Sapira's Art and Science of Bedside Diagnosis

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Mar 28, 2012 - Medical - 688 pages
The Fourth Edition of this textbook teaches the artful science of the patient interview and the physical examination. Chapters are filled with clinical pearls, vignettes, step-by-step methods, and explanations of the physiologic significance of findings. New features include "Points to Remember", over 300 questions with answers and discussion, over 120 additional references, and expanded discussions of the usage and pitfalls of evidence-based medicine. Other highlights include expanded and updated discussions of sleep apnea, "minor" head trauma, cervical spine involvement in rheumatoid arthritis, transplantation-related problems, adverse effects of AIDS therapy, and more. A companion Website includes fully searchable text and a 300-question test bank.
 

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Contents

Dimensions 151
155
Order of the Examination
168
Introduction
1
1 Answer to the Question on the Stethoscope
15
The Patient Who Cannot Hear Well
36
2 Results of Testing Nipple Discharge for Occult
272
1 Differential Diagnosis of the Patient
437
Female Genitalia
449
2 Answer to Question in Fig 242 Legend 486
233
Sensitivity Specificity
234
16
274
1 Auscultatory Percussion for the Detection
314
The History
44
The Case Record
68
171
70
Clinical Reasoning 620
80

The Rectum
465
The Extremities
471
11
224
Pathophysiologic
82
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