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Handbook of diseases.
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2004.
description
x, 979 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
ISBN
1582552665 (hardcover : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2004.
isbn
1582552665 (hardcover : alk. paper)
restrictions
Online version licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
5872668
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 955-960) and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This is an authoritative guide to more than 600 diseases and disorders including such major diseases as myocardial infarction, AIDS, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, breast and lung cancer, and newly emerging diseases such as Ebola virus infection.
Main Description
Now in its Third Edition, this best-selling handbook is a practical, authoritative guide to more than 600 diseases. Pocket-sized, alphabetically organized, and filled with tips, alerts, and checklists, it targets the key information busy clinicians need at the bedside--signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments, and patient concerns.This edition includes new entries on infectious diseases caused by biological agents and antibiotic-resistant organisms, complex regional pain syndrome, rhabdomyolysis, and the new Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease variant. Also new to this edition are Age Alerts, citing pediatric and geriatric considerations, and Gender Issue icons, highlighting gender-related variations in a disease's incidence, course, and treatment.
Main Description
Now in its Third Edition, this best-selling handbook is a practical, authoritative guide to more than 600 diseases. Pocket-sized, alphabetically organized, and filled with tips, alerts, and checklists, it targets the key information busy clinicians need at the bedsidesigns and symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments, and patient concerns. This edition includes new entries on infectious diseases caused by biological agents and antibiotic-resistant organisms, complex regional pain syndrome, rhabdomyolysis, and the new Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease variant. Also new to this edition are Age Alerts, citing pediatric and geriatric considerations, and Gender Issue icons, highlighting gender-related variations in a disease's incidence, course, and treatment.
Table of Contents
Contributors and consultants
Foreword
Diseases (in alphabetical order)
Appendix: Less common diseases
Selected references
Index
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