Professional Guide to Diseases
[an Up-to-date Encyclopedia of Illnesses, Disorders, and Injuries and Their Treatments]Book - 2005
Professional Guide to Diseases, Eighth Edition is the newest edition of the health care professional's guide to disease management and patient care. This complete yet concise reference covers over 600 disorders, including emerging diseases such as metabolic syndrome, monkeypox, SARS, Creutzfeldt-Jakob (mad cow) disease, and antibiotic-resistant infections. Coverage also includes terrorist agents such as anthrax.
The easy-to-use format presents comprehensive disease information ranging from causes, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis through treatment and special considerations. Helpful tips, charts, anatomic drawings, and other illustrations supplement the text. This edition includes expanded information on obesity treatments and differential diagnosis algorithms for difficult-to-diagnose problems.