Seeking to reflect the state of the art in medical practice, this volume explores strategies for understanding, diagnosing and managing disease. In it, clinicians and investigators report key advances seen across the areas of internal medicine and discuss a wide range of topical issues, including ethics, disease prevention and genetics. With more than 90 chapters, it presents coverage of: alternative medicine; practice guidelines; the impact of genetics on clinical practice; infertility and fertility control; adolescent health care; gene therapy; and treatment strategies. This fifth edition includes new features such as: expanded sections on treatment; more colour illustrations and images; additional clinical guidelines and tables; genetic considerations highlighted by icons; and acronym boxes.
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Eugene Brauwald, MD, MA (Hon), MD (Hon), ScD (Hon) Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine, Faculty Dean for Academic Programs at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Vice-President for Academic Programs, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, MA, USA Anthony S. Fauci, MD, ScD (Hon) Chief, Laboratory of Immunoregulation; Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA Dennis L. Kasper, MD, MA (Hon) William Ellery Channing Professor of Medicine, Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Executive Dean for Academic Programs, Harvard Medical School; Director, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Stephen L. Hauser, MD Chairman and Betty Anker Fife Professor, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA Dan L. Longo, MD Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 15. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071183191