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News & Articles > 21 Elsevier Medical Books Added to Doody’s Core Titles® 2020 Essential Purchase List

Doody’s Core Titles® 2020 features a carefully curated list of essential resources put together by health sciences librarians throughout the world. The Core Titles list, “represents essential knowledge needed by professionals or students in a given discipline and is highly recommended for the collection of a library that serves health sciences specialists.”

Doody’s Core Titles® 2020 Essential Purchase picks:

Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 33rd Edition

Trusted by generations of healthcare personnel at every professional level, Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary remains today’s most comprehensive and highly respected medical dictionary.

Middleton’s Allergy 2-Volume Set, 9th Edition by A Wesley Burks, MD

“Since its inception, this two-volume book has served as a comprehensive resource for allergists, specifically fellows-in-training. Other medical providers will benefit from using this book as a reference for clinical information on allergic diseases.” -Massoud Mahmoudi,  DO, PhD

Current Surgical Therapy, 13th Edition by John L. Cameron, MD, FACS, FRCS(Eng) (hon), FRCS(Ed) (hon), FRCSI(hon)

“This is a unique resource that allows surgeons to rapidly access comprehensive, authoritative information about a specific topic. There is nothing comparable.” -Carol Scott-Conner, MD, PhD, MBA

Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology, 4th Edition by Philip B. Clement, MD

“This updated edition is a useful book for multiple audiences, including pathologists in training, general pathologists, and subspecialty gynecological pathologists. It is highly recommended for every pathology department and/or personal library.” -Emily McMullen, MD

Fracture Management for Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, 4th Edition by M. Patrice Eiff, MD

“This is high-quality book shines as a valuable resource for clinicians managing acute fractures, especially in primary care. The ability to use it as a quick reference for accurate information is helpful.” -Charles Rudy, MD

Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care, 5th Edition by David B. Elliott, PhD

Well organized and easy to read, Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care, 5th Edition, takes an accessible, step-by-step approach to describing the commonly used primary care procedures that facilitate accurate diagnosis and effective patient management.

Cummings Otolaryngology, 7th Edition by Paul W. Flint, MD

Provides detailed, practical answers and easily accessible clinical content on the complex issues that arise for otolaryngologists at all levels, across all subspecialties.

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology, 5th Edition by Neil J. Friedman, MD

Offering current diagnostic and therapeutic guidance to manage ocular disorders, The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology, 5th Edition, remains the most comprehensive ophthalmology manual available.

Enzinger and Weiss’s Soft Tissue Tumors, 7th Edition by John R. Goldblum, MD, FCAP, FASCP, FACG

Offers clear guidance to practicing and trainee pathologists on diagnosis of tumors by microscopy, immunohistochemistry, and molecular genetics, as well as a significant amount of clinically significant information of interest to the clinicians who most frequently see these diseases – dermatologists, orthopaedists, and oncologists.

Goldman-Cecil Medicine, 26th Edition by Lee Goldman, MD

Provides definitive, unbiased advice on the diagnosis and treatment of thousands of common and uncommon conditions, always guided by an understanding of the epidemiology and pathobiology, as well as the latest medical literature.

Miller’s Anesthesia, 9th Edition by Michael A. Gropper, MD, PhD

“This edition exceeds expectations. It succeeds in creating a more concise and targeted learning platform while remaining a comprehensive authority in the field of anesthesiology.” – Abiona Berkeley,  MD, JD

Holcomb and Ashcraft’s Pediatric Surgery, 7th Edition by George W. Holcomb, III, MD, MBA

“This is an essential part of any pediatric surgical curriculum. The videos of many surgeries are a nice addition. The single volume format makes it easier to use than its main alternative, which comes in a two-volume set.” – Jessica Roybal,  MD, MPH

Medical Genetics, 6th Edition by Lynn B. Jorde, PhD

“There are very few books that compare to this one. This is a comprehensive medical genetics textbook that presents complex information in an easy-to-read format. As John Opitz notes in the foreword, the authors have succeeded admirably, and they present us with a delightful new edition.” – Luis Escobar, MD., MS.

Conn’s Current Therapy 2020 by Rick D. Kellerman, MD

“This is an essential addition to every primary care clinician’s library. It is a definitive yet concise compendium of the standards of medical care based on the current evidence.” – Vincent Carr,  DO, MSA, FACC, FACP

Histology and Cell Biology: An Introduction to Pathology, 5th Edition by Abraham L Kierszenbaum, M.D., Ph.D.

Linking basic science to clinical application throughout, Histology and Cell Biology: An Introduction to Pathology, 5th Edition, helps students build a stronger clinical knowledge base in the challenging area of pathologic abnormalities.

Williams Textbook of Endocrinology, 14th Edition by Shlomo Melmed, MBChB, MACP

Expertly bridging the gap between basic science and clinical information with an outstanding collection of world-renowned authors to provide authoritative discussions of the full spectrum of adult and pediatric endocrine system disorders.

Green’s Skeletal Trauma in Children, 6th Edition by Gregory A Mencio, MD

“It is comprehensive, up to date, and efficient. It is a must have for academic and institutional libraries and should be readily available to all residents in training and easily accessible to orthopedic surgeons taking trauma call where they are responsible for the care of children.” -Mark Hutchinson, MD

Fenichel’s Clinical Pediatric Neurology, 8th Edition by J. Eric Piña-Garza

A practical, easy-to-reference signs and symptoms approach provides a solid foundation in the diagnosis and management of primary neurologic disorders of childhood while bringing you fully up to date with recent developments in the field.

Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands, 3rd Edition by Gregory W. Randolph, MD, FACS

More than over 120 expert contributors from otolaryngology, general surgery, endocrinology, and pathology present an interdisciplinary approach to surgical management and treatment of benign and malignant disease.

Kanski’s Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach, 9th Edition by John Salmon, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

The perfect ophthalmology foundation for trainees and a valuable reference source for experienced practitioners. The highly effective format of succinct text and visually dynamic presentation, provides authoritative, focused guidance on the diagnosis and management of ophthalmic disorders.

Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney, 11th Edition by Alan S. L. Yu, MD

This two-volume masterwork provides expert, well-illustrated information on everything from basic science and pathophysiology to clinical best practice.

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