Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care / Edition 4

Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care / Edition 4

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by Joyce E. Dains, Linda Ciofu Baumann, Pamela Scheibel
     
 

Dains (U. of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center), Baumann and Scheibel (both U. of Wisconsin-Madison) take beginning physicians and students to the "next step" of health assessment, beyond basic history and physical examination to using a diagnostic reasoning process. For the second edition, the table of contents has been organized to allow easier access to information,… See more details below

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Dains (U. of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center), Baumann and Scheibel (both U. of Wisconsin-Madison) take beginning physicians and students to the "next step" of health assessment, beyond basic history and physical examination to using a diagnostic reasoning process. For the second edition, the table of contents has been organized to allow easier access to information, five new chapters have been added—fatigue, vision loss, syncope, breast pain, and sleep problems—and selected references added to the end of each chapter. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323074179
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
34,643
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

IIntroduction1
1Clinical Reasoning and Differential Diagnosis2
IICommon Problems, of the Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat7
2Earache8
3Sore throat19
4Nasal Symptoms and Sinus Congestion30
5Hoarseness40
6Red Eye49
7Vision Loss62
IIICommon Problems of the Skin77
8Rashes and Skin Lesions78
IVCommon Problems of the Cardiovascular System99
9Chest Pain100
10Evidenced-Based Practice: Diagnosing Syncope120
VCommon Problems of the Respiratory System129
11Dyspnea130
12Cough148
VICommon Problems of the Abdomen and Gastrointestinal System165
13Abdominal Pain166
14Diarrhea192
15Constipation210
16Rectal Pain, Itching, and Bleeding219
VIICommon Problems of the Genitourinary System233
17Urinary Incontinence234
18Urinary Problems in Females and Children246
19Genitourinary Problems in Males257
20Penile Discharge270
VIIICommon Gynecological Problems279
21Vaginal Discharge and Itching280
22Vaginal Bleeding293
23Amenorrhea309
IXCommon Problems of the Breasts325
24Breast Lumps and Nipple Discharge326
25Breast Pain341
XCommon Problems of the Musculoskeletal System349
26Limb Pain350
27Acute Low Back Pain377
XICommon Problems of the Neurological System391
28Headache392
29Dizziness408
XIICommon Problems in Mental Status421
30Confusion in Older Adults422
31Sleep Problems436
XIIICommon Systemic Problems449
32Fever450
33Fatigue465
App. AConversion Tables477
App. BTemperature Equivalents478
App. CBody Mass Index (BMI) Chart479
Bibliography480

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