Key Features

  • Offers content expanded from the Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient, 6th Edition, a well-established source of focused clinical guidance.
  • Covers nearly 400 diseases and disorders, including 200 important new topics not found in the Practical Guide.
  • Organizes disorders alphabetically for speedy reference.
  • Summarizes each condition's definition, diagnosis, etiology, treatment, and clinical pearls at a glance.
  • Embodies the expertise of world-respected author Fred Ferri, MD, FACP, for information readers can depend on.

Table of Contents

1. Abscess, brain
2. Abscess, breast
3. Abscess, liver
4. Abscess, lung
5. Abscess, pelvic
6. Abscess, perirectal
7. Acetaminophen poisoning
8. Achalasia
9. Acidosis, metabolic
10. Acidosis, respiratory
11. Acoustic neuroma
12. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
13. Acromegaly
14. Actinomycosis
15. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
16. Acute tubular necrosis (ATN)
17. Addison’s disease (Primary adrenocortical insufficiency)
18. Alcohol withdrawal
19. Alkalosis, metabolic
20. Alkalosis, respiratory
21. Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
22. Altitude sickness
23. Amaurosis fugax
24. Amebiasis
25. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
26. Anaerobic infections
27. Anaphylaxis
28. Anemia, aplastic
29. Anemia, autoimmune hemolytic
30. Anemia, iron deficiency
31. Anemia, macrocytic
32. Anemia, microcytic
33. Anemia, normocytic
34. Anemia, pernicious
35. Anemia, sideroblastic
36. Aneurysm, abdominal aorta
37. Angina pectoris
38. Angioedema
39. Ankylosing spondylitis
40. Anorexia nervosa
41. Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
42. Aortic dissection
43. Aortic regurgitation
44. Aortic stenosis
45. Appendicitis
46. Arthritis, infectious
47. Arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid
48. Arthritis, psoriatic
49. Asbestosis
50. Ascariasis
51. Aseptic necrosis
52. Aspergillosis
53. Asthma
54. Astrocytoma
55. Ataxia telengiectasia
56. Atelectasis
57. Atrial fibrillation
58. Atrial flutter
59. Atrial myxoma
60. Atrial septal defect
61. Babesiosis
62. Baker cyst
63. Balanitis
64. Barrett’s esophagus
65. Behcet’s disease
66. Bell’s palsy
67. Bite wounds
68. Blastomycosis
69. Blepharitis
70. Botulism
71. Bronchiectasis
72. Budd-Chiari syndrome
73. Bulimia nervosa
74. Carbon monoxide poisoning
75. Carcin

Details

No. of pages:
440
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323035927
Electronic ISBN:
9780323078597

About the editor

Fred Ferri

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island