Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs: A Cost-Effective Approach

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 4th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Collins, R. Douglas

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-636278-0

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 73

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Description

Designed for quick reference, Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs: A Cost-Effective Approach equips you to effectively interpret more than 230 of the most common symptoms and signs.

The ideal aid for the busy clinician, this handy, portable resource promotes a cost-effective patient workup, explaining which diagnostic tests are most appropriate (and when such tests are not indicated). Comprehensive updates throughout put the very latest diagnostic approaches at your fingertips.

Features:

- Evaluate patients efficiently using clear, step-by-step algorithms that spell out what to look for, what tests to order, what differentials to consider, and when to refer to a specialist.
- Master essential clinical skills with a new section on “Getting the most out of your history and physical examination.”
- Effectively evaluate more conditions through new algorithms for various symptoms and laboratory tests, including algorithms representing diseases that are symptoms of other diseases.
- Recognize diagnostic alternatives at a glance thanks to differential diagnostic tables.

Details

Platform: Ovid OvidMD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Collins, R. Douglas
ISBN: 978-1-49-636278-0
Specialty:
Cardiology
Pain Management
General Medicine
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 4th Ed.
Pages: 660
Illustrations: 290
Year: 2017
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 73

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