Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis / Edition 2

Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis / Edition 2

by David S. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781781655

ISBN-13: 9780781781657

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis, Second Edition enables students and physicians to navigate from the patient's symptoms and presenting signs to the diagnosis. The book covers 139 chief complaints and signs and is organized to parallel the diagnostic reasoning process: a differential overview of probable causes, a diagnostic approach for each

Overview

Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis, Second Edition enables students and physicians to navigate from the patient's symptoms and presenting signs to the diagnosis. The book covers 139 chief complaints and signs and is organized to parallel the diagnostic reasoning process: a differential overview of probable causes, a diagnostic approach for each differential, and the specific clinical findings that point to diagnosis.

A collection of 192 full-color illustrations show diagnostically important observable signs. This edition includes thoroughly updated diagnostic approaches and quick-access Evidence-Based Medicine Physical Diagnosis tables indicating sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios for findings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781781657
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Field Guide Series
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

GENERAL/CONSTITUTIONAL: Color Phenomena / Diaphoresis/Night Sweats / Fatigue / Fever of Unknown Origin / Involuntary Weight Loss / Lymphadenopathy / Multiple Somatic Complaints / Obesity

HEART/VASCULAR: Acute Nonpleuritic Chest Pain / Anemia / Arterial Pulse Variants / Bradycardia / Cardiomegaly/Congestive Heart Failure / Carotid Bruit / Claudication / Continuous Murmur / Cyanosis / Diastolic Murmur / Discrete Heart Sounds / Edema / Hypertension / Jugular Pulse Variants / Orthostatic Hypotension / Palpitations/Tachycardia / Shock / Systolic Murmur / Unilateral Leg Swelling

LUNGS/CHEST: Acute Cough / Acute Dyspnea / Breast Mass/Discharge / Chronic Cough / Chronic Dyspnea / Gynecomastia / Hemoptysis / Hiccup / Patterned Breathing / Pleuritic Chest Pain / Pneumonia Variants / Rales / Wheezing

ABDOMEN: Abdominal Distension / Abdominal/Pelvic Mass / Acute Abdominal Pain / Acute Diarrhea / Chronic Diarrhea / Chronic/Recurrent Abdominal Pain / Constipation / Dysphagia/Heartburn / Gastrointestinal Bleeding / Hepatomegaly / Jaundice / Loss of Appetite / Nausea/Vomiting / Palpable Spleen / Rectal Pain

GENITOURINARY: Anuria/Oliguria / Dysuria / Erectile Dysfunction / Flank Pain / Genital Ulcer / Hematuria / Infertility / Inguinal/Femoral Swelling / Polyuria / Prostate Abnormality / Proteinuria / Scrotal Pain/Swelling / Secondary Amenorrhea / Urinary Incontinence / Vaginal Bleeding / Vaginal Discharge

MUSCULOSKELETAL/EXTREMITIES: Acute Knee Pain / Acute Monoarticular Arthritis / Ankle/Foot Pain / Arthritis/Dermatitis / Elbow Pain / Hip Pain / Low Back Pain / Muscle Cramps / Nail Phenomena/Clubbing / Neck Pain / Periarticular Pain / Polyarticular Arthritis / Raynaud's Phenomenon / Shoulder Pain / Wrist/Hand Pain

NEUROLOGIC/PSYCHIATRIC: Amnesia / Anxiety / Aphasia/Dysarthria / Ataxia / Coma / Deep Tendon Reflex Abnormalities / Delirium/Hallucinations / Dementia / Depression / Diplopia/Nystagmus / Dizziness / Headache / Motor Weakness / Peripheral Neuropathy / Radicular Pain/Dysesthesias / Seizures / Sleep Disorders / Stroke Syndromes / Syncope / Tremor/Involuntary Movements

SKIN: Alopecia / Exanthem / Flushing / Hypo/Hyperpigmentation / Leg Ulcer / Papules/Nodules / Patterned Erythema / Pruritus / Purpura/Petechiae/Excessive Bleeding / Scaling Rash / Telangiectasias/Angiomas / Urticaria/Angioedema / Vesicles/Bullae/Pustules / Visible Paraneoplastic Phenomena

HEAD/NECK: Anisocoria / Ear Pain/Discharge / Epistaxis / Exophthalmos / Eye Pain / Facial/Dental/Temporomandibular Pain / Hearing Loss / Hoarseness / Nasal Congestion/Discharge / Neck Mass/Thyroid Enlargement / Neck Pain / Oral Lesions / Ptosis / Red Eye / Retinal Phenomena / Sore Throat / Thyroid Nodule / Tinnitus/ Visual Disturbance

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