Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine - 9th Edition - ISBN: 9780702066016, 9780702066009

Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine

9th Edition

Editors: Adam Feather David Randall Mona Waterhouse
eBook ISBN: 9780702066009
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 29th June 2016
Page Count: 1456

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The ninth edition of this best-selling textbook of clinical medicine builds even further on its formidable, prize-winning formula of excellence, comprehensiveness and accessibility.

‘This book is stunning in its breadth and ease-of-use. It still remains the "gold standard", thorough guide to clinical medicine its forefathers were.’ BMA Medical Book Awards judges.

New to this edition:

  • 2 new chapters: Global Health and Women’s Health.
  • 25 new authors.
  • New online editor, Adam Feather, with a team of young doctors to augment the e-book which accompanies the print book with clinical tips, key learning points, drug tips, learning challenges, case studies and MCQs.
  • Full text redesign to incorporate:

New system overview diagrams for clinical chapters.

New coloured headings to help identify content relating to disease, management, investigations etc.

New icons to aid text navigation.

11 new members and a new co-editor, Senaka Rajapakse, of the International Advisory Board.

Key Features

Edited by Kumar and Clark, clinicians and educators of world-renowned expertise.

Authors 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

Section 1 Good medical practice

1. Ethics, law and communication

Deborah Bowman, Annie Cushing

2. Clinical pharmacology

Michael Rawlins, Munir Pirmohamed

3. Palliative medicine and symptom control

Miriam J Johnson, Gail E Eva, Sara Booth

4. Global health

Babulal Sethia, Parveen Kumar

5. Environmental medicine

Michael L Clark

6. Poisoning

Allister Vale, Sally Bradberry

Section 2 Clinical sciences

7. Molecular cell biology and human genetics

David P Kelsell, Kenneth J Linton

8. The immune system and disease

Mark Peakman, Matthew Buckland

9. Water, electrolytes and acid–base balance

M Magdi Yaqoob, Kieran McCafferty

10. Nutrition

Marinos Elia, Susan Lanham-New

Section 3 Clinical practice

11. Infectious disease

Gavin Barlow, William L Irving, Peter J Moss

12. Sexually transmitted infections and HIV

Janet Wilson, Jane Anderson

13. Gastrointestinal disease

James Lindsay, Louise Langmead, Sean L Preston

14. Liver disease

Graham Foster, Alastair O’Brien

15. Biliary tract and pancreatic disease

David Westaby, Christopher Wadsworth

16. Haematological disease

Michael F Murphy, K John Pasi, Adam Mead

17. Malignant disease

Christopher J Gallagher, Matthew Smith, Jonathan Shamash

18. Rheumatic disease

Anisur Rahman, Ian Giles

19. Bone disease

Donncha O’Gradaigh, Richard Conway

20. Kidney and urinary tract disease

M Magdi Yaqoob, Neil Ashman

21. Neurological disease

Paul Jarman

22. Psychological medicine

Julius Bourke, Peter D White

23. Cardiovascular disease

Nicholas H Bunce, Robin Ray

24. Respiratory disease

Anthony J Frew, Sarah R Doffman, Katharine Hurt, Rachel Buxton-Thomas

25. Critical care medicine

Charles J Hinds, Rupert M Pearse, Michael O’Dwyer

26. Endocrine disease

Miles J Levy, Helena Gleeson

27. Diabetes mellitus

Edwin AM Gale, John V Anderson

28. Lipid and metabolic disorders

John V Anderson

29. Women’s health

Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Lesley Regan

30. Ear, nose and throat and eye disease

Francis Vaz, Nishchay Mehta, Robin D Hamilton

31. Skin disease

David G Paige, Sarah Wakelin


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29th June 2016
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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