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Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine – 18th Edition – two-volume edition


Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine – 18th Edition – two-volume edition


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The most widely read textbook in the history of medicine — made even more essential to practice and education by an unmatched array of multi-media content DVD contains 53 chapters not found in the book, hundreds of bonus illustrations, and important procedural videos.

Both an educational tool and a clinical reference, it remains the most universally respected textbook in all of medical publishing and the pinnacle of current medical knowledge. The eighteenth edition of Harrison’s features expanded and more in-depth coverage of key issues in clinical medicine, pathophysiology, and medical education.

• The acclaimed Harrison’s DVD has been updated to include 53 chapters not found in the book, all-new procedural videos commissioned especially for Harrison’s, a masterpiece video from internationally renowned neurologist Martin Samuels on the neurological exam, and hundreds of bonus videos.

• Now presented in two volumes

• New text design greatly enhances readability

• New chapters on cutting-edge issues in clinical medicine

• Expanded focus on global considerations of health and disease

• More evidence-based than ever

• How-to videos cover topics such as central venous line placement, endotracheal intubation, pericardiocentesis, and thoracentis

• NEW print chapters include: World Demographics of Aging The Biology of Aging Clinical Problems of Aging The Human Microbiome Acinetobacter Infections Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

NEW DVD-only chapters include: Primary Care in Low and Middle Income Countries Neoplasia During Pregnancy Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances and Acid-Base Disturbances: Case Examples Less Common Malignancies of Lymphoid Cells Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome The Schilling Test War-Related Neuro-Psychiatric Illness High-Altitude Illness The Clinical Laboratory in Modern Healthcare Authoritative Content Essential to Medical Practice and Education:

Condensed Table of Contents:

Part 1: General Considerations in Clinical Medicine;

Part 2: Cardinal Manifestations and Presentation of Disease; Section 1: Pain; Section 2: Alterations in Body Temperature; Section 3: Nervous System Dysfunction; Section 4: Disorders of the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat; Section 5: Alterations in Circulatory and Respiratory Functions; Section 6: Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function; Section 7: Alterations in Renal and Urinary Tract Function; Section 8: Alterations in Sexaul Function and Reproduction; Section 9: Alterations in the Skin; Section 10: Hematologic Alterations;

Part 3: Genes, the Environment, and Disease;

Part 4: Regenerative Medicine;

Part 5: Aging;

Part 6: Nutrition;

Part 7: Oncology and Hematology;

Section 1: Neoplastic Disorders; Section 2: Hematopoietic Disorders; Section 3: Disorders of Hemostasis;

Part 8: Infectious Diseases;

Section 1: Basic Considerations in Infectious Diseases; Section 2: Clinical Syndromes: Community-Acquired Infections; Section 3: Clinical Syndromes: Health Care Associated Infections; Section 4: Approach to Therapy for Bacterial Diseases; Section 5: Diseases Caused by Gram-Positive Bacteria; Section 6: Diseases Caused by Gram-Negative Bacteria; Section 7: Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections; Section 8: Mycobacterial Diseases; Section 9: Spirochetal Diseases; Section 10: Diseases Caused by Rickettsia, Mycoplasmas, and Chlamydiae; Section 11: Viral Diseases: General Considerations; Section 12: Infections Due to DNA Viruses; Section 13: Infections Due to DNA and RNA Respiratory Viruses; Section 14: Infections Due to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Other Retroviruses; Section 15: Infections Due to RNA Viruses; Section 16: Fungal and Algal Infections; Section 17: Protozoal and Helminthic Infections: General Considerations; Section 18: Protozoal Infections;

Part 9: Terrorism and Clinical Medicine;

Part 10: Disorders of the Cardiovascular System; Section 1: Introduction to Cardiovascular Disorders; Section 2: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disorders; Section 3: Disorders of Rhythm; Section 4: Disorders of the Heart; Section 5: Vascular Disease;

Part 11: Disorders of the Respiratory System; Section 1: Diagnosis of Respiratory Disorders; Section 2: Diseases of the Respiratory System;

Part 12: Critical Care Medicine Section 1: Respiratory Critical Care Section 2: Shock and Cardiac Arrest Section 3: Neurologic Critical Care Section 4: Oncologic Emergencies

Part 13: Disorders of the Kidney and Urinary Tract;

Part 14: Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System; Section 1: Disorders of the Alimentary Tract; Section 2: Liver and Billiary Tract Disease; Section 3: Disorders of the Pancreas;

Part 15: Disorders of the Immune System, Connective Tissue and Joints; Section 1: The Immune System in Health and Diseases; Section 2: Disorders of Immune-Mediated Injury; Section 3: Disorders of the Joints and Adjacent Tissues;

Part 16: Endocrinology; Section 2: Disorders of Bone and Mineral Metabolism; Section 3: Disorders of Intermediary Metabolism;

Part 17: Neurologic Disorders; Section 1: Diagnosis of Neurologic Disorders; Section 2: Diseases of the Central Nervous System; Section 3: Nerve and Muscle Disorders; Section 4: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Section 5: Psychiatric Disorders; Section 6: Alcoholism and Drug Dependency;

Part 18: Poisoning, Drug Overdose, and Envenomation;

Part 19: High Altitude and Decompression Sickness


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Weight 3.60 kg
Dimensions 28 x 22 x 5 cm



Edited by Dan L. Longo, Anthony S. Fauci, Dennis L

Published date

July 2011




280 x 229 mm


hard cover + dvd


McGraw Hill