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Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine, 9th Edition

Parveen Kumar


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ISBN / EAN: 9780702066016
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
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  • Paperback
    $89.01
PUBLISHED: 28th July 2016
ISBN: 9780702066016

Publisher Description

The ninth edition of this best-selling textbook of clinical medicine builds even further on its formidable, prize-winning formula of excellence, comprehensiveness and accessibility. 'This book is stunning in its breadth and ease-of-use. It still remains the "gold standard", thorough guide to clinical medicine its forefathers were.' BMA Medical Book Awards judges. New to this edition: 2 new chapters: Global Health and Women's Health. 25 new authors. New online editor, Adam Feather, with a team of young doctors to augment the e-book which accompanies the print book with clinical tips, key learning points, drug tips, learning challenges, case studies and MCQs. Full text redesign to incorporate: New system overview diagrams for clinical chapters. New coloured headings to help identify content relating to disease, management, investigations etc. New icons to aid text navigation. 11 new members and a new co-editor, Senaka Rajapakse, of the International Advisory Board.Edited by Kumar and Clark, clinicians and educators of world-renowned expertise. Authors comprise consultants at the top of their fields, paired with younger doctors closer to the exam experience, to ensure authority and relevance. Enhanced e-book accompanies the print book, for ease of transportation and use on the move. International Advisory Board, led by Professor Janaka de Silva and Professor Senaka Rajapakse, providing guidance for global coverage from across the world. Contributions to the e-book by members of the International Advisory Board to amplify areas of clinical importance in their parts of the world2 new chapters Women's health Global health 25 new young consultant authors teamed with clinicians at the top of their career, to ensure the text is accessible for students and trainees. A new role of online Editor. Adam Feather and his team of young doctors, have created (in the e-book) a host of embedded features including: chapter summaries, key-point boxes, self-assessment, top tips, extra content (videos and images) and more. They have focused on enabling more inexperienced learners to interpret the detail, navigate the content effectively and get the most from the text. New co-editor for the International Advisory Board, Professor Senaka Rajapakse from the University of Colombo. 11 new members of the International Advisory Board. 9 new online international articles, including: Ebola Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Visceral Leishmaniasis New features Full text re-design New diagrammatic anatomy and physiology overviews at the beginning of clinical systems chapters Coloured headings to help distinguish sciences, procedures, etc. New icons to aid text navigation Divided into three sections for greater ease of navigation: Good Medical Practice Clinical Sciences Clinical Practice Bigger chapters unbundled into smaller chapters for ease of access. Clinical Pharmacy now separate from Poisoning STIs and HIV now separate from Infectious Disease Biliary Tract and Pancreatic Disease now separate from Liver Rheumatic Disease now separate from Bone Disease Lipid and Metabolic Disease now separate from Diabetes Mellitus Coming soon: Semantic zoom - an online text summarising tool which will provide stages of the book's content in decreasing levels of detail according to your need: from the full text to the bare essentials. Keep checking your registered e-book for updates!

Table of Contents

Section 1 Good medical practice 1. Ethics, law and communication 2. Clinical pharmacology 3. Palliative medicine and symptom control 4. Global health 5. Environmental medicine 6. Poisoning Section 2 Clinical sciences 7. Molecular cell biology and human genetics 8. The immune system and disease 9. Water, electrolytes and acid-base balance 10. Nutrition Section 3 Clinical practice 11. Infectious disease 12. Sexually transmitted infections and HIV 13. Gastrointestinal disease 14. Liver disease 15. Biliary tract and pancreatic disease 16. Haematological disease 17. Malignant disease 18. Rheumatic disease 19. Bone disease 20. Kidney and urinary tract disease 21. Neurological disease 22. Psychological medicine 23. Cardiovascular disease 24. Respiratory disease 25. Critical care medicine 26. Endocrine disease 27. Diabetes mellitus 28. Lipid and metabolic disorders 29. Women's health 30. Ear, nose and throat and eye disease 31. Skin disease

Review

From reviews of the previous edition: British Journal of Hospital Medicine 'This is the eighth edition of Kumar and Clark in 15 years, which is a remarkable achievement and testament to the authors' dedication - the title of Kumar and Clark is now legendary. It is regarded by many as the "must-have" textbook for budding and qualified doctors and the "gold standard" when compared against competitor textbooks. Previous editions have been applauded for being both comprehensive and student-friendly. Does the latest edition live up to the high expectation? The short answer is yes..' From user reviews: 'Five stars', 'Brilliant book', 'Brilliant for medical students', 'One of the best books I ever bought', ' Very good', 'Super book', 'Essential'. British Medical Association Medical Book Awards: First prize winner Digital and Online Resources 2013 (eighth edition)First prize winner for Medicine BMA Medical Book Awards 2010 (seventh edition); 2006 (sixth edition) From reviews of the previous edition: " British Journal of Hospital Medicine" 'This is the eighth edition of Kumar and Clark in 15 years, which is a remarkable achievement and testament to the authors' dedication - the title of Kumar and Clark is now legendary. It is regarded by many as the "must-have" textbook for budding and qualified doctors and the "gold standard" when compared against competitor textbooks. Previous editions have been applauded for being both comprehensive and student-friendly. Does the latest edition live up to the high expectation? The short answer is yes..' From user reviews: 'Five stars', 'Brilliant book', 'Brilliant for medical students', 'One of the best books I ever bought', ' Very good', 'Super book', 'Essential'. British Medical Association Medical Book Awards: First prize winner Digital and Online Resources 2013 (eighth edition) First prize winner for Medicine BMA Medical Book Awards 2010 (seventh edition); 2006 (sixth edition) British Journal of Hospital Medicine, February 2013 'This is the eighth edition of Kumar and Clark in 15 years, which is a remarkable achievement and testament to the authors' dedication - the title of Kumar and Clark is now legendary. It is regarded by many as the "must-have" textbook for budding and qualified doctors and the "gold standard" when compared against competitor textbooks. Previous editions have been applauded for being both comprehensive and student-friendly. Does the latest edition live up to the high expectation? The short answer is yes..' British Medical Association Medical Book Awards First prize winner Digital and Online Resources 2013 (eighth edition) First prize winner for Medicine BMA Medical Book Awards 2010 (seventh edition); 2006 (sixth edition) From user reviews Amazon UK #1 best-seller 'Five stars', 'Brilliant book', 'Brilliant for medical students', 'One of the best books I ever bought', ' Very good', 'Super book', 'Essential'.

Product Details

Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences
Year
2016
Edition
9th
ISBN-10
070206601X
ISBN-13
9780702066016
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edited by
Parveen Kumar, Michael L. Clark
Illustrations
Approx. 1040 illustrations (860 in full color)
Pages
1456
Publication Date
2016-07-28
Author
Parveen Kumar
Media
Book
Textbook
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