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Davidson’s Essentials of Medicine (2nd Edition)

  • Edited By: J. Alastair Innes
  • ISBN: 9780702055928
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publication Date: July 10, 2015
  • Format: Paperback – 880 pages
  • Language: English


For over half a century Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine has informed and educated students, doctors and other health professionals all over the world, providing a comprehensive account of the practice of medicine. Davidson’s Essentials of Medicine provides the core content of the main textbook in a condensed format which will be invaluable whenever you are on the move – whether commuting, travelling between training sites, or on electives.

Key Features
  • This book provides a distillation of the core information required for clinical studies in medicine. While retaining the acclaimed readability of the main textbook it presents the key information in a format more appropriate for practical clinical work.
  • The contents have been carefully selected by a team of junior doctors, emphasizing only the topics that will be essential for clinical studies.
  • The book includes additional chapters of content to aid clinical practice including a practically-focused chapter on therapeutics and a useful guide to interpreting major clinical investigations.
  • The text draws directly on the depth and breadth of experience of the Davidson’s authors and its International Advisory Board.
Table of Contents
  1. Good medical practice
  2. Ageing and disease
  3. Critical care and emergency medicine
  4. Poisoning
  5. Infectious diseases
  6. Clinical biochemistry and metabolism
  7. Kidney and urinary tract disease
  8. Cardiovascular disease
  9. Respiratory disease
  10. Endocrine disease
  11. Diabetes mellitus
  12. Gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders
  13. Liver and biliary tract disease
  14. Blood disorders
  15. Rheumatology and bone disease
  16. Neurological disease
  17. Skin disease
  18. Therapeutics and prescriptions
  19. Interpreting key investigations
  20. Laboratory reference ranges
Editor Biography

J. Alastair Innes

Affiliations and Expertise
Consultant Physician, Respiratory Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh; Honorary Reader in Respiratory Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK.

Additional information
Weight 0.880 kg

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