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

Publication Year:
2017
Edition:
4th Ed.
Author:
Collins, R. Douglas
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-1-49-636278-0
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
78
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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.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Collins, R. Douglas
ISBN:
978-1-49-636278-0
Specialty:
  • Cardiology
  • General Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pain Management
Language:
English
Edition:
4th Ed.
Pages:
660
Publication Year:
2017
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
78

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