Saint-Frances Guide: Clinical Clerkship in Outpatient Medicine / Edition 2
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Saint-Frances Guide: Clinical Clerkship in Outpatient Medicine / Edition 2

by Stephen Bent, Lianne S. Gensler, Craig Frances
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781765021

ISBN-13: 9780781765022

Pub. Date: 09/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Written for third- and fourth-year medical students and interns, this practical pocket-sized manual provides up-to-date information that can be used while seeing patients in the examination room. The book is organized by chief complaint or problem, covers all problems commonly seen in an outpatient setting, and provides user-friendly information on differential

Overview

Written for third- and fourth-year medical students and interns, this practical pocket-sized manual provides up-to-date information that can be used while seeing patients in the examination room. The book is organized by chief complaint or problem, covers all problems commonly seen in an outpatient setting, and provides user-friendly information on differential diagnosis, history-taking, diagnostic tests, treatment, and patient management. The concise presentation is reinforced by mnemonics, "hot-keys", tables, figures, and algorithms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781765022
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Series:
Saint-Frances Guide Series
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

GENERAL CARE OF THE AMBULATORY PATIENT: Approach to the Patient and Medical Decision Making / Preoperative Evaluation / Pain Management / Preventive Medicine
OPHTHALMOLOGY AND OTOLARYNGOLOGY: Urgent Eye Complaints / Hearing Loss / Otitis Media / Otitis Externa / Cerumen (Earwax) Impaction / Sinusitis / The Common Cold / Pharyngitis
CARDIOLOGY: Chest Pain / Syncope / Hypertension / Coronary Artery Disease / Congestive Heart Failure / Atrial Fibrillation / Heart Murmur / Endocarditis Prophylaxis / Lower Extremity Edema
PULMONOLOGY: Chronic Cough / Dyspnea / Asthma / Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease / Pulmonary Function Tests / Acute Bronchitis / Community-Acquired Pneumonia / Solitary Pulmonary Nodule / Sleep Apnea Syndrome
GASTROENTEROLOGY: Abdominal Pain / Diarrhea / Constipation / Heartburn and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease / Dyspepsia / Involunatary Weight Loss / Abnormal Liver Chemistry Tests
NEPHROLOGY AND UROLOGY: Renal Failure / Hematuria / Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome / Dysuria / Scrotal Mass / Erectile Dysfunction / Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
GYNECOLOGY: Amenorrhea / Abnormal Uterine Bleeding / Pelvic Pain and Dysmenorrhea / Abnormal Vaginal Discharge / Urinary Incontinence / Contraception
ORTHOPEDICS AND RHEUMATOLOGY: Approach to Joint Aspiration and Joint Injections / Acute Ankle Pain / Acute Knee Pain / Shoulder Pain / Elbow Pain / Wrist and Hand Pain / Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease) / Gout / Monoarticular Arthritis / Oligoarticular and Polyarticular Arthritis / Low Back Pain
NEUROLOGY: Headache / Vertigo / Transient Ischemic Attacks / Dementia / Polyneuropathy / Carpal Tunnel Syndrome / Facial Nerve Palsy
HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY: Anemia / Polycythemia / Thrombocytopenia and Thrombocytosis / Leukocytosis / Bleeding Disorders / Lymphadenopathy
ENDOCRINOLOGY: Diabetes Mellitus / Hypothyroidism / Hyperthyroidism / Solitary Thyroid Nodule / Calcium Disorders / Osteoporosis
INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Sexually Transmitted Diseases / Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) / Tuberculosis / Approach to Fever
DERMATOLOGY: Approach to Skin Diseases / Pruritus / Palpable Purpura
PSYCHIATRY: Depression / Alcohol Abuse and Dependence / Psychosis

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