Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 10th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
Edited by Adam Feather, MBBS, FRCP, FAcadMEd; David Randall, MA, MRCP; and Mona Waterhouse, MA, MRCP
Contributors comprise consultants at the top of their fields, paired with younger doctors closer to the exam experience, to ensure authority and relevance.
Enhanced e-book accompanies the print book, for ease of transportation and use on the move.
International Advisory Board, led by Professor Janaka de Silva and Professor Senaka Rajapakse, providing guidance for global coverage from across the world.
Contributions to the e-book by members of the International Advisory Board to amplify areas of clinical importance in their parts of the world.
Featuring new chapters covering: o Diagnosis: the art of being a doctor – helping readers to develop a confident clinical method in interactions with patients o Geriatric medicine, frailty and multimorbidity o Public health o Surgery o Evidence-based medicine o Sepsis o Haematological Oncology o Venous thromboembolic disease o Hypertension o Men’s health o Obstetric medicine Enhanced clinical skills content has been added to most chapters - helping readers tailor history-taking and examination skills to specific specialty-based contexts.
1 Diagnosis: the art of being a doctor
2 Human genetics
4 Evidence-based practice
5 Ethical practice
6 Malignant disease
7 Palliative care and symptom control
8 Sepsis and the treatment of bacterial infection
9 Water, electrolytes and acid–base balance
10 Critical care medicine
12 Prescribing, therapeutics and toxicology
13 Global Health
14 Public health
15 Geriatric medicine, frailty and multimorbidity
17 Haematological Oncology
19 Bone disease
20 Infectious diseases and tropical medicine
23 Diabetes mellitus
24 Lipid and inherited metabolic disorders
25 Liaison psychiatry
27 Ear, nose and throat, and eye disease
28 Respiratory disease
29 Venous thromboembolic disease
34 Liver disease
35 Biliary tract and pancreatic disease
36 Kidney and urinary tract disease
37 Sexually transmitted infections and HIV
38 Obstetric medicine
39 Women's health
40 Men's health
41 Environmental medicine
Adam Feather, MBBS, FRCP, FAcadMEd, Consultant Physician and Clinical Director, St Mary's Hospital, The Isle of Wight, David Randall, MA, MRCP, Clinical Research Fellow, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL; Specialty Registrar in Renal Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK and Mona Waterhouse, MA, MRCP