Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine

Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine

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By (author) Thomas E. Andreoli, By (author) Ivor Benjamin, By (author) Robert C. Griggs, By (author) Edward J. Wing, By (author) J. Gregory Fitz

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Mixed media product | 1312 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 277mm x 46mm | 2,654g
  • Publication date: 6 April 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1416061096
  • ISBN 13: 9781416061090
  • Edition: 8, Revised
  • Edition statement: 8th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 1000 illustrations (950 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 263,063

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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. Edited by the late Thomas E. Andreoli, MD as well as Ivor Benjamin, MD, Robert C. Griggs, MD, and Edward J. Wing, MD, it focuses on core principles and how they apply to patient care, covering everything you need to know to succeed on a medical rotation or residency. Masterful editing and a user-friendly full-color design make absorbing and retaining information as effortless as possible, and Student Consult online access offers convenient, flexible reference to the complete contents of the book plus additional clinical photos and radiologic images, videos demonstrating procedures, audio recordings of heart and lung sounds, and more.

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By berniebh 03 May 2011 5

This book is the advanced version of Kumar and Clark. If you find K+C is 'too basic', this book is probably written for you. Each chapter is written by a different professor, giving a fresh style after each chapter. The online content to this book took it one step further and integrated different web resources in the ebook to allow a more diverse learning experience. I actually really enjoy this book - there are many moments that I wonder why they don't cover some materials in K+C where they covered in lectures - and all the moments are now found in this book. I do have to say, the chapters are all written in more detail than graduation requirement. But this makes this book just even more worth it, as it will last past undergraduate level medicine. This book is like the fusion of K+C and wikipedia. Perfect for PBL (for those that want to go that extra depth/step) or those that want to learn more about any specific diseases/systems. Not the best for last-minute revision.

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"For a medical student or resident, Cecil Essentials is an easier read that provides the 'core essentials' at a more reasonable price and lighter weight. It can actually be read in its entirety during a hectic 12-week clinical rotation." - JAMA, review of a previous edition

Table of contents

Section I Introduction to Molecular Medicine 1 Molecular Basis of Human Disease Section II Evidence-Based Medicine 2 Evidence-Based Medicine, Quality of Life, and the Cost of Medicine Section III Cardiovascular Disease 3 Structure and Function of the Normal Heart and Blood Vessels 4 Evaluation of the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease 5 Diagnostic Tests and Procedures in the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease 6 Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy 7 Congenital Heart Disease 8 Acquired Valvular Heart Disease 9 Coronary Heart Disease 10 Cardiac Arrhythmias 11 Pericardial and Myocardial Disease 12 Other Cardiac Topics 13 Vascular Diseases and Hypertension Section IV Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 14 The Lung in Health and Disease 15 General Approach to Patients with Respiratory Disorders 16 Evaluating Lung Structure and Function 17 Obstructive Lung Diseases 18 Interstitial Lung Diseases 19 Pulmonary Vascular Disease 20 Disorders of Respiratory Control 21 Disorders of the Pleura, Chest Wall, and Mediastinum 22 Infectious Diseases of the Lung 23 Essentials in Critical Care Medicine 24 Neoplastic Disorders of the Lung Section V Preoperative and Postoperative Care 25 Preoperative and Postoperative Care Section VI Renal Disease 26 Elements of Renal Structure and Function 27 Approach to the Patient with Renal Disease 28 Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders 29 Glomerular Diseases 30 Major Nonglomerular Disorders 31 Vascular Disorders of the Kidney 32 Acute Kidney Injury 33 Chronic Renal Failure Section VII Gastrointestinal Disease 34 Common Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease A Abdominal Pain B Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage C Malabsorption D Diarrhea 35 Endoscopic and Imaging Procedures 36 Esophageal Disorders 37 Diseases of the Stomach and Duodenum 38 Inflammatory Bowel Disease 39 Neoplasms of the Tastrointestinal Tract 40 Diseases of the Pancreas Section VIII Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System 41 Laboratory Tests in Liver Disease 42 Jaundice 43 Acute and Chronic Hepatitis 44 Fulminant Hepatic Failure 45 Cirrhosis of the Liver and Its Complications 46 Disorders of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Section IX Hematologic Disease 47 Hematopoiesis and Hematopoietic Failure 48 Clonal Disorders of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell 49 Disorders of Red Blood Cells 50 Clinical Disorders of Neutrophils 51 Disorders of Lymphocytes 52 Normal Hemostasis 53 Disorders of Hemostasis: Bleeding 54 Disorders of Hemostasis: Thrombosis Section X Oncologic Disease 55 Cancer Etiology: Oncogenes And Environmental/Toxic Factors 56 Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention 57 Solid Tumors 58 Complications of Cancer 59 Principles of Cancer Treatment Section XI Metabolic Disease 60 Obesity 61 Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa 62 Malnutrition, Nutritional Assessment And Nutritional Support In Adult Patients 63 Disorders of Lipid Metabolism 64 Disorders of Metals and Metalloproteins Section XII Endocrine Disease 65 Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis 66 The Thyroid Gland 67 The Adrenal Gland 68 Male Reproductive Endocrinology 69 Diabetes Mellitus 70 Hypoglycemia Section XIII Women's Health 71 Women's Health Topics A Introduction B Preventive Health Recommendations for Women C Health Issues Across the Life of Course D. Special Topics Section XIV Men's Health 72 Men's Health Topics A Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia B Prostatitis C Erectile Dysfunction D Carcinomas of Men E Benign Scrotal Diseases Section XV Diseases of Bone and Bone Mineral Metabolism 73 Normal Physiology of Bone And Mineral Homeostasis 74 Disorders of Serum Minerals 75 Metabolic Bone Diseases 76 Osteoporosis 77 Paget's Disease of Bone Section XVI Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disease 78 Approach to The Patient with Rheumatic Disease 79 Rheumatoid Arthritis 80 Spondyloarthropathies 81 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 82 Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome 83 Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma) 84 Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies 85 Sjogren's Syndrome 86 Vasculitides 87 Crystal Arthropathies 88 Osteoarthritis 89 Nonarticular Soft Tissue Disorders 90 Rheumatic Manifestations of Systemic Disorders Section XVII Infectious Disease 91 Organisms That Infect Humans 92 Host Defenses Against Infection 93 Laboratory Diagnosis Of Infectious Diseases 94 Antimicrobial Therapy 95 Fever and Febrile Syndromes 96 Bacteremia and Sepsis Syndrome 97 Infections of the Nervous System 98 Infections of the Head and Neck 99 Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract 100 Infections of the Heart and Vessels 101 Skin And Soft Tissue Infections 102 Intra-Abdominal Abscess and Peritonitis 103 Infectious Diarrhea 104 Infections Involving Bones and Joints 105 Infections of The Urinary Tract 106 Healthcare-Associated Infections 107 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 108 Hiv Infection and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 109 Infections in tThe Immunocompromised Host 110 Infectious Diseases of Travelers: Protozoal and Helminthic Infections Section XVIII Bioterrorism 111 Bioterrorism Section XIX Neurologic Disease 112 Neurologic Evaluation of the Patient 113 Disorders of Consciousness 114 Disorders oOf Sleep 115 Cortical Syndromes 116 Dementia and Memory Disturbances 117 Disorders of Mood And Behavior 118 Disorders of Thermal Regulation 119 Headache, Neck Pain, and Other Painful Disorders 120 Disorders of Vision and Hearing 121 Dizziness 122 Disorders of the Motor System 123 Developmental qnd Neurocutaneous Disorders 124 Cerebrovascular Disease 125 Trauma to Head and Spine 126 Epilepsy 127 Central Nervous System Tumors 128 Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System 129 Demyelinating and Inflammatory Disorders 130 Neuromuscular Diseases: Disorders of the Motor Neuron and Plex and Peripheral Nerve Disease 131 Muscle Diseases 132 Neuromuscular Junction Disease Section XX The Aging Patient 133 The Aging Patient Section XXI Palliative Care 134 Palliative Care Section XXII Alcohol and Substance Abuse 135 Alcohol and Substance Abuse