Professional Guide to Signs and Symptoms / Edition 5

Professional Guide to Signs and Symptoms / Edition 5

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10:
1582555109
ISBN-13:
9781582555102
Pub. Date:
03/01/2006
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Professional Guide to Signs and Symptoms / Edition 5

Thoroughly updated for the Fifth Edition, this comprehensive manual covers over 550 signs and symptoms. More than 300 of the most important signs and symptoms are organized alphabetically; each entry includes a description, emergency interventions (where appropriate), history and physical examination, causes, special considerations, and patient counseling. Over 500 illustrations, tables, and flowcharts are included. Appendices describe 250 less familiar signs and symptoms and provide English/Spanish translations of common signs and symptoms. New to this edition: signs and symptoms of emerging diseases, including avian influenza, blast lung injury, and metabolic syndrome; flowcharts that guide practitioners through assessment evaluation; and appendices on common laboratory test values and conducting a patient history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582555102
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 03/01/2006
Series: Professional Guide Series
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 928
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsv
Forewordvii
Signs and symptoms1
Appendix I.Selected signs and symptoms809
Appendix II.Potential agents of bioterrorism834
Appendix III.Common signs and symptoms associated with herbs836
Selected references838
Index839

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