Color Atlas of Local and Systemic Signs of Cardiovascular Disease

Publication Year: 2008

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Saksena, Franklin B.

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-40-515976-0

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 84

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This brief guide to visual diagnosis helps the novice develop -- and the veteran refresh -- crucial skills that can spare the patient unnecessary testing and bring the physician one step closer to an accurate diagnosis

Whether you are just developing your diagnostic skills or want to be better able to identify signs of cardiovascular disease, you can count on this atlas for dependable advice!

It provides corroboration of physical signs and other diagnostic information whenever possible and offers extensive references for further study. After an opening chapter on general observations, the author describes signs that can be found in the face, ear, mouth and nose, neck, hand, upper extremity, thorax and back, abdomen, and lower extremity. An appendix covers rarer syndromes associated with cardiovascular disease.

Author Dr. Saksena draws on his years of experience in teaching and training to show you the physical signs of cardiovascular disease that can be spotted by visual examination. For each sign, a color photograph is paired with explanatory text that:

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Saksena, Franklin B.
ISBN: 978-1-40-515976-0
Specialty:
Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 128
Year: 2008
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 84

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