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Davidson's Essentials of Medicine. Edition No. 3

  • Book

  • June 2020
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 4858615
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.

- 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 scope of the contents was carefully selected by a team of junior doctors, emphasising only the topics that will be essential for clinical studies.

- The text draws directly on the depth and breadth of experience of the Davidson's authors and its International Advisory Board. - Updated to include key changes and new illustrations included in Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine.

- New chapters on Acute Medicine and Ophthalmology

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Table of Contents

  • Poisons, toxicology and envenomation

  • Acute medicine and critical illness

  • Infectious diseases

  • Clinical biochemistry and metabolism

  • Kidney and urinary tract disease

  • Cardiovascular disease

  • Respiratory disease

  • Endocrine disease

  • Nutrition and disease

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • Alimentary tract and pancreatic disease

  • Liver and biliary tract disease

  • Blood disease

  • Rheumatology and bone disease

  • Neurological disease

  • Medical ophthalmology

  • Skin disease

  • Ageing and disease

  • Reference ranges


J. Alastair Innes Consultant Physician, Respiratory Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh; Honorary Reader in Respiratory Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK.