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Symptom Sorter, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

By Keith Hopcroft, Vincent Forte

CRC Press

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Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015

Across its five editions, Symptom Sorter has excelled in redressing the balance between symptoms and diagnoses to become the essential reference book in primary care..

Presenting a multitude of symptoms commonly encountered in primary care, this fully revised and greatly expanded edition features brand new chapters on visual disturbances, hand and wrist pain and abnormal movements. In addition, the text also features carefully revised chapters on thirst, loss of consciousness and coughs in both adults and children. These are meticulously explored using the red flags, top tips and ready reckoner format for sorting symptoms that have made previous editions so popular and respected.

An invaluable reference for all general practitioners, especially GP trainers and registrars, this new edition of Symptom Sorter is also highly recommended for Nurse Practitioners and A&E nurses requiring a concise, easy-to-use guide.

Highly Commended – BMA Medical Book Awards 2004 (2e)

Commended – BMA Medical Book Awards 2008 (3e)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations. Introduction. Abdomen. Abnormal movements. Anal itching. Anal swelling. Bad breath. Breast. Cerebral. Cough in adults. Cough in children. Chest. Crying baby. Double vision. Ear. Episodic loss of consciousness. Epigastric pain. Eye. Eyelid problems. Facial rash. Flashes, floaters and transient visual disturbance. General physical. Genital. Hair and nails. Haemospermia. Hand and wrist pain. Infertility. Itchy scalp. Limbs. Leg ulcers. Neck. Nocturia. Nose. Oral. Pelvic. Skin. Swollen calf. Thirst. Urinary.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General