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Sound Diagnosis

A Harmonized Approach, 1st Edition

By Maria Ribeiro, Annetta Hoffnung, Susan Miles

CRC Press

170 pages

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Description

"Sound Diagnosis" to the rescue - a little prompt at the bedside, when you need sound guidance to see through a hazy clinical picture and make sense of a problem in the most lucid and confident way. How will you benefit from this diagnosticum? As your bedside companion it will: shed bright light on unclarified diagnostic pictures; encourage use of a systematic method of diagnosis; structure and simplify diagnosis; help you define a problem; make you notice and respond to diagnostic key pointers; direct your energies to the core of the problem; give your knowledge an opportunity to surface; make you more aware and open to reading signs of disease; serve as a ward-round guide; keep you fresh and motivated with each case; and, tie up the loose ends, enabling you to complete a diagnosis.

Table of Contents

Assess your patient's problem FIRST. An overview of what lies ahead - constructing a diagnosis. A guided clinical case presentation. The 'Basicologists'. The Haematologists. The Rheumatologists. The Cardiologists. The Nephrologists. The Pulmonologists. The Gastroenterologists. The Neurologists. The Endocrinologists. The Gerontologists. In retrospect, what will I remember?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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MEDICAL / General