Sapira's Art & Science of Bedside Diagnosis

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Orient, Jane

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-97-511799-3

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.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Orient, Jane
ISBN: 978-1-97-511799-3
Specialty:
Residents
Advanced Practice
Medical Review
Nurse Practitioner
Internal Medicine
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 672
Illustrations: 380
Year: 2018
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 81

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