Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: David S. Smith MD

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-178165-7

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Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis, second dition enables students and physicians to navigate from the patient's symptoms and presenting signs to the diagnosis.

The book covers 139 chief complaints and signs and is organized to parallel the diagnostic reasoning process: a differential overview of probable causes, a diagnostic approach for each differential, and the specific clinical findings that point to diagnosis.

A collection of 192 full-color illustrations show diagnostically important observable signs. This edition includes thoroughly updated diagnostic approaches and quick-access Evidence-Based Medicine Physical Diagnosis tables indicating sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios for findings.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: David S. Smith MD
ISBN: 978-0-78-178165-7
Specialty:
Advanced Practice
Internal Medicine
Medical Review
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Residents
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 416
Illustrations: 211
Year: 2006

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