The full 21st edition of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine is now on AccessMedicine!
Harrison’s remains the most trusted resource in a world influenced by endless sources of medical information. Includes updated content that reflects new approved therapeutics and new practice-changing guidelines and evidence summaries. More than 1000 clinical, pathological, and radiographic photographs, diagnostic and therapeutic decision trees, and clear schematics and diagrams describing pathophysiologic processes.
As a medical student, you may be reading numerous pages of text to try and pick out details of diseases and therapies. You might find that images, flowcharts and algorithms are easier to understand. This section of accessmediince provides visually based materials to help provide a basis for learning.
The principles of evidence-based wound care are discussed in the first chapter as a guide to caring for any patient with a wound, including the recommended supplies needed for care during the first encounter. However, “clean, cut, and cover” as a treatment model does not constitute evidence-based wound care and often adjunct therapies such as compression therapy, biophysical agents, advanced dressings, nutritional counseling, exercise, or hyperbaric oxygen therapy are recommended to advance healing, prevent infection, and achieve faster closure.
This 20th edition is a true landmark in medicine, spanning 68 years and multiple generations of trainees and practicing clinicians. While medicine and medical education have evolved, readers will appreciate how this classic textbook has retained enduring features that have distinguished it among medical texts—a sharp focus on the clinical presentation of disease, expert in-depth summaries of pathophysiology and treatment, and highlights of emerging frontiers of science and medicine.
Nature Research has curated a collection of relevant articles. The collection includes research into the basic biology of coronavirus infection, its detection, treatment and evolution, research into the epidemiology of emerging viral diseases, and coverage of current events.
The purpose of this textbook, is to provide students with the necessary landmarks to accomplish their task—to understand the big picture of human anatomy in the context of health care—while bypassing the minutia. The landmarks used to accomplish this task are text and illustrations. They are complete, yet concise and both figuratively and literally provide the “Big Picture” of human anatomy.
Exploring Essential Radiology helps medical students and residents develop their imaging interpretation skills in various modalities as well as various anatomical regions. This book offers the chance for learners to sharpen their clinical knowledge and diagnostic skills.
The new 8th edition of Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine has been extensively revised. Each chapter ends with a collection of case studies which allows readers to better understand the pathophysiology of each clinical issue. This gives readers an opportunity to test their understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical unit discussed and to apply their knowledge to exemplar clinical situations.
In June 2018, cannabidiol (Epidiolex) was approved by the FDA for the treatment of Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndromes in patients at least two years old in the United States. This was shortly followed by de-scheduling of cannabidiol by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to schedule V. And it is likely that it will be available by prescription in doses specific for seizure management by the end of 2018.