A Pocket Manual of Differential Diagnosis

Author: Stephen N. Adler,Debra Adler-Klein,Dianne B. Gasbarra

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781778718

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 1080

The revised, updated Fifth Edition of this pocket book is a handy reference to consult when making bedside interpretations of clinical data. Remarkably complete for its small size, the book lists nearly 200 symptoms, physical signs, laboratory test results, and radiologic findings and their differential diagnoses. This edition has a new, more user-friendly two-color design, tabs indicating sections, and shortened lists of the most common diagnoses. An expanded section on HIV infection covers new manifestations, including immune reconstitution syndrome. The infectious disease chapter has been revised to reflect its increasing importance in clinical medicine, the emergence of multi-drug resistant bacteria, and the threat of bioterrorism.

Churchill's Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis

Author: Andrew T Raftery,Eric KS Lim,Andrew J K Ostor

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054046

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 4655

Making a correct diagnosis is one of the key aspects of every medical student's and junior doctor's clinical training, and problem-based learning is now widely used to focus on the causes behind the presentation of a clinical feature. The Fourth Edition of this best-selling book is packed full of information to help the reader move from a presenting problem to an accurate diagnosis. This Fourth Edition covers 127 common presenting problems in both medicine and surgery in a consistent format. Each topic includes a list of all potential causes of the condition, colour coded to indicate common, occasional or rare causes. Important geographical variations are also highlighted. Two sections cover the differential diagnosis of biochemical and haematological disorders which provide a ready check when reviewing abnormal results The text includes a targeted guide to the relevant general and specific follow-up investigations which should be carried out as appropriate. At the end of each topic a box highlights important learning points, or indicates symptom and signs suggestive of significant pathology which require urgent action. Eighty colour photographs of key clinical presentations have been added to assist symptom recognition. Two new chapters on Hypotension and Photophobia.

Wards 101 Pocket

Clinician's Survival Guide

Author: Jed Abraham Katzel,Rosemary Garcia,Raluca Vucescu

Publisher: Borm Bruckmeier Pub Llc

ISBN: 9781591032663

Category: Medical

Page: 517

View: 5908

Wards 101 pocket is a hospitalist's survival guide, a comprehensive yet hyper-concise clinical guide intended and geared for internists, and medical trainees such as interns and residents. Now in its 3rd edition, Wards 101 pocket has been updated with new information in many areas, and is better than ever. Topics covered include: * Critical information and clinical pearls on the routine management of the hospitalized patient * The basics: H&P, note templates, fluids & electrolytes, acid-base disorders, statistics * Emergencies: strokes, ACS and ACLS algorithms from the AHA * Cardiology: ECG interpretation, management of HF, Afib, MIs, CAD and many other conditions * Many other internal medicine topics including: gastroenterology, endocrinology, heme-onc, ID, HIV * Specialties: neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry, women's health/ob-gyn, and geriatrics * Medical abbreviations, medical statistics, physiological formulas A must have for interns, residents, and other healthcare professionals.

Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine

From Symptom to Diagnosis

Author: Walter Siegenthaler

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604062193

Category: Medical

Page: 1140

View: 8823

Proven quality, right up to dateA pragmatic approach to differential diagnosis gives rapid, reliable answers to these questions: Which diseases are likely? What causes them? What are the typical characteristics of these disorders? Do they correspond with the symptoms in question? How can the preliminary diagnosis be confirmed? Siegenthaler's new Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine guides the reader through the challenges of differential diagnosis across the spectrum of internal medicine.Practice-orientated learning Identify and understand key symptoms Consider the whole patient in selecting possible diseases Evaluate, exclude or confirm possible diagnoses Make the correct diagnosis using an appropriate diagnostic procedure In experienced handsProfessor Walter Siegenthaler brings decades of international experience in clinical practice, teaching and writing on internal medicine to this new book. The book also benefits from close cooperation with the leaders of the specialist internal medicine departments at the University Hospital Zrich, and of other institutions and disciplines. The generalist and specialist aspects of internal medicine are thereby brought together to enhance the approach to the patient.Your guide to successful diagnosis!The book is directed at medical students, residents in most areas of medicine, practitioners of internal medicine, general practitioners, dermatologists, neurologists and rheumatologists and those involved with the basic subjects in medicine who wish to gain competence and knowledge in internal medicine.From Symptom to Diagnosis Organized by functional system and symptom constellations Covers all fields of internal medicine plus special treatment of subjects dermatology, neurology and rheumatology Typical findings and signs for differentiation of all common, rare and even exotic diseases with pathophysiological background information Nearly 1000 stunning figures and many instructive table-format overviews and differential diagnostic algorithms Differential diagnostic evaluation of common laboratory test results, including step-by-step plans for further diagnosis Learn by tracing the path from symptom to diagnosis, just as the physician encounters the situation in practice!

Nephrology Pocket

Author: Alexander S. Goldfarb-Rumyantzev,Robert S. Brown, M.D.

Publisher: Borm Bruckmeier Pub Llc

ISBN: 9781591032700

Category: Medical

Page: 322

View: 1847


Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care

Author: R. Douglas Collins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451180276

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 9822

This text offers students, residents, and practitioners a systematic approach to differential diagnosis of symptoms and signs seen by primary care physicians. The text is organized by symptoms and signs and into categories—pain, mass, bloody discharge, non-bloody discharge, functional changes, and abnormal laboratory results—and shows readers how to use their basic science knowledge to identify the possible causes of each symptom. The text provides information on the procedures and laboratory tests that need to be included in the workup. Features include: • Case presentations in quiz format; • New Appendix C which includes Tips for a more Comprehensive History and Physical Examination and Special Examination Techniques for Common Symptoms; • New section "Diseases within a Disease" (Stroke, Pneumonia, CHF, COPD, Cirrhosis, Peptic Ulcer, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pericarditis, Myocardopathy, UTI, Renal Calculus, Gall Stones, Hemorrhoids, Thrombophlebitis, Malabsorption Syndrome, Fractures, Diabetes); • Newer diagnostic tests such as Troponin for MI's and D-Dimer for Pulmonary Emboli; • Solution site containing fully searchable text.

Handbook of Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine

Medical Book of Lists

Author: N.A

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323001311

Category: Medical

Page: 347

View: 1957

Written by residents for residents and other healthcare professionals, the fifth edition of DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS IN INTERNAL MEDICINE: THE BOOK OF LISTS is a pocket-sized handbook containing over 300 lists and tables to assist physicians in differential diagnosis. The information is formatted and organized by medical discipline for easy access. Forty-five tables have been revised and 35 added in this new edition to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date pocket resource in differential diagnosis. * Provides you with a convenient source of potential diagnoses, logically organized by medical discipline. * Features up-to-the-minute data, more than 300 quick-reference lists, new chapter headings for easier access, and expanded information on AIDS. * Helps you organize your thoughts, clarify your intended approach to a patient, and double-check your work.

ECG Cases Pocket

Author: Debabrata Mukherjee

Publisher: Borm Bruckmeier Pub Llc

ISBN: 9781591032298

Category: Medical

Page: 265

View: 1072


Primo Gastro

The Pocket GI/liver Companion

Author: Jason M. Guardino

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781779449

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 4530

Designed for quick, easy point-of-care reference during hospital rounds and in the outpatient clinic, this pocket book provides clinically relevant information on over 100 gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatic problems and important endoscopy topics. Each topic is presented in easy-to-scan bullet lists and tables on interfacing pages, with headings that include definition, epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, physical examination, laboratory studies, diagnostic studies, treatments, complications, and prognosis. The latest national treatment guidelines are presented at the top of the page. When appropriate, topics are cross-referenced to each other.

Differential Diagnosis Mnemonics

Author: Thomas J. Donnelly,Christopher C. Giza

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781560533115

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 6214

This entertaining and highly useful book presents hundreds of easy-to-remember mnemonics as a means of learning and then recalling the differential diagnosis possibilities for a wide range of medical conditions. The text is organized by body system, and each set of mnemonics is accompanied by notes for fine tuning the diagnostic process.

Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine


Author: Samir P. Desai

Publisher: Md2b

ISBN: 9780972556187

Category: Medical

Page: 255

View: 9238

Previously available only as part of the Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine package, the new 3rd edition of the Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine: Pocket is now available alone. Inside, find practical approaches to the interpretation of abnormal lab tests. Includes differential diagnoses, step-by-step approaches, and algorithms, all designed to answer your lab test questions in a flash. This concise, organized guide fits easily in a coat pocket, providing you with the tools necessary to tackle even the most challenging lab tests. See why so many consider it a "must-have" book.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis

Author: Huw Llewelyn,Hock Aun Ang,Keir Lewis,Anees Al-Abdullah

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 019967986X

Category: Medical

Page: 664

View: 4659

Fully revised for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis provides a concise and practical summary of the reasoning processes behind clear and confident diagnosis. The handbook is set out systematically with symptoms and signs through each specialty, and includes adetailed description of the basis of logical evidence-based differential diagnosis.This new edition has been updated with more straightforward diagrams as well as brand new images to help aid understanding. Including rarer diagnoses alongside common conditions, and vital information about longer-term management alongside the initial treatments, this handbook will ensure yourexcellence and confidence no matter what signs and symptoms your patient presents with. Providing practical help when dealing with problems outside your area of expertise or with unforeseen situations, you can be sure that this handbook will be the reader's perfect companion to sharp andself-assured diagnoses throughout their medical career.

Clinical Skills for OSCEs

Author: Neel Burton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781907904660

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 358

View: 3090

This full-colour fifth edition of "Clinical Skills for OSCEs" has been updated, revised, and extended by a dynamic team of medical students and junior doctors from all over the UK.

ABC of Emergency Differential Diagnosis

Author: Francis Morris,Alan Fletcher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118598679

Category: Medical

Page: 96

View: 3032

A practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of acute symptoms and conditions, the ABC of Emergency Differential Diagnosis provides a step-by-step guide to emergency differential diagnosis for non-specialists in a hospital or primary care setting. This new title in the ABC series covers the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of the most common symptoms with 'walk through' diagnosis, clear learning outcomes, and easy to find treatment options. Using the familiar problem-based teaching approach for rapid assimilation of information, case studies in each chapter allow the reader to be sure that they have synthesised the information given and can apply it to clinical cases.

Pulmonology Pocket

Author: Laura E. Meinecke,James Knepler

Publisher: Borm Bruckmeier Pub Llc

ISBN: 9781591032632

Category: Medical

Page: 330

View: 8316

The Pulmonology pocket contains information invaluable to healthcare professionals in the management of pulmonary conditions. The pocket covers a variety of topics including arterial blood gases, pulmonary function tests, COPD and asthma, pulmonary infections and vascular conditions like pneumonia, pulmonary embolism and PAH. Important formulas, conversions, and drugs commonly used to treat pulmonary conditions are included as well. * Assessment, monitoring, and latest treatment algorithms for all major pulmonary disorders * Widely used guidelines and statements from major medical organizations and journals * Chapters: Anatomy/Physiology, Assessment and Monitoring, Obstructive Lung Diseases, Pulmonary Infections, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Pulmonary Vascular Diseases, Pleural Diseases, Lung Cancer, Other Lung Diseases, Therapy (drugs and gas therapy) For physicians, nurses, residents, students, respiratory therapists, and all other healthcare professionals.

Tarascon Internal Medicine and Critical Care Pocketbook

Author: Robert J. Lederman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449620051

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 9790

Packed With Essential Lists, Figures, Tables, And Algorithms, The Tarascon Internal Medicine & Critical Care Pocketbook, Fifth Edition Provides Instant Reminders Of Hard-To-Remember Yet Vitally Important Clinical Information. The Fifth Edition Contains More Information And Several New Topics Throughout Each Chapter, Including: Anthropometric Equations; Echo, MRI, And Nuclear Anatomy; ECG ST Elevation (STE) Patterns; Sepsis; Therapeutic Hypothermia; Pharyngeal Swab Technique; NIH Stroke Scale; Bronchoscopic Anatomy; SIADH; Serotonin Syndromes; And More. Intended For Busy Internal Medicine Physicians, Nurses, Or Any Healthcare Provider In The ICU, Tarascon Internal Medicine & Critical Care Pocketbook Is Meticulously Referenced With Expert Commentary On Current Academic Controversies In The Field.

Pediatrics Pocketcard Set

Author: A. Fuchs

Publisher: Borm Bruckmeier Pub Llc

ISBN: 9781591034865

Category: Medical

Page: 8

View: 9767

The Pediatrics pocketcard Set summarizes information critical to the general pediatrics practice. The cards contain vital information on a variety of topics including developmental assessment, pediatric lab values and vital signs reference ranges, important physiological formulas, nutrition, fluid and electrolyte management, immunization, infectious diseases, and common emergency drugs and doses. Specific topics include: *APGAR score, developmental milestones, primitive reflexes *Pediatric lab values: CBCs, ABGs, common serum, urine and CSF tests *Latest infant formula recommendations from the AAP *Glasgow coma scale, epilepsy therapy and management *Infectious disease management including pneumonia, UTI, meningitis *Emergency drugs and algorithms for seizures, asthma attacks, etc. *And much more... For interns, residents, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals working in pediatrics.