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Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition
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Students, residents, and instructors swear by Andreoli and Carpenter’s Cecil Essentials of Medicine because it presents just the right amount of information, just the right way. Edited by the late Thomas E. Andreoli, MD as well as Ivor Benjamin, MD, Robert C. Griggs, MD, and Edward J. Wing, MD, it focuses on core principles and how they apply to patient care, covering everything you need to know to succeed on a medical rotation or residency. Masterful editing and a user-friendly full-color design make absorbing and retaining information as effortless as possible, and Student Consult online access offers convenient, flexible reference to the complete contents of the book plus additional clinical photos and radiologic images, videos demonstrating procedures, audio recordings of heart and lung sounds, and more.

    • New chapters on "Pre- and Post-Operative Care" and "Palliative Care," plus the integration of molecular biology and other new horizons in medicine, familiarize you with the most current clinical concepts.

    • Student Consult online access offers convenient, flexible reference to the complete contents of the book plus additional clinical photos and radiologic images, videos demonstrating procedures, audio recordings of heart and lung sounds, and more.

      • An expanded International Editorial Board provides increased input from respected practitioners worldwide.
        • Excellent images and clinical photographs vividly illustrate the appearance and clinical features of disease.

      • Masterful editing and a user-friendly full-color design make absorbing and retaining information as effortless as possible.

        • Web icons throughout the printed book call your attention to additional content available online thorough Student Consult.

        Section I Introduction to Molecular Medicine

        1 Molecular Basis of Human Disease

        Section II Evidence-Based Medicine

        2 Evidence-Based Medicine, Quality of Life, and the Cost of Medicine

        Section III Cardiovascular Disease

        3 Structure and Function of the Normal Heart and Blood Vessels

        4 Evaluation of the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease

        5 Diagnostic Tests and Procedures in the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease

        6 Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy

        7 Congenital Heart Disease

        8 Acquired Valvular Heart Disease

        9 Coronary Heart Disease

        10 Cardiac Arrhythmias

        11 Pericardial and Myocardial Disease

        12 Other Cardiac Topics

        13 Vascular Diseases and Hypertension

        Section IV Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 14 The Lung in Health and Disease

        15 General Approach to Patients with Respiratory Disorders

        16 Evaluating Lung Structure and Function

        17 Obstructive Lung Diseases

        18 Interstitial Lung Diseases

        19 Pulmonary Vascular Disease

        20 Disorders of Respiratory Control

        21 Disorders of the Pleura, Chest Wall, and Mediastinum

        22 Infectious Diseases of the Lung

        23 Essentials in Critical Care Medicine

        24 Neoplastic Disorders of the Lung

        Section V Preoperative and Postoperative Care

        25 Preoperative and Postoperative Care

        Section VI Renal Disease

        26 Elements of Renal Structure and Function

        27 Approach to the Patient with Renal Disease

        28 Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

        29 Glomerular Diseases

        30 Major Nonglomerular Disorders

        31 Vascular Disorders of the Kidney

        32 Acute Kidney Injury

        33 Chronic Renal Failure

        Section VII Gastrointestinal Disease

        34 Common Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease

        A Abdominal Pain

        B Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

        C Malabsorption

        D Diarrhea

        35 Endoscopic and Imaging Procedures

        36 Esophageal Disorders

        37 Diseases of the Stomach and Duodenum

        38 Inflammatory Bowel Disease

        39 Neoplasms of the Tastrointestinal Tract

        40 Diseases of the Pancreas

        Section VIII Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System

        41 Laboratory Tests in Liver Disease

        42 Jaundice

        43 Acute and Chronic Hepatitis

        44 Fulminant Hepatic Failure

        45 Cirrhosis of the Liver and Its Complications

        46 Disorders of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tract

        Section IX Hematologic Disease

        47 Hematopoiesis and Hematopoietic Failure

        48 Clonal Disorders of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell

        49 Disorders of Red Blood Cells

        50 Clinical Disorders of Neutrophils

        51 Disorders of Lymphocytes

        52 Normal Hemostasis

        53 Disorders of Hemostasis: Bleeding

        54 Disorders of Hemostasis: Thrombosis

        Section X Oncologic Disease

        55 Cancer Etiology: Oncogenes And Environmental/Toxic Factors

        56 Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Prevention

        57 Solid Tumors

        58 Complications of Cancer

        59 Principles of Cancer Treatment

        Section XI Metabolic Disease

        60 Obesity

        61 Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

        62 Malnutrition, Nutritional Assessment And Nutritional Support In Adult Patients

        63 Disorders of Lipid Metabolism

        64 Disorders of Metals and Metalloproteins

        Section XII Endocrine Disease

        65 Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis

        66 The Thyroid Gland

        67 The Adrenal Gland

        68 Male Reproductive Endocrinology

        69 Diabetes Mellitus

        70 Hypoglycemia

        Section XIII Women’s Health

        71 Women’s Health Topics

        A Introduction

        B Preventive Health Recommendations for Women

        C Health Issues Across the Life of Course

        D. Special Topics

        Section XIV Men’s Health

        72 Men’s Health Topics

        A Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

        Ivor Benjamin, MD, FACC, FAHA, Professor of Medicine, Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Cell Biology, and Surgery; Director, Cardiovascular Center; Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; Vice Chair, Translational Research, Department of Medicine; Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Robert C. Griggs, MD, FACP, FAAN, Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics; University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; Rochester, New York, Edward J Wing, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Professor of Medicine; The Warren Alpert Medical School; Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, J. Gregory Fitz, MD, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost; Dean, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Dallas, Texas and Thomas E. Andreoli, MD, MACP, FRCP(Edin), Distinguished Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Physiology, University of Arkansas College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR

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