Applied Laboratory Medicine
Norbert W. Tietz, Rex B. Conn, Elizabeth L. Pruden
W.B. Saunders, 1992 - Medical - 425 pages
Presents the clinical aspects of disease in the context of readily acquired diagnostic data. Organized by body system, 70 of the most common disorders, including AIDS, are featured in case study settings. Contents include diagnosis determination through the presentation of patient history, clinical evaluation, and laboratory and other diagnostic data. Each chapter follows the diagnosis determination with a discussion of differential diagnosis, definition of disease, and a brief principle of treatment.
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CARDlAC AND CARDlOVASCULAR DlSEASES
Shortness of Breath with Productive Cough
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