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API Textbook of Medicine (2 Volume) with CD-ROM
Author:  
Yash Pal Munjal MD FICP MAMS FIAMS FACP FIACMS FRCP (Edin)
 
Surendra K Sharma MD PhD
 
AK Agarwal MD FICP FRCP (Edin) MAMS FACP FIACM FIAMS FIMSA
 
RK Singal MD FRCP FICP FACP
 
Pritam Gupta MD (Medicine)
 
Shyam Sundar MD FRCP FAMS FNA FSc FNASc
 
Milind Y Nadkar MD FICP
 
Subhash Varma MD FICP
 
Sandhya A Kamath MD FICP
 
Ghan Shyam Pangtey MD
 
Anupam Prakash MD (Gen Medicine) FICP MNAMS PDCC (Hospital Management)
PDCDM (Dialysis Medicine)
 
Siddharth N Shah MD FICP FACP (Hon) FRCP (Edin)
 


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ISBN9789351524151
Edition 10/e
Publish Year2015
Pages3038
Size 7" X 9"
Cover TypeHard Back
With CD/DVD Yes
Quick Overview
A CD-ROM is presented along with the book. It has some of the chapters presented in the e-format of the book along with multiple choice questions (MCQs) with their answers and a few powerpoint presentations of some of the important issues in medicine. The various pictorial atlases along with their explanations are added. This is a useful new addition to the 10th edition of the API Textbook of Medicine.
Key Features
The book is completely revised, updated and better illustrated. There are over 3000 pages with 1622 fi gures and 1460 tables. These large numbers of tables and fi gures have been used so that the information is easily understood and reading is facilitated. In this endeavour, many new additions have been done as compared to the previous edition. The book consists of 29 parts and each part discusses a group of disorders. In addition, 28 new chapters have also been added.

1. An entirely new part Future of Medicine, has been added. This part of the book deals with the anticipated progress in medicine which will be put to clinical use in the coming one to two decades or the advances that are being used in their early stages in clinical practice.

2. A new chapter on Disease Profi le and Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases in India has been added so that the reader has an ample understanding of the diseases commonly prevalent in this part of the world.

3. During the 9th edition, a new part had been added Clinical Approach to Key Manifestations. This has been further expanded and six new chapters have been added out of which one deals with the selection of the imaging modality which will be best suited to a clinical condition.

4. Part 4 of the book on Clinical Pharmacology has been re-oriented and new authors have contributed chapters. One of the chapters deals with National Formulatory of India in the National Health System.

5. The Part 7 on Critical Care Medicine has been thoroughly revised and to put adequate emphasis on cardiac resuscitation, a separate chapter has been devoted to Advanced Cardiac Life Support System.

6. The parts of the book dealing with various life-style disorders such as diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases have been re-oriented for better understanding of the newer guidelines which have emerged.

7. A chapter on life-style measures, diabetes in the elderly and prevention of cardiovascular diseases have been added and discussed.

8. In the part dealing with gastrointestinal disorders, Pancreatitis has been divided into two parts—a chapter on Acute Pancreatitis and the other on Chronic Pancreatitis have been added, while Neoplasms of the Pancreas fi nds a separate chapter.

9. Similarly, Tumours of the Liver has been discussed as a separate chapter.

10. Chronic pulmonary disorders and sleep-related pulmonary disorders are increasing in prevalence and to address these issues the chapters have been thoroughly re-written and a chapter on Pulmonary Rehabilitation has been added in this part of the book.

11. Similarly, the management of stroke has been signifi cantly modifi ed and the chapters on Ischaemic or Haemorrhagic Stroke have been thoroughly revised and re-written.

12. A chapter on Oral Health and its relationship to systemic diseases has been presented separately.

13. For the fi rst time, Futuristic Medicine and the problems of Space Travel have been delineated and highlighted.
Target Audience
Clinicians & practitioners
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