Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Author(s): Dennis Kasper, Anthony Fauci, Stephen Hauser, Dan Longo, J. Jameson, Joseph Loscalzo

Difference between 19th and 18th editions
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Key differences between 19th and 18th editions

  • Period between current and previous publications: 4 years (2015 vs 2011).
  • The book was originally published in 1950. Dr. Tinsley R. Harrison was editor of the first five editions of Principles of Internal Medicine.
  • List of new chapters in the Nineteenth edition:
  • Chapter 7e "Men's Health" covers:
    • Age-related changes in the male reproductive system
    • Muscle dysmorphia
    • Anabolic-androgenic steroids abuse
    • Lower urinary tract problems
  • Chapter 29 "Fatigue" discusses underlying conditions that can lead to fatigue and treatment options.
  • Chapter 40e "Use of the Hand-Held Ophthalmoscope" discusses
    • Ophthalmoscopic screening;
    • Direct and PanOptic ophthalmoscopes
    • Retinal changes related to systemic diseases
  • Chapter 60e "Dysuria, Bladder Pain, and the Interstitial Cystitis" in detail explains interstitial cystitis and bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS).
  • Chapter 146 "Genomics and Infectious Disease" investigates the application of genomics methods to microbial pathogens and diseases they cause.
  • Chapter 151e "Climate Change and Infectious Disease" explores impacts of climate change on infectious diseases.
  • Chapter 152e "Infections in Veterans Returning from Foreign Wars" covers infectious diseases acquired by returning veterans of foreign wars over the past 25 years.
  • Chapter 154 "Lung Abscess" covers necrosis of lung tissue caused by microbial infection.
  • Chapter 234"Ebolavirus and Marburgvirus Infections" covers infections caused byFiloviridae family of viruses
  • Introductory Chapter 255e on helminthic infections outlines two major divisions of helminths -- Nemathelminthes and Platyhelminthes.
  • Chapter 277 "Ventricular Arrhythmias" describes Premature ventricular contractions and non-sustained ventricular tachycardia, sustained ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrilation.
  • Chapter 299 "Renovascular Disease" covers renal artery occlusive disease, atheroembolic renal disease, renal artery thromboembolism, hypertensive renal damage.
  • Chapter 303 "Chronic Venous Disease and Lymphedema"
  • Chapter 329e "Examination of the Comatose Patient" presents video demonstrating the examination of comatose patient.
  • Chapter 364 "Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis"
  • Chapter 391e "Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease" describes a rare systemic fibro-inflammatory disorder.
  • Diabetes Mellitus is covered by three chapters -- 417, 418, and 419.
  • Chapter 447 "Migraine and Other Primary Headache Disorders" covers migraines, tension-type headaches, cluster headaches, paroxysmal hemicrania, hemicrania continua, and other types of headache.
  • Chapter 448 "Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias" Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, and Parkinson's dementia, and some other rare neurodegenerative conditions.
  • Chapter 451e on Classification of the Spinocerebellar Ataxias.
  • Two new video tutorials -- chapters 485 "Percutaneous Arterial Blood Gas Sampling" and 486 "Lumbar Puncture".
19th Edition of
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
Volumes 1 & 2
eBook, 3000 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780071802161
Published by: McGraw-Hill Professional, April 08, 2015
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ISBN-10: 0071802150
ISBN-13: 9780071802154
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18th Edition of
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
Volumes 1 and 2
Hardcover, 4012 pages
ISBN-10: 007174889X
ISBN-13: 9780071748896
Published by: McGraw-Hill Professional, July 21, 2011
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Volume 2
Hardcover, 158 pages
ISBN-10: 0071748873
ISBN-13: 9780071748872
Published by: McGraw-Hill, January 01, 2012
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17th Edition of
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
Volumes 1 and 2
Hardcover, 2754 pages
ISBN-10: 0071476911
ISBN-13: 9780071476911
Published by: McGraw-Hill Professional, February 29, 2008
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Single Volume
Hardcover, 2958 pages
ISBN-10: 0071466339
ISBN-13: 9780071466332
Published by: McGraw-Hill Professional, March 06, 2008
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