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Principles of Internal Medicine
Seventeenth edition
edited by Anthony S. Fauci

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Part 1: Introduction to Clinical Medicine

  1. The Practice of Medicine
  2. Global Issues in Medicine
  3. Decision-Making in Clinical Medicine
  4. Screening and Preventionof Diseases
  5. Principles of Clinical Pharmacology
  6. Women’s Health
  7. Medical Disorders during Pregnancy
  8. Medical Evaluation of the Surgical Patient
  9. Geriatric Medicine
  10. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  11. Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Part 2: Cardinal Manifestations and Presentation of Diseases

  1. Pain: Pathophysiology and Management
  2. Chest Discomfort
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Headache
  5. Back and Neck Pain
  6. Fever and Hyperthermia
  7. Fever and Rash
  8. Fever of Unknown Origin
  9. Hypothermia and Frostbite
  10. Syncope
  11. Dizziness and Vertigo
  12. Weakness and Paralysis
  13. Gait and Balance Disorders
  14. Numbness, Tingling, and Sensory Loss
  15. Confusion and Delirium
  16. Aphasia, Memory Loss, and Other Focal Cerebral Disorders
  17. Sleep Disorders
  18. Disorders of the Eye
  19. Disorders of Smell, Taste, and Hearing
  20. Pharyngitis, Sinusitis, Otitis, and Other Upper Respiratory Infections
  21. Oral Manifestations of Disease
  22. Dyspnea and Pulmonary Edema
  23. Cough and Hemoptysis
  24. Hypoxia and Cyanosis
  25. Edema
  26. Palpitations
  27. Dysphagia
  28. Nausea, Vomiting, and Indigestion
  29. Diarrhea and Constipation
  30. Weight Loss
  31. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  32. Jaundice
  33. Abdominal Swelling and Ascites
  34. Azotemia and Urinary Abnormalities
  35. Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances
  36. Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia
  37. Acidosis and Alkalosis
  38. Sexual Dysfunction
  39. Hirsutism and Virilization
  40. Menstrual Disorders and Pelvic Pain
  41. Approach to the Patient with a Skin Disorder
  42. Eczema, Psoriasis, Cutaneous Infections, Acne, and Other Common Skin Disorders
  43. Skin Manifestations of Internal Disease
  44. Immunologically Mediated Skin Diseases
  45. Cutaneous Drug Reactions
  46. Photosensitivity and Other Reactions to Light
  47. Anemia and Polycythemia
  48. Bleeding and Thrombosis
  49. Enlargement of Lymph Nodes and Spleen
  50. Disorders of Granulocytes and Monocytes

Part 3: Genetics and Disease

  1. Principles of Human Genetics
  2. Chromosome Disorders
  3. The Practice of Genetics in Clinical Medicine
  4. Gene Therapy in Clinical Medicine

Part 4: Regenerative Medicine

  1. Stem Cell Biology
  2. Applications of Stem Cell Biology in Clinical Medicine
  3. Hematopoietic Stem Cells
  4. Tissue Engineering

Part 5: Nutrition

  1. Nutritional Requirements and Dietary Assessment
  2. Vitamin and Trace Mineral Deficiency and Excess
  3. Malnutrition and Nutritional Assessment
  4. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Therapy
  5. Biology of Obesity
  6. Evaluation and Management of Obesity
  7. Eating Disorders

Part 6: Oncology and Hematology

  1. Approach to the Patient with Cancer
  2. Prevention and Early Detection of Cancer
  3. Cancer Genetics
  4. Cancer Cell Biology and Angiogenesis
  5. Principles of Cancer Treatment
  6. Infections in Patients with Cancer
  7. Cancer of the Skin
  8. Head and Neck Cancer
  9. Neoplasms of the Lung
  10. Breast Cancer
  11. Gastrointestinal Tract Center
  12. Tumors of the Liver and Biliary Tree
  13. Pancreatic Cancer
  14. Bladder and Renal Cell Carcinomas
  15. Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Prostate
  16. Testicular Cancer
  17. Gynecologic Malignancies
  18. Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas and Bone Metastases
  19. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary
  20. Paraneoplastic Syndromes: Endocrinologic/Hematologic
  21. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes
  22. Iron Deficiency and Other Hypoproliferative Anemias
  23. Disorders of Hemoglobin
  24. Megaloblastic Anemia
  25. Hemolytic Anemias and Anemias due to Acute Blood Loss
  26. Aplastic Anemia, Myelodysplasia, and Related Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
  27. Polycythemia Vera and Other Myeloproliferative Diseases
  28. Acute and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  29. Malignancies of Lymphoid Cells
  30. Plasma Cell Disorders
  31. Transfusion Biology and Therapy
  32. Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
  33. Disorders of Platelets and Vessel Wall
  34. Coagulation Disorders
  35. Thrombosis Venous
  36. Antiplatelet, Anticoagulant, and Fibrinolytic Drugs

Part 7: Infectious Diseases

  1. Introduction to Infectious Diseases: Host-Pathogen Interactions
  2. Molecular Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis
  3. Approach to the Acutely Ill Infected Febrile Patient
  4. Immunization Principles and Vaccine Use
  5. Health Advice for International Travel
  6. Infective Endocarditis
  7. Infections of the Skin, Muscle, and Soft Tissues
  8. Osteomyelitis
  9. Intraabdominal Infections and Abscesses
  10. Acute Infectious Diarrheal Diseases and Bacterial Food Poisoning
  11. Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease, Including Pseudomembranous Colitis
  12. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Overview and Clinical Approach
  13. Health Care-Associated Infections
  14. Infections in Transplant Recipients
  15. Treatment and Prophylaxis of Bacterial Infections
  16. Pneumococcal Infections
  17. Staphylococcal Infections
  18. Strepococcal and Enterococcal Infections
  19. Diphtheria and Other Infections Caused by Corynebacteria and Related Species
  20. Infections Caused by Listeria monocytogenes
  21. Tetanus
  22. Botulism
  23. Gas Gangrene and Other Clostridial Infections
  24. Meningococcal Infections
  25. Gonococcal Infections
  26. Moraxella Infections
  27. Haemophilus Infections
  28. Infections Due to the HACEK Group and Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacteria
  29. Legionella Infection
  30. Pertussis and Other Bordetella Infections
  31. Diseases Caused by Gram-Negative Enteric Bacilli
  32. Helicobacter Pylori Infections
  33. Infections Due to Pseudomonas Species and Related Organisms
  34. Salmonellosis
  35. Shingellosis
  36. Infections Due to Campylobacter and Related Species
  37. Cholera and Other Vibrioses
  38. Brucellosis
  39. Tularemia
  40. Plague and Other Yersnia Infections
  41. Bartonella Infections, Including Cat-Scratch Disease
  42. Donovanosis
  43. Nocardiosis
  44. Actinomycosis
  45. Infections Due to Mixed Anaerobic Organisms
  46. Tuberculosis
  47. Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease)
  48. Nontuberculous Mycobacteria
  49. Antimycobacterial Agents
  50. Syphilis
  51. Endemic Treponematoses
  52. Leptospirosis
  53. Relapsing Fever
  54. Lyme Borreliosis
  55. Rickettsial Diseases
  56. Infections Due to Mycoplasmas
  57. Chlamydial Infections
  58. Medical Virology
  59. Antiviral Chemotherapy, Excluding Antiretroviral Drugs
  60. Herpes Simplex Viruses
  61. Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections
  62. Epstein-Barr Virus Infections, Including Infectious Mononucleosis
  63. Cytomegalovirus and Human Herpesvirus Types 6, 7, and 8
  64. Molluscum Contagiosum, Monkeypox and Other Poxviruses Excluding Smallpox Virus
  65. Parvovirus Infections
  66. Human Papillomavirus Infections
  67. Common Viral Respiratory Infections and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
  68. Influenza
  69. The Human Retroviruses
  70. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease: AIDS and Related Disorders
  71. Viral Gastroenteritis
  72. Enterovirus and Reoviruses Infections
  73. Measles (Rubeola)
  74. Rubella (German Measles)
  75. Mumps
  76. Rabies and Other Rhabdovirus Infections
  77. Infections Caused by Arthropod and Rodent-Borne Viruses
  78. Ebola and Marburg Viruses
  79. Diagnosis and Treatment of Fungal Infections
  80. Histoplasmosis
  81. Coccidioidomycosis
  82. Blastomycosis
  83. Cryptococcosis
  84. Candidiasois
  85. Aspergillosis
  86. Mucormycosis
  87. Miscellaneous Mycoses and Algal Infections
  88. Pneumocystis Infection
  89. Agents Used to Treat Parasitic Infections
  90. Ambiasis and Infection with Free-Living Amebas
  91. Malaria
  92. Babesiosis
  93. Leishmaniasis
  94. Trypanosomiasis
  95. Toxoplasma Infections
  96. Protozoal Intestinal Infections and Trichomoniasis
  97. Trichinella and Other Tissue Nematodes
  98. Intestinal Nematodes
  99. Filarial and Related Infections
  100. Schistosomiasis and Other Trematode Infections
  101. Cestodes

Part 8: Bioterrorism and Clinical Medicine

  1. Microbioterrorism
  2. Chemical Bioterrorism
  3. Radiation Bioterrorism

Part 9: Disorders of Cardiovascular System

  1. Basic Biology of the Cardiovascular System
  2. Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease
  3. Approach to the Patient with Possible Cardiovascular Disease
  4. Physical Examination of the Cardiovascular System
  5. Electrocardiography
  6. Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging: Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and MRI/CT Imaging
  7. Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization and Angiography
  8. Principles of Electrophysiology
  9. The Bradyarrhythmias
  10. The Tachyarrhythmias
  11. Heart Failure and Cor Pulmonale
  12. Cardiac Transplantation and Prolonged Assisted Circulation
  13. Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult
  14. Valvular Heart Disease
  15. Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis
  16. Pericardial Disease
  17. Tumors and Trauma of the Heart
  18. Cardiac Manifestations of Systemic Disease
  19. The Pathogenesis, Prevention, and Treatment of Atherosclerosis
  20. The Metabolic Syndrome
  21. Ischemic Heart Disease
  22. Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
  23. ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
  24. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  25. Hypertensive Vascular Disease
  26. Diseases of the Aorta
  27. Vascular Diseases of the Extremities
  28. Pulmonary Hypertension

Part 10: Disorders of the Respiratory System

  1. Approach to the Patient with Disease of the Respiratory System
  2. Disturbances of Respiratory Function
  3. Diagnostic Procedures in Respiratory Diseases
  4. Asthma
  5. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Pulmonary Infiltrates with Eosinophilia
  6. Environmental Lung Disease
  7. Pneumonia
  8. Bronchiectasis and Lung Abscess
  9. Cystic Fibrosis
  10. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  11. Interstitial Lung Diseases
  12. Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Thromboembolism
  13. Disorders of the Pleura and Mediastinum
  14. Disorders of Ventilation
  15. Sleep Apnea
  16. Lung Transplantation

Part 11: Critical Care Medicine

  1. Principles of Critical Care Medicine
  2. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  3. Mechanical Ventilatory Support
  4. Approach to the Patient with Shock
  5. Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
  6. Cardiogenic Shock and Pulmonary Edema
  7. Cardiovascular Collapse, Cardiac Arrest, and Sudden Cardiac Death
  8. Coma
  9. Neurologic Critical Care, Including Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  10. Oncologic Emergencies

Part 12: Disorders of the Kidney and Urinary Tract

  1. Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Kidney
  2. Adaptation of the Kidney to Renal Injury
  3. Acute Renal Failure
  4. Chronic Kidney Disease
  5. Dialysis in the Treatment of Renal Failure
  6. Transplantation in the Treatment of Renal Failure
  7. Glomerular Diseases
  8. Polycystic Kidney Disease and Other Inherited Tubular Disorders
  9. Tubulointerstitial Diseases of the Kidney
  10. Vascular Injury to the Kidney
  11. Nephrolithiasis
  12. Urinary Tract Infections, Pyelonephritis, and Prostatitis
  13. Urinary Tract Obstruction

Part 13: Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System

  1. Approach to the Patient with Gastrointestinal Disease
  2. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  3. Diseases of the Esophagus
  4. Peptic Ulcer Disease and Related Disorders
  5. Disorders of Absorption
  6. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  7. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  8. Diverticular Disease and Common Anorectal Disorders
  9. Mesenteric Vascular Insufficiency
  10. Acute Intestinal Obstruction
  11. Acute Appendicitis and Peritonitis
  12. Approach to the Patient with Liver Disease
  13. Evaluation of Liver Function
  14. The Hyperbilirubinemias
  15. Acute Viral Hepatitis
  16. Toxic and Drug-Induced Hepatitis
  17. Chronic Hepatitis
  18. Alcoholic Liver Disease
  19. Cirrhosis and Its Complications
  20. Genetic, Metabolic, and Infiltrative Diseases Affecting the Liver
  21. Liver Transplantation
  22. Diseases of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts
  23. Approach to the Patient with Pancreatic Disease
  24. Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis

Part 14: Disorders of the Immune System, Connective Tissue, and Joints

  1. Introduction to the Immune System
  2. The Major Histocompatability Complex
  3. Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases
  4. Allergies, Anaphylaxis, and Systemic Mastocytosis
  5. Autoimmunity and Autoimmune Diseases
  6. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  7. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  8. Acute Rheumatoid Fever
  9. Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma) and Related Disorders
  10. Sjögren’s Syndrome
  11. The Spondyloarthritides
  12. The Vasculitis Syndromes
  13. Beh& ccedil;et’s Syndrome
  14. Relapsing Polychondritis
  15. Sarcoidosis
  16. Familial Mediterranean Fever and Other Hereditary Recurrent Fevers
  17. Amyloidosis
  18. Approach to Articular and Musculoskeletal Disorders
  19. Osteoarthritis
  20. Gout and Other Crystal Arthropathies
  21. Infectious Arthritis
  22. Fibromyalgia
  23. Arthritis Associated with Systemic Disease and Other Arthritides
  24. Periarticular Disorders of the Extremities

Part 15: Endocrinology and Metabolism

  1. 332 Principles of Endocrinology
  2. Disorders of the Anterior Pituitary and Hypothalamus
  3. Disorders of the Neurohypophysis
  4. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland
  5. Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex
  6. Pheochromocytoma
  7. Diabetes Mellitus
  8. Hypoglycemia
  9. Disorders of the Testes and the Male Reproductive System
  10. Disorders of the Ovary and Female Reproductive Tract
  11. The Menopause Transition and Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy
  12. Disorders of Sex Development
  13. Endocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas
  14. Disorders Affecting Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes
  15. Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Health and Disease
  16. Diseases of the Parathyroid Gland and Other Hyper- and Hypocalcemia Disorders
  17. Osteoporosis
  18. Paget Disease and Other Dysplasias of Bone
  19. Disorders of Lipoprotein Metabolism
  20. Hemochromatosis
  21. The Porphyrias
  22. Disorders of Purine and Pyrimidine Metabolism
  23. Wilson Disease
  24. Lysosomal Storage Disease
  25. Glycogen Storage Diseases and Other Inherited Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism
  26. Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue
  27. Inherited Disoders of Amino Acid Metabolism in Adults
  28. Inherited Defects of Membrane Transport

Part 16: Neurologic Disorders

  1. Mechanisms of Neurologic Disorders
  2. Approach to the Patient with Neurologic Disease
  3. Neuroimaging in Neurologic Disorders
  4. Seizures and Epilepsy
  5. Cerebrovascular Diseases
  6. Dementia
  7. Parkinson’s Disease and Other Extrapyramidal Disorders
  8. Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders
  9. Ataxic Disorders
  10. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Other Motor Neuron Diseases
  11. Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System
  12. Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bell’s Palsy, and Other Cranial Nerve Disorders
  13. Diseases of the Spinal Cord
  14. Concussion and Other Head Injuries
  15. Primary and Metastatic Tumors of the Nervous System
  16. Multiple Sclerosis and Other Demyelinating Diseases
  17. Meningitis, Encephalitis, Brain Abscess,and Empyema
  18. Chronic and Recurrent Meningitis
  19. Prion Diseases
  20. Peripheral Neuropathy
  21. Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Other Immune-Mediated Neuropathies
  22. Mysathenia Gravis and Other Diseases of the Neuromuscular Junction
  23. An Approach to Muscular Dystrophy and Other Muscle Diseases
  24. Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis, and Inclusion Body Myositis
  25. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  26. Biology of Psychiatric Disorders
  27. Mental Disoders
  28. Alcohol and Alcoholism
  29. Opioid Drug Abuse and Dependence
  30. Cocaine and Other Commonly Abused Drugs
  31. Nicotine Addiction

Part 17: Poisoning, Drug Overdose, and Envenomation

  1. Disorders Caused by Reptile Bites and Marine Animal Exposures


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