Diagnostic Strategies For Common Medical Problems / Edition 1

Diagnostic Strategies For Common Medical Problems / Edition 1

by Robert J., Ed. Panzer Ed.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0943126207

ISBN-13: 9780943126203

Pub. Date: 04/01/1991

Publisher: American College of Physicians

Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems, second edition, presents the best diagnostic strategies for 51 of the most common patient presentations you're likely to see in a clinical setting. Each chapter is presented in a clear, concise format, allowing you to get the information you need quickly and easily. Filled with practical and cost-effective pathways

Overview

Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems, second edition, presents the best diagnostic strategies for 51 of the most common patient presentations you're likely to see in a clinical setting. Each chapter is presented in a clear, concise format, allowing you to get the information you need quickly and easily. Filled with practical and cost-effective pathways to solve the problems you see every day, Diagnostic Strategies is an essential tool for any primary care provider.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780943126203
Publisher:
American College of Physicians
Publication date:
04/01/1991
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
551

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Table of Contents

Prefacexix
Forewordxxiii
General Issues
1Characteristics of Diagnostic Tests and Principles for Their Use in Quantitative Decision Making1
2Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests and Strategies for Their Use in Quantitative Decision Making18
3Odds and Likelihood Ratios31
4Keeping Up to Date with the Best Evidence Concerning Diagnostic Tests37
Cardiovascular Problems
5Coronary Artery Disease47
6Myocardial Infarction61
7Secondary Hypertension79
8Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy96
9Deep Venous Thrombosis106
Gastrointestinal, Liver, and Pancreatic Problems
10Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding117
11Peptic Ulcer Disease127
12Colon Cancer140
13Acute Diarrhea149
14Cholelithiasis and Acute Cholecystitis158
15Obstructive Jaundice170
16Acute Viral Hepatitis181
17Hepatic Metastases193
18Acute Pancreatitis204
19Pancreatic Masses213
Infectious Disease Problems
20Sore Throat and Acute Infectious Mononucleosis in Adult Patients229
21Acute Dysuria in Adult Women243
22Acute Vaginitis255
23Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection269
24Infective Endocarditis280
25Acute Sinusitis293
26Osteomyelitis303
27Syphilis and Neurosyphilis313
Respiratory Problems
28Pulmonary Embolism325
29Solitary Pulmonary Nodule338
30Pleural Effusions349
31Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease360
32Sarcoidosis369
33Mediastinal Mass381
Musculoskeletal and Immunologic Problems
34Acute Monarticular Arthritis393
35Low Back Pain Syndromes401
36Systemic Lupus Erythematosus419
37Temporal Arteritis429
38Osteoporosis438
Endocrinologic Problems
39Hypercalcemia451
40Hypercortisolism: Cushing Syndrome461
41Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism473
42Thyroid Nodules484
43Breast Cancer493
Genitourinary Problems
44Secondary Amenorrhea509
45Microscopic Hematuria518
46Urinary Incontinence527
47Nonpalpable Prostate Cancer540
48Impotence549
49Ovarian Cancer563
Hematologic Problems
50Microcytosis575
51Macrocytosis585
52Erythrocytosis596
53Coagulation Disorders609
Neurologic Problems
54Syncope625
55Dementia638
Index651

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