Guide to Diagnostic Testing
Fauzia Khan, Howard J. Sachs, Liberto Pechet
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002 - Medical - 537 pages
This diagnostic book is designed to help busy residents and students. Written in three sections, it is organized according to modalities of patient care from a presenting complaint to diagnosis and then follow-up. The first section, clinical symptoms, features an algorithms and tables format. The second section consists of data evaluation, and includes consideration of results from certain common laboratory tests as well as indications for specialized testing. The third section addresses clinical conditions described according to organ systems, divided into disease entities. It includes information for the clinician to consider in order to rule out specific disease entities.
A Brandon-Hill recommended title.
Gastrointestinal Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders
Dyspepsia and Peptic Ulcer Disease
The Palpable Breast Mass
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Interpretation of the Abnormal Pap Smear
Assessing Liver Chemistries
Diagnostic Approach to Gastrointestinal Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders
Acute Pancreatitis I Chronic Pancreatitis
Adult Upper GI Bleeding
Small Intestinal Bleeding
Involuntary Weight Loss