Description: The most trusted textbook in medicine -- featuring the acclaimed Harrison's DVD with 57 additional chapters and exclusive video and tutorials
Now presented in TWO VOLUMES
Extensively revised and expanded by the world’s leading physicians, Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e continues to set the standard as the pinnacle of current medical knowledge and practice, offering the definitive review of disease mechanisms and management.
All chapters have been completely updated to reflect the latest knowledge and evidence, and important new chapters have been added, including: "Systems Biology in Health andDisease," "The Human Microbiome," "The Biology of Aging," and "Neuropsychiatric Illnesses in War Veterans.
Harrison's covers more global aspects of medicine than any other textbook, and features such chapters as "Global Issues in Medicine," by Jim Yong Kim, Paul Farmer, and Joseph Rhatigan, and new to the 18th edition, "Primary Care in Low and Middle Income Countries."
No other resource delivers coverage of disease mechanisms and management like Harrison's, including world-renowned chapters on HIV/AIDS, STEMI and non-STEMI myocardial infarction
, cancer biology, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes.
The Harrison’s Multi-Media DVD— Better Than Ever!
The Harrison’s DVD has been expanded to include an extensive video demonstration ofthe neurological physical examination, and video tutorials on how to perform essential clinical procedures, including:
57 additional chapters and more than 2,000 images make the companion DVD an essential part of every physician's education, practice, and lifelong learning.The DVD also features PowerPoint presentations from fifty chapters to facilitate classroom lectures, and a free trial subscription to AccessMedicine.com (including Harrison's Online).
Harrison’s 18e is proud to present a tribute to longtime editor, Eugene Braunwald, MDfor his outstanding and continuing contributions to medical knowledge and practice.
About the Editors
Dan L. Longo, MD,
Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Deputy Editor, New England Journal of Medicine
Adjunct Investigator, National Institute of Aging
National Institutes of Health
Dennis L. Kasper, MD
William Ellery Channing Professor of Medicine
Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Director, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
Robert G. Dunlap Professor of Medicine
Dean, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Executive Vice-President of the University of
Pennsylvania for the Health System
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Chief, Laboratory of Immunoregulation
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious
Diseases, National Institute of Health
Stephen L. Hauser, MD
Robert A. Fishman Distinguished Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD
Hersey Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chairman,Department of Medicine
Physician-in-Chief, Brigham and Women's Hospital