Manual of Practical Medicine (Paperback)R. Alagappan (author)
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Internal or practical medicine is the medical specialty dedicated to the diagnosis and medical treatment of adult diseases. A physician who specialises in practical medicine is referred to as an internist. Subspecialties of internal medicine include allergy and immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, haematology, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, nephrology, oncology, pulmonology, and rheumatology (MedicineNet.com).
The fifth edition of Manual of Practical Medicine has been fully revised to provide the most recent advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
Beginning with an introduction to internal medicine, each of the following chapters is dedicated to an anatomical region of the body and associated disorders. Each disease is presented in an easy to follow format, describing the causes, clinical features, investigations and management.
This new edition is highly illustrated with nearly 1000 clinical photographs, diagrams and tables.
Key pointsFully revised, fifth edition providing recent advances in internal medicineCovers diagnosis and treatment of numerous disorders organised anatomicallyIncludes nearly 1000 photographs, illustrations and tablesPrevious edition published in 2010
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Number of pages: 1016
Weight: 1300 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 40 mm
Edition: 5th Revised edition