This is the tenth edition of the authoritative API Textbook of Medicine, completely revised, updated and expanded, with 28 brand new chapters.
The textbook is comprised of two volumes, divided into 29 sections. Beginning with an introduction to the practice of medicine, and a disease profile and epidemiology of communicable and non-communicable diseases, each subsequent section covers a separate medical specialty.
The second section on ‘Clinical Approach to Key Manifestation’ has been expanded with six new chapters, including the appropriate selection of imaging modalities. Other new topics in this edition include advanced cardiac life support system, life-style changes in the management of diabetes, diabetes in the elderly, prevention of cardiovascular disease, acute and chronic pancreatitis, and tumours of the liver.
Chapters on chronic and sleep-related pulmonary disorders have been completely re-written to highlight their increased prevalence, and a new chapter on pulmonary rehabilitation has been added.
An entirely new section on the ‘Future of Medicine’ including regenerative medicine, nanotechnology and nanomedicine, robotic surgery, and an introduction to ‘space medicine’, brings the API Textbook of Medicine to its conclusion. With 1090 full colour images and illustrations, spanning over 3000 pages, this all-encompassing textbook is a comprehensive guide to the practice of medicine, brought fully up-to-date for physicians, surgeons and post-graduate medical students.
- New edition of this comprehensive, two volume textbook
- Fully revised, updated and expanded with 28 new chapters
- New section on the future of medicine
- 1090 full colour images and illustrations
- Previous edition published 2012
YP Munjal MD, FICP, FIAMS, FACP, FIACMS, MAMS, FRCP (Edin)
Medical Director and Hon. Senior Consultant, Diabetes & Life Style Disease Centre, Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Medical Science, Kalkaji, New Delhi, India