cover image - Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine,9th Edition
ISBN: 9780702066016
Page Count: 1456
Imprint: Elsevier
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Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine,9th Edition

by Parveen Kumar, DBE, BSc, MD, DM, DEd, FRCP, FRCP(L&E), FRCPath, FIAP and Michael L Clark, MD, FRCP
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cover image - Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine,9th Edition
ISBN: 9780702066016
Page Count: 1456
Imprint: Elsevier
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The ninth edition of this best-selling textbook of clinical medicine builds even further on its formidable, prize-winning formula of excellence, comprehensiveness and accessibility.

‘This book is stunning in its breadth and ease-of-use. It still remains the "gold standard", thorough guide to clinical medicine its forefathers were.’ BMA Medical Book Awards judges.

New to this edition:

  • 2 new chapters: Global Health and Women’s Health.
  • 25 new authors.
  • New online editor, Adam Feather, with a team of young doctors to augment the e-book which accompanies the print book with clinical tips, key learning points, drug tips, learning challenges, case studies and MCQs.
  • Full text redesign to incorporate:

New system overview diagrams for clinical chapters.

New coloured headings to help identify content relating to disease, management, investigations etc.

New icons to aid text navigation.

11 new members and a new co-editor, Senaka Rajapakse, of the International Advisory Board.

  • Edited by Kumar and Clark, clinicians and educators of world-renowned expertise.

    Authors 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

  • 2 new chapters

    • Women’s health
    • Global health

    25 new young consultant authors teamed with clinicians at the top of their career, to ensure the text is accessible for students and trainees.

    A new role of online Editor. Adam Feather and his team of young doctors, have created (in the e-book) a host of embedded features including: chapter summaries, key-point boxes, self-assessment, top tips, extra content (videos and images) and more… They have focused on enabling more inexperienced learners to interpret the detail, navigate the content effectively and get the most from the text.

    New co-editor for the International Advisory Board, Professor Senaka Rajapakse from the University of Colombo.

    11 new members of the International Advisory Board.

    9 new online international articles, including:

    • Ebola
    • Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
    • Visceral Leishmaniasis

    New features

    Full text re-design

    • New diagrammatic anatomy and physiology overviews at the beginning of clinical systems chapters
    • Coloured headings to help distinguish sciences, procedures, etc.
    • New icons to aid text navigation
    • Divided into three sections for greater ease of navigation:

      • Good Medical Practice
      • Clinical Sciences
      • Clinical Practice

    Bigger chapters unbundled into smaller chapters for ease of access.

    • Clinical Pharmacy now separate from Poisoning
    • STIs and HIV now separate from Infectious Disease
    • Biliary Tract and Pancreatic Disease now separate from Liver
    • Rheumatic Disease now separate from Bone Disease
    • Lipid and Metabolic Disease now separate from Diabetes Mellitus

    Coming soon: Semantic zoom – an online text summarising tool which will provide stages of the book’s content in decreasing levels of detail according to your need: from the full text to the bare essentials. Keep checking your registered e-book for updates!

  • Section 1 Good medical practice

    1. Ethics, law and communication

    Deborah Bowman, Annie Cushing

    2. Clinical pharmacology

    Michael Rawlins, Munir Pirmohamed

    3. Palliative medicine and symptom control

    Miriam J Johnson, Gail E Eva, Sara Booth

    4. Global health

    Babulal Sethia, Parveen Kumar

    5. Environmental medicine

    Michael L Clark

    6. Poisoning

    Allister Vale, Sally Bradberry

    Section 2 Clinical sciences

    7. Molecular cell biology and human genetics

    David P Kelsell, Kenneth J Linton

    8. The immune system and disease

    Mark Peakman, Matthew Buckland

    9. Water, electrolytes and acid–base balance

    M Magdi Yaqoob, Kieran McCafferty

    10. Nutrition

    Marinos Elia, Susan Lanham-New

    Section 3 Clinical practice

    11. Infectious disease

    Gavin Barlow, William L Irving, Peter J Moss

    12. Sexually transmitted infections and HIV

    Janet Wilson, Jane Anderson

    13. Gastrointestinal disease

    James Lindsay, Louise Langmead, Sean L Preston

    14. Liver disease

    Graham Foster, Alastair O’Brien

    15. Biliary tract and pancreatic disease

    David Westaby, Christopher Wadsworth

    16. Haematological disease

    Michael F Murphy, K John Pasi, Adam Mead

    17. Malignant disease

    Christopher J Gallagher, Matthew Smith, Jonathan Shamash

    18. Rheumatic disease

    Anisur Rahman, Ian Giles

    19. Bone disease

    Donncha O’Gradaigh, Richard Conway

    20. Kidney and urinary tract disease

    M Magdi Yaqoob, Neil Ashman

    21. Neurological disease

    Paul Jarman

    22. Psychological medicine

    Julius Bourke, Peter D White

    23. Cardiovascular disease

    Nicholas H Bunce, Robin Ray

    24. Respiratory disease

    Anthony J Frew, Sarah R Doffman, Katharine Hurt, Rachel Buxton-Thomas

    25. Critical care medicine

    Charles J Hinds, Rupert M Pearse, Michael O’Dwyer

    26. Endocrine disease

    Miles J Levy, Helena Gleeson

    27. Diabetes mellitus

    Edwin AM Gale, John V Anderson

    28. Lipid and metabolic disorders

    John V Anderson

    29. Women’s health

    Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Lesley Regan

    30. Ear, nose and throat and eye disease

    Francis Vaz, Nishchay Mehta, Robin D Hamilton

    31. Skin disease

    David G Paige, Sarah Wakelin

  • Parveen Kumar, DBE, BSc, MD, DM, DEd, FRCP, FRCP(L&E), FRCPath, FIAP, Professor of Medicine & Education, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, and Honorary Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Barts Health NHS Trust and Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK and Michael L Clark, MD, FRCP, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary,University of London and Consultant Physician, Princess Grace Hospital, London, UK
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