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The most popular, relied-upon guide to internal medicine. Single source reference that has authoritative, evidence-based coverage of more than 1,000 diseases and disorders including concise, yet thorough synopsis of diagnosis and treatment. Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, this trusted classic offers expert advice on all aspects of outpatient and inpatient medical care.

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Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

62 Edition

The #1 annual internal medicine guide extensively revised and updated

The most popular annual guide of its kind, this updated edition of the flagship title of the LANGE medical book brand presents the most important diagnostic and treatment recommendations as well as the most useful new clinical developments in every field of adult medicine.

For 60+ years, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment has been delivering the authoritative information that students, residents, and clinicians need to build their medical knowledge, expertise, and confidence. Written by top experts in their fields, this unmatched guide enables you to find the answers you need quickly and easily.

It provides:

  • Coverage of more than 1,000 diseases and disorders
  • Comprehensive approach to patient care, focusing on diagnostic tools for day-to-day practice
  • Hundreds of drug treatment tables for quick access to indexed trade names and updated drug prices
  • Diagnostic and treatment algorithms to present important information at a glance
  • Carefully curated, updated references to provide peer-reviewed, evidence-based information, and PMID numbers for quick online access
  • Annual update on dynamic viral infections, including SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS
  • Hundreds of full-color photographs, illustrations, and algorithms


  • Medical advances up to time of annual publication
  • Detailed presentation of internal medicine disciplines, plus primary care topics in gynecology, obstetrics, dermatology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, psychiatry, neurology, toxicology, urology, geriatrics, orthopedics, women’s health, sexual and gender minority health, preventive medicine, and palliative care
  • Concise format, facilitating efficient use in any practice setting
  • More than 1000 diseases and disorders
  • Specific disease prevention information
  • Easy access to medication dosages, with trade names indexed and current costs updated in each annual edition
  • Recent references, with unique identifiers (PubMed, PMID numbers)


  • Ongoing concerted effort to address and remove unconscious bias
  • List of Common Abbreviations used in CMDT can be found on the inside of the front cover
  • New section on opioids for pain management
  • Overhauled organization of Dermatology chapter to better reflect categorization of conditions and lesions
  • Expanded section of interventional therapies to manage chronic pain
  • Updated USPSTF lung cancer screening recommendations using low-dose CT
  • New prognostic systems for primary myelofibrosis: GIPSS and MIPSSv2
  • Discussion of the use of DOACs in patients with morbid obesity who require antithrombotic therapy
  • Updated section on osmotic laxatives to treat chronic constipation
  • Ozanimod approved for the treatment of moderate to severe ulcerative colitis
  • Landmark change in staging female breast carcinoma modifying anatomic stage and adding prognostic stage
  • New medications for treating metastatic breast cancer (olaparib, talazoparib, palbociclib, ribociclib, and abemaciclib)
  • New recommendations on treating cholestasis of pregnancy
  • Updated criteria for diagnosing systemic lupus erythematosus to include antinuclear antibody measurement
  • New medications for active lupus nephritis, including voclosporin used with mycophenolate mofetil as well as belimumab
  • Anifrolumab is approved for nonrenal lupus when standard therapies fail
  • New guidelines for diagnosing polyarteritis nodosa
  • New American College of Rheumatology/Vasculitis Foundation recommendations for the treatment of granulomatosis with polyangiitis
  • A newly described genetic syndrome, VEXAS (vacuoles, E1 enzyme, X-linked, autoinflammatory, somatic) in the differential diagnosis of relapsing polychondritis
  • Discussion of the role of left atrial appendage closure in preventing stroke and systemic embolization
  • Aducanumab (anti-amyloid therapy) is approved by the US FDA for the treatment of Alzheimer disease
  • Extensive revision of the Thyroiditis section in Endocrine Disorders chapter
  • Substantial revision of the Nutritional Support section in the Nutritional Disorders & Obesity chapter
  • Substantial revision in the HIV Infection & AIDS chapter, including updates in the available therapeutic regimens
  • Rewritten SARS-CoV-2 section and inclusion of SARS-CoV-2 information relevant to specific chapters throughout the App
  • Extensive revision of Sexual & Gender Minority Health chapter, including sections on family planning and health care for transgender and gender diverse persons

ISBN 10: 1264687745

ISBN 13: 9781264687749