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Textbook of Medicine By Edited by Robert L. Souhami

Textbook of Medicine
by Edited by Robert L. Souhami

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This is a discussion of clinical medicine in the context of the growth in understanding of the mechanisms of disease and corresponding changes in the content and form of the pre-clinical teaching of medical science.
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Textbook of Medicine by Edited by Robert L. Souhami

A comprehensive account of clinical medicine incorporating the language and ideas of modern medical science. The book discusses clinical medicine in the context of the growth in understanding of the mechanisms of disease and corresponding changes in the content and form of the pre-clinical teaching of medical science. The text is pitched at the right level for the student and junior doctor who needs a fairly detailed account of clinical medicine. In addition, the book has been carefully designed for ease of use, headings guide the reader through the text, line illustrations integrate with the text, colour is used to emphasise key features, summary boxes highlight essential facts and aid revision. Features: * Written by a team of authors selected from medical schools throughout the UK for their teaching abilities and clinical expertise * Each chapter is written by a specialist in that area and vetted both by team members and external advisors in order to ensure consistency of approach and the appropriate level of details for the market * Headings guide the reader through the book * Line illustrations integrate with the text * Colour is used to emphasise key features * Summary boxes highlight essential facts and aid revision * Recent Advances" feature added throughout * Colour photographs support the text "This is a tremendous book ...I just can't find anything about it to criticize ...it combines clear writing with a sensible layout.. Kumar and Clark is also a clear book but the text is everywhere...you won't need another book" St Mary's Hospital Gazette "Relative to the main competitor, Kumar and Clark, the Textbook of Medicine is the sensible option if a practical book is required which is pleasurable to use." Cambridge Medicine "I think this is an excellent textbook of medicine and I have no hesitation in recommending it." British Journal of Hospital Medicine "comprehensive, thoughtful, and lucid. It will certainly feature on our recommended list." The Lancet"

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Table of Contents


The Epidemiological Approach. Clinical Pharmacology. Drug Overdose and Poisoning. Physical and Environmental Causes of Disease. The Genetic Basis of Disease. Infection, Immunodeficiency and Inflammation. Nutrition in Clinical Medicine. Cancer Medicine. Ageing and Disease. Psychological Medicine. Infectious, Tropical and Parasitic Diseases. Skin Disease. AIDS and Genitourinary Medicine. Cardiovascular Disease. Respiratory Disease. Critical Care Medicine. Gastrointestinal Disease. Liver and Biliary Tract Disease. Endocrine Diseases. Metabolic Bone Disease and Mineral Metabolism. Diabetes Mellitus and Lipid Metabolism. Renal and Urinary Disease. Salt and Water Homeostasis and Acid-Base Balance. Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disease. Haematological Disorders. Neurological Disease. Index

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GOR003054315
Textbook of Medicine by Edited by Robert L. Souhami
Edited by Robert L. Souhami
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
1997-06-30
1232
0443055920
9780443055928
N/A
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