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

by Lee Goldman, MD and Andrew I. Schafer, MD

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ISBN: 9780323428460
Publication Date: 05-05-2015
Page Count: 3024
Imprint: Elsevier


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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.

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    • 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.


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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

    68 Pulmonary Hypertension

    69 Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

    70 Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology

    71 Angina Pectoris and Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

    72 Acute Coronary Syndrome: Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

    73 ST Segment Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction and Complications of Myocardial Infarction

    74 Interventional and Surgical Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease

    75 Valvular Heart Disease

    76 Infective Endocarditis

    77 Pericardial Diseases

    78 Diseases of the Aorta

    79 Atherosclerotic Peripheral Arterial Disease

    80 Other Peripheral Arterial Diseases

    81 Peripheral Venous Disease

    82 Cardiac Transplantation


    83 Approach to the Patient with Respiratory Disease

    84 Imaging in Pulmonary Disease

    85 Respiratory Function: Mechanisms and Testing

    86 Disorders of Ventilatory Control

    87 Asthma

    88 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    89 Cystic Fibrosis

    90 Bronchiectasis, Atelectasis, Cysts, and Localized Lung Disorders

    91 Alveolar Filling Disorders

    92 Interstitial Lung Disease

    93 Occupational Lung Disease

    94 Physical and Chemical Injuries of the Lung

    95 Sarcoidosis

    96 Acute Bronchitis and Tracheitis

    97 Overview of Pneumonia

    98 Pulmonary Embolism

    99 Diseases of the Diaphragm, Chest Wall, Pleura, and Mediastinum

    100 Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    101 Interventional and Surgical Approaches to Lung Disease


    102 Approach to the Patient in a Critical Care Setting

    103 Respiratory Monitoring in Critical Care

    104 Acute Respiratory Failure

    105 Mechanical Ventilation

    106 Approach to the Patient with Shock

    107 Cardiogenic Shock

    108 Shock Syndromes Related to Sepsis

    109 Disorders Due to Heat and Cold

    110 Acute Poisoning

    111 Medical Aspects of Injuries and Burns

    112 Envenomation


  • 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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