ABC of Medically Unexplained Symptoms
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 20, 2012 - Medical - 88 pages
This brand new title addresses the complex issues faced by primary health care practitioners in treating and managing patients with ‘medically unexplained symptoms'. It aims to develop guidelines and principles to help identify patients with medically unexplained symptoms, as they are typically underdiagnosed, and to manage symptoms more effectively with active patient involvement.
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Epidemiology and Impact in Primary
Considering Organic Disease
Considering Depression and Anxiety
Medically Unexplained Symptoms and
Principles of Assessment and Treatment
Palpitations Chest Pain and Breathlessness
Widespread Musculoskeletal Pain
Neurological Symptoms Weakness Blackouts
Managing Medically Unexplained Symptoms
Avoiding the problem of The doctor thinks I am imagining it
Behavioural Approaches to Treatment
Gastrointestinal Symptoms Functional
Pelvic and Reproductive System Symptoms
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