Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine - 10th Edition - ISBN: 9780702078682, 9780702078705

Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine

10th Edition

Editors: Adam Feather David Randall Mona Waterhouse
Paperback ISBN: 9780702078682
Paperback ISBN: 9780702078699
eBook ISBN: 9780702078705
eBook ISBN: 9780702078712
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th June 2020
Page Count: 1564

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Now in its tenth edition, Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine is fully updated and revised under a new team of editors.
Featuring new chapters covering:
o Diagnosis: the art of being a doctor – helping readers to develop a confident clinical method in interactions with patients
o Elderly medicine, frailty and multimorbidity
o Public health
o Surgery
o Evidence-based medicine
o Sepsis and the treatment of bacterial infection 
o Haematological Oncology
o Venous thromboembolic disease
o Hypertension
o Men’s health
Enhanced clinical skills content has been added to most chapters - helping readers tailor history-taking and examination skills to specific specialty-based contexts.
Bonus online content - including self-assessment, common clinical and international cases, cardiovascular and respiratory audio material, clinical examination videos and bite-sized topic pages covering major conditions.
Heavily revised throughout with smaller chapters to ease navigation, added introductions and system overviews included for most chapters.

Key Features

Edited by Adam Feather, MBBS, FRCP, FAcadMEd; David Randall, MA, MRCP; and Mona Waterhouse, MA, MRCP

Contributors comprise consultants at the top of their fields, paired with younger doctors closer to the exam experience, to ensure authority and relevance.

Enhanced e-book accompanies the print book, for ease of transportation and use on the move.

International Advisory Board, led by Professor Janaka de Silva and Professor Senaka Rajapakse, providing guidance for global coverage from across the world.

Contributions to the e-book by members of the International Advisory Board to amplify areas of clinical importance in their parts of the world.

Table of Contents

1 Diagnosis: the art of being a doctor

2 Human genetics

3 Immunity

4 Evidence-based practice

5 Ethical practice

6 Malignant disease

7 Palliative care and symptom control

8 Sepsis and the treatment of bacterial infection

9 Water, electrolytes and acid–base balance

10 Critical care medicine

11 Surgery

12 Prescribing, therapeutics and toxicology

13 Global Health

14 Public health

15 Geriatric medicine, frailty and multimorbidity

16 Haematology

17 Haematological Oncology

18 Rheumatology

19 Bone disease

20 Infectious diseases and tropical medicine

21 Endocrinology

22 Dermatology

23 Diabetes mellitus

24 Lipid and inherited metabolic disorders

25 Liaison psychiatry

26 Neurology

27 Ear, nose and throat, and eye disease

28 Respiratory disease

29 Venous thromboembolic disease

30 Cardiology

31 Hypertension

32 Gastroenterology

33 Nutrition

34 Liver disease

35 Biliary tract and pancreatic disease

36 Kidney and urinary tract disease

37 Sexually transmitted infections and HIV

38 Obstetric medicine

39 Women's health

40 Men's health

41 Environmental medicine


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About the Editors

Adam Feather

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Physician and Clinical Director, St Mary's Hospital, The Isle of Wight

David Randall

Mona Waterhouse