Painful Disorders

    120 Disorders of Vision and Hearing

    121 Dizziness

    122 Disorders of the Motor System

    123 Developmental qnd Neurocutaneous Disorders

    124 Cerebrovascular Disease

    125 Trauma to Head and Spine

    126 Epilepsy

    127 Central Nervous System Tumors

    128 Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System

    129 Demyelinating and Inflammatory Disorders

    130 Neuromuscular Diseases: Disorders of the Motor Neuron and Plex and Peripheral Nerve Disease

    131 Muscle Diseases

    132 Neuromuscular Junction Disease

    Section XX The Aging Patient

    133 The Aging Patient

    Section XXI Palliative Care

    134 Palliative Care

    Section XXII Alcohol and Substance Abuse

    135 Alcohol and Substance Abuse


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