ISBN-13: 978-0702083471 9780702083471
Well over two million medical students, doctors and other health professionals around the globe have owned a copy of Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine since it was first published over 70 years ago. Now in its 24th Edition, this thoroughly updated textbook describes the pathophysiology and clinical features of the most frequently encountered conditions in the major specialties of adult medicine, and explains how to recognise, investigate, diagnose and manage them. Taking its origins from Sir Stanley Davidson’s much-admired lecture notes, Davidson’s has endured because it keeps pace with how modern medicine is taught and provides a wealth of trusted information in an easy-to-read, concise and beautifully illustrated format.
Part 1 ‘Fundamentals of Medicine’ – provides an account of the principles of genetics, immunology, infectious diseases, population health, oncology and pain management, along with a discussion of the core principles behind clinical decision-making and good prescribing. Part 2 ‘Emergency and Critical Care Medicine’ – covers medical emergencies in poisoning, envenomation and medicine in austere environments, as well as common presentations in acute medicine and the recognition and management of the critically ill. Part 3 ‘Clinical Medicine’- covers the major medical specialties, each thoroughly revised and brought fully up to date. A new section on COVID-19 has been added and the impact of this infection is described throughout the book. Clinical Examination overviews – extended and updated to summarise the main elements for each system. Presenting Problems sections – provide a clear pathway for the assessment of and approach to the most common complaints in each specialty. Practice Point summaries – detail the practical skills that medical students and junior doctors must acquire. Emergency boxes – emphasise the core knowledge needed to manage acutely ill patients. In Old Age, In Pregnancy and In Adolescence boxes – highlight differences in the practice of medicine in these patient groups, and illustrate the interfaces between medical, obstetric and paediatric services. The text is extensively illustrated – with over 1000 diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiology and pathology images. The global perspective is enhanced by an International Advisory Board of experts from 11 countries and by leading authors from around the world. The complete, downloadable eBook version is included with your (print copy) purchase – for easy access on your portable device, anytime, anywhere! Now enhanced with:
NEW interactive self-assessment material – over 150 Questions and Answers test your understanding of chapter key points and aid efficient exam preparation Davidson’s will serve readers everywhere as a core text that integrates medical science with clinical medicine, conveying key knowledge and practical advice in a highly accessible and readable format.
Contents: فهرست فصول
1 Clinical decision-making 2 Clinical therapeutics and good prescribing 3 Clinical genetics 4 Clinical immunology 5 Population health and epidemiology 6 Principles of infectious disease 7 Oncology 8 Pain and palliative care 9 Acute medicine and critical illness 10 Poisoning 11 Envenomation 12 Medicine in austere environments 13 Infectious disease 14 HIV infection and AIDS 15 Sexually transmitted infections 16 Cardiology 17 Respiratory medicine 18 Nephrology and urology 19 Clinical biochemistry and metabolic medicine 20 Endocrinology 21 Diabetes mellitus 22 Nutritional factors in disease 23 Gastroenterology 24 Hepatology 25 Haematology and transfusion medicine 26 Rheumatology and bone disease 27 Dermatology 28 Neurology 29 Stroke medicine 30 Medical ophthalmology 31 Medical psychiatry 32 Maternal medicine 33 Adolescent and transition medicine 34 Ageing and disease 35 Laboratory reference ranges