Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis E Book

Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis E Book
Author: Steven McGee
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2016-12-31
ISBN 10: 0323508715
ISBN 13: 9780323508711
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis E Book Book Review:

Fully updated from cover to cover, incorporating over 200 new studies on the evidence-based approach to diagnosis, the 4th Edition of Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis remains your go-to resource for guidance on interpreting physical signs, enabling you to determine the most appropriate physical finding to confirm a diagnosis. Internationally renowned author Dr. Steven McGee puts the most current evidence at your fingertips, allowing you to quickly compare all physical signs for a given diagnosis, understand their significance, and then select the most accurate ones. Includes a unique evidence-based calculator online that enables you to easily determine probability using likelihood ratios. Features a reader-friendly outline format, including dozens of "EBM boxes" and accompanying "EBM ruler" illustrations. Provides new evidence on the scientific value of many physical findings, including Cheyne-Stokes respirations, subclavian stenosis, fever of unknown origin, porto-pulmonary hypertension, localization of stroke, and many more. NEW Key Teaching Points at the beginning of every chapter, ideal for teachers of bedside medicine.

Evidence based Physical Diagnosis

Evidence based Physical Diagnosis
Author: Steven R. McGee
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 856
Release: 2007
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015073927405
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence based Physical Diagnosis Book Review:

Clinical reference that takes an evidence-based approach to the physical examination. Updated to reflect the latest advances in the science of physical examination, and expanded to include many new topics.

Evidence based Physical Diagnosis

Evidence based Physical Diagnosis
Author: Steven R. McGee
Publsiher: W B Saunders Company
Total Pages: 910
Release: 2001
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015053510320
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence based Physical Diagnosis Book Review:

Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis is an up-to-date, one-of-a-kind guide to the clinical significance of the physical examination, with emphasis on a critical review of the accuracy of traditional physical signs. Unique Diagnostic Accuracy tables compare physical signs to contemporary diagnostic tools (such as clinical imaging and laboratory testing), and identify which traditional findings are accurate and thus relevant to today's clinicians. The book's easy-to-use outline format concisely summarizes each physical sign's historical origin, definition, pathophysiology, and clinical significance. In addition, more than 2,200 references make it a valuable aid and authoritative reference for clinicians at all levels of practice. Easy-to-use Diagnostic Accuracy tables help clinicians quickly determine which physical signs are diagnostically accurate and which have little clinical value. More than 2,200 references ensure that the information is up-to-date, accurate, and relevant to today's clinician. Quick-reference, outline format assists clinicians in easily finding specific information on each physical sign's historical origin, definition and bedside technique, pathophysiology, and diagnostic accuracy. Problem-based focus allows the reader to quickly identify which physical signs best diagnose specific signs Concise, authoritative explanations for the pathogenesis of physical signs Chapter on reliability of physical signs demonstrates that inter-observer agreement for physical signs is equivalent to that observed with more modern diagnostic tools -- a fascinating look at a judgment counter to the prevailing view.

Evidence based Physical Diagnosis

Evidence based Physical Diagnosis
Author: Steven R. McGee
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 719
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 1437722075
ISBN 13: 9781437722079
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence based Physical Diagnosis Book Review:

Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis helps you choose the diagnostic approaches that have been proven most effective! Dr. Steven McGee puts the most current evidence at your fingertips, equipping you to easily select the best test for diagnosing a given condition and understand the diagnostic significance and accuracy of your findings. A remarkably easy-to-reference organization makes it simple to find the answers you need; and full-text online access at www.expertconsult.com lets you quickly reference the book from any computer or mobile device. Quickly review the history, pathogenesis, examination technique, and interpretation of physical findings for all areas of the body thanks to a very reader-friendly outline format, including more than 90 "EBM boxes" and accompanying "EBM ruler" illustrations. Get expert advice from Dr. Steven McGee, an internationally respected authority in physical examination and assessment, pain management, and education in general internal medicine. See exactly which studies document the significance of various findings thanks to thousands of up-to-date references. Access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com, plus a downloadable image collection and an evidence-based calculator that helps you determine probability ratios based on the evidence criteria. Apply the latest knowledge on hot topics such as the value of physical examination in taking care of the ICU patient, accurately diagnosing the etiology of systolic murmurs, diagnosing osteoarthritis and acute vertigo in the dizzy patient, diagnosing hemorrhagic stroke, and diagnosing pleural effusions. Implement the most current evidence-based approaches for evaluating stance and gait, Schamroth's sign (for clubbing), dementia, prediction of falls, hepatopulmonary syndrome, atrial fibrillation, relative bradycardia, tourniquet test (for dengue infections), acute stroke, and pleural effusion. Assess the pretest probability of disease, given particular signs or symptoms, with new at-a-glance tables. Make effective decisions thanks to updated content throughout, including new EBM boxes covering over 250 recent studies on physical diagnosis-ensuring that all diagnostic information (i.e., sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios) is up to date. Increase diagnostic confidence with McGee!

The Rational Clinical Examination Evidence Based Clinical Diagnosis

The Rational Clinical Examination  Evidence Based Clinical Diagnosis
Author: David Simel,Drummond Rennie
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 732
Release: 2008-04-30
ISBN 10: 9780071590310
ISBN 13: 0071590315
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rational Clinical Examination Evidence Based Clinical Diagnosis Book Review:

The ultimate guide to the evidence-based clinical encounter "This book is an excellent source of supported evidence that provides useful and clinically relevant information for the busy practitioner, student, resident, or educator who wants to hone skills of physical diagnosis. It provides a tool to improve patient care by using the history and physical examination items that have the most reliability and efficiency."--Annals of Internal Medicine "The evidence-based examination techniques put forth by Rational Clinical Examination is the sort that can be brought to bear on a daily basis – to save time, increase confidence in medical decisions, and help decrease unnecessary testing for conditions that do not require absolute diagnostic certainty. In the end, the whole of this book is greater than its parts and can serve as a worthy companion to a traditional manual of physical examination."--Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC)Proceedings 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "Physical diagnosis has been taught to every medical student but this evidence-based approach now shows us why, presenting one of medicine's most basic tenets in a new and challenging light. The format is extraordinary, taking previously published material and updating the pertinent evidence since the initial publication, affirming or questioning or refining the conclusions drawn from the data. "This is a book for everyone who has studied medicine and found themselves doubting what they have been taught over the years, not that they have been deluded, but that medical traditions have been unquestionably believed because there was no evidence to believe otherwise. The authors have uncovered the truth. "This extraordinary, one-of-a-kind book is a valuable addition to every medical library."--Doody's Review Service Completely updated with new literature analyses, here is a uniquely practical, clinically relevant approach to the use of evidence in the content of physical examination. Going far beyond the scope of traditional physical examination texts, this invaluable resource compiles and presents the evidence-based meanings of signs, symptoms, and results from physical examination maneuvers and other diagnostic studies. Page after page, you'll find a focus on actual clinical questions and presentations, making it an incomparably practical resource that you'll turn to again and again. Importantly, the high-yield content of The Rational Clinical Examination is significantly expanded and updated from the original JAMA articles, much of it published here for the first time. It all adds up to a definitive, ready-to-use clinical exam sourcebook that no student or clinician should be without. FEATURES Packed with updated, new, and previously unpublished information from the original JAMA articles Standardized template for every issue covered, including: Case Presentation; Why the Issue Is Clinically Important; Research and Statistical Methods Used to Find the Evidence Presented; The Sensitivity and Specificity of Each Key Result; Resolution of the Case Presentation; and the Clinical Bottom Line Completely updated with all-new literature searches and appraisals supplementing each chapter Full-color format with dynamic clinical illustrations and images Real-world focus on a specific clinical question in each chapter, reflecting the way clinicians approach the practice of evidence-based medicine More than 50 complete chapters on common and challenging clinical questions and patient presentations Also available: JAMAevidence.com, a new interactive database for the best practice of evidence based medicine

Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis

Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis
Author: Steven McGee, MD
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 752
Release: 2021-08
ISBN 10: 9780323754835
ISBN 13: 032375483X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis Book Review:

Evidence-based insights into physical signs have evolved and progressed greatly over the past few years, further defining how physical findings identify disease, solve clinical problems, and forecast patient outcomes. Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis, 5th Edition, is an up-to-date, authoritative resource for guidance on interpreting physical signs, enabling you to determine the most appropriate physical finding to confirm a diagnosis. Incorporating more than 200 new studies, this definitive text helps you glean the most from what you hear, see, and feel at the bedside-information that, combined with modern technologic testing, will grant clinicians the keys to outstanding patient care. Emphasizes the most important physical signs needed to determine the underlying condition or disease. Internationally renowned author Dr. Steven McGee shows readers how to pare down the multiple tests needed to confirm a diagnosis, saving both the physician and patient time and money. Features a reader-friendly outline format, including dozens of "EBM boxes" and accompanying "EBM ruler" illustrations. Contains thorough updates from cover to cover, including new evidence on the scientific value of the Romberg test (spinal stenosis); oximeter paradoxus (cardiac tamponade); platypnea (liver disease); pupil size in red eye (acute glaucoma); hum test (hearing loss); and many more. Begins each chapter with a list of Key Teaching Points, intended for readers desiring quick summaries and for teachers constructing concise bedside lessons. Features a unique evidence-based calculator online that enables you to easily determine probability using likelihood ratios. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Sapira s Art Science of Bedside Diagnosis

Sapira s Art   Science of Bedside Diagnosis
Author: Jane Orient
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2018-03-08
ISBN 10: 197510918X
ISBN 13: 9781975109189
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sapira s Art Science of Bedside Diagnosis Book Review:

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.

Frameworks for Internal Medicine

Frameworks for Internal Medicine
Author: Andre Mansoor
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2018-10-16
ISBN 10: 1496359313
ISBN 13: 9781496359315
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Frameworks for Internal Medicine Book Review:

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Introducing an innovative, systematic approach to understanding differential diagnosis, Frameworks for Internal Medicine helps students learn to think like physicians and master the methodology behind diagnosing the most commonly encountered conditions in internal medicine.

Clinical Examination

Clinical Examination
Author: Nicholas J Talley,Simon O’Connor
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 624
Release: 2013-12-09
ISBN 10: 0729581470
ISBN 13: 9780729581479
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Examination Book Review:

A bestselling title for over 25 years, the updated seventh edition of Talley and O’Connor’s Clinical Examination is an essential read for all student clinicians. Fully updated with the latest clinical data, including specially commissioned research, Clinical Examination addresses the core principles and clinical skills that underpin diagnosis for safe, effective medical practice. Clinical Examination: A systematic guide to physical diagnosis, 7th edition breaks down each body system into a logical framework focusing on the history, clinical examination and correlation between physical signs and disease for each system. Helping students to navigate from first impressions through to the end of consultation, the text provides a patient-centred, evidence-based approach, making it the definitive resource for anyone embarking upon a medical career. Building on the strengths of previous editions, Clinical Examination 7th edition, also includes via Student Consult: OSCE based scenario videos to assist with examination preparation ECG case studies Imaging library (X-Rays, MRIs and CT Scans) Please note Student Consult access is only available with purchase of a print copy. Also available for separate purchase to enrich your learning experience: An interactive enhanced eBook containing all content from this edition plus 4 additional chapters covering history and examination of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Paediatrics, OSCE videos, ECG case studies, an imaging library and MCQs. Purchase can be made via Inkling (www.inkling.com) A standard eBook containing content from the print edition plus 4 additional chapters covering history and examination of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Paediatrics. Please note that Student Consult access is NOT available with an eBook purchase. Building on the strengths of previous editions, Clinical Examination 7th edition, also includes via Student Consult: OSCE based scenario videos to assist with examination preparation ECG case studies Imaging library (X-Rays, MRIs and CT Scans) Please note Student Consult access is only available with purchase of a print copy. Also available for separate purchase to enrich your learning experience: An interactive enhanced eBook containing all content from this edition plus 4 additional chapters covering history and examination of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Paediatrics, OSCE videos, ECG case studies, an imaging library and MCQs. Purchase can be made via Inkling (www.inkling.com) A standard eBook containing content from the print edition plus 4 additional chapters covering history and examination of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Paediatrics. Please note that Student Consult access is NOT available with an eBook purchase.

Evidence Based Diagnosis

Evidence Based Diagnosis
Author: Thomas B. Newman,Michael A. Kohn
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2009-02-16
ISBN 10: 9781139476850
ISBN 13: 1139476858
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence Based Diagnosis Book Review:

Evidence-Based Diagnosis explains diagnostic, screening, and prognostic tests in clinical medicine. The authors' approach is based on many years of experience teaching physicians in a clinical research training program. Although needing only a minimum of mathematics, the quantitative discussions in this book are deeper and more rigorous than in most introductory texts. The book includes numerous worked examples and 60 problems (with answers) based on real clinical situations and journal articles. This book is a great choice for anyone looking to select, develop, or apply medical tests. Topics covered include: the diagnostic process; test reliability and accuracy; testing and treatment thresholds; critical appraisal of studies of diagnostic, screening and prognostic tests; test independence and methods of combining tests; quantifying treatment benefits using randomized trials and observational studies; Bayesian interpretation of P values and confidence intervals; challenges for evidence-based diagnosis; likelihood ratios and ROC curves.

Evidence Based Physical Examination

Evidence Based Physical Examination
Author: Kate Sustersic Gawlik, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP,Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN,Alice M. Teall, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 700
Release: 2020-01-27
ISBN 10: 0826164544
ISBN 13: 9780826164544
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence Based Physical Examination Book Review:

The first book to teach physical assessment techniques based on evidence and clinical relevance. Grounded in an empirical approach to history-taking and physical assessment techniques, this text for healthcare clinicians and students focuses on patient well-being and health promotion. It is based on an analysis of current evidence, up-to-date guidelines, and best-practice recommendations. It underscores the evidence, acceptability, and clinical relevance behind physical assessment techniques. Evidence-Based Physical Examination offers the unique perspective of teaching both a holistic and a scientific approach to assessment. Chapters are consistently structured for ease of use and include anatomy and physiology, key history questions and considerations, physical examination, laboratory considerations, imaging considerations, evidence-based practice recommendations, and differential diagnoses related to normal and abnormal findings. Case studies, clinical pearls, and key takeaways aid retention, while abundant illustrations, photographic images, and videos demonstrate history-taking and assessment techniques. Instructor resources include PowerPoint slides, a test bank with multiple-choice questions and essay questions, and an image bank. This is the physical assessment text of the future. Key Features: Delivers the evidence, acceptability, and clinical relevance behind history-taking and assessment techniques Eschews “traditional” techniques that do not demonstrate evidence-based reliability Focuses on the most current clinical guidelines and recommendations from resources such as the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Focuses on the use of modern technology for assessment Aids retention through case studies, clinical pearls, and key takeaways Demonstrates techniques with abundant illustrations, photographic images, and videos Includes robust instructor resources: PowerPoint slides, a test bank with multiple-choice questions and essay questions, and an image bank Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers

Physical Diagnosis Secrets

Physical Diagnosis Secrets
Author: Salvatore Mangione
Publsiher: Mosby
Total Pages: 702
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 9780323034678
ISBN 13: 0323034675
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physical Diagnosis Secrets Book Review:

This popular reference presents essential knowledge on physical diagnosis and health assessment in a practical and engaging question-and-answer format. A wealth of high-quality illustrations guide you through the first and most important of challenges involved in diagnosing any patient: performing the history and physical exam. Assessment techniques are highlighted and weighted based on their clinical importance. This detailed, highly focused and practical guide will equip you with the skills you need to confidently evaluate your patients! The proven question-and-answer format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series® makes it easy to master all of the most important "need-to-know" information on physical diagnosis. Chapters are arranged by body system for practical, easy retrieval of key information. Author pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" provide concise answers to the common questions encountered in everyday practice. The "Top 100" Secrets of History Taking and Physical Examination are conveniently listed in one place for quick review. A new chapter on interpreting presenting symptoms and physical findings to facilitate diagnosis. Key Points boxes in each chapter place essential information at your fingertips. 100 new line drawings clarify key concepts. The Secrets Heart and Lung Sounds Workshop-both in CD-ROM and online format-is available for purchase with the book, and through Student Consult online access, and features audio clips from actual patients, along with Dr. Mangione's commentary and a 32-page downloadable manual, to help you obtain the maximum diagnostic benefit from listening to heart and lung sounds. STUDENT CONSULT access allows you to view the complete contents of the book online, anywhere you go...perform quick searches...and add your own notes and bookmarks.

Approach to Internal Medicine

Approach to Internal Medicine
Author: David Hui
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 459
Release: 2011-01-15
ISBN 10: 9781441965059
ISBN 13: 144196505X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Approach to Internal Medicine Book Review:

Feedback from users suggest this resource book is more comprehensive and more practical than many others in the market. One of its strengths is that it was written by trainees in internal medicine who understand the need for rapid access to accurate and concise clinical information, with a practical approach to clinical problem solving.

Textbook of Physical Diagnosis

Textbook of Physical Diagnosis
Author: Mark H. Swartz
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 825
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 9787565918643
ISBN 13: 7565918644
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Musculoskeletal Physical Examination E Book

Musculoskeletal Physical Examination E Book
Author: Gerard A. Malanga,Kenneth Mautner
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2016-07-27
ISBN 10: 0323428355
ISBN 13: 9780323428354
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Musculoskeletal Physical Examination E Book Book Review:

From an interdisciplinary author team now including orthopedic surgeons, PM&R specialists, and primary care and sports medicine experts, the second edition of Musculoskeletal Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach educates physicians on how to give the most thorough physical examinations by understanding the "why" behind each type of exam. In-depth coverage of today's newest tests and techniques keeps you current in practice, and a new section titled "Author’s Preferred Approach" guides you through difficult areas of examination. Provides complete coverage of every musculoskeletal physical examination. Easy-to-use tables summarize and compare the evidence for specificity and sensitivity of each test for each condition. Utilizes over 200 illustrations to clearly depict each test. Includes in-depth coverage of today's newest tests, including the Thessaly test, Milking test, and Bear hug test. Distinguished author team now includes orthopedic surgeons, PM&R specialists, and primary care sports medicine experts. New section titled "Author’s Preferred Approach" guides readers through difficult areas of examination. Thorough updates and revisions made throughout each chapter keep you current in the field. Full-color figures enhance visual clarity.

Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care

Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care
Author: Joyce E. Dains,Linda Ciofu Baumann,Pamela Scheibel
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 562
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 032304428X
ISBN 13: 9780323044288
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care Book Review:

A guide to advanced assessment and clinical diagnosis, this text is organized in a body systems framework and focuses on the adult patient. Each chapter focuses on a major problem associated with each particular body system.

Mechanisms of Clinical Signs EPub3

Mechanisms of Clinical Signs   EPub3
Author: Mark Dennis,William Talbot Bowen,Lucy Cho
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 792
Release: 2016-08-31
ISBN 10: 0729585611
ISBN 13: 9780729585613
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mechanisms of Clinical Signs EPub3 Book Review:

2016 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in the Medicine Category! What causes that condition? What does it mean? Organised by body system, Mechanisms of Clinical Signs, 2nd Edition explains the underlying mechanism and value of the clinical signs you are expected to know, and the conditions they indicate. Each chapter contains descriptions of clinical signs, a list of the conditions they are associated with (what conditions the signs indicate), an explanation of the mechanism and the ‘value’ of those signs (how reliable they are as an indication of a condition). There is a uniform set of subheadings for each sign: Description Condition/s associated with Mechanism/s Sign value The explanations for the mechanisms underlying each sign are brief but accurate and informative, and provide sufficient information for the reader to understand the mechanism: Signs are ordered alphabetically within each chapter outlining a specific body system. Extensive reference lists of up-to-date literature strengthen the authority of the content. Video and audio content presents real life evaluation scenarios of clinical signs. Clinical Pearls highlight the main signs which students and trainees should look out for to help them identify conditions with which the patients present. A Student Consult eBook is available with the purchase of a print book, and provides access to a total of 200 multiple choice questions covering the 7 body systems, to test students and trainees’ knowledge of the content. The eBook contains links to audio and video examples of particular signs which have to be heard or observed over a period of time in order to be identified correctly, e.g. Agonal respiration in Chapter 2 Respiratory Signs. New images are added to depict clinical signs where no images were present in the previous edition.

The Patient History Evidence Based Approach

The Patient History  Evidence Based Approach
Author: Mark Henderson,Lawrence Tierney,Gerald Smetana
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 738
Release: 2012-06-13
ISBN 10: 0071624945
ISBN 13: 9780071624947
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Patient History Evidence Based Approach Book Review:

The definitive evidence-based introduction to patient history-taking NOW IN FULL COLOR For medical students and other health professions students, an accurate differential diagnosis starts with The Patient History. The ideal companion to major textbooks on the physical examination, this trusted guide is widely acclaimed for its skill-building, and evidence based approach to the medical history. Now in full color, The Patient History defines best practices for the patient interview, explaining how to effectively elicit information from the patient in order to generate an accurate differential diagnosis. The second edition features all-new chapters, case scenarios, and a wealth of diagnostic algorithms. Introductory chapters articulate the fundamental principles of medical interviewing. The book employs a rigorous evidenced-based approach, reviewing and highlighting relevant citations from the literature throughout each chapter. Features NEW! Case scenarios introduce each chapter and place history-taking principles in clinical context NEW! Self-assessment multiple choice Q&A conclude each chapter—an ideal review for students seeking to assess their retention of chapter material NEW! Full-color presentation Essential chapter on red eye, pruritus, and hair loss Symptom-based chapters covering 59 common symptoms and clinical presentations Diagnostic approach section after each chapter featuring color algorithms and several multiple-choice questions Hundreds of practical, high-yield questions to guide the history, ranging from basic queries to those appropriate for more experienced clinicians

Examination Medicine

Examination Medicine
Author: Nicholas Joseph Talley,Simon O'Connor
Publsiher: Elsevier Australia
Total Pages: 406
Release: 2009-12-02
ISBN 10: 0729539113
ISBN 13: 9780729539111
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Examination Medicine Book Review:

Includes information on: basic training requirements; the written examination; an approach to the clinical examination; the long case, the short case and examples. Talley, University of Sydney; O'Connor, Canberra Hospital, Australia.

Evidence Based Diagnosis

Evidence Based Diagnosis
Author: Mark H. Ebell
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 398
Release: 2013-03-09
ISBN 10: 1475735146
ISBN 13: 9781475735147
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence Based Diagnosis Book Review:

Covering a full range of topics from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease to ophthalmology, hematology and pediatrics, this is the only single volume, quick reference designed for use in daily practice. The 150+ clinical prediction rules as well as the background information necessary to determine its validity and relevance are essential for every physician in a time of limited health care resources. Designed as an aid in diagnosis and treatment, these rules allow more accurate diagnosis and treatment decisions while eliminating superfluous testing.