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Goldman-Cecil Medicine Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 25th Edition
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Goldman-Cecil Medicine Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 25th Edition

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Since 1927, Goldman-Cecil Medicine has been the world’s most influential internal medicine resource. In the ground-breaking 25th edition, your original purchase ensures you will be up-to-date without the need for a subscription. Through the new, more powerful Expert Consult eBook platform, this "living text" provides continuous updates that will integrate the latest research, guidelines, and treatments into each chapter, ensuring that the content is as current as the day this edition was first published.

Goldman-Cecil Medicine offers definitive, unbiased guidance on the evaluation and management of every medical condition, presented by a veritable "Who's Who" of modern medicine. A practical, straightforward style; templated organization; evidence-based references; and robust interactive content combine to make this dynamic resource quite simply the fastest and best place to find all of the authoritative, state-of-the-art clinical answers you need.

"The content is superb, authoritative and not surprisingly very up to date." Reviewed by: Dr Harry Brown, on behalf of Glycosmedia   Date: July 2015

    • Expert Consult eBook version included with print purchase:

      • Access continuous updates from Editor Lee Goldman, MD, who thoroughly reviews internal medicine and specialty journals, updating online content to reflect the latest guidelines and translating that evidence into treatment.

        • Interactive Q&A section features over 1,500 board-style questions and answers to aid in preparing for certification or recertification exams.

        • Outstanding supplementary tools include figures, tables, videos, heart and lung sounds, treatment and management algorithms, fully integrated references, and thousands of illustrations and full-color photos.

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        • Practical, bulleted, highly templated text with easy-to-use features including flow charts and treatment boxes.

          • New chapters on global health, cancer biology and genetics, and the human microbiome in health and disease keep you on the cutting edge of medicine.

            • Today's most current evidence-based medicine guidelines help you form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible.

              • Focused coverage of the latest developments in biology includes the specifics of current diagnosis, therapy, and medication doses.

                • The reference of choice for every stage of your career! Goldman-Cecil Medicine is an ideal learning tool for residents, physicians, and students as well as a valuable go-to resource for experienced healthcare professionals.

                VOLUME I

                SECTION I: SOCIAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN MEDICINE

                1 Approach to Medicine, the Patient, and the Medical Profession: Medicine as a Learned and Humane Profession

                2 Bioethics in the Practice of Medicine

                3 Care of Dying Patients and Their Families

                4 Cultural Context of Medicine

                5 Socioeconomic Issues in Medicine

                6 Global Health

                SECTION II: PRINCIPLES OF EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

                7 Approach to the Patient: History and Physical Examination

                8 Approach to the Patient with Abnormal Vital Signs

                9 Statistical Interpretation of Data

                10 Using Data for Clinical Decisions

                11 Measuring Health and Health Care

                12 Quality of Care and Patient Safety

                13 Comprehensive Chronic Disease Management

                SECTION III: PREVENTIVE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

                14 Counseling for Behavior Change

                15 The Periodic Health Examination

                16 Physical Activity

                17 Adolescent Medicine

                18 Immunization

                19 Principles of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

                20 Radiation Injury

                21 Bioterrorism

                22 Chronic Poisoning: Trace Metals and Others

                SECTION IV: AGING AND GERIATRIC MEDICINE

                23 Epidemiology of Aging: Implications of an Aging Society

                24 Geriatric Assessment

                25 Common Clinical Sequelae of Aging

                26 Incontinence

                27 Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Aging

                28 Delirium or Acute Mental Status Change in the Older Patient

                SECTION V: CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

                29 Principles of Drug Therapy

                30 Pain

                31 Biology of Addiction

                32 Nicotine and Tobacco

                33 Alcohol Use Disorders

                34 Drugs of Abuse

                35 Immunosuppressing Drugs Including Corticosteroids

                36 Biologic Agents and Signaling Inhibitors

                37 Prostanoids, Aspirin, and Related Compounds

                38 Antithrombotic Therapy

                39 Complementary and Alternative Medicine

                SECTION VI: GENETICS

                40 Principles of Genetics

                41 Gene, Genomic, and Chromosomal Disorders

                42 The Inherited Basis of Common Diseases

                43 Application of Molecular Technologies to Clinical Medicine

                44 Regenerative Medicine, Cell, and Gene Therapies

                SECTION VII: PRINCIPLES OF IMMUNOLOGY AND INFLAMMATION

                45 The Innate Immune System

                46 The Adaptive Immune System

                47 Mechanisms of Immune-Mediated Tissue Injury

                48 Mechanisms of Inflammation and Tissue Repair

                49 Transplantation Immunology

                50 Complement System in Disease

                SECTION VIII: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

                51 Approach to the Patient with Possible Cardiovascular Disease

                52 Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease

                53 Cardiac Function and Circulatory Control

                54 Electrocardiography

                55 Echocardiography

                56 Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging

                57 Catheterization and Angiography

                58 Heart Failure: Pathophysiology and Diagnosis

                59 Heart Failure: Management and Prognosis

                60 Diseases of the Myocardium and Endocardium

                61 Principles of Electrophysiology

                62 Approach to the Patient with Suspected Arrhythmia

                63 Approach to Cardiac Arrest and Life-Threatening Arrhythmias

                64 Cardiac Arrhythmias with Supraventricular Origin

                65 Ventricular Arrhythmias

                66 Electrophysiologic Interventional Procedures and Surgery

                67 Arterial Hypertension

                Lee Goldman, MD, Harold and Margaret Hatch Professor, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine, Chief Executive, Columbia University Medical Center, Columbia University, New York, New York and Andrew I. Schafer, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Richard T. Silver Center for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York

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