Netter's Internal Medicine Book & Online Access at

Gain fast, easy visual access to the problems most often encountered in practice! This resource combines hundreds of exquisite Netter images - including several new paintings created especially for this book - with concise summaries of the most current medical thinking on common diseases/conditions, diagnostics, treatments, and protocols - for a single easy-to-use quick-reference guide. Instructive and memorable Netter plates provide a rich visual understanding of every concept. The result is a superb source for ongoing clinical reference as well as patient and staff education.  Check out the companion website at

Hardbound, 1588 Pages

Published: May 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-4997-5


  • I. Common Clinical Challenges

    1. Practicing in the Modern Environment – Patient Safety, Medical Errors, Malpractice (NEW)
    2. Screening - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention/Wellness Examination" (NEW)
    3. Diagnostic Testing: The Example of Thromboembolism (PE/DVT)
    4. Obesity
    5. Evaluation and Treatment of Chronic Pain
    6. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    7. Poisoning and Drug Overdose

    II. Disorders of the Upper RespiratoryTract and Oropharynx

    8. Pharyngitis
    9. Rhinosinusitis
    10. Rhinitis:Allergic and Idiopathic
    11. Common Oral Lesions (Title Change)
    12. Acute Otitis Externa
    13. Acute Otitis Media
    14. Hoarseness
    15. Vocal Cord Dysfunction (NEW)
    16. Neck Masses in Adults

    III. Disorders of the Respiratory System

    17. Cough
    18. Community-Acquired Pneumonia
    19. Pleural Effusions and Pneumothorax
    20. Asthma
    21. Bronchitis: Acute and Chronic (NEW)
    22. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    23. Restrictive Lung Disease, Including Interstitial Lung Disease (NEW)
    24. Environmental Lung Diseases (NEW)

    IV. Disorders of the Cardiovascular System

    25. Hypertension
    26. Hypertension Secondary to Renovascular Diseases
    27. Hypertension Secondary to Diseases of the Adrenal Gland
    28. Angina Pectoris
    29. Myocardial Infarction
    30. Electrocardiography and Functional Testing (NEW)
    31. Peripheral Vascular Disease
    32. Congenital and Valvular Heart Disease
    33. Cardiomyopathies (NEW)
    34. Heart Failure
    35. Hypercholesterolemia: Evaluation and Treatment
    36. Cardiac Arrhythmias
    37. Atrial Fibrillation (NEW)
    38. Syncope (NEW)

    V. Disorders of Endocrinology and Metabolism

    39. Diabetes and PreDiabetes: Diagnosis and Treatment
    40. Prevention and Treatment of complications of Diabetes
    41. Hypothyroidism
    42. Thyrotoxicosis
    43. Hyperparathyroidism
    44. Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex
    45. Pituitary Diseases
    46. Hirsutism
    47. Hypogonadism in the Male
    48. Osteoporosis
    49. Paget ’s Disease of Bone

    VI. Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    50. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    51. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    52. Helicobacter Pylori Infection and Associated Disorders
    53. Gastrointestinal Bleeding (NEW)
    54. Cholelithiasis
    55. Pancreatitis
    56. Diarrhea: Acute and Chronic
    57. Constipation
    58. Common Anorectal Disorders and Colonic Diseases
    59. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    60. Inflammatory Diseases of the GI Tract
    61. Esophageal Disorders: Dysphagia (NEW)
    62. Diseases of the Liver - Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Drug Induced Liver Diseases, and Abnormal Liver Function Tests (NEW)
    63. Viral Hepatitis: Acute and Chronic Disease
    64. Cirrhosis
    65. Celiac Disease

    VII. Disorders of Coagulation and Thrombosis

    66. Hypercoagulable States
    67. Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
    68. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
    69. Anticoagulation Management: Periprocedural, During Pregnancy, Supratherapeutic Levels/Complications of Therapy (NEW)
    70. Bleeding Disorders

    VIII. Hematologic Disorders

    71. Anemias
    72. Bone Marrow Failure States
    73. Blood Component Therapy
    74. Malignant Lymphomas
    75. Leukemias
    76. Multiple Myeloma/Monoclonal Gammopathy of Unknown Significance (NEW)
    77. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    IX. Oncologic Disorders

    78. Lung Cancer
    79. Colorectal Cancer
    80. Breast Cancer
    81. Prostate Cancer
    82. Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer
    83. Skin Cancer
    84. Cancer of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx
    85. Cervical Neoplasia
    86. Testicular Cancer (NEW)
    87. Thyroid Cancer (NEW)
    88. Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Cancer

    X. Infectious Diseases

    89. Fever of Unknown Origin
    90. Septicemia
    91. Staphylococcal Infections
    92. Cellulitis (NEW)
    93. Endocarditis
    94. Meningitis
    95. Septic Arthritis (NEW)
    96. Osteomyelitis (NEW)
    97. Catheter Infections (NEW)
    98. Influenza
    99. Infectious Mononucleosis
    100. Herpes Simplex Virus Infections
    101. Varicella-Zoster Infections
    102. Encephalitis (NEW)
    103. Pulmonary Tuberculosis
    104. Fungal Infections (NEW)
    105. Parasitic Infections
    106. Malaria
    107. Infectious Diseases in Travelers

    XI. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    108. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
    109. Nongonococcal Urethritis and Mucopurulent Cervicitis
    110. Gonorrhea
    111. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (NEW)
    112. Genital Warts
    113. Syphilis

    XII. Disorders of the Reproductive System

    114. Contraception (NEW)
    115. Common Problems in Pregnancy
    116. Diabetes in Pregnancy
    117. Menstrual Disorders
    118. Endometriosis
    119. Menopause
    120. Erectile Dysfunction

    XIII. Neurologic Disorders

    121. Disorders of Consciousness: Persistent Vegetative State, etc. (NEW)
    122. The Radiculopathies: Cervical, Lumbar, Spinal Stenosis (NEW)
    123. Peripheral Neuropathy
    124. Migraine Headache
    125. Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attacks
    126. Vertigo
    127. Sleep Disorders
    128. Epilepsy
    129. Tremor
    130. Parkinson’s Disease
    131. Bell’s Palsy
    132. Trigeminal Neuralgia
    133. Multiple Sclerosis
    134. Myasthenia Gravis

    XIV. Disorders of the Kidney and Urinary Tract

    135. Urinary Tract Infection
    136. Bladder Function Disorders
    137. Microscopic Hematuria (NEW)
    138. Urinary Stone Disease (Nephrolithiasis)
    139. Chronic Kidney Disease
    140. Acute Renal Failure
    141. Glomerulonephritis
    142. Nephrotic Syndrome

    XV. Disorders of the Immune System, Connective Tissue and Joints

    143. Osteoarthritis
    144. Low Back Pain in Adults
    145. Fibromyalgia/Regional Pain Syndromes (NEW)
    146. Gout
    147. Calcium Crystal Diseases
    148. Autoinflammatory Syndromes (NEW)
    149. Vasculitis
    150. Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis
    151. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    152. Antiphospholipid Syndrome (NEW)
    153. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    154. Scleroderma
    155. Spondyloarthropathies
    156. Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis (NEW)

    XVI. Ocular Diseases

    157. Myopia and Common Refractive Disorders
    158. Common Eye Diseases (NEW)
    159. Glaucoma
    160. Diabetic Retinopathy

    XVII. Psychiatric Disorders

    161. Personality Disorders (NEW)
    162. Anxiety and Panic
    163. Depression
    164. Grief
    165. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (NEW)
    166. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
    167. Schizophrenia
    168. Emotional and Behavioral Problems Among Adolescents and Young Adults
    169. Alcohol and Substance Dependence and Abuse

    XVIII. Disorders of the Skin

    170. Urticaria
    171. Eczema and Other Common Dermatoses
    172. Contact Dermatitis (NEW)
    173. Psoriasis
    174. Bullous Skin Disease
    175. Alopecia
    176. Scabies and Pediculosis

    XIX. Geriatric Medicine

    177. Drug Therapy in the Elderly: Appropriate Prescribing for the Older Patient
    178. Falls (NEW)
    179. Hypertension in the Elderly
    180. Delirium
    181. Dementia
    182. End of Life Decision Making (NEW)


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