ISBN 9780702045004,Clinical Medicine

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Elsevier Publishing Company

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9780702045004

ISBN-10 0702045004

Paper Back

Edition 8th
Language (English)

Clinical & internal medicine

Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine is known, respected and admired by medical students, doctors and health professionals throughout the world. It provides in one volume a comprehensive and authoritative source of information on the management and treatment of medical problems. Clarity of writing, a hallmark of Kumar and Clark, has been combined with a colourful and attractive presentation and a companion website to produce a complete resource of medical information. Kumar and Clark is now regarded as the one book that every aspiring and qualified doctor should own.
Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine 8 builds on the prize-winning formula that won the first prize in the BMA Book Awards Medicine Category first prize winner in 2010 and 2006.
'This book is comprehensive, student friendly (if still intimidating in size!) and covers such a vast breadth of knowledge. It still remains the primary 'must-have' text book of any budding doctor, or qualified one at that. This book is stunning in its breadth and in its ease of use. It still remains as the 'gold-standard' thorough guide to clinical medicine its forefathers were.' BMA Judges 2010


1 Ethics D Bowman
Communication A Cushing
2 Molecular cell biology and genetic disorders D Kelsell, C Byrne and K Linton
3 The immune system and disease M Peakman
4 Infectious diseases, tropical medicine and sexually-transmitted infection RG Finch, WL Irving, P Moss and J Anderson
5 Nutrition M Elia
6 Gastrointestinal disease J Lindsay, L Langmead and S Preston
7 Liver, biliary tract and pancreatic disease AK Burroughs, D Westaby and G Dusheiko
8 Haematological disease MF Murphy, J Wainscoat and KJ Pasi
9 Malignant disease CJ Gallagher, TA Lister and M Smith
10 Palliative medicine and symptom control MJ Johnson, G Eva and S Booth
11 Rheumatology and bone disease M Shipley, A Rahman, D O'Gradaigh and R Conway
12 Renal disease MM Yaqoob
13 Water, electrolytes and acid-base balance MM Yaqoob
14 Cardiovascular disease AJ Camm and N Bunce
15 Respiratory disease AJ Frew and S Doffman
16 Critical care medicine CJ Hinds, D Watson and R Pearse
17 Drug therapy and poisoning M Rawlins and JA Vale
18 Environmental medicine ML Clark and CRA Clarke
19 Endocrine disease TA Howlett and MJ Levy
20 Diabetes mellitus and other disorders of metabolism EAM Gale and JV Anderson
21 The special senses M Harries, F Vaz, S Verma and R Hamilton
22 Neurological disease P Jarman
23 Psychological medicine PD White and J Bourke
24 Skin disease DG Paige

About the Authors: Parveen Kumar, Michael Clark

Affiliations and Expertise Professor of Clinical Medical Education, Barts and The London Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, and Honorary Consultant Physician; Gastroenterologist, Barts and The London Hospitals NHS Trust and Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK