Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine

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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. Today’s readers rely on Davidson’s to provide up-to-date detail of contemporary medical practice, presented in a style that is concise, beautifully illustrated and easy to read. Davidson’s not only provides all of the factual knowledge required to practice medicine, but also explains it in the context of underlying principles, basic science and research evidence, and shows the reader how to apply their knowledge to manage patients who present with problems rather than specific diseases.



Paperback, 1376 Pages

Published: March 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3085-7


  • Part 1 - Principles of medicine

    Good medical practice
    Therapeutics and good prescribing

    Molecular and genetic factors in disease
    Immunological factors in disease
    Environmental and nutritional factors in disease

    Principles of infectious disease
    Ageing and disease

    Part 2 - Practice of medicine

    Critical illness

    Medical psychiatry
    Pain management and palliative care
    Infectious disease

    HIV infection and AIDS
    Sexually transmitted infections
    Clinical biochemistry and metabolism
    Kidney and urinary tract disease
    Cardiovascular disease
    Respiratory disease
    Endocrine disease
    Diabetes mellitus
    Alimentary tract and pancreatic disease
    Liver and biliary tract disease
    Blood disease
    Musculoskeletal disease
    Neurological disease
    Skin disease
    Laboratory reference ranges


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