Physician Assistant's Clinical Companion

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Springhouse
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Jan 1, 2000 - Medical - 464 pages
This first-ever, all-in-one reference provides vital information for P As. Readers find guidance for disorders and their treatments, ECG inte rpretations, lab tests, and X-rays; primary care procedures (including surgical and emergency procedures); drug hazards (such as toxic react ions and overdose); patient education; legal concerns; and more. Abund ant charts and illustrations.
 

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Contents

Review of normal findings
2
Back pain
8
Diplopia
14
Fatigue
22
Nausea
28
Normal ECG
37
Sinus arrest
43
Premature junctional contractions
49
Understanding the results in context
101
Dermatologic disorders
117
Disease management
159
Emergency care
277
Primary care procedures
321
Infection control
365
H A P T E
374
Drug hazards
376

Arriving at a differential diagnosis 1
50
Firstdegree atrioventricular block
55
How to interpret a 12lead ECG
64
Understanding
76
Interpreting them with ease and accuracy 35
78
Creatinine clearance
82
Human immunodeficiency virus tests
89
Prothrombin time
95
Antidotes in poisoning or overdose
386
Analeptic overdose amphetamines cocaine
392
Drugsmoking interactions
401
Preventing and treating adverse effects 373
411
Maintaining health over the lifespan
423
Normal laboratory test values
447
Index
454
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