Kumar and Clark's Clinical MedicineMixed media product Saunders W.B.
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- Publisher: Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd
- Format: Mixed media product | 1304 pages
- Dimensions: 218mm x 276mm x 52mm | 3,261g
- Publication date: 3 September 2012
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 0702044997
- ISBN 13: 9780702044991
- Edition: 8, Revised
- Edition statement: 8th Revised edition
- Illustrations note: Approx. 1003 illustrations (826 in full color)
- Sales rank: 4,539
"Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine" is known, respected and admired by medical students, doctors and health professionals throughout the world. It provides in one volume a comprehensive and authoritative source of information on the management and treatment of medical problems. Clarity of writing, a hallmark of Kumar and Clark, has been combined with a colourful and attractive presentation and a companion website to produce a complete resource of medical information. "Kumar and Clark" is now regarded as the one book that every aspiring and qualified doctor should own.
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'This is the eighth edition of Kumar and Clark in 15 years, which is a remarkable achievement and testament to the authors' dedication - the title of Kumar and Clark is now legendary. It is regarded by many as the 'must have' textbook for budding and qualified doctors and the 'gold standard'when compared against competitor textbooks. Previous editions have been applauded for being both comprehensive and student 'friendly'. Does the latest edition live up to the high expectation?The short answer is yes: this edition includes much that is new including sections on protein synthesis, energy production and stem cells, 16 new contributing authors and a significant increase in online chapters to reflect the interests of the expanded international advisory board. This expansion demonstrates the burgeoning nature of medicine and the challenge to medical students and doctors in training to identify how much and when such knowledge is required." British Journal of Hospital Medicine, February 2013 "This is one of the best medicine books available for U.K. clinicians with many ideal features appropriate for clinicians worldwide as well."- Vincent Carr, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences) 5 star Doody Rating!
Table of contents
1 Ethics D Bowman Communication A Cushing 2 Molecular cell biology and genetic disorders D Kelsell, C Byrne and K Linton 3 The immune system and disease M Peakman 4 Infectious diseases, tropical medicine and sexually-transmitted infection RG Finch, WL Irving, P Moss and J Anderson 5 Nutrition M Elia 6 Gastrointestinal disease J Lindsay, L Langmead and S Preston 7 Liver, biliary tract and pancreatic disease AK Burroughs, D Westaby and G Dusheiko 8 Haematological disease MF Murphy, J Wainscoat and KJ Pasi 9 Malignant disease CJ Gallagher, TA Lister and M Smith 10 Palliative medicine and symptom control MJ Johnson, G Eva and S Booth 11 Rheumatology and bone disease M Shipley, A Rahman, D O'Gradaigh and R Conway 12 Renal disease MM Yaqoob 13 Water, electrolytes and acid-base balance MM Yaqoob 14 Cardiovascular disease AJ Camm and N Bunce 15 Respiratory disease AJ Frew and S Doffman 16 Critical care medicine CJ Hinds, D Watson and R Pearse 17 Drug therapy and poisoning M Rawlins and JA Vale 18 Environmental medicine ML Clark and CRA Clarke 19 Endocrine disease TA Howlett and MJ Levy 20 Diabetes mellitus and other disorders of metabolism EAM Gale and JV Anderson 21 The special senses M Harries, F Vaz, S Verma and R Hamilton 22 Neurological disease P Jarman 23 Psychological medicine PD White and J Bourke 24 Skin disease DG Paige