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Sapira's Art & Science of Bedside Diagnosis

Publication Year: 2018
Edition: 5th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Orient, Jane
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-975-11799-3
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 81
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Essential reading for beginning and experienced clinicians alike, Sapira's Art & Science of Bedside Diagnosis, Fifth Edition, discusses the patient interview and the physical examination in an engaging, storytelling style.

Tried and true methods are described in step-by-step detail, and include clinical pearls, vignettes, practical clinical experiences, personal history, explanations of the physiologic significance of findings, and extensive discussions of evidence-based medicine. It’s a useful guide for learning and reinforcing effective bedside diagnosis techniques at all levels and stages of clinical practice.

Key Features:

  • Serves as an essential road map to the individual, interdependent, and artful side of the practice of medicine using time-honored, hands-on methods.
  • Helps you gain the most reliable information from your patients, leading to accurate differential diagnoses and efficient diagnostic strategies.
  • Contains new material on endocrinology; the history and philosophy of medicine; orthopaedics, neurologic diagnoses and traumatic brain injury, dermatology; Guarino’s auscultatory percussion of the skull; hearing, the vestibular system, and intracranial hypertension; ophthalmoscopy; podiatry; and more.
  • Details effective approaches to various types of patients, including those who are forgetful or confused, vague, using illegal substances, non-English speaking, hard of hearing, hostile, evasive, and many other frequently encountered situations.
  • Includes "Points to Remember," interesting historical tidbits, relevant references, and more than 300 questions with answers and discussion.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Orient, Jane
  • ISBN: 978-1-975-11799-3
  • Specialty:
    Advanced Practice
    Internal Medicine
    Medical Review
    Nurse Practitioner
    Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
    Residents
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 5th Ed.
  • Pages: 672
  • Illustrations: 380
  • Year: 2018
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 81

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