Mosby's Handbook of Diseases

3rd Edition

Authors:

  • Rae Langford
  • June Thompson
    • Print ISBN 9780323030113

    Key Features

    • Alphabetical Organization of diseases and conditions makes information easy to locate.
    • A to Z Color Tabs for each letter of the alphabet allow for quick reference in the clinical setting.
    • Each disease and condition entry follows a consistent format to enable readers to find essential information quickly and with ease, and includes the following:
      • Definition of the disease or condition
      • Description of its etiology and incidence
      • Gender and lifespan considerations
      • Underlying pathophysiology
      • Common clinical manifestations
      • Complications associated with the disease or condition
      • Frequently ordered diagnostic tests
    • Therapeutic management includes indications for surgery, common medications, general therapeutic interventions, long-term management regarding prevention and promotion, family and patient education
    • Drug highlights tables.
    • Heavily Crossed-Referenced Content lists diseases and conditions by both their scientific as well as common name.
    • No Specific Nursing Terminology is used in the content making the book more appealing to a broad market - all practicing nurses, nursing students, allied health personnel, as well as the general public.
    • Diagnostic Test Results are listed for each disease to allow readers to know what results indicate the presence of a certain disease or condition.
    • Therapeutic Management is explained and issues such as surgery and drugs are discussed.
    • Risk Factors are included where appropriate to help readers find specific factors that may increase the risk for various diseases and conditions.
    • Two-color design highlights important information and enhances visual appeal.

    Table of Contents

    (* indicates new content)

    A
    Abruptio placentae
    Abuse
    Acne vulgaris
    Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
    Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    *ADD/ADHD (child and adult perspective)
    Adenovirus
    Adrenal insufficiency, primary
    Aldosteronism, primary
    *Alopecia
    Alzheimer's disease
    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Anal fissure
    Anaphylaxis
    Anemia
    Angina pectoris
    Ankylosing spondylitis
    Anorectal abscess
    Anorectal fistula
    Anorexia nervosa
    *Anthrax
    Anxiety disorders
    Aortic aneurysm
    Appendicitis
    Arthritis
    Asbestosis
    Asthma
    *Autism / Asperger's - peds
    B
    *Back pain, low (acute and chronic)
    Bell's palsy
    Black lung disease
    Bladder cancer
    Blepharitis
    Bone cancer
    Brain abscess
    Brain tumor
    Breast cancer
    Bronchiectasis
    Bronchiolitis
    Bronchitis
    Bulimia nervosa
    Burns
    Bursitis
    C
    Cancer
    Cardiac tamponade
    Cardiomyopathy
    Carpal tunnel syndrome
    Cataract
    Cellulitis
    Cerebral aneurysm
    Cerebral palsy
    Cerebrovascular accident
    Cervical cancer
    Chickenpox
    Chlamydia trachomatis
    Cholecystitis
    Choledocholithiasis
    Cholelithiasis
    Chronic fatigue syndrome
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Cirrhosis
    Cold, common
    Colorectal cancer
    Congestive heart failure
    Conjunctivitis
    Corneal ulcer
    Coronary artery disease
    Crohn's disease
    Croup
    Cushing's syndrome
    Cystic fibrosis
    Cystitis
    Cysts
    *Cytomegalic inclusion disease / cytomegalovirus
    - peds
    D
    *Delirium
    *Dementia
    Depression
    Dermatitis
    Diabetes insipidus
    Diabetes mellitus
    Diarrhea
    Diphtheria
    Diverticular disease
    Dysmenorrhea
    E
    Ebola virus
    Eclampsia
    Eczema
    Emphysema
    Encephalitis
    Endocarditis
    Endometriosis
    Epididymitis
    Epiglottitis
    Epilepsy
    Epistaxis
    Esophageal cancer
    Esophageal varices
    Esophagitis
    F
    Fibrocystic breast disease
    Food poisoning
    Fro

    Details

    No. of pages:
    808
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323030113