The New Edition of this practical resource examines the symptoms, diseases, management techniques, and procedures commonly encountered in practice. It also details less common problems that may lead to complications if overlooked or mishandled. Meticulously updated to ensure it reflects all the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment, it features the fresh perspectives of 176 new authors as well as nearly 30 new topics, new illustrations and tables, and many new references. Every aspect of this resource has been designed to make it user-friendly. Topics are organized by organ system for easy reference. The text features a consistent outline format, an attractive 2-color layout, a wealthof illustrations and tables, and current references to help readers find information quickly. Plus, it contains an extensive index and precise cross-references.
By Robert E. Rakel, MD, Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
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