Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis

by Huw Llewelyn, Hock Aun Ang, Keir E. Lewis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0192632493

ISBN-13: 9780192632494

Pub. Date: 03/06/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Now in its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis has become the leading guide to making confident diagnoses. Each symptom, sign and initial test result is accompanied by a differential diagnosis and advice on preliminary tests. The information is laid out in a way that aids pattern recognition on a double page spread, so that you can scan them…  See more details below

Overview

Now in its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis has become the leading guide to making confident diagnoses. Each symptom, sign and initial test result is accompanied by a differential diagnosis and advice on preliminary tests. The information is laid out in a way that aids pattern recognition on a double page spread, so that you can scan them quickly to see what diagnosis would apply best, what further evidence is required and what treatments to begin. The book also provides a detailed description of the basis of logical evidence-based differential diagnosis. This new edition includes more symptoms, signs and differentials, initial management for each diagnosis, preliminary tests, and a new chapter on dermatology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192632494
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/06/2006
Series:
Oxford Handbooks Series
Pages:
728
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 4.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Symbols and abbreviations

1 The diagnostic process 1

2 Interpreting the history and examination 25

3 General and endocrine symptoms and physical signs 67

4 Skin symptoms and physical signs 161

5 Cardiovascular symptoms and physical signs 215

6 Respiratory symptoms and physical signs 285

7 Gastrointestinal symptoms and physical signs 347

8 Urological and gynaecological symptoms and physical signs 497

9 Joint, limb and back symptoms and physical signs 529

10 Psychiatric and neurological symptoms and physical signs 563

11 Laboratory tests 685

12 Radiology 723

Appendix Making the diagnostic process evidence-based 749

Index 773

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