Goldman's Cecil Medicine - 24th Edition

Goldman's Cecil Medicine

24th Edition

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Authors: Lee Goldman Andrew Schafer
Imprint: Saunders


Since 1927, Goldman’s Cecil Medicine has been the world’s most influential internal medicine reference. Edited by Lee Goldman, MD and Andrew I. Schafer, MD, with associate editors and contributors who number among the most recognized and respected authorities in the field, Cecil continues to set the standard for all other resources of its kind. This dynamic, multi-media reference - with its practical, straight-forward style, accessible organization, evidence-ranked references, and robust online content - is quite simply the fastest and best place to find all of the authoritative, state-of-the-art clinical answers you need.

Key Features

  • Stay on the cutting edge with updates personally selected by Dr. Lee Goldman and regularly integrated directly into each chapter online. More than 400 updates have been made since publication.
  • Simplify and expedite decision making with practical, well-organized, templated chapters that include evidence-ranked references and algorithms to make clinically essential information leap right off the page.

Table of Contents

Cecil medicine, 24th edition

Edited by Lee Goldman and Andrew I. Schafer

Part 1: Social and Ethical Issues in Medicine

1: Approach to Medicine, the Patient, and the Medical Profession: Medicine as a Learned and Humane Profession

Lee Goldman

Editor: Goldman, Lee

2: Bioethics in the Practice of Medicine

Ezekiel Emanuel

Editor: Goldman, Lee

3: Care of Dying Patients and Their Families

Robert Arnold

Editor: Goldman, Lee

4: Cultural Context of Medicine

Victoria M. Taylor

Editor: Goldman, Lee

5: Socioeconomic Issues in Medicine

Steven Schroeder

Editor: Goldman, Lee


Part 2: Principles of Evaluation and Management

6: Approach to the Patient: History and Physical Examination

David Simel

Editor: Goldman, Lee

7: Approach to the Patient with Abnormal Vital Signs

David L. Schriger

Editor: Goldman, Lee

8: Statistical Interpretation of Data

Thomas Newman;Charles McCulloch

Editor: Goldman, Lee

9: Using Data for Clinical Decisions

Thomas Lee

Editor: Goldman, Lee

10: Measuring Health and Health Care

Stephan D. Fihn

Editor: Goldman, Lee

11: Quality of Care and Safety of Patients

Robert Wachter

Editor: Goldman, Lee

12: Comprehensive Chronic Disease Management

Edward H. Wagner

Editor: Goldman, Lee


Part 3: Preventive and Environmental Issues

13: Counseling and Advising for Behavior Changes

F. Daniel Duffy

Editor: Goldman, Lee

14: The Periodic Health Examination

David Atkins

Editor: Goldman, Lee

15: Physical Activity

David M. Buchner



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About the Author

Lee Goldman

Executive Vice President for Health and Biomedical Sciences and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and of Medicine, Harold and Margaret Hatch Professor of the University, Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY

Affiliations and Expertise

Harold and Margaret Hatch Professor, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine, Chief Executive, Columbia University Medical Center, Columbia University, New York, New York

Andrew Schafer

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Director, Richard T. Silver Center for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York