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Harrison. Manual of Medicine



Autor : Kasper

Materia : Medicina Interna

Editorial : McGraw-Hill

Año : 2016

Edición : 19th

Idioma : Ingles

ISBN : 9780071828529

Tamaño : 21cm x 12cm

Paginas : 1210

Encuadernación : Pasta blanda

Tipo de Impresión : A color

Presentación : De bolsillo

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Harrison’s Manual of Medicine is a concise, bedside resource derived from content found in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition.  Perfect for use at the point of care, the Manual presents clinical information covering key aspects of the diagnosis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of the major diseases that are likely to be encountered in medical practice.

Presented in full color and incorporating an efficient blend of succinct text, bullet points, algorithms, and tables Harrison’s Manual of Medicine, Nineteenth Edition covers every area of clinical medicine, including:

  • Etiology and Epidemiology
  • Clinically Relevant Pathophysiology
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Physical and Laboratory Findings
  • Therapeutics
  • Practice Guidelines




Section 1: Care of the Hospitalized Patient


1        Electrolytes/Acid-Base Balance

2        Diagnostic Imaging in Internal Medicine

3        Procedures Commonly Performed by Internists

4        Principles of Critical Care Medicine

5        Pain and Its Management

6        Assessment of Nutritional Status

7        Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

8        Transfusion and Pheresis Therapy

9        Palliative and End-of-Life Care


Section 2: Medical Emergencies


10      Cardiovascular Collapse and Sudden Death

11      Shock

12      Sepsis and Septic Shock

13      Acute Pulmonary Edema

14      Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

15      Respiratory Failure

16      Confusion, Stupor, and Coma

17      Stroke

18      Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

19      Increased Intracranial Pressure and Head Trauma

20      Spinal Cord Compression

21      Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

22      Status Epilepticus

23      Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Coma

24      Hypoglycemia

25      Oncologic Emergencies

26      Anaphylaxis

27      Bites, Venoms, Stings, and Marine Poisonings


Section 3: Common Patient Presentations


28      Fever, Hyperthermia, and Rash

29      Generalized Fatigue

30      Weight Loss

31      Chest Pain

32      Palpitations

33      Dyspnea

34      Cyanosis

35      Cough and Hemoptysis

36      Edema

37      Abdominal Pain

38      Nausea, Vomiting, and Indigestion

39      Dysphagia

40      Diarrhea, Malabsorption, and Constipation

41      Gastrointestinal Bleeding

42      Jaundice and Evaluation of Liver Function

43      Ascites

44      Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly

45      Anemia and Polycythemia

46      Azotemia and Urinary Abnormalities

47      Pain and Swelling of Joints

48      Back and Neck Pain

49      Headache

50      Syncope

51      Dizziness and Vertigo

52      Acute Visual Loss and Double Vision

53      Weakness and Paralysis

54      Tremor and Movement Disorders

55      Aphasia

56      Sleep Disorders

57      Dysuria and Bladder Pain


Section 4: Otolaryngology


58      Sinusitis, Pharyngitis, Otitis, and Other Upper Respiratory Tract Infections


Section 5: Dermatology


59      General Examination of the Skin

60      Common Skin Conditions


Section 6: Hematology and Oncology


61      Examination of Blood Smears and Bone Marrow

62      Red Blood Cell Disorders

63      Leukocytosis and Leukopenia

64      Bleeding and Thrombotic Disorders

65      Myeloid Leukemias, Myelodysplasia, and Myeloproliferative Syndromes

66      Lymphoid Malignancies

67      Skin Cancer

68      Head and Neck Cancer

69      Lung Cancer

70      Breast Cancer

71      Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract

72      Genitourinary Tract Cancer

73      Gynecologic Cancer

74      Prostate Hyperplasia and Carcinoma

75      Cancer of Unknown Primary Site

76      Paraneoplastic Endocrine Syndromes

77      Neurologic Paraneoplastic Syndromes


Section 7: Infectious Diseases


78      Infections Acquired in Health Care Facilities

79      Infections in the Immunocompromised Host

80      Infective Endocarditis

81      Intraabdominal Infections

82      Infectious Diarrheas

83      Sexually Transmitted and Reproductive Tract Infections

84      Infections of the Skin, Soft Tissues, Joints, and Bones

85      Pneumococcal Infections

86      Staphylococcal Infections

87      Streptococcal/Enterococcal Infections, Diphtheria, and Infections Caused by Other Corynebacteria and Related Species

88      Meningococcal and Listerial Infections

89      Infections Caused by Haemophilus, Bordetella, Moraxella, and HACEK Group Organisms

90      Diseases Caused by Gram-Negative Enteric Bacteria and Pseudomonas

91      Infections Caused by Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacilli

92      Anaerobic Infections

93      Nocardiosis, Actinomycosis, and Whipple’s Disease

94      Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections

95      Lyme Disease and Other Nonsyphilitic Spirochetal Infections

96      Rickettsial Diseases

97      Mycoplasma pneumoniaeLegionella Species, and Chlamydia pneumoniae

98      Chlamydia trachomatis and C. psittaci

99      Herpesvirus Infections

100    Cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr Virus Infections

101    Influenza and Other Viral Respiratory Diseases

102    Rubeola, Rubella, Mumps, and Parvovirus Infections

103    Enteroviral Infections

104    Insect- and Animal-Borne Viral Infections

105    HIV Infection and AIDS

106    Fungal Infections

107    Pneumocystis Infections

108    Protozoal Infections

109    Helminthic Infections and Ectoparasite Infestations


Section 8: Cardiology


110    Physical Examination of the Heart

111    Electrocardiography

112    Noninvasive Examination of the Heart

113    Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult

114    Valvular Heart Disease

115    Cardiomyopathies and Myocarditis

116    Pericardial Disease

117    Hypertension

118    Metabolic Syndrome

119    ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)

120    Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

121    Chronic Stable Angina

122    Bradyarrhythmias

123    Tachyarrhythmias

124    Heart Failure and Cor Pulmonale

125    Diseases of the Aorta

126    Peripheral Vascular Disease

127    Pulmonary Hypertension


Section 9: Pulmonology


128    Respiratory Function and Pulmonary Diagnostic Procedures

129    Asthma

130    Environmental Lung Diseases

131    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

132    Pneumonia, Bronchiectasis, and Lung Abscess

133    Pulmonary Thromboembolism and Deep-Vein Thrombosis

134    Interstitial Lung Disease

135    Diseases of the Pleura and Mediastinum

136    Disorders of Ventilation

137    Sleep Apnea


Section 10: Nephrology


138    Acute Renal Failure

139    Chronic Kidney Disease and Uremia

140    Dialysis

141    Renal Transplantation

142    Glomerular Diseases

143    Renal Tubular Disease

144    Urinary Tract Infections and Interstitial Cystitis

145    Nephrolithiasis

146    Urinary Tract Obstruction


Section 11: Gastroenterology


147    Peptic Ulcer and Related Disorders

148    Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

149    Colonic and Anorectal Diseases

150    Cholelithiasis, Cholecystitis, and Cholangitis

151    Pancreatitis

152    Acute Hepatitis

153    Chronic Hepatitis

154    Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Liver Disease

155    Portal Hypertension


Section 12: Allergy, Clinical Immunology, and Rheumatology


156    Diseases of Immediate-Type Hypersensitivity

157    Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases

158    SLE, RA, and Other Connective Tissue Diseases

159    Vasculitis

160    Ankylosing Spondylitis

161    Psoriatic Arthritis

162    Reactive Arthritis

163    Osteoarthritis

164    Gout, Pseudogout, and Related Diseases

165    Other Musculoskeletal Disorders

166    Sarcoidosis

167    Amyloidosis


Section 13: Endocrinology and Metabolism


168    Disorders of the Anterior Pituitary and Hypothalamus

169    Diabetes Insipidus and SIADH

170    Thyroid Gland Disorders

171    Adrenal Gland Disorders

172    Obesity

173    Diabetes Mellitus

174    Disorders of the Male Reproductive System

175    Disorders of the Female Reproductive System

176    Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia



Anthony Fauci, MD is Director of the National Institutes for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and recipient of the 2007 Lasker Prize for Medicine along with many other awards too numerous to mention. He is the chief federal official responsible for policy in AIDS and HIV research and public health, as well as bioterrorism response.