Textbook updates, February 10


Over the course of the past few months we have added and revised a number of chapters in the McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine. Below you can find a quick summary of the most noteworthy changes you may not want to miss.

New chapters

New chapters developed and supervised by experts from McMaster University.

Signs and Symptoms




Infectious Diseases


Pregnancy-Related Conditions


Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacology, Addiction


Chapter updates

Content revisions are conducted continuously. Updated chapters include the following:

Mobile app updates

All the new and revised chapters are easily accessible through our mobile apps for iOS and Android devices. The mobile apps are also regularly updated on the go to improve the general comfort of use and stability.

Starting January 2021, full access to the mobile apps now requires a subscription (read more). Users who do not wish to subscribe are still able to access selected modules, including In the Spotlight articles and a number of demo chapters (with COVID-19 updates available to everyone).

COVID-19 resources

We have been keeping track of our COVID-19 resources through the COVID-19 resource hub.


We have received very generous feedback, which has helped us tremendously in developing new content as well as fixing some technical issues. We would like to thank our readers for sharing their valuable insights.

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