Handbook of Diseases

Publication Year: 2003

Edition: 3rd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-58-255266-8

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Now in its third edition, this best-selling handbook is a practical, authoritative guide to more than 600 diseases.

Pocket-sized, alphabetically organized, and filled with tips, alerts, and checklists, the handbook targets the key information busy clinicians need at the bedside—signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatments, and patient concerns.

This edition includes new entries on infectious diseases caused by biological agents and antibiotic-resistant organisms, complex regional pain syndrome, rhabdomyolysis, and the new Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease variant. Also new to this edition are Age Alerts, citing pediatric and geriatric considerations, and Gender Issue icons, highlighting gender-related variations in a disease’s incidence, course, and treatment.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Springhouse
ISBN: 978-1-58-255266-8
Specialty:
Medical/Surgical Nursing
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Pathophysiology
Language: English
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Pages: 992
Illustrations: 50
Year: 2003

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