Algorithms In Differential Diagnosis: How To Approach Common Presenting Complaints In Adult Patients, For Medical Students And Junior Doctors Hardback
This is a book for medical students and first-year doctors who wish to learn how to approach a patient's symptoms, and sharpen their skills of clinical reasoning and diagnosis.Fifty-four presenting symptoms are discussed, covering approaches and conditions across various medical and surgical disciplines.
Each chapter sets out the thought process behind history, examination, and investigations for a symptom, providing a systematic and practical algorithm to distinguish one differential from another.
The reader will gain not only a functional approach to patients' presenting complaints, but also learn how to better organize and apply medical knowledge in diagnostic reasoning.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 500 pages
- Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
- Publication Date: 20/09/2003
- Category: Medical diagnosis
- ISBN: 9789813232921