Taylor's 10-Minute Diagnosis Manual: Symptoms and Signs in the Time-Limited Encounter / Edition 2
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Taylor's 10-Minute Diagnosis Manual: Symptoms and Signs in the Time-Limited Encounter / Edition 2

by Audrey A. Paulman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781769442

ISBN-13: 9780781769440

Pub. Date: 09/01/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This quick-reference pocket book is written for primary care practitioners who face diagnostic problems in brief office visits. It offers evidence-based guidelines on which key questions to ask and what data to obtain in order to provide sound diagnoses of common adult problems. More than 140 chapters in eighteen sections cover mental health problems, symptoms and

Overview

This quick-reference pocket book is written for primary care practitioners who face diagnostic problems in brief office visits. It offers evidence-based guidelines on which key questions to ask and what data to obtain in order to provide sound diagnoses of common adult problems. More than 140 chapters in eighteen sections cover mental health problems, symptoms and signs in each organ system, laboratory abnormalities, and radiologic abnormalities.

This edition has been thoroughly updated by new editors. New chapters cover corneal foreign body, hematuria, brain natriuretic peptide in congestive heart failure, and D-dimer. The format includes more quick-scanning bullets and tables.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781769440
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Series:
Lippincott Manual Series (Formerly known as the Spiral Manual Series)
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

PRINCIPLES OF THE 10-MINUTE DIAGNOSIS (Robert B. Taylor)

UNDIFFERENTIATED PROBLEMS (Richard H. Hurd, Section Editor): Anorexia / Dizziness / Edema / Falls / Fatigue / Fever / Headache / Hypersomnia / Insomnia / Nausea and Vomiting / Night Sweats / Syncope / Weight Loss

MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS (Jim Medder, Section Editor): Anxiety / Depression / Suicide Risk

PROBLEMS RELATED TO THE NERVOUS SYSTEM (Michael Myers, Section Editor): Ataxia / Coma / Delirium / Dementia / Memory Impairment / Paresthesia and Dysesthesia / Seizures / Stroke / Tremors

EYE PROBLEMS (Shou Ling Leong, Section Editor): Blurred Vision / Corneal Foreign Body / Diplopia / Nystagmus / Papilledema / Pupillary Inequality / The Red Eye / Scotoma

EAR, NOSE, AND THROAT PROBLEMS (Frank S. Celestino, Section Editor): Halitosis / Hearing Loss / Hoarseness / Nosebleed / Pharyngitis / Rhinitis / Stomatitis / Tinnitus / Vertigo

CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS (Joann E. Schaefer, Section Editor): Chest Pain, Atypical / Chest Pain / Bradycardia / Cardiomegaly / Congestive Heart Failure / Heart Murmurs, Diastolic / Heart Murmurs, Systolic / Hypertension / Palpitations / Pericardial Friction Rub / Raynaud's Disease / Tachycardia

RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS (Joseph E. Scherger, Section Editor): Cough / Cyanosis / Hemoptysis / Pleural Effusion / Pleuritic Pain / Pneumothorax / Shortness of Breath / Stridor / Wheezing

GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS (Michael R. Spieker, Section Editor): Abdominal Pain / Ascites / Constipation / Diarrhea / Dysphagia / Epigastric Distress / Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding / Hepatitis / Hepatomegaly / Jaundice / Rectal Bleeding / Steatorrhea

RENAL AND UROLOGIC PROBLEMS (R. Whitney Curry, Jr., Section Editor): Dysuria / Hematuria / Impotence / Urinary Incontinence in Adults / Nocturia / Oliguria and Anuria / Priapism / Scrotal Mass / Scrotal Pain / Urethral Discharge

PROBLEMS RELATED TO THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM (Kathryn M. Andolsek, Section Editor): Amenorrhea / Breast Mass / Chronic Pelvic Pain / Dysmenorrhea / Menorrhagia / Nipple Discharge in the Nonpregnant Female / Pap Smear Abnormality / Postmenopausal Bleeding / Vaginal Discharge

MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS (Laeth Nasir, Section Editor): Arthralgia / Calf Pain / Hip Pain / Knee Pain / Low Back Pain / Monarticular Joint Pain / Neck Pain / Polymyalgia / Shoulder Pain

DERMATOLOGIC PROBLEMS (Michael L. O'Dell, Section Editor): Alopecia / Erythema Multiforme / Maculopapular Rash / Pigmentation Disorders / Pruritis / Rash Accompanied by Fever / Urticaria / Vesicular and Bullous Eruptions

ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC PROBLEMS (Richard D. Blondell, Section Editor): Diabetes Mellitus / Gynecomastia / Hirsutism / Hypothyroidism / Polydipsia / Thyroid Enlargement/Goiter / Thyroid Nodule / Hyperthyroidism/Thyrotoxicosis

VASCULAR AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEM PROBLEMS (Gregory Babbe, Section Editor): Lymphadenopathy, Generalized / Lymphadenopathy, Localized / Petechiae and Purpura / Splenomegaly

LABORATORY ABNORMALITIES: HEMATOLOGY AND URINE DETERMINATIONS (Carol A. LaCroix, Section Editor): Anemia / Eosinophilia / Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and C-Reactive Protein / Neutropenia / Polycythemia / Proteinuria / Thrombocytopenia

LABORATORY ABNORMALITIES: BLOOD CHEMISTRY AND IMMUNOLOGY (Judith A. Fisher, Section Editor): Alkaline Phosphatase, Elevated / Aminotransferase Levels, Elevated / Antinuclear Antibody Titer, Elevated / Brain Natriuretic Peptide / D-Dimer / Hypercalcemia / Hyperkalemia / Hypokalemia

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING ABNORMALITIES (Enrique S. Fernandez, Section Editor): Bone Cyst / Mediastinal Mass / Osteopenia / Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

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