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Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine is a comprehensive and authoritative single-volume textbook of internal medicine that is consulted by students and doctors throughout the world. Its aim is to explain the management of disease, based on an understanding of scientific principles and including the latest developments in treatment. It is written for medical students and doctors preparing for specialist exams, and is an ideal general reference text for all practising doctors. The new edition is part of Elsevier's new STUDENT CONSULT electronic community. STUDENT CONSULT titles comes with full text online, a unique image library, case studies, questions and answers, online note-taking, and integration links to content in other disciplines - ideal for problem-based learning.Colour-coded chapters are attractive and make the book easy to navigate Comprehensive index, clearly displayed, pinpoints information rapidlyBoxes and tables pull out and display important informationDrawings and photographs bring the subject to life and explain difficult conceptsCarefully structured headings provide a useful outline for study and quick referencePurchasers receive 1 year's free online access to the 22nd edition of Goldman: Cecil Textbook of Medicineonline version, with extra content, including animations and heart and lung sounds, available to all purchasers on new 'Student Consult' platform unique online appendix, covering malaria, SARS, TB, viral haemorrhagic (dengue) fever, and many more topicsnew chapter on The Special Senses (ophthalmology and ENT) - in response to readers' requests and in recognition of the frequency of these conditions in general practiceInternational Advisory Panel of experts from around the world - to widen the book's international scopeall line drawings redrawn in new, more modern style to make them more appealing and relevant
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Parveen June Kumar, CBE (born 1 June 1942), is a British doctor who served as President of the British Medical Association in 2006, and of the Royal Society of Medicine from 2010 to 2012. Outside of the BMA and RSM, she has written Clinical Medicine, a standard medical textbook, held roles with the National Institute of Clinical Excellence and the Medicines Commission UK.
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