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Professional guide to diseases.
edition
8th ed.
imprint
Ambler, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005.
description
xiv, 1378 p.
ISBN
158255370X (alk. paper)
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imprint
Ambler, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005.
isbn
158255370X (alk. paper)
catalogue key
6132884
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Doody's Reviews, September 2005
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Professional Guide to Diseases, Eighth Edition is the newest edition of the health care professional's guide to disease management and patient care. This complete yet concise reference covers over 600 disorders, including emerging diseases such as metabolic syndrome, monkeypox, SARS, Creutzfeldt-Jakob (mad cow) disease, and antibiotic-resistant infections. Coverage also includes terrorist agents such as anthrax. The easy-to-use format presents comprehensive disease information ranging from causes, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis through treatment and special considerations. Helpful tips, charts, anatomic drawings, and other illustrations supplement the text. This edition includes expanded information on obesity treatments and differential diagnosis algorithms for difficult-to-diagnose problems.
Table of Contents
Genetic disordersp. 1
Malignant neoplasmsp. 46
Infectionp. 151
Traumap. 280
Immune disordersp. 340
Psychiatric disordersp. 406
Respiratory disordersp. 507
Musculoskeletal disordersp. 570
Neurologic disordersp. 616
Gastrointestinal disordersp. 682
Hepatobiliary disordersp. 747
Renal and urologic disordersp. 770
Endocrine disordersp. 824
Metabolic and nutritional disordersp. 869
Obstetric and gynecologic disordersp. 929
Sexual disordersp. 992
Hematologic disordersp. 1015
Cardiovascular disordersp. 1057
Eye disordersp. 1152
Ear, nose, and throat disordersp. 1188
Skin disordersp. 1227
Cultural considerations in patient carep. 1279
Rare diseasesp. 1282
Community resourcesp. 1314
Potential agents of bioterrorismp. 1318
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