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Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine

Students, residents, and instructors swear by Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine because it presents just the right amount of information, just the right way. This updated edition has been revised to provide the most current, easy-to-digest review of internal medicine. Comprehensive yet concise, it focuses on the high-yield core knowledge important to those established in or just entering the field. Excellent images and photographs vividly illustrate the appearance and clinical features of disease. Full-color design makes absorbing and retaining information as effortless as possible. Highlights the core principles of medicine and how they apply to patient care. Focused revision reduces the number of pages from the previous edition, providing more high-yield core information in an accessible format. Clear, concise writing style facilitates comprehension, while new figures, tables, and end-of-chapter references enhance readability and retention. Consistent format provides clarity. Each section describes key physiology and biochemistry, followed by comprehensive accounts of the diseases of the organ system or field covered in the chapters. Brand-new chapters on Thrombosis and Head and Neck Infections ensure coverage of the topics most relevant to each reader's needs. Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience includes web-only extras, additional figures and tables, clinical photos, radiologic images, video procedures, imaging studies, and audio recordings, in addition to the fully searchable text and all of the images from the book. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should online access to the web site be discontinued.
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Section I: Introduction to Molecular Medicine 1. Molecular Basis of Human Disease ��Ivor J. Benjamin Section II: Cardiovascular Disease 2. Structure and Function of the Normal Heart and Blood Vessels ��Nicole L. Lohr and Ivor J. Benjamin 3. Evaluation of the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease ��James Kleczka and Ivor J. Benjamin 4. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures in the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease ��Ivor J. Benjamin 5. Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy ��Nunzio A.�Gaglianello, Claudius Mahr, and Ivor J. Benjamin 6. Congenital Heart Disease ��Scott Cohen and Michael G. Earing 7. Valvular Heart Disease ��Timothy D.�Woods 8. Coronary Heart Disease ��Michael P. Cinquegrani 9. Cardiac Arrhythmias ��Marci G. Berger, Jason C. Rubenstein, and James A. Roth� 10. Pericardial and Myocardial Disease ��Jennifer L. Strande, Panayotis Fasseas, and Ivor J. Benjamin 11. Other Cardiac Topics ��Mohamed F. Algahim, Robert B. Love, and Ivor J. Benjamin 12. Vascular Diseases and Hypertension ��Wanpen Vongpatanasin and Ronald G. Victor Section III: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 13. Lung in Health and Disease ��Sharon Rounds and Matthew D. Jankowich 14. General Approach to Patients with Respiratory Disorders ��Rizwan Aziz and Brian Casserly 15. Evaluating Lung Structure and Function ��Jigme M. Sethi and F. Dennis McCool 16. Obstructive Lung Diseases ��Matthew D. Jankowich 17. Interstitial Lung Diseases ��Matthew D. Jankowich 18. Pulmonary Vascular Diseases ��Sharon Rounds and Matthew D. Jankowich 19. Disorders of Respiratory Control ��Sharon Rounds and Matthew D. Jankowich 20. Disorders of the Pleura, Mediastinum, and Chest Wall ��Eric J. Gartman and F. Dennis McCool 21. Infectious Diseases of the Lung ��Narendran Selvakumar, Brian Casserly, and Sharon Rounds 22. Essentials in Critical Care Medicine ��Narendran Selvakumar, Brian Casserly and Sharon Rounds 23. Neoplastic Disorders of the Lung ��Lauren M. Catalano and Jason M. Aliotta Section IV: Preoperative and Postoperative Care 24. Preoperative and Postoperative Care ��Prashant Vaishnava and Kim A. Eagle Section V: Renal Disease 25. Renal Structure and Function ��Orson W. Moe and�Javier A. Neyra� 26. Approach to the Patient with Renal Disease ��Rajiv Agarwal 27. Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders ��Biff F. Palmer 28. Glomerular Diseases ��Sanjeev Sethi, An De Vriese, and Fernando C. Fervenza 29. Major Nonglomerular Disorders of the Kidney ��Nilum Rajora, Shani Shastri, and Ramesh Saxena 30. Vascular Disorders of the Kidney ��Jeffrey S. Berns 31. Acute Kidney Injury ��Mark A. Perazella and�Jeffrey M. Turner 32. Chronic Kidney Disease ��Kerri L. Cavanaugh and�T. Alp Ikizler Section VI: Gastrointestinal Disease 33. Common Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease ��M. Michael Wolfe A. Abdominal Pain ��Charles M. Bliss Jr. and M. Michael Wolfe B. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage ��D. Roy Ferguson and M. Michael Wolfe C. Malabsorption ��Sharmeel K.�Wasan, Elihu Schimmel, and M. Michael Wolfe D. Diarrhea ��John S. Maxwell and M. Michael Wolfe 34. Endoscopic and Imaging Procedures ��Christopher S. Huang and M. Michael Wolfe 35. Esophageal Disorders ��Carla Maradey-Romero, Ronnie Fass, and M. Michael Wolfe 36. Diseases of the Stomach and Duodenum ��Robert C. Lowe and M. Michael Wolfe 37. Inflammatory Bowel Disease ��Hannah L. Miller and Francis A. Farraye 38. Diseases of the Pancreas ��David R. Lichtenstein Section VII: Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System 39. Laboratory Tests in Liver Disease ��Shaheryar A. Siddiqui and Michael B. Fallon 40. Jaundice ��Klaus E. M�nkem�ller, Helmut Neumann, and Michael B. Fallon 41. Acute and Chronic Hepatitis ��Jen-Jung Pan and Michael B. Fallon 42. Acute Liver Failure ��Brendan M. McGuire and Michael B. Fallon 43. Cirrhosis of the Liver and its Complications ��Shaheryar A. Siddiqui and Michael B. Fallon 44. Disorders of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tract ��Matthew P. Spinn and Michael B. Fallon Section VIII: Hematologic Disease 45. Hematopoiesis and Hematopoietic Failure ��Eunice S. Wang and Nancy Berliner 46. Clonal Disorders of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell ��Eunice S. Wang and Nancy Berliner 47. Disorders of Red Blood Cells ��Michal G. Rose and Nancy Berliner 48. Clinical Disorders of Neutrophils ��Michal G. Rose and Nancy Berliner 49. Disorders of Lymphocytes ��Jill Lacy and Stuart Seropian 50. Normal Hemostasis ��Alexa J. Siddon, Henry M. Rinder, and Christopher A. Tormey� 51. Disorders of Hemostasis: Bleeding ��Christopher A. Tormey and Henry M. Rinder 52. Disorders of Hemostasis: Thrombosis ��Richard Torres and Henry M. Rinder Section IX: Oncologic Disease 53. Cancer Biology ��Aram F. Hezel 54. Cancer Epidemiology ��Gary H. Lyman and�Nicole M. Kuderer 55. Principles of Cancer Therapy ��Davendra P.S. Sohal and Alok A. Khorana 56. Lung Cancer ��Patrick C. Ma 57. Gastrointestinal Cancers ��Davendra P.S. Sohal and Alok A. Khorana 58. Genitourinary Cancers ��Robert Dreicer, Jorge Garcia, Timothy Gilligan, and Brian Rini 59. Breast Cancer ��Nicole M. Kuderer and Gary H. Lyman 60. Other Solid Tumors ��Michael J. McNamara 61. Complications of Cancer and Cancer Treatment ��Bassam Estfan and Alok A. Khorana Section X: Endocrine Disease�and Metabolic Disease 62. Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis ��Kawaljeet Kaur and Diana Maas 63. Thyroid Gland ��Theodore C. Friedman 64. Adrenal Gland ��Theodore C. Friedman 65. Male Reproductive Endocrinology ��Glenn D. Braunstein 66. Diabetes Mellitus, Hypoglycemia ��Robert J. Smith 67. Obesity ��Osama Hamdy 68. Malnutrition, Nutritional Assessment, and Nutritional Support in�Hospitalized Adults ��Thomas R. Ziegler 69. Disorders of Lipid Metabolism ��Geetha Gopalakrishnan and Robert J. Smith Section XI: Women's Health 70. Women's Health Topics ��Kelly McGarry, Kimberly Babb, Laura Edmonds, Christine Duffy, Michelle Anvar and Jennifer Jeremiah Section XII: Men's Health 71. Men's Health Topics �� David James Osborn, Douglas F. Milam, and Joseph A. Smith Jr. Section XIII: Diseases of Bone and Bone Mineral Metabolism 72. Normal Physiology of Bone and Mineral Homeostasis ��Andrew F. Stewart 73. Disorders of Serum Minerals ��Steven P. Hodak and Andrew F. Stewart 74. Metabolic Bone Diseases ��Mara J. Horwitz and Andrew F. Stewart 75. Osteoporosis ��Susan L. Greenspan Section XIV: Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disease 76. Approach to the Patient with Rheumatic Disease ��Niveditha Mohan 77. Rheumatoid Arthritis ��Rayford R. June and Larry W. Moreland 78. Spondyloarthritis ��Douglas W. Lienesch 79. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus ��Amy H. Kao and Susan Manzi 80. Systemic Sclerosis� ��Robyn T.�Domsic 81. Systemic Vasculitis ��Kimberly P. Liang 82. Crystal Arthropathies ��Ghaith Noaiseh 83. Osteoarthritis ��C. Kent Kwoh 84. Nonarticular Soft Tissue Disorders ��Niveditha Mohan 85. Rheumatic Manifestations of Systemic Disorders; Sj�gren's Syndrome ��Yong Gil Hwang Section XV: Infectious Disease 86. Host Defenses against Infection ��Bharat Ramratnam and Edward J. Wing 87. Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases ��Kimberle Chapin 88. Fever and Febrile Syndromes ��Ekta Gupta and Maria D. Mileno 89. Bacteremia and Sepsis ��Russell J. McCulloh and Steven M. Opal 90. Infections of the Central Nervous System ��Allan R. Tunkel, Marjorie A. Janvier, and Avindra Nath� 91. Infections of the Head and Neck ��Edward J. Wing 92. Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract ��John R. Lonks 93. Infections of the Heart and Blood Vessels ��Cheston B. Cunha and Eleftherios�Mylonakis� 94. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections ��Sajeev Handa 95. Intraabdominal�Infections ��Edward J. Wing 96. Infectious Diarrhea ��Awewura Kwara 97. Infections Involving Bones and Joints ��Jerome Larkin 98. Urinary Tract Infections ��Joao Tavares and Steven M. Opal 99. Health Care-Associated Infections ��Steven "Shaefer" Spires and Thomas R.�Talbot 100. Sexually Transmitted Infections ��Philip A. Chan and Susan Cu-uvin 101. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome ��Brian T. Montague, Aadia I. Rana, Edward J. Wing,�and Timothy P. Flanigan 102. Infections in the Immunocompromised Host ��Staci A. Fischer 103. Infectious Diseases of Travelers: Protozoal and Helminthic Infections ��Rebecca Reece, Aadia I. Rana, and Erna Milunka Kojic Section XVI: Neurologic Disease 104. Neurologic Evaluation of the Patient ��Frederick J. Marshall 105. Disorders of Consciousness ��Mohamad Chmayssani and Paul M. Vespa 106. Disorders of Sleep ��Selim R. Benbadis 107. Cortical Syndromes ��Sinead M. Murphy and Timothy J. Counihan 108. Dementia and Memory Disturbances ��Frederick J. Marshall 109. Major Disorders of Mood, Thoughts, and Behavior ��Jeffrey M. Lyness 110. Autonomic Nervous System Disorders ��William P. Cheshire, Jr. 111. Headache, Neck and Back Pain, and Cranial Neuralgias ��Timothy J. Counihan 112. Disorders of Vision and Hearing ��Eavan McGovern and Timothy J. Counihanhan 113. Dizziness and Vertigo ��Kevin A. Kerber 114. Disorders of the Motor System ��Kevin M. Biglan 115. Congenital, Developmental, and Neurocutaneous Disorders ��Maxwell H. Sims and Jennifer M. Kwon 116. Cerebrovascular Disease ��Mitchell S.V. Elkind 117. Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury ��Geoffrey S.F.�Ling 118. Epilepsy ��Michel J. Berg 119. Central Nervous System Tumors ��Bryan J. Bonder and Lisa R. Rogers 120. Demyelinating and Inflammatory Disorders ��Anne Haney Cross 121. Neuromuscular Diseases: Disorders of the Motor Neuron and Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Disease ��Carlayne E. Jackson 122. Muscle Diseases ��Jeffrey M. Statland and Robert C. Griggs 123. Neuromuscular Junction Disease ��Emma Ciafaloni Section XVII: Geriatrics 124. The Aging Patient ��Mitchell T. Heflin and Harvey Jay Cohen Section XVIII: Palliative Care 125. Palliative Care ��Robert G. Holloway and Timothy E. Quill Section XIX: Alcohol and Substance Abuse 126. Alcohol and Substance Abuse ��Richard A. Lange and L. David Hillis


"This remains one of the easier to read comprehensive books on the body of medical evidence and knowledge available today. The graphics are superb and intuitive. It remains a major pillar of every medical library." Vincent F Carr, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences) Doody's Score: 97 - 5 Stars!

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