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Title:
Mosby's handbook of diseases
Author:
Langford, Rae.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
St. Louis : Mosby, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xv, 591 pages ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780323008952
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Book

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MOSBY'S HANDBOOK OF DISEASES, 2ND EDITION, provides an up-to-date profile of 233 adult and pediatric diseases and conditions. The entries are arranged in alphabetical order with colored tabs for each letter of the alphabet for easy retrieval of information. Each concise entry is presented in an identical format that lists the definition, etiology, incidence, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, complications, diagnostic tests, and therapeutic management of the disease or condition, including risk factors where appropriate. Thirty-nine new topics have been prepared for this edition.


Table of Contents

A Abruptio Placentaep. 1
Abuse, Childp. 3
Abuse, Domestic (Intimate Partner Violence)p. 7
Abuse, Elderp. 12
Acne Vulgarisp. 17
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)p. 18
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)p. 19
Adenovirusp. 22
Adrenal Insufficiency, Primary (Addison's Disease)p. 25
Aldosteronism, Primary (Conn's Syndrome)p. 28
Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)p. 30
Alopecia Areata (AA)p. 33
Alzheimer's Diseasep. 35
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (Lou Gehrig's Disease)p. 38
Anal Fissurep. 40
Anaphylaxisp. 42
Anemia (Aplastic, Hemolytic, Iron Deficiency, Pernicious Posthemorrhagic)p. 44
Aplastic Anemiap. 44
Hemolytic Anemiap. 45
Iron Deficiency Anemiap. 47
Pernicious Anemiap. 48
Posthemorrhagic Anemiap. 50
Angina Pectorisp. 52
Ankylosing Spondylitisp. 55
Anorectal Abscessp. 57
Anorectal Fistulap. 59
Anorexia Nervosap. 61
Anthraxp. 63
Anxiety Disordersp. 66
Aortic Aneurysmp. 69
Appendicitisp. 71
Arthritis (Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid)p. 73
Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease)p. 73
Rheumatoid Arthritisp. 75
Asbestosisp. 79
Asthmap. 81
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)p. 85
Autism (Autistic Disorder)p. 88
B Back Pain, Low (Acute and Chronic)p. 91
Bell's Palsyp. 94
Black Lung Disease (Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis)p. 96
Bladder Cancerp. 98
Blepharitisp. 101
Bone Cancer, Primaryp. 103
Brain Abscessp. 105
Brain Cancerp. 106
Brain Tumor, Primaryp. 107
Breast Cancerp. 110
Bronchiectasisp. 113
Bronchiolitis/Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)p. 115
Bronchitis, Acutep. 117
Bronchitis, Chronicp. 119
Bulimia Nervosap. 122
Burnsp. 124
Bursitisp. 128
C Cancerp. 129
Cardiac Tamponadep. 133
Cardiomyopathyp. 135
Carpal Tunnel Syndromep. 138
Cataractp. 140
Cellulitisp. 142
Cerebral (Intercranial) Aneurysmp. 144
Cerebral Palsy (Congenital Static Encephalopathy)p. 147
Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) (Stroke)p. 151
Cervical Cancerp. 155
Chickenpoxp. 157
Chlamydia trachomatis Infectionsp. 159
Cholecystitis, Cholelithiasis, and Choledocholithiasisp. 162
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Immune Dysfunction Syndrome)p. 165
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseasep. 167
Cirrhosisp. 168
Cold, Common (Upper Respiratory Infection)p. 171
Colorectal Cancerp. 173
Congestive Heart Failurep. 176
Conjunctivitisp. 180
Corneal Ulcerp. 182
Coronary Artery Diseasep. 184
Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)p. 186
Croupp. 189
Cushing's Syndrome (Hypercortisolism)p. 191
Cystic Fibrosisp. 194
Cystitisp. 197
Cysts (Dermoid, Epidermal, Sebaceous)p. 198
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection (Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease Virus)p. 200
D Decubitus Ulcerp. 203
Delirium/Dementia (Formerly Organic Mental Syndromes)p. 203
Depression, Majorp. 208
Dermatitis (Eczema)p. 211
Diabetes Insipidusp. 213
Diabetes Mellitusp. 216
Diarrheap. 221
Diphtheriap. 223
Diverticular Diseasep. 225
Dysmenorrheap. 227
E Ebola Virusp. 229
Eclampsiap. 231
Eczemap. 231
Emphysemap. 232
Encephalitis, Primaryp. 235
Endocarditis, Infectivep. 238
Endometriosisp. 240
Epididymitisp. 242
Epiglottitis (Acute Supraglottitis)p. 245
Epilepsyp. 246
Epistaxisp. 247
Esophageal Cancerp. 249
Esophageal Varicesp. 251
Esophagitisp. 252
F Fibrocystic Breast Diseasep. 253
Food Poisoningp. 255
Frostbitep. 257
G Gastritisp. 260
Gastroenteritisp. 263
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)p. 265
Genital Warts (Condyloma Acuminatum)p. 268
Glaucomap. 270
Glomerulonephritis, Acutep. 273
Gonorrheap. 276
Goutp. 278
Guillain-Barre Syndromep. 280
H Hantavirus Infections (Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome [HPS]/Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome [HFRS])p. 283
Headachep. 288
Hearing Impairment (Deafness)p. 291
Heat Exhaustionp. 293
Heat Strokep. 295
Hemophiliap. 298
Hemorrhoids (Piles)p. 300
Hepatitis, Viralp. 302
Hernia, Externalp. 306
Herniated Diskp. 308
Herpes Simplex Infections (Fever Blisters, Genital Herpes)p. 310
Herpes Zosterp. 312
Hiatal Herniap. 313
Hirschsprung's Diseasep. 315
Histoplasmosisp. 318
Hivesp. 320
Hodgkin's Diseasep. 321
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection/(AIDS)p. 323
Hyperparathyroidismp. 328
Hypertensionp. 331
Hyperthyroidismp. 334
Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (HPS)p. 336
Hypoglycemiap. 338
Hypoparathyroidismp. 341
Hypothermiap. 343
Hypothyroidism (Myxedema)p. 346
I Impetigop. 348
Influenza (Flu)p. 350
Intestinal Obstructionp. 352
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Spastic Colitis)p. 355
K Kaposi's Sarcomap. 357
Kawasaki Disease (KD)p. 360
Keratitisp. 363
Kidney Cancer (Renal Cancer)p. 365
L Labyrinthitisp. 367
Laryngitisp. 369
Latex Allergyp. 372
Lead Poisoningp. 375
Leukemia (Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia)p. 378
Liver Cancer, Primaryp. 382
Lung Cancerp. 384
Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)p. 387
Lyme Diseasep. 390
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin'sp. 392
M Macular Degenerationp. 394
Malariap. 397
Measlesp. 399
Meniere's Diseasep. 400
Meningitis, Bacterialp. 402
Meningitis, Viralp. 404
Migrainep. 405
Mononucleosisp. 406
Mood Disorders (Bipolar, Cyclothymia, Depression, Dysthymia)p. 408
Multiple Myelomap. 411
Multiple Sclerosisp. 414
Mumps (Parotitis)p. 418
Muscular Dystrophyp. 420
Myasthenia Gravisp. 423
Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)p. 425
N Neuroblastomap. 429
O Obesityp. 432
Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancerp. 434
Organic Mental Syndromesp. 436
Osteomyelitisp. 437
Osteoporosisp. 439
Otitis Externap. 442
Otitis Mediap. 444
Ovarian Cancerp. 446
Ovarian Cystsp. 448
P Paget's Disease (Osteitis Deformans)p. 450
Pancreatic Cancerp. 452
Pancreatitisp. 454
Parkinson's Diseasep. 458
Pediculosis (Lice)p. 462
Pelvic Inflammatory Diseasep. 464
Peptic Ulcer Disease (Gastric or Duodenal Ulcers)p. 466
Pericarditisp. 470
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)p. 473
Peripheral Vascular Disordersp. 474
Peritonitisp. 475
Personality Disordersp. 478
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)p. 482
Pharyngitis (Sore Throat)p. 485
Phlebitisp. 486
Pleurisyp. 487
Pneumocystis carinii Pneumoniap. 489
Pneumonia, Bacterial/Nonbacterialp. 491
Poliomyelitisp. 494
Polycythemiap. 497
Polypsp. 500
Posttraumatic Stress Disorderp. 503
Preeclampsia and Eclampsiap. 506
Premenstrual Syndromep. 510
Pressure Ulcer (Decubitus Ulcer, Bedsore)p. 512
Prostate Cancerp. 516
Prostatic Hypertrophy, Benignp. 518
Prostatitisp. 520
Psoriasisp. 523
Psychotic Disordersp. 524
Pyelonephritis Embolismp. 525
Pyclonephritisp. 528
R Rabiesp. 530
Reynaud's Phenomenonp. 533
Renal Calculi (Kidney Stones)p. 535
Renal Failure, Acutep. 538
Renal Failure, Chronicp. 542
Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Hyaline Membrane Disease)p. 545
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infectionp. 547
Retinal Detachmentp. 548
Rheumatic Feverp. 550
Rocky Mountain Spotted Feverp. 553
Rubella (German Measles)p. 555
Rubeola (Red Measles)p. 557
S Scabiesp. 559
Scarlet Feverp. 561
Schizophreniap. 563
Scoliosisp. 567
Scborrheap. 569
Seizure Disorders (Convulsions, Epilepsy)p. 569
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)p. 574
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)p. 577
Shingles (Herpes Zoster)p. 578
Sickle Cell Diseasep. 580
Sinusitisp. 584
Skin Cancerp. 586
Sleep Apnea Syndromep. 589
Smallpoxp. 593
Spina Bifidap. 595
Spinal Cord Injury (Paraplegia, Quadriplegia)p. 600
Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)p. 605
Stomatitisp. 608
Streptococcal Diseasep. 610
Strokep. 610
Substance Abuse and/or Dependencep. 611
Sudden Infant Death Syndromep. 615
Suicidep. 618
Syphilisp. 621
T Temporomandibular Joint Syndromep. 625
Tendinitis, Tenosynovitisp. 628
Testicular Cancerp. 631
Tetanus (Lockjaw)p. 633
Thrombocytopenic Purpurap. 635
Thrombosis, Venous (Phlebothrombosis, Thrombophlebitis)p. 638
Thrushp. 640
Thyroid Cancerp. 641
Tinnitusp. 644
Tonsillitisp. 646
Tourette's Syndromep. 648
Toxic Shock Syndromep. 651
Transient Ischemic Attacksp. 654
Traumatic Brain Injury (Acquired Brain Injury, Head Injury)p. 656
Trichinosisp. 661
Tuberculosisp. 663
U Ulcerative Colitisp. 667
Ulcersp. 669
Urinary Incontinencep. 670
Urinary Tract Infection, Lower (Cystitis, Urethritis)p. 671
Urticaria (Hives, Angioedema)p. 677
Uterine Bleeding, Dysfunctionalp. 679
Uterine Cancer (Endometrial Cancer)p. 681
Uterine Fibroids (Leiomyomas, Myomas)p. 683
V Vaginitis (Vulvovaginitis)p. 685
Varicose Veinsp. 688
W West Nile Virus Infection (West Nile Fever)p. 690
Wilms' Tumorp. 693
Z Zollinger-Ellison Syndromep. 695
Bibliographyp. 697