Core Concepts in Medicine

Core Concepts in Medicine

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This book contains essential facts that doctors need to know in order to be effective decision makers. The text covers the approximately 190 core diseases that are encountered in medical practice. Each disease is presented in a highly accessible layout with numerous illustrations. The concise definitions of diseases are linked to the symptoms, signs, investigations, and treatment will come as a revelation to students who are confused and overwhelmed by the size of the medical course.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 500 illus
  • 0443074720
  • 9780443074721

Table of contents

Respiratory System Asbestos Related Disorders ARDS Asthma Bronchiectasis Bronchogenic Carcinoma Chronic Bronchitis Cystic Fibrosis Emphysaema Interstitial Lung Disease/pneumoconiosis Laryngeal Carcinoma Pneumonia Pulmonary Emboli RDS and TTN Pulmonary Oedema Sinusitis Tracheomalacia Hepatic/Biliary/ Pancreatic Biliary Calculi (include cholangitis) Alcoholic liver disease Cholecystitis Cirrhosis Hepatitis Hepatocellular Carcinoma Pancreatic Carcinoma (include islet cell tumours) Pancreatitis Gastrointestinal Tract Appendicitis Bowel Obstruction Carcinoid Tumours/ Syndrome Carcinoma Oesophagus Celiac Disease Colon Carcinoma Crohn's Disease Diverticular disease Enterocolitis Gastritis Gastric / Duodenal Ulcers Gastric Carcinoma GOR Intestinal Polyps NEC Hirschsprung's disease Ischaemic Colitis Pseudomembranous Colitis Ulcerative Colitis Urinary Tract ARF CRF Cystic Diseases of the Kidney Glomerulonephritis Papillary Necrosis Pyelonephritis / UTI/VUR Renal Cell Carcinoma Transitional Cell Carcinoma Urinary Calculi Male Genital System BPH Carcinoma Prostate Epididymo-orchitis Testicular Torsion Testicular Tumours Female Genital Tract Carcinoma of Cervix Dysfunctional uterine bleeding Endometrial Carcinoma Endometriosis Fibroids Ovarian Tumours Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Breast Breast Carcinoma Fibroadenoma Fibrocystic Change Mastitis Gestational Disorders Ectopic Pregnancy Hydatidiform Mole/choriocarcinoma Toxaemia&ltshow more