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Harrison's Principles of Internal M edicine, 18th Edition

Dan Longo, Anthony Fauci, Dennis Kasper, Stephen Hauser, J. Jameson, Joseph Loscalzo
(National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, . ,
Brigham and Women's Hospital)


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ISBN: 9780071748896 /
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NEW chapters on cutting-edge topics in clinical medicine

Expanded focus on global considerations of health and disease

Editor-in-Chief: Dan L. Longo, MD (Boston, MA) Lecturer in Medicine, Brigham and Women's
Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

About the book

The most trusted textbook in medicine -- featuring the acclaimed Harrison's DVD with 57
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About the author

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
Boston, MA
Adjunct Investigator, National Institute of Aging
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
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
Boston, MA
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
Philadelphia, PA
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Chief, Laboratory of Immunoregulation
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious
Diseases, National Institute of Health
Bethesda, MD
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
Boston, MA

Table of contents

(Chapters beginning with "e" are to be found on the DVD)

Summaries of Chapters e1 to e57
1. The Practice of Medicine, The Editors
2. Global Issues in Medicine, Jim Yong Kim, Paul Farmer, and Joseph Rhatigan
3. Decision-Making in Clinical Medicine, Daniel B. Mark, John B. Wong
4. Screening and Prevention of Disease, Gary J. Martin
5. Principles of Clinical Pharmacology, Dan M. Roden
6. Women's Health, Andrea Dunaif
7. Medical Disorders During Pregnancy, Rob ert L. Barb ieri and John T. Repke
8. Medical Evaluation of the Surgical Patient, Wei C. Lau, Kim A. Eagle
9. Palliative and End-of-Life Care, Ezekiel J. Emanuel
10. The Safety and Quality of Health Care, David W. Bates
e1. Primary Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Tim Evans, Kumanan Rasanathan
e2. Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine, Josephine P. Briggs, Stephen E. Straus
e3. The Economics of Medical Care, Joseph P. Newhouse
e4. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, Joseph R. Betancourt, Alexander R. Green
e5. Ethical Issues in Clinical Medicine, Bernard Lo
e6. Neoplasia During Pregnancy, Dan L. Longo
Section 1: Pain
11. Pain: Pathophysiology and Management, James P. Rathmell, Howard L. Fields
12. Chest Discomfort, Thomas H. Lee
13. Abdominal Pain, William Silen
14. Headache, Peter J. Goadsb y, Neil H. Raskin
15. Back and Neck Pain, John W. Engstrom, Richard A. Deyo
Section 2: Alterations in Body Temperature
16. Fever and Hyperthermia, Charles A. Dinarello, Reuven Porat
17.Fever and Rash, Elaine T. Kaye, Kenneth M. Kaye
e7. Atlas of Rashes Associated with Fever, Kenneth M. Kaye, Elaine T. Kaye
18. Fever of Unknown Origin, Jeffrey A. Gelfand, Michael V. Callahan
19. Hypothermia and Frostbite, Daniel F. Danzl
Section 3: Nervous System Dysfunction
20. Syncope, Roy Freeman
21. Dizziness and Vertigo, Mark F. Walker, Rob ert B. Daroff
22. Weakness and Paralysis, Michael J. Aminoff
23. Numbness, Tingling, and Sensory Loss, Michael J. Aminoff, Arthur K. Asb ury

24. Gait and Balance Disorders, Lewis Sudarsky

e8. Video Library of Gait Disorders, Gail Kang, Nicholas B. Galifianakis, Michael Geschwind
25. Confusion and Delirium, S. Andrew Josephson, Bruce L. Miller
26. Aphasia, Memory Loss, and Other Focal Cerebral Disorders, M.-Marsel Mesulam
e9. Memory Loss, Bruce L. Miller, Indre V. Viskontas
e10. Primary Progressive Aphasia, Memory Loss, and Other Focal Cerebral Disorders, Maria Luis
Gorno-Tempini, Jeninfer Ogar, Joel Kramer, Bruce Miller, Gil Rab inovici, and Camille Tartaglia
27. Sleep Disorders, Charles A. Czeisler, John W. Winkelman, Gary S. Richardson
Section 4: Disorders of Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
28. Disorders of the Eye, Jonathan C. Horton
e11. Video Library of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Shirley H. Wray
29. Disorders of Smell and Taste, Richard L. Doty, Steven M. Bromley
30. Disorders of Hearing, Anil K. Lalwani
31. Pharyngitis, Sinusitis, Otitis, and Other Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Michael A. Rub in,
31. Pharyngitis, Sinusitis, Otitis, and Other Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Michael A. Rub in,
Larry C. Ford, Ralph Gonzales
32. Oral Manifestations of Disease, Samuel C. Durso
e12. Atlas of Oral Manifestations of Disease, Samuel C. Durso, Janet A. Yellowitz
Section 5: Alterations in Circulatory and Respiratory Functions
33. Dyspnea, Richard M. Schwartzstein
34. Cough and Hemoptysis, Patricia Kritek, Christopher Fanta
35. Hypoxia and Cyanosis, Joseph Loscalzo
36. Edema, Eugene Braunwald, Joseph Loscalzo
e13. Approach to the Patient with a Heart Murmur, Patrick T. O'Gara, Joseph Loscalzo
37. Palpitations, Joseph Loscalzo
Section 6: Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function
38. Dysphagia, Ikuo Hirano, Peter J. Kahrilas
39. Nausea, Vomiting, and Indigestion, William L. Hasler
40. Diarrhea and Constipation, Michael Camilleri, Joseph A. Murray
41. Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Loren Laine
42. Jaundice, Daniel S. Pratt, Marshall M. Kaplan
43. Abdominal Swelling and Ascites, Kathleen E. Corey, Lawrence S. Friedman
Section 7: Alterations in Renal and Urinary Tract Function
44. Azotemia and Urinary Abnormalities, Julie Lin, Bradley M. Denker
e14. Atlas of Urinary Sediments and Renal Biopsies, Agnes B. Fogo, Eric G. Neilson
45. Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances, David B. Mount
e15. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances and Acid-Base Disturbances: Case Examples, David B.
Mount, Thomas D. Dub ose, Jr.
46. Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia, Sundeep Khosla
47. Acidosis and Alkalosis, Thomas D. Dub ose, Jr.
Section 8: Alterations in Sexual Function and Reproduction
48. Sexual Dysfunction, Kevin T. McVary
49. Hirsutism and Virilization, David A. Ehrmann
50. Menstrual Disorders and Pelvic Pain, Janet E. Hall
Section 9: Alterations in the Skin
51. Approach to the Patient with a Skin Disorder, Thomas J. Lawley, Kim B. Yancey
52. Eczema, Psoriasis, Cutaneous Infections, Acne, and Other Common Skin Disorders, Leslie
P. Lawley, Calvin O. McCall, Thomas J. Lawley
53. Skin Manifestations of Internal Disease, Jean L. Bolognia, Irwin M. Braverman (ed. Fauci)
54. Immunologically Mediated Skin Diseases, Kim B. Yancey, Thomas J. Lawley
55. Cutaneous Drug Reactions, Kanada Shinkai, Jean-Claude Roujeau, Rob ert S. Stern, Bruce
U. Wintroub
56. Photosensitivity and Other Reactions to Light, Alexander G. Marneros, David R. Bickers
e16. Atlas of Skin Manifestations of Internal Disease, Thomas J. Lawley, Rob ert A. Swerlick
Section 10: Hematologic Alterations
57. Anemia and Polycythemia, John W. Adamson, Dan L. Longo
58. Bleeding and Thrombosis, Barb ara Konkle
59. Enlargement of Lymph Nodes and Spleen
60. Disorders of Granulocytes and Monocytes, Steven M. Holland, John I. Gallin
e17. Atlas of Hematology and Analysis of Peripheral Blood Smears, Dan L. Longo
61. Principles of Human Genetics, J. Larry Jameson, Peter Kopp
62. Chromosome Disorders, Stuart Schwartz, Terry Hassold
63. The Practice of Genetics in Clinical Medicine, Susan Miesfeldt, J. Larry Jameson
e18. Mitochondrial DNA and Heritable Traits and Diseases, Karl Skorecki, Hanna Mandel
64. The Human Microbiome, Jeffrey I. Gordon, Rob Knight
e19. Systems Biology in Health and Disease, Joseph Loscalzo
65. Stem Cell Biology, Minoru S. H. Ko
66. Hematopoietic Stem Cells, David T. Scadden, Dan L. Longo
67. Applications of Stem Cell Biology in Clinical Medicine, John A. Kessler
68. Gene Therapy in Clinical Medicine, Katherine A> High
69. Tissue Engineering, David M. Hoganson, Howard I. Pryor, II, Joseph P. Vacanti
70. World Demography of Aging, Richard Suzman
71. The Biology of Aging, George M. Martin
72. Clinical Problems of Aging, Luigi Ferrucci, Stephanie Studenski
73. Nutrient Requirements and Dietary Assessment, Johanna Dwyer
74. Vitamin and Trace Mineral Deficiency and Excess, Rob ert M. Russell, Paolo M. Suter
75. Malnutrition and Nutritional Assessment, Douglas C. Heimb urger
76. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Therapy, Bruce R. Bistrian, David F. Driscoll
77. Biology of Obesity, Jeffrey S. Flier, Eleftheria Maratos-Flier
78. Evaluation and Management of Obesity, Rob ert F. Kushner
79. Eating Disorders, B. Timothy Walsh, Evelyn Attia
80. Involuntary Weight Loss, Russell G. Rob ertson, J. Larry Jameson
Section 1: Neoplastic Disorders
81. Approach to the Patient with Cancer, Dan L. Longo
82. Prevention and Early Detection of Cancer, Jennifer M. Croswell, Otis W. Brawley, Barnett S.
83. Cancer Genetics, Pat J. Morin, Jeffrey M. Trent, Francis S. Collins, Bert Vogelstein
84. Cancer Cell Biology and Angiogenesis, Rob ert G. Fenton, Dan L. Longo
85. Principles of Cancer Treatment, Edward A. Sausville, Dan L. Longo
86. Infections in Patients with Cancer, Rob ert Finb erg
87. Cancer of the Skin, Walter J. Urb a, Carl V. Washington, Hari Nadiminti
88. Head and Neck Cancer, Everett E. Vokes
89. Neoplasms of the Lung, Leora Horn, William Pao, David H. Johnson
90. Breast Cancer, Marc E. Lippman
91. Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer, Rob ert J. Mayer
92. Tumors of the Liver and Biliary Tree, Brian I. Carr
93. Pancreatic Cancer, Irene Chong, David Cunningham
94. Bladder and Renal Cell Carcinomas, Howard I. Scher, Rob ert J. Motzer
95. Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Prostate, Howard I. Scher
96. Testicular Cancer, Rob ert J. Motzer, George J. Bosl
97. Gynecologic Malignancies, Michael V. Seiden
98. Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas and Bone Metastases, Shreyaskumar R. Patel, Rob ert S.
99. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary, Gauri R. Varadhachary, James L. Ab b ruzzese
100. Paraneoplastic Syndromes: Endocrinologic/Hematologic, J. Larry Jameson, Dan L. Longo
101. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes, Josep Dalmau, Myrna R. Rosenfeld
e20. Thymoma, Dan L. Longo
102. Late Consequences of Cancer and Its Treatment, Carl E. Freter, Dan L. Longo
Section 2: Hematopoietic Disorders
103. Iron Deficiency and Other Hypoproliferative Anemias, John W. Adamson
104. Disorders of Hemoglobin, Edward J. Benz, Jr.
105. Megaloblastic Anemias, A. Victor Hoffb rand
106. Hemolytic Anemias and Anemia Due to Acute Blood Loss, Lucio Luzzatto
107. Aplastic Anemia, Myelodysplasia, and Related Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes, Neal S.
108. Polycythemia Vera and Other Myeloproliferative Diseases, Jerry L. Spivak
109. Acute and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Meir Wetzler, Guido Marcucci, and Clara D. Bloomfield
110. Malignancies of Lymphoid Cells, Dan L. Longo
e21. Less Common Hematologic Malignancies, Dan L. Longo
111. Plasma Cell Disorders, Nikhil C. Munshi, Dan L. Longo, Kenneth C. Anderson
112. Amyloidosis, David C. Seldin, Martha Skinner
113. Transfusion Biology and Therapy, Jeffery S. Dzieczkowski, Kenneth c. Anderson
114. Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Frederick R. Appelb aum
Section 3: Disorders of Hemostasis
115. Disorders of Platelets and Vessel Wall, Barb ara Konkle
116. Coagulation Disorders, Valder R. Arruda, Katherine A. High
117. Arterial and Venous Thrombosis, Jane E. Freedman, Joseph Loscalzo
118. Antiplatelet Anticoagulant and Fibrinolytic Drugs, Jeffrey I. Weitz
Section 1: Basic Considerations in Infectious Diseases
119. Introduction to Infectious Diseases: Host-Pathogen Interactions, Lawrence C. Madoff,
Dennis L. Kasper
120. Molecular Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis, Gerald B. Pier

121. Approach to the Acutely Ill Infected Febrile Patient, Tamar F. Barlam, Dennis L. Kasper
122. Immunization Principles and Vaccine Use, Anne Schuchat, Lisa A. Jackson
123. Health Recommendations for International Travel, Jay S. Keystone, Phyllis E. Kozarsky
e22. Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases, Alexander J. McAdam, Andrew B. Onderdonk
Section 2: Clinical Syndromes: Community-Acquired Infections
124. Infective Endocarditis, Adolf W. Karchmer
125. Infections of the Skin, Muscles, and Soft Tissues, Dennis L. Stevens
126. Osteomyelitis, Alan D. Tice
127. Intraabdominal Infections and Abscesses, Miriam J. Baron, Dennis L. Kasper
128. Acute Infectious Diarrheal Diseases and Bacterial Food Poisoning, Regina C. LaRocque,
Edward T. Ryan, Stephen B. Calderwood
129. Clostridium difficile Infection, Including Pseudomembranous Colitis, Dale N. Gerding, Stuart
130. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Overview and Clinical Approach, Jeanne M. Marrazzo, King
K. Holmes
e23. Infectious Complications of Burns, Lawrence C. Madoff, Florencia Pereyra
e24. Infectious Complications of Bites, Lawrence C. Madoff, Florencia Pereyra
Section 3: Clinical Syndromes: Health Care-Associated Infections
131. Health Care-Associated Infections, Rob ert A. Weinstein
132. Infections in Transplant Recipients, Rob ert Finb erg, Joyce Fingeroth
Section 4: Approach to Therapy for Bacterial Diseases,
133. Treatment and Prophylaxis of Bacterial Infections, Gordon L. Archer, Ronald E. Polk
Section 5: Diseases Caused by Gram-Positive Bacteria,
134. Pneumococcal Infections, David Goldb latt, Katherine L. O'Brien
135. Staphylococcal Infections, Franklin D. Lowy
136. Streptococcal Infections, Michael R. Wessels
137. Enterococcal Infections, Cesar A. Arias, Barb ara E. Murray
138. Diphtheria and Other Infections Caused by Corynebacteria and Related Species, William R.
Bishai, John R. Murphy
139. Listeria monocytogenes Infections, Elizab eth L. Hohmann, Daniel A. Portnoy
140. Tetanus, C. Louise Thwaites, Lam Minh Yen
141. Botulism, Jeremy Sob el, Susan Maslanka
142. Gas Gangrene and Other Clostridial Infections, Amy E. Bryant, Dennis L. Stevens
Section 6: Diseases Caused by Gram-Negative Bacteria
143. Meningococcal Infections, Andrew J. Pollard
144. Gonococcal Infections, Sanjay Ram, Peter A. Rice
145. Haemophilus and Moraxella Infections, Timothy F. Murphy
146. Infections Due to the HACEK Group and Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacteria, Tamar F.
Barlam, Dennis L. Kasper
147. Legionella Infections, Miguel Sab ria, Victor L. Yu
148. Pertussis and Other Bordetella Infections, Scott A. Halperin
149. Diseases Caused by Gram-Negative Enteric Bacilli, Thomas A. Russo, James R. Johnson
150. Acinetob acter Infections, David L. Paterson, Anton Y. Peleg
151. Helicob acter pylori Infections, John C. Atherton, Martin J. Blaser
152. Infections Due to Pseudomonas Species and Related Organisms, Reub en Ramphal
153. Salmonellosis, David A. Pegues, Samuel I. Miller
154. Shigellosis, David A. Pegues, Samuel I. Miller
155. Infections Due to Campylob acter
and Related Organisms, Martin J. Blaser
156. Cholera and Other Vibrioses, Matthew K. Waldor, Edward T. Ryan
157. Brucellosis, Michael J. Corb el, Nicholas J. Beeching
158. Tularemia, Richard F. Jacob s, Gordon E. Schutze
159. Plague and Other Yersinia Infections, Michael B. Prentice
160. Bartonella Infections, Including Cat-Scratch Disease, Michael Giladi, Moshe Ephros
161. Donovanosis, Nigel O'Farrell
Section 7: Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections
162. Nocardiosis, Gregory A. Filice
163. Actinomycosis, Thomas A. Russo
164. Infections Due to Mixed Anaerobic Organisms, Dennis L. Kasper, Ronit Cohen-Poradosu
Section 8: Mycobacterial Diseases
165. Tuberculosis, Mario C. Raviglione, Richard J. O'Brien
166. Leprosy, Rob ert H. Gelb er
167. Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections, Steven M. Holland
168. Antimycobacterial Agents, Max R. O'Donnell, Jussi J. Saukkonen
Section 9: Spirochetal Diseases
169. Syphilis, Sheila A. Lukehart
170. Endemic Treponematoses, Sheila A. Lukehart
171. Leptospirosis, Joseph M. Vinetz
172. Relapsing Fever, Mark S. Dworkin
173. Lyme Borreliosis, Allen C. Steere
Section 10: Diseases Caused by Rickettsiae, Mycoplasmas, and Chlamydiae
174. Rickettsial Diseases, David H. Walker, J. Stephen Dumler, Thomas Marrie
175. Infections Due to Mycoplasmas, R. Doug Hardy
175. Infections Due to Mycoplasmas, R. Doug Hardy
176. Chlamydial Infections, Charlotte A. Gaydos, Thomas C. Quinn
Section 11: Viral Diseases: General Considerations
177. Medical Virology, Fred Wang, Elliott Kieff
178. Antiviral Chemotherapy, Excluding Antiretroviral Drugs, Lindsey R. Baden, Raphael Dolin
Section 12: Infections Due to DNA Viruses
179. Herpes Simplex Virus Infections, Lawrence Corey
180. Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections, Richard J. Whitley
181. Epstein-Barr Virus Infections, Including Infectious Mononucleosis, Jeffrey I. Cohen
182. Cytomegalovirus and Human Herpesvirus Types 6,7, and 8, Martin S. Hirsch
183. Molluscum Contagiosum, Monkeypox, and Other Poxvirus Infections, Fred Wang
184. Parvovirus Infections, Kevin E. Brown
185. Human Papillomavirus Infections, Richard C. Reichman
Section 13: Infections Due to DNA and RNA Respiratory Viruses
186. Common Viral Respiratory Infections, Raphael Dolin
187. Influenza, Raphael Dolin
Infections Due to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Other Human Retroviruses
188. The Human Retroviruses, Dan L. Longo
189. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease: AIDS and Related Disorders, Anthony S. Fauci, H.
Clifford Lane
Section 15: Infections Due to RNA Viruses
190. Viral Gastroenteritis, Umesh D. Parashar, Roger I. Glass
191. Enteroviruses and Reoviruses, Jeffrey I. Cohen
192. Measles (Rubeola), William J. Moss
193. Rubella (German Measles), Laura A. Zimmerman, Susan E. Reef
194. Mumps, Steven Rub in, Kathryn M. Carb one
195. Rabies and Other Rhabdovirus Infections, Alan C. Jackson
196. Infections Caused by Arthropod- and Rodent-Borne Viruses, Clarence J. Peters
197. Ebola and Marburg Viruses, Clarence J. Peters
Section 16: Fungal Infections
198. Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Infections, John E. Edwards, Jr.
199. Histoplasmosis, Chadi A. Hage, L. Joseph Wheat
200. Coccidioidomycosis, Neiil M. Ampel
201. Blastomycosis, Stanley W. Chapman, Donna C. Sullivan
202. Cryptococcosis, Arturo Casadevall
203. Candidiasis, John E. Edwards, Jr.
204. Aspergillosis, David W. Denning
205. Mucormycosis, Brad Spellb erg, Ashraf S. Ib rahim
206. Superficial Mycoses and Less Common Systemic Mycoses, Carol A. Kauffman
207. Pneumocystis Infections, A. George Smulian, Peter D. Walzer
Section 17: Protozoal and Helminthic Infections: General Considerations
e25. Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Infections, Sharon L. Reed, Charles E. Davis
208. Agents Used to Treat Parasitic Infections, Thomas A. Moore
e26. Pharmacology of Agents Used to Treat Parasitic Infections, Thomas A. Moore
Section 18: Protozoal Infections
209. Amebiasis and Infection With Free-Living Amebas, Samuel L. Stanley, Jr.
210. Malaria, Nicholas J. White, Joel G. Berman
211. Babesiosis, Edouard Vannier, Jeffrey A. Gelfand
e27. Atlas of Blood Smears of Malaria and Babesiosis, Nicholas J. White, Joel G. Breman
212. Leishmaniasis, Shyam Sundar
213. Chagas' Disease and Trypanosomiasis, Louis V. Kirchhoff, Anis Rassi, Jr.
214. Toxoplasma Infections, Kami Kim, Lloyd H. Kasper
215. Protozoal Intestinal Infections and Trichomoniasis, Peter F. Weller
Section 19: Helminthic Infections
216. Trichinellosis and Other Tissue Nematode Infections, Peter F. Weller
217. Intestinal Nematode Infections, Peter F. Weller, Thomas B. Nutman
218. Filarial and Related Infections, Thomas B. Nutman, Peter F. Weller
219. Schistosomiasis and Other Trematode Infections, Adel A.F. Mahmoud
220. Cestode Infections, A. Clinton White, Jr., Peter F. Weller
221. Microbial Bioterrorism, H. Clifford Lane, Anthony S. Fauci
222. Chemical Terrorism, Charles G. Hurst, Jonathan Newmark, James A. Romano, Jr.
223. Radiation Terrorism, Zelig A. Tochner, Eli Glatstein
Section 1: Introduction to Cardiovascular Disorders

224. Basic Biology of the Cardiovascular System, Joseph Loscalzo, Peter Lib b y, Jonathan
224. Basic Biology of the Cardiovascular System, Joseph Loscalzo, Peter Lib b y, Jonathan
225. Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease, Thomas A. Gaziano, J. Michael Gaziano
226. Approach to the Patient with Possible Cardiovascular Disease, Joseph Loscalzo
Section 2: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disorders
227. Physical Examination of the Cardiovascular System, Patrick T. O'Gara, Joseph Loscalzo
228. Electrocardiography, Ary L. Goldb erger
e28. Atlas of Electrocardiography, Ary L. Goldb erger
229. Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging: Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and MRI/CT Imaging,
Rick A. Nishimura, Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, Matthew Martinez
e29. Atlas of Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging, Rick A. Nishimura, Panithya Chareonthaitawee,
Matthew Martinez
230. Diagnostic Cardiac Catherization and Coronary Angiography, Jane A. Leopold, David P.
Section 3: Disorders of Rhythm
231. Principles of Electrophysiology, David D. Spragg, Gordon F. Tomaselli
232. The Bradyarrhythmias, Gordon F. Tomaselli
233. The Tachyarrhythmias, Francis Marchlinski
e30. Atlas of Cardiac Arrhythmias, Ary L. Golb erger
Section 4: Disorders of the Heart
234. Heart Failure and Cor Pulmonale, Douglas L. Mann, Murali Chakinala
235. Cardiac Transplantation and Prolonged Assisted Circulation, Sharon A. Hunt, Hari R. Mallidi
236. Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult, John S. Child, Jamil Ab oulhosn
237. Valvular Heart Disease, Patrick O'Gara, Joseph Loscalzo
238. Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis, Lynne Warner Stevenson, Joseph Loscalzo
239. Pericardial Disease, Eugene Braunwald
240. Tumors and Trauma of the Heart, Eric H. Awtry, Wilson S. Colucci
e31. Cardiac Manifestations of Systemic Disease, Eric H. Awtry, Wilson S. Colucci
Section 5: Vascular Disease
241. The Pathogenesis, Prevention, and Treatment of Atherosclerosis, Peter Lib b y
e32. Atlas of Atherosclerosis, Peter Lib b y
242. The Metabolic Sydrome, Rob ert H. Eckel
243. Ischemic Heart Disease, Elliott M. Antman, Andrew P. Selwyn, Joseph Loscalzo
244. Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Christopher P.
245. ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Elliott M. Antman, Joseph Loscalzo
246. Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and Other Interventional Procedures, David P. Faxon,
Deepak L. Bhatt
e33. Atlas of Percutaneous Revascularization, Jane A. Leopold, Deepak L. Bhatt, David P. Faxon
247. Hypertensive Vascular Disease, Theodore A. Kotchen
248. Diseases of the Aorta, Mark A. Creager, Joseph Loscalzo
249. Vascular Diseases of the Extremities, Mark A. Creager, Joseph Loscalzo
250. Pulmonary Hypertension, Stuart Rich
Section 1: Diagnosis of Respiratory Disorders
251. Approach to the Patient With Disease of the Respiratory System, Patricia Kritek, Augustine
252. Disturbances of Respiratory Function, Edward T. Naureckas, Julian Solway
253. Diagnostic Procedures in Respiratory Disease, Anne L. Fuhlb rigge, Augustine M. K. Choi
e34. Atlas of Chest Imaging, Patricia Kritek, John J. Reilly, Jr.
Section 2: Diseases of the Respiratory System
254. Asthma, Peter J. Barnes
255. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Pulmonary Infiltrates With Eosinophilia, Alica K. Gerke,
Gary W. Hunninghake
256. Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease, John R. Balmes, Frank E. Speizer
257. Pneumonia, Lionel A. Mandell, Richard Wunderink
258. Bronchiectasis and Lung Abscess, Reb ecca M. Baron and John G. Bartlett
259. Cystic Fibrosis, Richard C. Boucher
260. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, John J. Reilly, Jr., Edwin K. Silverman, Steven D.
261. Interstitial Lung Diseases, Talmadge E. King, Jr.
262. Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Thromboembolism, Samuel Z. Goldhab er
263. Disorders of the Pleura and Mediastinum, Richard W. Light
264. Disorders of Ventilation, John F. McConville, Julian Solway
265. Sleep Apnea, Neil J. Douglas
266. Lung Transplantation, Elb ert P. Trulock
Section 1: Respiratory Critical Care
267. Approach to the Patient With Critical Illness, John P. Kress, Jesse B. Hall
268. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Bruce D. Levy, Augustine M.K. Choi
269. Mechanical Ventilatory Support, Bartolome R. Celli
Section 2: Shock and Cardiac Arrest
270. Approach to the Patient With Shock, Ronald V. Maier
271. Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock, Rob ert S. Munford
272. Cardiogenic Shock and Pulmonary Edema, Judith S. Hochman, David H. Ingb ar
273. Cardiovascular Collapse, Cardiac Arrest, and Sudden Cardiac Death, Rob ert J. Myerb urg,
Agustin Castellanos
Section 3: Neurologic Critical Care
274. Coma, Allan H. Ropper
275. Neurologic Critical Care, Including Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy, and Subarachnoid
Hemorrhage, J. Claude Hemphill, III, Wade S. Smith, Daryl R. Gress
Section 4: Oncologic Emergencies
276. Oncologic Emergencies, Rasim Gucalp, Janice Dutcher
277. Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Kidney, Alfred L. George, Jr., Eric G. Neilson
278. Adaptation of the Kidney to Renal Injury, Raymond C. Harris, Eric G. Neilson
279. Acute Kidney Injury, Sushrut S. Waikar, Joseph V. Bonventre
280. Chronic Kidney Disease, Joanne M. Bargman, Karl Skorecki
281. Dialysis in the Treatment of Renal Failure, Kathleen D. Liu, Glenn M. Chertow
282. Transplantation in the Treatment of Renal Failure, Anil Chandraker, Edgar L. Milford,
Mohamed H. Sayegh
283. Glomerular Diseases, Julia B. Lewis, Eric G. Neilson
284. Polycystic Kidney Disease and Other Inherited Tubular Disorders, David J. Salant, Craig E.
285. Tubulointerstitial Diseases of the Kidney, Laurence H. Beck, Jr., David J. Salant
286. Vascular Injury to the Kidney, Stephen C. Textor, Nelson Leung
287. Nephrolithiasis, John R. Asplin, Fredric L. Coe, Murray J. Favus
288. Urinary Tract Infections, Pyelonephritis, and Prostatitis, Barb ara W. Trautner, Kalpana Gupta
e35. Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome, John W. Warren
289. Urinary Tract Obstruction, Julian L. Seifter
Section 1: Disorders of the Alimentary Tract
290. Approach to the Patient With Gastrointestinal Disease, William L. Hasler, Chung Owyang
291. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Louis Michel Wong Kee Song, Mark Topazian
e36. Video Atlas of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Louis Michel Wong Kee Song, Mark Topazian
292. Diseases of the Esophagus, Peter J. Kahrilas, Ikuo Hirano
293. Peptic Ulcer Disease and Related Disorders, John Del Valle
294. Disorders of Absorption, Henry J. Binder
e37. The Schilling Test, Henry J. Binder
295. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Sonia Friedman, Richard S. Blumb erg
296. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chung Owyang
297. Diverticular Disease and Common Anorectal Disorders, Susan L. Gearhart
298. Mesenteric Vascular Insufficiency, Susan L. Gearhart
299. Acute Intestinal Obstruction, William Silen
300. Acute Appendicitis and Peritonitis, William Silen
Section 2: Liver and Biliary Tract Disease
301. Approach to the Patient With Liver Disease, Marc Ghany, Jay H. Hoofnagle
302. Evaluation of Liver Function, Daniel S. Pratt, Marshall M. Kaplan
303. The Hyperbilirubinemias, Allan W. Wolkoff
304. Acute Viral Hepatitis, Jules L. Dienstag
305. Toxic and Drug-Induced Hepatitis, Jules L. Dienstag
306. Chronic Hepatitis, Jules L. Dienstag
307. Alcoholic Liver Disease, Mark E. Mailliard, Michael F. Sorrell
308. Cirrhosis and Its Complications, Bruce R. Bacon
e38. Atlas of Liver Biopsies, Jules L. Dienstag, Atul K. Bhan
309. Genetic, Metabolic, and Infiltrative Diseases Affecting the Liver, Bruce R. Bacon
310. Liver Transplantation, Jules L. Dienstag, Raymond T. Chung
311. Diseases of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts, Norton J. Greenb erger, Gustav Paumgartner
Section 3: Disorders of the Pancreas
312. Approach to the Patient with Pancreatic Disease, Norton J. Greenb erger, Darwin L. Conwell,
Peter A. Banks
313. Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Norton J. Greenb erger, Darwin L. Conwell, Bechien U. Wu,
and Peter A. Banks
Section 1: The Immune System in Health and Disease
314. Introduction to the Immune System, Barton F. Haynes, Kelly A. Soderb erg, and Anthony S.

315. The Major Histocompatibility Complex, Gerald T. Nepom

316. Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases, Alain Fischer
e39. Primary Immunodeficiencies Associated With (or Secondary to) Other Diseases, Alain
Section 2: Disorders of Immune-Mediated Injury
317. Allergies, Anaphylaxis, and Systemic Mastocytosis, K. Frank Austen
318. Autoimmunity and Autoimmune Diseases, Betty Diamond, Peter E. Lipsky
319. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Bevra Hannahs Hahn
320. Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Panayiotis G.
321. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankoor Shah, E. William St. Clair
322. Acute Rheumatic Fever, Jonathan R. Carapetis
323. Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma) and Related Disorders, John Varga
324. Sjogren's Syndrome, Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos, Athanasio G. Tzioufas
325. The Spondyloarthritides, Joel D. Taurog
326. The Vasculitis Syndromes, Carol A. Langford, Anthony S. Fauci
e40. Atlas of the Vasculitic Syndromes, Carol A. Langford, Anthony S. Fauci
327. Behcet's Syndrome, Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos
328. Relapsing Polychondritis, Carol A. Langford
329. Sarcoidosis, Rob ert P. Baughman, Elyse E. Lower
330. Familial Mediterranean Fever and Other Hereditary Recurrent Fevers, Daniel L. Kastner
Section 3: Disorders of the Joints and Adjacent Tissues
331. Approach to Articular and Musculoskeletal Disorders, John J. Cash, Peter E. Lipsky
332. Osteoarthritis, David T. Felson
333. Gout and Other Crystal-Associated Arthropathies, H. Ralph Schumacher, Lan X. Chen
334. Infectious Arthritis, Lawrence C. Madoff
335. Fibromyalgia, Leslie J. Crofford
336. Arthritis Associated With Systemic Disease, and Other Arthritides, Carol A. Langford, Brian F.
337. Periarticular Disorders of the Extremities, Carol A. Langford, Bruce C. Gilliland
Section 1: Endocrinology
338. Principles of Endocrinology, J. Larry Jameson
339. Disorders of the Anterior Pituitary and Hypothalamus, Shlomo Melmed, J. Larry Jameson
340. Disorders of the Neurohypophysis, Gary L. Rob ertson
341. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland, J. Larry Jameson, Anthony P. Weetman
342. Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex, Wieb ke Arlt
343. Pheochromocytoma, Hartmut P.H. Neumann
344. Diabetes Mellitus, Alvin C. Powers
345. Hypoglycemia, Philip E. Cryer, Stephen N. Davis
346. Disorders of the Testes and Male Reproductive System, Shalender Bhasin, J. Larry
347. The Female Reproductive System, Infertility, and Contraception
348. The Menopause Transition and Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy, JoAnn E. Manson,
Shari S. Bassuk
349. Disorders of Sex Development, John C. Achermann, J. Larry Jameson
350. Endocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas, Rob ert T. Jensen
351. Disorders Affecting Multiple Endocrine Systems, Camilo Jimenez Vasquez, Rob ert F. Gagel
Section 2: Disorders of Bone and Mineral Metabolism,
352. Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Health and Disease, F. Richard Bringhurst, Marie B.
Demay, Stephen M. Krane, Henry M. Kronenb erg
353. Disorders of the Parathyroid Gland and Calcium Homeostasis, John T. Potts, Harald
354. Osteoporosis, Rob ert Lindsay, Felicia Cosman
355. Paget's Disease and Other Dysplasias of Bone, Murray J. Favus, Tamara J. Vokes
Section 3: Disorders of Intermediary Metabolism
356. Disorders of Lipoprotein Metabolism, Daniel J. Rader, Helen H. Hob b s
357. Hemochromatosis, Lawrie W. Powell
358. The Porphyrias, Rob ert J. Desnick, Manisha Balwani
359. Disorders of Purine and Pyrimidine Metabolism, Christopher M. Burns, Rob ert L. Wortmann
360. Wilson's Disease, George J. Brewer
361. Lysosomal Storage Diseases, Rob ert J. Hopkin, Gregory A. Grab owski
362. Glycogen Storage Diseases and Other Inherited Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism,
Priya S. Kishnani, Yuan-Tsong Chen
363. Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue, Darwin J. Prockop, John F. Bateman
364. Inherited Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism in Adults, Nicola Longo
365. Inherited Defects of Membrane Transport, Nicola Longo
e41. Atlas of Clinical Manifestations of Metabolic Diseases, J. Larry Jameson
Section 1: Diagnosis of Neurologic Disorders
366. Biology of Neurologic Diseases, Stephen L. Hauser, M. Flint Beal
367. Approach to the Patient with Neurologic Disease, Daniel H. Lowenstein, Joseph B. Martin,
Stephen L. Hauser
e42. The Neuerological Screening Exam, Daniel H. Lowenstein
e43. Video Atlas of the Detailed Neurologic Examination, Martin A. Samuels
368. Neuroimaging in Neurologic Disorders, William P. Dillon
e44. Atlas of Neuroimaging, Andre Furtado, William P. Dillon
e45. Electrodiagnostic Studies of Nervous System Disorders: EEG, Evoked Potentials, and EMG,
Michael J. Aminoff
e46. Technique of Lumbar Puncture, Elizab eth Rob b ins, Stephen L. Hauser
Section 2: Diseases of the Central Nervous System
369. Seizures and Epilepsy, Daniel H. Lowenstein
370. Cerebrovascular Diseases, Wade S. Smith, Joey D. English, S. Claib orne Johnston
371. Dementia, William W. Seeley, Bruce L. Miller
372. Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders, C. Warren Olanow, Anthony H.V.
373. Ataxic Disorders, Roger N. Rosenb erg
374. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Other Motor Neuron Diseases, Rob ert H. Brown, Jr.
375. Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System, Phillip A. Low, John W. Engstrom
376. Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bell's Palsy, and Other Cranial Nerve Disorders, M. Flint Beal,
Stephen L. Hauser
377. Diseases of the Spinal Cord, Stephen L. Hauser, Allan H. Ropper
378. Concussion and Other Head Injuries, Allan H. Ropper
379. Primary and Metastatic Tumors of the Nervous System, Lisa M. DeAngelis, Patrick Y. Wen
380. Multiple Sclerosis and Other Demyelinating Diseases, Stephen L. Hauser, Douglas S.
381. Meningitis, Encephalitis, Brain Abscess, and Empyema, Karen L. Roos, Kenneth L. Tyler
382. Chronic and Recurrent Meningitis, Walter J. Koroshetz, Morton N. Swartz
383. Prion Diseases, Stanley B. Prusiner, Bruce L. Miller
Section 3: Nerve and Muscle Disorders
384. Peripheral Neuropathy, Anthony A. Amato, Richard J. Barohn
385. Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Other Immune-Mediated Neuropathies, Stephen L. Hauser,
Anthony A. Amato
386. Myasthenia Gravis and Other Diseases of the Neuromuscular Junction, Daniel B. Drachman
387. Muscular Dystrophies and Other Muscle Diseases, Anthony A. Amato, Rob ert H. Brown, Jr.
388. Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis, and Inclusion Body Myositis, Marinos C. Dalakas
e47. Special Issues in Inpatient Neurologic Consultation, S. Andrew Josephson, Martin A.
Section 4: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
389. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Gijs Bleijenb erg, Jos W.M. van der Meer
Section 5: Psychiatric Disorders
390. Biology of Psychiatric Disorders, Rob ert O. Messing, John H. Rub instein, Eric J. Nestler
391. Mental Disorders, Victor I. Reus
Section 6: Alcoholism and Drug Dependency
392. Alcohol and Alcoholism, Marc A. Schuckit
393. Opioid Drug Abuse and Dependence, Thomas R. Kosten
394. Cocaine and Other Commonly Abused Drugs, Nancy K. Mello, Jack H. Mendelson
395. Nicotine Addiction, David M. Burns
e48. Neuropsychiatric Illnesses in War Veterans, Charles W. Hoge
e49. Heavy Metal Poisoning, Howard Hu
e50. Poisoning and Drug Overdosage, Mark B. Mycyk
396. Disorders Caused by Venomous Snakebites and Marine Animal Exposures, Paul S.
Auerb ach, Rob ert L. Norris
397. Ectoparasite Infestations and Arthropod Bites and Stings, Richard J. Pollock
e51. Altitude Illness, Buddha Basnyat, Geoffrey Tab in
e52. Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine, Michael H. Bennett, Simon J. Mitchell
Pesce, Rob ert C. Basner, Andrew J. Einstein
e53. The Clinical Laboratory in Modern Health Care, Anthony A. Killeen
e54. Clinical Procedure Tutorial: Central Venous Catheter Placement, Maria A. Yialamas, William
Corcoran, Gyorgy Frendl
e55. Clinical Procedure Tutorial: Thoracentesis, Charles A. Morris, Andrew Wolf
e56. Clinical Procedure Tutorial: Abdominal Paracentesis, Maria A. Yialamas, Anna Rutherford,
Lindsay King
e57. Clinical Procedure Tutorial: Endotracheal Intubation, Charles A. Morris, Emily Nelson Maher