The Merck Manual of Diagnosis And Therapy, 19th Edition
All the health care information you need in one package!Merck returns! The new 18th Edition of The Merck Manual is packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders to help deliver the best patient care. The world's most widely used and oldest continually published medical reference now features expanded clinical focus on each disorder, as well as more specific guidance on patient examinations. This handy, compact textbook was written by more than 300 expert clinicians for everyday use. Designed for maximum clinical usefulness, the new Merck Manual makes it easy to find the right information, right when you need it.All-new clinical approach chaptersAll-new disease summaries339 chapters, 34 completely new including:Nutritional SupportNeck and Back PainAutonomic Nervous SystemMale Reproductive EndocrinologyFractures, Dislocations and SprainsPrinciples of Radiologic ImagingComplementary and Alternative MedicineDietary SupplementsMedicolegal IssuesCare of the Surgical Patient Approach to the Critically Ill Patient69 new illustrationsNew cross-referencing to specific pagesAll-new two-colour printingNew content on vital hot topics such as:Critical care medicineMetabolic syndrome Acute lung injury Biological warfare and terrorism SARSSmallpoxand much more!
InhoudGuide for Readers viii Abbreviations ix Editors and Editorial Board xi Consultants xiii Contributors xv NUT 1 Nutritional Disorders 1 GI 2 Gastrointestinal Disorders 67 HEP 3 Hepatic and Biliary Disorders 203 MUS 4 Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 281 ENT 5 Ear, Nose, Throat, and Dental Disorders 411 EYE 6 Eye Disorders 535 SKN 7 Dermatologic Disorders 629 END 8 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 755 HEM 9 Hematology and Oncology 915 IMM 10 Immunology; Allergic Disorders 1077 INF 11 Infectious Diseases 1143 PSY 12 Psychiatric Disorders 1483 NEU 13 Neurologic Disorders 1583 PUL 14 Pulmonary Disorders 1823 CVS 15 Cardiovascular Disorders 2015 CRC 16 Critical Care Medicine 2243 GU 17 Genitourinary Disorders 2303 GYN 18 Gynecology and Obstetrics 2479 PED 19 Pediatrics 2691 GER 20 Geriatrics 3069 RX 21 Clinical Pharmacology 3165 INJ 22 Injuries; Poisoning 3187 SPS 23 Special Subjects 3371 APP Appendixes 3489 Ready Reference Guides 3489 Normal Laboratory Values 3491 Trade Names of Some Commonly Used Drugs 3505 IND Index 3521