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Put the authority and accuracy of Harrison's in the palm of your hand!

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5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

"This condensed version is for anyone who has the remotest association with the practice of medicine, be they internists, surgeons, nurses, technical staff, or counselors. This is the authority, and in a time of readily available but not always accurate information, this is the one source that can be relied upon, in an almost pocket-sized edition....While the main text is one of the absolute pillars of any medical library, this is the pillar to be carried with you on rounds. It is the final word in internal medicine and we all owe a debt of gratitude to the editors and contributors who have created this extraordinary authority in medicine."--Doody's Review Service

NOW IN FULL COLOR!

Referenced to Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, the world's leading internal medicine textbook, this ultra-handy, portable reference delivers on-the-spot answers to the clinical problems you face in everyday practice. Turn to any page, and you'll find essential point-of-care guidance on all the major conditions seen in clinical medicine.

Completely updated to reflect all the major advances and new clinical developments, the new edition of the Manual is the most indispensable yet. It continues to focus on diagnosis and therapy with an emphasis on patient care and offers authoritative, high-yield coverage of:

  • Etiology and epidemiology
  • Clinically relevant pathophysiology
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Physical and Laboratory Findings
  • Therapeutics
  • Practice Guidelines

NEW FEATURES

  • Full-color presentation for the first time!
  • Full-color images of clinical conditions encountered in dermatology, cardiology, and eye diseases
  • New chapters on end-of-life care, congenital heart disease in the adult patient, non-invasive cardiac examination, and metabolic syndrome

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Book News Annotation:

This pocket size (4.75x8.25") reference presents key features of the diagnosis and treatment of major diseases encountered on a medical service, and is written for easy reference to the text Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. This 16th edition contains a new section on care of the hospitalized patient, and a new chapter on key concepts in radiographic imaging. There are three new chapters on the likely biological, chemical, and radiologic agents of terrorism, and there is revised material on management of common diseases. Kasper is professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Internal Medicine
The authority of Harrisons, formatted for use at the point of care. When time is of the essence, and accurate answers a must, turn to Harrisons Manual of Medicine.Culled from the most authoritative internal medicine reference in the world, this handy manual provides on-the-spot answers to the patient management questions you face daily.
This new edition is the best ever, and presents a new, easier to use format including more handy charts, tables, and algorithms giving you quicker access to:

• Etiology and epidemiology

• Must-know, clinically relevant pathophysiology

• SignsandSymptoms

• Differential Diagnosis

• Physical and Laboratory Findings

• Therapeutics

• Concise Practice Guidelines

• The most rigorously reviewed content, by the authorities you know and trust

• Great new coverage of admitting orders, essential medical procedures, critical care medicine, radiology essentials, bioterrorism, and more

Editors:
Dennis L. Kasper, MD
Eugene Braunwald, MD
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Stephen L. Hauser, MD
Dan L. Longo, MD
J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
VISIT HARRISONS16.COM for information on all Harrisons internal medicine resources
The World of Harrison's
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 16/e

Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 16/e

Harrisons Manual of Medicine, 16/e for PDA

>Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine, 16/e DIGITAL EDITION
Harrisons On Line--now in a new user friendly format!
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine: Self-Assessment and Board Review
Harrison's Online 3.0

Synopsis:

The authority of Harrisons at the point of care! Covering the full scope of internal medicine, the new edition of this “mini-textbook” is thoroughly revised to reflect new content areas and quicker retrieval of clinical information. The manual continues to focus on diagnosis and therapy with an emphasis on patient care. Features a new section on Care of the Hospitalized Patient, with a new chapter on Procedures in Internal Medicine as well as a section on patient admittance orders.

About the Author

Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Braunwald is the editor of HEART DISEASE; a major competitor to HURST'S THE HEART and he is one of the primary editors of Harrison's PRINCIPLES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE. C.F. Kettering Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL.

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Acknowledgments

SECTION 1: CARE OF THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT

1. Initial Evaluation and Admission Orders for the General Medicine Patient

2. Electrolytes/Acid-Base Balance

3. Diagnostic Imaging in Internal Medicine

4. Procedures Commonly Performed by Internists

5. Principles of Critical Care Medicine

6. Pain and Its Management

7. Assessment of Nutritional Status

8. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

9. Transfusion and Pheresis Therapy

10. Palliative and End-of-Life Care

SECTION 2: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

11. Cardiovascular Collapse and Sudden Death

12. Shock

13. Sepsis and Septic Shock

14. Acute Pulmonary Edema

15. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

16. Respiratory Failure

17. Confusion, Stupor, and Coma

18. Stroke

19. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

20. Increased Intracranial Pressure and Head Trauma

21. Spinal Cord Compression

22. Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

23. Status Epilepticus

24. Diabetic Ketoacidosisa and Hyperosmolar Coma

25. Hypoglycemia

26. Infectious Disease Emergencies

27. Oncologic Emergencies

28. Anaphylaxis

29. Bites, Venoms, Stings, and Marine Poisonings

30. Hypothermia and Frostbite

31. Poisoning and Drug Overdose

32. Bioterrorism

SECTION 3: COMMON PATIENT PRESENTATIONS

33. Chest Pain

34. Abdominal Pain

35. Headache

36. Back and Neck Pain

37. Fever, Hyperthermia, Chills, and Rash

38. Pain and Swelling of Joints

39. Syncope

40.Dizziness and Vertigo

41. Acute Visual Loss and Double Vision

42. Weakness and Paralysis

43. Tremor and Movement Disorders

44. Aphasias and Related Disorders

45. Sleep Disorders

46. Dyspnea

47. Cough and Hemoptysis

48. Cyanosis

49. Edema

50. Nausea, Vomiting, and Indigestion

51. Weight Loss

52. Dysphagia

53. Diarrhea, Constipation, and Malabsorption

54. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

55. Jaundice and Evaluation of Liver Function

56. Ascites

57. Azottemia and Urinary Abnormalities

58. Anemia and Polycythemia

59. Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly

60. Generalized Fatigue

SECTION 4: OPHTHALMOLOGY AND OTOLARYNGOLOGY

61. Common Disorders of Vision and Hearing

62. Sinusitis, Pharyngitis, Otitis, and Other Upper Respiratory Infections

SECTION 5: DERMATOLOGY

63. General Examination of the Skin

64. Common Skin Conditions

SECTION 6: HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY

65. Examination of Blood Smears and Bone Marrow

66. Red Blood Cell Disorders

67. Leukocytosis and Leukopenia

68. Bleeding and Thrombotic Disorders

69. Cancer Chemotherapy

70. Myeloid Leukemias, Myelodysplasia, and Myeloproliferative Syndromes

71. Lymphoid Malignancies

72. Skin Cancer

73. Head and Neck Cancer

74. Lung Cancer

75. Breast Cancer

76. Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract

77. Genitourinary Tract Cancer

78. Gynecologic Cancer

79. Prostate Hyperplasia and Carcinoma

80. Cancer of Unknown Primary Site

81. Paraneoplastic Endocrine Syndromes

82. Neurologic Paraneoplastic Syndromes

SECTION 7: INFECTIOUS DISEASES

83. Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

84. Antibacterial Therapy

85. Health Care-Associated Infections

86. Infections in the Immunocompromised Host

87. Infective Endocarditis

88. Intraabdominal Infections

89. Infectious Diarrheas

90. Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Reproductive Tract Infections

91. Infections of the Skin, Soft Tissues, Joints, and Bones

92. Pneumococcal Infections

93. Staphylococcal Infections

94. Streptococcal/Enterococcal Infections, Diphtheria, and Other Infections Caused by Corynebacteria and Related Species

95. Meningococcal and Listerial Infections

96. Infections Caused by Haemophilus, Bordetella, Moraxella, and HACEK Group Organisms

97. Diseases Caused by Gram-Negative Enteric Bacteria, Pseudomonas, and Legionella

98. Infections Caused by Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacilli

99. Anaerobic Infections

100. Nocardiosis and Actinomycosis

101. Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections

102. Lyme Disease adn Other Nonsyphilitic Spirochetal Infections

103. Rickettsial Diseases

104. Mycoplasma Infections

105. Chlamydial Infections

106. Herpesvirus Infections

107. Cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr Virus Infections

108. Influenza and Other Viral Respiratory Diseases

109. Rubeola, Rubella, Mumps, and Parvovirus Infections

110. Enteroviral Infections

111. Insect- and Animal-Borne Viral Infections

112. HIV Infection and AIDS

113. Fungal Infections

114. Pneumocystis Infections

115. Protozoal Infections

116. Helminthis Infections and Ectoparasite Infestations

SECTION 8: CARDIOLOGY

117. Physical Examination of the Heart

118. Electrocardiography

119. Noninvasive Examination of the Heart

120. Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult

121. Valvular Heart Disease

122. Cardiomyopathies and Myocarditis

123. Pericardial Disease

124. Hypertension

125. Metabolic Syndrome

126. ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)

127. Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

128. Chronic Stable Angina

129. Bradyarrhythmias

130. Tachyarrhythmias

131. Congestive Heart Failure and Cor Pulmonale

132. Diseases of the Aorta

133. Peripheral Vascular Disease

134. Pulmonary Hypertension

SECTION 9: PULMONARY

135. Respiratory Function and Pulmonary Diagnostic Procedures

136. Asthma

137. Environmental Lung Diseases

138. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

139. Pneumonia and Lung Abscess

140. Pulmonary Thromboembolism and Deep-Vein Thrombosis

141. Interstitial Lung Disease

142. Diseases of the Pleura and Mediastinum

143. Disorders of Ventilation

144. Sleep Apnea

SECTION 10: NEPHROLOGY

145. Approach to the Patient with Renal Disease

146. Acute Renal Failure

147. Chronic Kidney Disease and Uremia

148. Dialysis

149. Renal Transplantation

150. Glomerular Diseases

151. Renal Tubular Disease

152. Urinary Tract Infections

153. Renovascular Disease

154. Nephrolithiasis

155. Urinary Tract Obstruction

SECTION 11: GASTROENTEROLOGY

156. Peptic Ulcer and Related Disorders

157. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

158. Colonic and Anorectal Diseases

159. Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis, and Cholangitis

160. Pancreatitis

161. Acute Hepatitis

162. Chronic Hepatitis

163. Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Liver Disease

164. Portal Hypertension

SECTION 12: ALLERGY, CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY, AND RHEUMATOLOGY

165. Diseases of Immediate Type Hypersensitivity

166. Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases

167. SLE, RA, and Other Connective Tissue Diseases

168. Vasculitis

169. Ankylosing Spondylitis

170. Psoriatic Arthritis

171. Reactive Arthritis

172. Osteoarthritis

173. Gout, Pseudogout, and Related Diseases

174. Other Musculoskeletal Disorders

175. Sarcoidosis

176. Amyloidosis

SECTION 13: ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM

177. Disorders of the Anterior Pituitary and Hypothalamus

178. Diabetes Insipidus and SIADH

179. Thyroid Gland Disorders

180. Adrenal Gland Disorders

181. Obesity

182. Diabetes Mellitus

183. Disorders of the Male Reproductive System

184. Disorders of the Female Reproductive System

185. Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia

186. Osteoporosis and Osteomalacia

187. Hypercholesterolemia and Hypertriglyceridemia

188. Hemochromatosis, Porphyrias, and Wilson's Disease

SECTION 14: NEUROLOGY

189. The Neurologic Examination

190. Neuroimaging

191. Seizures and Epilepsy

192. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

193. Parkinson's Disease

194. Ataxic Disorders

195. ALS and Other Motor Neuron Diseases

196. Autonomic Nervous System Disorders

197. Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bell's Palsy, and Other Cranial Nerve Disorders

198. Spinal Cord Diseases

199. Tumors of the Nervous System

200. Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

201. Acute Meningitis and Encephalitis

202. Chronic Meningitis

203. Peripheral Neuropathies, Including Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)

204. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

205. Muscle Diseases

SECTION 15: PSYCHIATRIC AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

206. Psychiatric Disorders

207. Psychiatric Medications

208. Eating Disorders

209. Alcoholism

210. Narcotic Abuse

SECTION 16: DISEASE PREVENTION AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE

211. Routine Disease Screening

212. Immunization and Advice to Travelers

213. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

214. Prevention and Early Detection of Cancer

215. Smoking Cessation

216. Women's Health

SECTION 17: ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS

217. Adverse Drug Reactions

LABORATORY VALUES

218. Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071444415
Author:
Kasper, Dennis L
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional
Author:
Kasper, Dennis L.
Author:
Jameson, J. Larry
Author:
Fauci, Anthony S.
Author:
Longo, Dan L.
Author:
Braunwald, Eugene
Author:
Loscalzo, Joseph
Author:
Hauser, Stephen L.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Internal Medicine
Subject:
internal medicine, family medicine, point-of-care guidance, clinical conditions, inpatient medicine, critcal care medicine, preventive medicine, patient management, Harrison s Principles of Internal Medicine, 0071466339, Current Medical Diagnosis & Tr
Subject:
internal medicine, family medicine, point-of-care guidance, clinical conditions, inpatient medicine, critcal care medicine, preve
Subject:
ntive medicine, patient management, Harrison s Principles of Internal Medicine, 0071466339, Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, 0071494308, First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards, 007149913X, Deja Review Internal Medicine, 0071477160
Subject:
internal medicine, family medicine, point-of-care guidance, clinical conditions, inpatient medicine, critcal care medicine, preventive medicine, patient management, Harrison s Principles of Internal Medicine, 0071466339, Current Medical Diagnosis & Tr
Copyright:
Edition Number:
16
Series:
Harrison's Manual of Medicine
Publication Date:
February 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1264
Dimensions:
8.20x4.88x1.18 in. 1.31 lbs.

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Internal Medicine
The authority of Harrisons, formatted for use at the point of care. When time is of the essence, and accurate answers a must, turn to Harrisons Manual of Medicine.Culled from the most authoritative internal medicine reference in the world, this handy manual provides on-the-spot answers to the patient management questions you face daily.
This new edition is the best ever, and presents a new, easier to use format including more handy charts, tables, and algorithms giving you quicker access to:

• Etiology and epidemiology

• Must-know, clinically relevant pathophysiology

• SignsandSymptoms

• Differential Diagnosis

• Physical and Laboratory Findings

• Therapeutics

• Concise Practice Guidelines

• The most rigorously reviewed content, by the authorities you know and trust

• Great new coverage of admitting orders, essential medical procedures, critical care medicine, radiology essentials, bioterrorism, and more

Editors:
Dennis L. Kasper, MD
Eugene Braunwald, MD
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Stephen L. Hauser, MD
Dan L. Longo, MD
J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
VISIT HARRISONS16.COM for information on all Harrisons internal medicine resources
The World of Harrison's
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 16/e

Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 16/e

Harrisons Manual of Medicine, 16/e for PDA

>Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine, 16/e DIGITAL EDITION
Harrisons On Line--now in a new user friendly format!
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine: Self-Assessment and Board Review
Harrison's Online 3.0
"Synopsis" by , The authority of Harrisons at the point of care! Covering the full scope of internal medicine, the new edition of this “mini-textbook” is thoroughly revised to reflect new content areas and quicker retrieval of clinical information. The manual continues to focus on diagnosis and therapy with an emphasis on patient care. Features a new section on Care of the Hospitalized Patient, with a new chapter on Procedures in Internal Medicine as well as a section on patient admittance orders.
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