Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care / Edition 2

Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care / Edition 2

by R. Douglas Collins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0397508166

ISBN-13: 9780397508167

Pub. Date: 01/28/1987

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This "first principles" text covers all the fundamentals of differential diagnosis in a compact format ideal for quick consultation by the busy internal medicine or family practice resident. Using the book's efficient, structured approach to differential diagnosis, you'll bridge the gap between basic science principles, patient symptoms and signs, and accurate

Overview

This "first principles" text covers all the fundamentals of differential diagnosis in a compact format ideal for quick consultation by the busy internal medicine or family practice resident. Using the book's efficient, structured approach to differential diagnosis, you'll bridge the gap between basic science principles, patient symptoms and signs, and accurate diagnosis!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397508167
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/28/1987
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
538
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacexiii
Preface to the First Editionxv
Introductionxvii
Abdominal Mass1
Generalized1
Right Upper Quadrant Mass4
Left Upper Quadrant Mass7
Right Lower Quadrant Mass9
Left Lower Quadrant Mass12
Epigastric Mass14
Hypogastric Mass17
Abdominal Pain20
Generalized20
Right Upper Quadrant Pain23
Left Upper Quadrant Pain27
Right Lower Quadrant Pain30
Left Lower Quadrant Pain34
Epigastric Pain38
Hypogastric Pain39
Absent or Diminished Pulse44
Acidosis46
Acid Phosphatase Elevation48
Alkaline Phosphatase Elevation48
Alkalosis50
Amnesia52
Anal Mass53
Anemia53
Ankle Clonus and Hyperactive and Pathologic Reflexes56
Anorexia60
Anosmia or Unusual Odor62
Anuria and Oliguria64
Arm Pain68
Aspartate Aminotransferase, Alanine Aminotransferase, and Lactic Dehydrogenase Elevation71
Aural Discharge73
Auscultatory Signs of Pulmonary Disease74
Axillary Mass77
Back Mass79
Baldness81
Bleeding Under the Skin81
Blurred Vision, Blindness, and Scotomata83
Bradycardia88
Breast Discharge90
Breast Mass or Swelling92
Breast Pain93
Cardiac Arrhythmia95
Cardiomegaly98
Chest Pain104
Chest Wall Mass109
Chills111
Chorea113
Clubbing and Pulmonary Osteoarthropathy113
Coma and Somnolence116
Constipation123
Constricted Pupils125
Convulsions128
Cough134
Cyanosis138
Dandruff141
Decreased Respirations, Apnea, and Cheyne-Stokes Breathing141
Delayed Puberty143
Delirium145
Delusions146
Depression, Anxiety, and Other Abnormal Psychic States148
Diarrhea150
Difficulty Swallowing155
Dilated Pupils156
Dizziness159
Double Vision161
Drop Attacks164
Dwarfism165
Dysarthria and Speech Disorders167
Dysmenorrhea170
Dyspareunia171
Dyspnea, Tachypnea, and Orthopnea172
Dystocia176
Dysuria177
Earache179
Edema of the Extremities180
Elbow Pain184
Enuresis186
Epistaxis188
Excessive Sweating191
Exophthalmos193
Extremity, Hand, and Foot Deformities195
Extremity Mass197
Eye Pain199
Facial Pain201
Facial Paralysis203
Failure to Thrive204
Fasciculations206
Fever207
Flank Mass213
Flank Pain214
Flashes of Light218
Flatulence and Borboygmi218
Flushed Face221
Foot, Hell, and Toe Pain223
Frequency and Urgency of Urination227
Frigidity229
Gait Disturbances230
Gigantism232
Glycosuria234
Groin Mass236
Groin Pain238
Gynecomastia240
Halitosis and Other Breath Odors242
Hallucinations242
Hand and Finger Pain245
Headache249
Head Deformities255
Head Mass257
Heartburn259
Hematemesis and Melena261
Hematuria264
Hemoptysis269
Hepatomegaly272
Hiccoughs277
Hip Pain279
Hirsutism281
Hoarseness283
Hypercalcemia286
Hypercholesterolemia289
Hyperglycemia291
Hyperkalemia293
Hypermenorrhea295
Hypernatremia296
Hypertension298
Hypertriglyceridemia301
Hypoactive Reflexes303
Hypoalbuminemia304
Hypocalcemia306
Hypoglycemia308
Hypokalemia310
Hypomenorrhea and Amenorrhea312
Hyponatremia315
Hypotension and Shock317
Hypothermia319
Hypoxemia321
Impotence323
Incontinence, Urinary325
Indigestion327
Infertility331
Insomnia333
Jaundice336
Jaw Swelling338
Joint Pain341
Joint Swelling343
Leg Pain347
Leukocytosis351
Leukopenia353
Low Back Pain355
Lymphadenopathy360
Memory Loss and Dementia362
Miscellaneous Sites of Bleeding364
Murmurs365
Muscular Atrophy367
Muscular Cramps369
Musculoskeletal Pain, Generalized372
Myoclonus374
Nail Changes375
Nasal Discharge377
Nasal Mass or Swelling379
Nausea and Vomiting379
Neck Mass385
Neck Pain389
Nocturia392
Nuchal Rigidity395
Nystagmus395
Obesity397
Oral or Lingual Mass399
Orbital Discharge399
Orbital Mass401
Pallor of the Face, Nails, or Conjunctiva402
Palpitation404
Papilledema406
Paresthesias, Dysesthesias, and Numbness408
Pelvic Mass413
Pelvic Pain417
Penile Pain419
Periorbital and Facial Edema421
Photophobia421
Polycythemia423
Polydipsia425
Polyphagia427
Polyuria429
Popliteal Swelling431
Priapism433
Prostatic Mass or Enlargement435
Proteinuria437
Pruritus439
Ptosis441
Pyuria444
Rash, General446
Rash, Local453
Rectal Bleeding456
Rectal Discharge458
Rectal Mass459
Rectal Pain460
Red Eye462
Shoulder Pain463
Skin Discharge468
Skin Mass469
Skin Pigmentation and Other Pigmentary Changes471
Skin Ulcers473
Sleep Apnea475
Sleepwalking475
Smooth Tongue and Other Changes477
Sneezing478
Sore Throat478
Spine Deformities480
Splenomegaly482
Sputum486
Stool Color Changes490
Stridor and Snoring493
Swollen Gums and Gum Mass493
Swollen Tongue494
Syncope497
Tachycardia502
Testicular Atrophy506
Testicular Mass508
Testicular Pain511
Thrombocytopenia513
Tinnitus and Deafness515
Tongue Pain518
Toothache518
Torticollis519
Tremor and Other Involuntary Movements521
Uremia523
Urethral Discharge526
Urine Color Changes528
Vaginal Bleeding530
Vaginal Discharge534
Vomitus535
Walking Difficulties537
Weakness and Fatigue, Generalized541
Weakness or Paralysis of One or More Extremities545
Weight Loss550
AppendixThe Laboratory Workup of Diseases555
Subject Index571

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