This is the first prize winner in the medicine category in the BMA 2006 medical book competition! Kumar and Clark's "Clinical Medicine" is a comprehensive and authoritative single-volume textbook of internal medicine that is consulted by students and doctors throughout the world. Its aim is to explain the management of disease, based on an understanding of scientific principles and including the latest developments in treatment. It is written for medical students and doctors preparing for specialist exams, and is an ideal general reference text for all practising doctors. The new edition is part of Elsevier's new Student Consult electronic community. Student Consult titles comes with full text online, a unique image library, case studies, questions and answers, online note-taking, and integration links to content in other disciplines - ideal for problem-based learning.
Table of Contents
1 Ethics and communication 2 Infectious diseases, tropical medicine and sexually transmitted diseases 3 Cell and molecular biology, and genetic disorders 4 Clinical immunology 5 Nutrition 6 Gastrointestinal disease 7 Liver, biliary tract and pancreatic disease 8 Haematological disease 9 Malignant disease 10 Rheumatology and bone disease 11 Renal disease 12 Water, electrolytes and acid-base balance 13 Cardiovascular disease 14 Respiratory disease 15 Intensive care medicine 16 Drug Therapy and poisoning 17 Environmental medicine 18 Endocrine disease 19 Diabetes mellitus and other disorders of metabolism 20 The special senses 21 Neurological disease 22 Psychological medicine 23 Skin disease