Nominated for 2011 BMA Book Awards, this title is highly commended in medicine. More than two million medical students, doctors and other health professionals from around the globe have owned a copy of "Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine". Today's readers rely on Davidson's to provide up-to-date detail of contemporary medical practice, presented in a style that is concise, beautifully illustrated and easy to read. Davidson's not only provides all of the factual knowledge required to practice medicine, but also explains it in the context of underlying principles, basic science and research evidence, and shows the reader how to apply their knowledge to manage patients who present with problems rather than specific diseases.
Table of Contents
Part 1 - Principles of medicine Good medical practice Therapeutics and good prescribing Molecular and genetic factors in disease Immunological factors in disease Environmental and nutritional factors in disease Principles of infectious disease Ageing and disease Part 2 - Practice of medicine Critical illness Poisoning Medical psychiatry Oncology Pain management and palliative care Infectious disease HIV infection and AIDS Sexually transmitted infections Clinical biochemistry and metabolism Kidney and urinary tract disease Cardiovascular disease Respiratory disease Endocrine disease Diabetes mellitus Alimentary tract and pancreatic disease Liver and biliary tract disease Blood disease Musculoskeletal disease Neurological disease Skin disease Laboratory reference ranges