Featuring a significantly expanded global focus, 60% more illustration than the previous edition, and greatly enhanced print-digital integration, covers new content that continues to define the current base of knowledge in clinical medicine.
More new pathophysiological drawings; decision-support algorithms; clinical photographs; radiology images; and laboratory specimens are incorporated throughout to enhance learning and clinical application of the chapters. The popular On Line Learning Center has been completely revised with an increased number of self assessment Q&As and additional case studies.
For the first time ever, a DVD is included with Harrison's, which holds 39 digital-only chapters on important clinical and curricular issues, as well as great news atlases of key clinical, radiographic, and laboratory findings. It contains 500+ brand new radiological, laboratory, and clinical images; 90 state-of-the art motion video clips of endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, cardiac diagnosis, and animations of the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis. The DVD also features an Image Bank with more than 1,500 images, perfect for using Harrison's images in lectures and presentations. In addition, the DVD covers 26 complete topics from the new digital, point-of-care database, Harrison's Practice. These topics are in a handy outline format, perfect for use in time-restricted clinical situations.
Harrison's now contains a complete section on regenerative medicine, reflecting cutting edge biological and clinical aspects. Chapters include: Stem Cell Biology; Application of Stem Cell Biology in Clinical Medicine; Hematopoietic Stem Cell Therapy; and Tissue Engineering.
The book features an expanded focus on key issues in global health and medicine, and includes a new Global Advisory Board of 11 outstanding academic physicians from all major global regions. An innovative new chapter on global issues in medicine is written by Drs. Paul Farmer and Jim Kim of Harvard Medical School. A special new feature appearing throughout the book highlights important global considerations in managing specific diseases and disorders.
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17 th Edition, presents numerous authoritative NEW chapters on key clinical and educational issues in medicine, such as:
- Health Disparities
- Quality and Safety in Patient Care
- The Biology of Psychiatric Disorders
- Hospital-based Neurology
- The Basic Biology of the Cardiovascular System
- Electrophysiology in Neurological Diagnosis
- Clinical Management of Obesity
- Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease and much more...