Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9781416061090, 9781455753543

Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine

8th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: Ivor Benjamin Robert Griggs Edward Wing J. Gregory Fitz Thomas Andreoli
Paperback ISBN: 9781416061090
eBook ISBN: 9781455753543
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th March 2010
Page Count: 1312

Table of Contents

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 Mal


Description

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.

Key Features

    • New chapters on "Pre- and Post-Operative Care" and "Palliative Care," plus the integration of molecular biology and other new horizons in medicine, familiarize you with the most current clinical concepts.

    • 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.

    • An expanded International Editorial Board provides increased input from respected practitioners worldwide.

Details

No. of pages:
1312
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455753543
eBook ISBN:
9780323278393
eBook ISBN:
9781437726732
Paperback ISBN:
9780808924289
Paperback ISBN:
9781416061090

About the Authors

Ivor Benjamin Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Cell Biology, and Surgery; Director, Cardiovascular Center; Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; Vice Chair, Translational Research, Department of Medicine; Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Robert Griggs Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics; University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; Rochester, New York

Edward Wing Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine; The Warren Alpert Medical School; Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

J. Gregory Fitz Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost; Dean, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Dallas, Texas

Thomas Andreoli Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Physiology, University of Arkansas College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR