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Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine (20th Edition) – PDF – eBook

eBook details

  • Authors: Dennis L. Kasper, Anthony S. Fauci, Stephen L. Hauser
  • File Size: 545 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 3573 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical; 20th edition
  • Publication Date: July 24, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07FND1DYH
  • ISBN-10: 1259644030 / 1259834808
  • ISBN-13: 9781259644030 / 978-1259834806

Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine 20e (PDF) [2-volume set] is the definitive guide to internal medicine is more essential than ever with the latest in disease mechanisms, updated clinical trial results and recommended guidelines, state-of-the art radiographic images, hundreds of demonstrative full-colour drawings, therapeutic approaches and specific treatments, and practical clinical decision trees and algorithms.

Recognized by healthcare professionals worldwide as the leading authority on applied pathophysiology and clinical medicine, Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine 20e gives you the informational foundation you need to provide the best patient care possible.

Essential for education and practice, the landmark 20th Edition features:

  • Updated clinical guidelines, expert opinions, and treatment approaches from world-renowned editors and authors contribute to the accuracy and immediacy of the textbook material and present a clear blueprint for optimizing patient outcomes.
  • Important and timely new chapters — such as LGBT Health, Promoting Good Health, Approach to Medical Consultation, Systems of Healthcare, Pharmacogenomics, Worldwide Changes in Patterns of Infectious Diseases,Antimicrobial Resistance, Neuromyelitis Optica, and more—offer the very latest, definitive perspectives on must-know topics in medical education and practice.
  • All-new sections covering a wide range of new and emerging areas of vital interest to all healthcare professionals. New sections include: Sex and Gender-based Issues in Medicine; Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome; Diabetes Mellitus; and Consultative Medicine— Plus, a new Part covering cutting-edge topics in research and clinical medicine includes great new chapters on the role of Epigenetics in Emerging Neuro-Therapeutic Technologies, Health and Disease, Genomics and Infectious Diseases, Behavioral Strategies to Improve Health, and Telomere Function in Health and Disease, and Network System Medicine.
  • State-of-the-art coverage of disease mechanisms: Harrison’s 20e focuses on pathophysiology with rigor, and with the goal of linking disease mechanisms to treatments. Improved understanding of how diseases develop and progress not only promotes better decision-making and higher value care, but also makes for fascinating reading and improved retention. Harrison’s 20th edition summarizes important new basic science developments, such as the role of mitochondria in programmed and necrotic cell death, the immune system’s role in cancer development and treatment, the impact of telomere shortening in the aging and disease processes, and the role of the microbiome in health and disease. Understanding the role of inflammation in cardiovascular disease, the precise mechanisms of immune deficiency in AIDS/HIV, prions and misfolded proteins in neurodegenerative diseases, and obesity as a predisposition to diabetes are just a few examples of how this 20th edition provides essential pathophysiology information for health professionals.
  • End-of-chapter suggested readings reinforce the textbook material and provide a robust platform for further study and research.

NOTE: Only full volumes of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine 20e PDF included. No codes are inlcuded in this purchase

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Editorial Review

“This is an ebook for all medical students no matter their level of experience.” - 5 STAR REVIEW FROM DOODY’S 

"...the leading comprehensive authority in internal medicine." - Vincent Carr, MSA, DO, FACC, FACP (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences)

Features
The wbook is divided into 20 parts that cover broad topics such as the profession of medicine, cardinal manifestations and presentation of disease, immune-mediated, oncology and hematology, inflammatory, and rheumatological diseases, and disorders associated with environmental exposures. The parts are further divided into specific topic sections, such as pain, therapy for bacterial disease, neurologic critical care. Finally, these sections are subdivided into chapters covering conditions such as angioedema, urticaria, and allergic rhinitis, with lists of further reading suggestions. Throughout the textbook, there are a great number of full-color figures, algorithms, and intuitive tables to support the textbook. As readers become familiar with the ebook's format, it is very easy to use the pertinent patient management algorithm in the front cover page that refers them directly to the relevant page. There is also a listing of available videos; supplemental topics, such as microbial bioterrorism, technique of lumbar puncture; and atlases of rashes, oral manifestations of disease, and electrocardiography.

This new 20th edition continues the outstanding history of this textbook as the leading comprehensive authority in internal medicine.