Ferri's Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment
Mosby, 2003 - Medical - 1537 pages
Comprehensively updated annually, Ferri's Clinical Advisor covers more than 1000 current topics in 5 handy sections. It's the fast, efficient way to access the important diagnostic and therapeutic information you need every day! Divided into five distinct sections dealing with over 1000 topics, this book offers basic information on over 600 disorders organized into easy-to-use lists, enhanced with ICD-9CM codes, clinical pearls, and illustrations, tables, and boxes highlighting important considerations. Almost 500 signs and symptoms and 200 clinical algorithms assist in diagnosis and expediting patient workup and therapy. Two additional sections of the book offer over 200 laboratory tests with interpretation of results, as well as extensive information on clinical preventive services and patient care guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. A must-have for every primary care healthcare provider.
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