Manual of Practical Medicine (6th Ed.)

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This sixth edition provides clinicians with the latest information in the field of internal medicine.

Beginning with an introduction to the specialty and discussion on nutrition and infectious diseases, the following chapters cover the diagnosis and management of diseases and disorders in different systems of the body, concluding with sections on imaging modalities and procedures.

Each topic is presented in a step by step manner, from history taking, examination and investigation, to diagnosis and treatment.

The new edition has been fully revised and expanded and features nearly 700 clinical photographs, illustrations and CT scan images.  

The final section of the book provides laboratory reference values.

The book comprises total 16 chapters covering the basic principles of history taking and the clinical
Begins with the introduction to clinical medicine, followed by chapters on nutrition and infectious diseases. Later chapter discusses various systems like cardiovascular, nervous, respiratory and disorders of connective tissues, metabolic etc. Separate chapters on Geriatric Medicine, Substance Abuse and Imaging Modalities. Emphasis not only to clinical features, clinical methods or other essential investigations, but also on the management of various important clinical disorders. This new edition has grown in size and complexity, mirroring the growth in different fields of internal medicine. All the chapters have been updated and revised along with incorporation of several diagrams and CT scan images. Lab references values are given in the last chapters.

General Practitioners, Interns
R. Alagappan MD FICP
Formerly Director, Professor and Head, Institute of Internal Medicine, Madras Medical College; Senior Physician, Government General Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India