Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis, Second Edition 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.
Yale Univ., New Haven, CT. Step-by-step guide covers 147 common clinical presentations, all major systems and over 2,000 underlying diseases. For physicians, residents, and medical students. Color illustrations. Trim size: 8 x 5 inches. Reinforced softcover. DNLM: Diagnosis handbooks.