Problem-Oriented Medical Diagnosis / Edition 7

Problem-Oriented Medical Diagnosis / Edition 7

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by H. Harold Friedman
     
 


Now in its updated Seventh Edition, this popular Spiral(R) Manual is a step-by-step guide to the diagnostic workup of 75 of the most common clinical problems in internal medicine. The book focuses on the analysis of the presenting signs and symptoms, history, and physical examination and the appropriate use of laboratory and radiologic studies to reach a… See more details below

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Now in its updated Seventh Edition, this popular Spiral(R) Manual is a step-by-step guide to the diagnostic workup of 75 of the most common clinical problems in internal medicine. The book focuses on the analysis of the presenting signs and symptoms, history, and physical examination and the appropriate use of laboratory and radiologic studies to reach a definitive diagnosis. Each chapter presents detailed information in an easy-to-follow outline format. Problem-Oriented Medical Diagnosis, Seventh Edition is the ideal "how-to" guide for residents, medical students, and nurse practitioners. It is also a valuable, time-saving memory aid for practicing physicians. Paperback edition available only in selected countries. Please check with your local representative or distributor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781729550
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2000
Series:
Lippincott Manual Series (Formerly known as the Spiral Manual Series)
Edition description:
Seventh
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
787,707
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Preface
Edema1
Fatigue3
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome5
Fever of Unknown Origin6
Unexplained Weight Loss11
Anxiety States14
Depression and Mania16
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome19
Sleep Disorders23
Pruritus27
Urticaria and Angioedema32
Chest Pain39
Venous Pressure47
Jugular Venous Pulse48
Arterial Pulse51
Arterial Hypertension53
Precordial Pulsations and Movements61
Heart Sounds64
Heart Murmurs70
Cardiac Enlargement and the Cardiomyopathies101
Palpitation and Disorders of the Heartbeat111
Peripheral Vascular Disorders124
Dyspnea131
Wheezing139
Cough139
Hemoptysis144
Cyanosis146
Consolidation Collapse of the Lung149
Acute Pulmonary Radiographic Abnormalities150
The Solitary Pulmonary Nodule152
Mediastinal Masses156
Differential Diagnosis of Pleural Effusion158
Abdominal Pain163
Nausea and Vomiting169
Heartburn (Pyrosis)172
Dysphagia173
Irritable Bowel Syndrome175
Gastrointestinal Bleeding177
Diarrhea180
Constipation187
Functional Bowel Disease189
Gastrointestinal Gas Syndromes190
Ascites192
Hepatomegaly195
Jaundice196
Anemia201
White Blood Cell Abnormalities213
Bleeding and Clotting Disorders228
Antiphospholipid Syndrome242
Renal and Urinary Tract Disorders243
Blood-Gas and pH Abnormalities263
Clubbing277
Peripheral Joint Arthritis278
Myalgia293
Painful Shoulder298
Painful Hip301
Painful Knee304
Low Back Pain309
Neck Pain and Selected Cervical Syndromes318
Hyperglycemia321
Hypoglycemia324
Failure to Mature329
Amenorrhea332
Adrenocortical Hyperfunction339
Adrenocortical Hypofunction (Insufficiency)342
Obesity346
Thyroid Enlargement349
Hypercalcemia352
Hypocalcemia356
Hyperlipidemia359
Coma363
Delirium368
Dementia370
Headaches and Facial Pain375
Syncope378
Epilepsy (Seizures)383
Dizziness and Vertigo386
Weakness of Neuromuscular Origin389
Selected Neurogenic Pain Syndromes392
Spinal Fluid Findings in Disease395
AppNormal Values of Standard Laboratory and Function Tests401
Subject Index415

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