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    Smile preview of harrisons 17th ed. ITS NOT THE BOOK

    Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th Edition, will be available for purchase in March 2008.

    Beginning July 2007, advance chapters of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th Edition, will be published on Harrison's Online. Visit Harrison's Online every month to see more new chapters and preview the new features of the number-one medical textbook:

    * More illustrations than ever before—almost 700 new pieces in total for a 50% increase over the previous edition!
    * Brand new DVD that includes 36 new "e-chapters" addressing important issues in clinical medicine and medical education, such as Health Disparities; Ethics in Clinical Medicine; Patient Safety and Quality in Health Care; Health Care Economics, and more.
    * Complete atlases of microscopic and radiologic pathology: New atlases of liver biopsies, renal disease and urinary sediments, parasitic blood smears, chest imaging, neurological imaging, rashes associated with fever, clinical manifestations of metabolic disease, and much more.
    * New e-chapters on key procedures and interpretations including Lumbar Puncture, Electrocardiography, and more.
    * An enhanced global perspective, with brand new chapters on Global Issues in Medicine, Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease, and more. Plus, Global Considerations highlighted throughout the book, to draw attention to important regional differences in epidemiology and management of specific diseases.
    * Plus, all the great content revisions and complete updating of biomedical knowledge and clinical medicine that you expect in a new Harrison's edition.

    The premier internal medicine textbook retains its acclaimed balance of basic sciences, cardinal manifestations of disease, and patient management. Expect complete coverage of new, emerging and challenging diseases, disorders, and syndromes for reference in your day-to-day practice.

    View new chapters every month
    Every month, more new chapters will be added to Harrison's Online. Chapters from the 17th edition are indicated in the table of contents. New chapters may have different chapter numbers. Links from new chapters to other chapters will be active when the complete title is online in March 2008.

    Cite new chapters
    The format for citation of Harrison's Online chapters includes the URL of the website because URLs change with each edition. Because the chapters are published on a rolling basis, cite 'date accessed' instead of the date of print publication.

    Author. Title of chapter, in AS Fauci, E Braunwald, DL Kasper, SL Hauser, DL Longo, JL Jameson, J Loscaizo (eds), Harrison's Online. Date of access; URL.

    Example: TH Lee. Chest Discomfort and Palpitations, in AS Fauci, E Braunwald, DL Kasper, SL Hauser, DL Longo, JL Jameson, J Loscaizo (eds), Harrison’s Online. Date accessed: July 16, 2007; http://www.accessmedicine.com.

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    Good info abhs! It would b hot on the rippers list! But I suggest every1 to buy a Hard Copy! its just a marvelous gift for Medicine!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kats View Post
    Good info abhs! It would b hot on the rippers list! But I suggest every1 to buy a Hard Copy! its just a marvelous gift for Medicine!
    HARRISON IS SUCH A WONDERFUL BOOK THE ONLY BOOK !!!!

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    Its a huge book... Can be use as a reference book..

    Davidson, can be read!!

    Kumar and clarke is also good!!

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    Harrison 17th edition coming out in March'08.(Source - www.accessmedicine.com) So all u ppl in in the 1st part of 3rd year, watch out!! Its a must have & the new edition is going to be better than ever!! So, i wud suggest not to buy new book at present & wait for new edition!!
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    yeah.checked already..gr8 update will be there..
    waiting for it.

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    so no major revisions? they mentioned nothing about totally revising a chapter or adding new chapter from the current edition. i'll hold on to my copy... besides, harrison is too expensive!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ileofibularis View Post
    so no major revisions? they mentioned nothing about totally revising a chapter or adding new chapter from the current edition. i'll hold on to my copy... besides, harrison is too expensive!
    If you have online access, the you can see new chapters or new updated matters daily.

    Many updates and i'm waiting for 17th edition.

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    Talking very good !

    Excellent news friends ! but hope we will have the 17th e-version here in medicalgeek too ...valuble info,keep it up !
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