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Current medical diagnosis & treatment 2015
Papadakis, Maxine A., editor.
Fifty-fourth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill Education/Medical, [2015]

Physical Description:
xii, 1887 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Provides information on the signs, symptoms, epidemiology, etiology, and treatment of more than one thousand diseases and disorders; and includes drug treatment tables, color plates, NAEPP asthma guidelines, and other resources.
Chapter 1. Disease prevention & health promotion -- Chapter 2. Common symptoms -- Chapter 3. Preoperative evaluation & perioperative management -- Chapter 4. Geriatric disorders -- Chapter 5. Palliative care & pain management -- Chapter 6. Dermatologic disorders -- Chapter 7. Disorders of the eyes & lids -- Chapter 8. Ear, nose, & throat disorders -- Chapter 9. Pulmonary disorders -- Chapter 10. Heart disease -- Chapter 11. Systemic hypertension -- Chapter 12. Blood vessel & lymphatic disorders -- Chapter 13. Blood disorders -- Chapter 14. Disorders of hemostasis, thrombosis, & antithrombotic therapy -- Chapter 15. Gastrointestinal disorders -- Chapter 16. Liver, biliary tract & pancreas disorders -- Chapter 17. Breast disorders -- Chapter 18. Gynecologic disorders -- Chapter 19. Obstetrics & obstetric disorders -- Chapter 20. Rheumatologic & immunologic disorders -- Chapter 21. Electrolyte & acid-base disorders -- Chapter 22. Kidney disease -- Chapter 23. Urologic disorders -- Chapter 24. Nervous system disorders -- Chapter 25. Psychiatric disorders -- Chapter 26. Endocrine disorders -- Chapter 27. Diabetes mellitus & hypoglycemia -- Chapter 28. Lipid disorders -- Chapter 29. Nutritional disorders -- Chapter 30. Common problems in infectious diseases & antimicrobial therapy -- e1. Anti-infective hemotherapeutic & antibiotic agents -- Chapter 31. HIV infection and AIDS -- Chapter 32. Viral & rickettsial infections -- Chapter 33. Bacterial & chlamydial infections -- Chapter 34. Spirochetal infections -- Chapter 35. Protozoal & helminthic infections -- Chapter 36. Mycotic infections -- Chapter 37. Disorders related to environmental emergencies -- Chapter 38. Poisoning -- Chapter 39. Cancer -- e2. Fundamentals of human genetics -- Chapter 40. Clinical genetic disorders -- Chapter 41. Sports medicine & outpatient orthopedics -- Chapter 42. Women's health issues -- e3. Diagnostic testing & medical decision making -- e4. Information technology in patient care -- e5. Integrative medicine -- Appendix: Therapeutic drug monitoring & laboratory reference intervals.
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RC71 .C87 2015 Adult Non-Fiction Reference material

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Author Notes

Maxine Papadakis, MD, Stephen McPhee, MD, and Michael W. Rabow, MD (San Francisco, CA) are affiliated with the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine.