Alarm Bells in Medicine: Danger Symptoms in Medicine, Surgery and Clinical Specialties

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Nadeem Ali
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Medical - 192 pages
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What's your worst nightmare as a doctor? Missing a life-threatening condition must be among the biggest fears for health professionals. But sometimes the clue to the diagnosis lies in just a single symptom.

Alarm Bells in Medicine brings you up to speed on recognising the symptoms of serious illnesses. Internationally renowned authors list the most crucial presenting symptoms in their own specialties that should ring the alarm bells for you. They provide clear information on diagnosis and action. Organised under the relevant specialties, the information is quick and easy to find.

Since patients disclose alarm symptoms in all clinical settings, this book is as relevant for consultants as it is for GPs, as useful for junior doctors as it is for medical students.

Special Features of this book:

  • Answers the express need of doctors to avoid making diagnostic errors
  • Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field
  • Concise and easy to use
 

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Contents

Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Breast surgery
1
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Cardiology
5
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Cardiothoracic surgery
10
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Care of the elderly
15
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Dermatology
20
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Endocrinology
25
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties ENT
30
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Gastroenterology and colorectal surgery
34
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Oncology
89
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Ophthalmology
93
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Oral and maxillofacial surgery
99
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Orthopaedics
104
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Paediatrics
109
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Paediatric surgery
115
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Plastic surgery
119
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Psychiatry
124

Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Genitourinary medicine
39
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Gynaecology
44
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Haematology
49
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Hepatology and hepatobiliary surgery
54
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties HIV medicine
59
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Immunology
63
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Metabolic medicine
68
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Neurology
73
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Neurosurgery
78
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Obstetrics
83
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Renal medicine
129
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Respiratory medicine
133
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Rheumatology
139
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Transplantation
144
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Upper GI surgery
149
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Urology
153
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Vascular surgery
158
Danger Symptoms in Medicine Surgery and Clinical Specialties Index
163
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Nadeem Ali, Eye Department, Royal Victoria Infirmary

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