Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs: A Cost-Effective Approach

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Nov 5, 2012 - Medical - 632 pages
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Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs: A Cost-Effective Approach
Third Edition

 

Designed for quick reference, the revised Third Edition of this handy pocket manual contains diagnostic algorithms to help you interpret more than 230 symptoms and signs. The ideal aid for the busy clinician, this portable resource promotes a cost-effective patient workup, highlighting what tests to order and when to refer to a specialist. The Third Edition has been updated to include new algorithmic diagnosis that highlight several useful laboratory tests not included in prior editions, real case histories that help readers apply algorithms in clinical practice, and a new appendix that provides an extensive list of diagnostic tests to be ordered when faced with the most common symptoms.

 

NEW to the Third Edition...

* NEW algorithmic diagnosis highlights several useful laboratory tests not included in prior editions. 

* NEW case histories help you apply algorithms in clinical practice. 

* NEW appendix provides an extensive list of diagnostic tests to be ordered when faced with the most common symptoms.

 

Make the right call... Pick up your copy today!

 

 
 

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Contents

Abdominal Pain Acute
1
Abdominal Rigidity
7
Absent or Diminished Pulse
14
Alkalosis Increased
20
Amnesia
26
Anorexia
32
Anxiety
39
Aspartate Aminotransferase
45
Hematuria
219
Hemoptysis
225
Hip Pain
232
Hyperactive Reflexes
238
Hyperkinesis
244
Nasal Obstruction
329
Neck Stiffness
335
Nose Regurgitation of Food
341

Babinskis Sign
52
Bleeding Gums
58
Borborygmi
65
Cardiac Arrhythmia
71
Chest Deformity
77
Facial Paralysis
166
Fatigue
173
Fever Chronic
180
Foot and Toe Pain
187
Frequency of Urination
193
Gigantism
200
Hallucinations
207
Heartburn
213
Odor
347
Papilledema
354
Pathologic Reflexes
361
Perineum Pain
367
Pneumaturia
373
Polyuria
379
Precordial Thrill
385
Pruritus ANI Pruritus Generalized
395
Pulse Irregularity
401
Urethral Discharge
495
323
563
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