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Churchill s Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis

Churchill s Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis Author Andrew T Raftery
ISBN-10 9780702054044
Release 2014-03-18
Pages 624
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Making a correct diagnosis is one of the key aspects of every medical student's and junior doctor's clinical training, and problem-based learning is now widely used to focus on the causes behind the presentation of a clinical feature. The Fourth Edition of this best-selling book is packed full of information to help the reader move from a presenting problem to an accurate diagnosis. This Fourth Edition covers 127 common presenting problems in both medicine and surgery in a consistent format. Each topic includes a list of all potential causes of the condition, colour coded to indicate common, occasional or rare causes. Important geographical variations are also highlighted. Two sections cover the differential diagnosis of biochemical and haematological disorders which provide a ready check when reviewing abnormal results The text includes a targeted guide to the relevant general and specific follow-up investigations which should be carried out as appropriate. At the end of each topic a box highlights important learning points, or indicates symptom and signs suggestive of significant pathology which require urgent action. Eighty colour photographs of key clinical presentations have been added to assist symptom recognition. Two new chapters on Hypotension and Photophobia.



Churchill s Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis

Churchill s Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis Author Andrew T Raftery
ISBN-10 9780702045103
Release 2009-09-14
Pages 596
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Being able to make a correct diagnosis is one of the key aspects of every medical student's and junior doctor's clinical training. Problem-based learning is increasingly being used to focus on the causes behind the presentation of a clinical feature. The Third Edition of this best-selling book is packed full of information to help the reader move from a presenting problem to an accurate diagnosis. Covers 126 common presenting problems in both medicine and surgery in a consistent format Each topic includes a list of all common causes of the condition Key features of the various permutations are clearly discussed Includes a targeted guide to the relevant general and specific follow-up investigations which should be carried out as appropriate Now printed in colour throughout, with the relative frequency of the various conditions illustrated by colour coding, indicating common, occasional or rare causes. Important geographical variations are also highlighted Seven new chapters including rashes, thirst, and tiredness Two new sections on the differential diagnosis of biochemical and haematological disorders provide a ready check when reviewing abnormal results Each chapter ends with a key points section to highlight major aspects of the diagnosis An enlarged author team represents both medicine and surgery



Churchill s Pocketbook of Surgery

Churchill s Pocketbook of Surgery Author Andrew T. Raftery
ISBN-10 0443070423
Release 2001
Pages 544
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CHURCHILL'S POCKETBOOK OF SURGERY continues to provide a concise and didactic account of the essential features of all common surgical disorders at both a size and price to suit the pocket. As comprehensive and as practical as the successful previous edition, the fully updated new edition is an essential on-the-ward reference for every medical student and resident.



Surgery

Surgery Author Andrew T. Raftery
ISBN-10 9780443102745
Release 2006
Pages 612
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The third edition of this highly-praised pocketbook provides a concise and didactic account of the essential features of the more common surgical disorders, at both a size and price to suit the pocket. The book covers basic principles, as well as providing essential information on aetiology, diagnosis and management, including pre-operative and postoperative care. The text covers the field of general surgery but aims also to cover the basic needs of the undergraduate as far as the surgical specialities are concerned. The book is intended to fit easily in the white coat pocket and to be used on the wards. It gives students some idea of history-taking, what physical signs to elicit, the differential diagnosis, what investigations to order and how to treat the patient. Attractively presented in two colours. Covers all the major surgical specialities such as orthopaedics, urology, neurosurgery, etc. The comprehensive text outlines the basic principles together with key information on aetiology, diagnosis and management, as well as pre-and post-operative care. Practical treatment descriptions are clearly highlighted. Important points outlined. Checklist of emergency situations for quick reference. Comprehensively updated throughout. A new second author, Mr Mike Delbridge, joins Mr Raftery.



Churchill s Pocketbook of Primary Care Nursing

Churchill s Pocketbook of Primary Care Nursing Author Anne Moger
ISBN-10 0443100462
Release 2004
Pages 404
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This is a concise, easy to refer to handbook of common conditions seen in primary care nursing and how to treat them. Each condition is discussed in a standard format: Assessment, including History and Examination, and Management. Critical points are highlighted in boxes throughout as well as helpful hints and key points. Short, concise, practical handbook makes it highly relevant to nursing practice Attractive 2-colour design and layout make it easy to access information quickly Covers all conditions commonly seen in primary care Helpful appendices, including drug monitoring, notifiable diseases, growth charts, pill ladder, etc. Incorporates all the latest national guidelines for diseases such as asthma, hypertension, diabetes



Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine

Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine Author Walter Siegenthaler
ISBN-10 9781604062199
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 1140
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Proven quality, right up to dateA pragmatic approach to differential diagnosis gives rapid, reliable answers to these questions: Which diseases are likely? What causes them? What are the typical characteristics of these disorders? Do they correspond with the symptoms in question? How can the preliminary diagnosis be confirmed? Siegenthaler's new Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine guides the reader through the challenges of differential diagnosis across the spectrum of internal medicine.Practice-orientated learning Identify and understand key symptoms Consider the whole patient in selecting possible diseases Evaluate, exclude or confirm possible diagnoses Make the correct diagnosis using an appropriate diagnostic procedure In experienced handsProfessor Walter Siegenthaler brings decades of international experience in clinical practice, teaching and writing on internal medicine to this new book. The book also benefits from close cooperation with the leaders of the specialist internal medicine departments at the University Hospital Zrich, and of other institutions and disciplines. The generalist and specialist aspects of internal medicine are thereby brought together to enhance the approach to the patient.Your guide to successful diagnosis!The book is directed at medical students, residents in most areas of medicine, practitioners of internal medicine, general practitioners, dermatologists, neurologists and rheumatologists and those involved with the basic subjects in medicine who wish to gain competence and knowledge in internal medicine.From Symptom to Diagnosis Organized by functional system and symptom constellations Covers all fields of internal medicine plus special treatment of subjects dermatology, neurology and rheumatology Typical findings and signs for differentiation of all common, rare and even exotic diseases with pathophysiological background information Nearly 1000 stunning figures and many instructive table-format overviews and differential diagnostic algorithms Differential diagnostic evaluation of common laboratory test results, including step-by-step plans for further diagnosis Learn by tracing the path from symptom to diagnosis, just as the physician encounters the situation in practice!



Churchill s Differential Diagnosis

Churchill s Differential Diagnosis Author Andrew T. Raftery
ISBN-10 0443101892
Release 2005-09
Pages 528
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The information in this Pocketbook and PDA CD-Rom will help the student and junior doctor move from a presenting problem to a diagnosis. The content covers 100 common presenting problems which occur in both medicine and surgery. Each problem is dealt with in a standard manner: a brief definition of the problem; a reference table of possible diagnoses ordered by body system; a step-by-step guide to the history and examination of the patient with a view to making a final positive diagnosis; and a list of general instructions which could be carried out, followed by appropriate specific investigations. This package provides the user with this essential diagnostic content in both a handy pocketbook format but also for loading onto a PDA from the enclosed CD-Rom. Each topic includes a list of common causes of the condition The key features of the various permutations are clearly discussed Includes a guide to the relevant investigations which should be carried out Easy to search on PDA for links between presenting problems and differential diagnoses Presented in both book and PDA form New chapter on palpitations Revised presentation of several topics



Churchill s Pocketbook of Surgery

Churchill s Pocketbook of Surgery Author Andrew T Raftery
ISBN-10 9780702063107
Release 2016-02-24
Pages 544
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The Fifth Edition of this highly-praised and bestselling pocketbook continues to deliver a concise and didactic account of the essential features of all common surgical disorders. The book covers fundamental principles as well as providing basic information on aetiology, diagnosis and management, including pre-operative and post-operative care. The text includes an overview of history-taking, relevant physical signs, differential diagnosis, investigations and practical treatment. The book provides comprehensive coverage of general surgery but in addition covers the basic needs of the medical student and those in the early years of postgraduate training as far as the surgical specialities are concerned. Presented in portable small format in two colours with line drawings and radiological images. The text is succinct and clearly structured with extensive use of headings to guide the reader. Covers all the major surgical specialties. Contains outlines of common operations such as appendicectomy and thyroidectomy. Contains an introductory chapter on consent, medicolegal issues, statistics and clinical audit. Contains a checklist of emergency situations for quick reference. The text has been extensively re-written by a team of senior specialist surgical registrars or newly appointed consultants. Over 50 new illustrations of line drawings are included as well as updated radiological images. New hints and tips sections have been added.



Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis Author Huw Llewelyn
ISBN-10 9780199679867
Release 2014
Pages 664
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Fully revised for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis provides a concise and practical summary of the reasoning processes behind clear and confident diagnosis. The handbook is set out systematically with symptoms and signs through each specialty, and includes adetailed description of the basis of logical evidence-based differential diagnosis.This new edition has been updated with more straightforward diagrams as well as brand new images to help aid understanding. Including rarer diagnoses alongside common conditions, and vital information about longer-term management alongside the initial treatments, this handbook will ensure yourexcellence and confidence no matter what signs and symptoms your patient presents with. Providing practical help when dealing with problems outside your area of expertise or with unforeseen situations, you can be sure that this handbook will be the reader's perfect companion to sharp andself-assured diagnoses throughout their medical career.



Applied Basic Science for Basic Surgical Training

Applied Basic Science for Basic Surgical Training Author Andrew T Raftery
ISBN-10 9780702050589
Release 2011-12-22
Pages 660
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It has been written to encompass the basic anatomy, physiology and pathology required by the syllabus of the UK Royal Colleges and the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Project. For this Second Edition many of the chapters have been updated, especially the chapters on immunology, basic microbiology, the endocrine and locomotor systems and the breast. An attempt has been made throughout to indicate the clinical relevance of the facts and the reason for learning them. There are several new contributors to the author team, all of whom are experts in their field and many of them are, or have been, experienced examiners at the various UK Royal Colleges. Thoroughly revised to take account of latest changes in basic surgical training, especially the chapters on immunology, basic microbiology, the endocrine and locomotor systems and the breast



Basic Science for the MRCS

Basic Science for the MRCS Author Andrew T Raftery
ISBN-10 9780702051258
Release 2012-04-25
Pages 512
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This book is a concise revision guide to the core basic sciences – anatomy, physiology and pathology – which comprise the essential knowledge required by the trainee entering the specialty of surgery. It has been written in a style to facilitate easy learning of the essential facts, with indications of both their clinical relevance and importance. This book concentrates on those topics which tend to be recurring examination themes for initial surgical training. It will be an invaluable resource for the basic surgical trainee studying for the Intercollegiate MRCS examination, as well as proving useful for those in higher surgical training and for the surgically inclined, well-motivated student. The book covers in one volume all the essentials of the basic sciences – anatomy, physiology and pathology - to aid the candidate for the MRCS examination. In covering the applied basic science the books explains the application and clinical relevance of the three sciences The text is written in an appropriate ‘bullet-point’ style to allow easy reading and rapid exam preparation The contents concentrate on the recurring common themes of the examination, thus helping direct appropriate learning and focussing on the specific impoartnta areas of knowledge The book is illustrated with line drawings which are clearly annotated to aid learning. In this Second Edition, chapters have been updated and sections expanded to cover topics which are particularly relevant to examinations. The microbiology chapter has been rewritten, and the section on skin healing has also been extensively rewritten to include a section on burns, skin grafting and the anatomy of flaps. Each chapter has new OSCE scenario questions added to bring together the basic science and its clinical application in OSCE examinations.



Essential Neurology

Essential Neurology Author Iain Wilkinson
ISBN-10 9781405143738
Release 2009-02-12
Pages 288
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A brand new edition of Essential Neurology brings the text fully up-to-date. This book is a core text for medical students and junior doctors, who want a comprehensive yet concise practical guide to clinical neurology. To make the book more readable and digestible, we have introduced colour into the text. This text provides clear explanations of the most common neurological and neurosurgical disorders. The most up-to-date clinical methods are covered to ensure students are learning the newest techniques. To enhance the readers’ understanding of this subject more illustrations, line drawings and scans are incorporated into the text. Another new addition is the inclusion of clinical cases with self-assessment questions at the end of every chapter. These help to clearly illustrate the clinical presentations of key neurological disorders. Essential Neurology is ideal for medical students on neurology attachments and an excellent review text for the MRCP examination. Reviews of previous edition "This is an excellent introductory text for medical students who want their neurology without frills." —British Medical Journal "A well-presented manual of practical clinical neurology recommended as easy and enjoyable fundamental reading." —Brain "This is an excellent book with a very good all round approach to an understanding of neurology at student level" —Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry



Taylor s Differential Diagnosis Manual

Taylor s Differential Diagnosis Manual Author Paul M. Paulman
ISBN-10 9781469831572
Release 2013-09-05
Pages 472
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Ideal for primary care practitioners who face the challenge of diagnosing their patients on the basis of undifferentiated and sometimes confusing presenting complaints, Taylor’s Differential Diagnosis Manual, Third Edition is a must-have for the busy practitioner. This handy guide fits inside a lab coat pocket and can be easily referenced within the time constraints of a brief office visit. Organized around common presenting symptoms, signs, laboratory, and imaging findings, this proven quick reference offers evidence-based guidelines on key questions to ask and what data to obtain to provide sound diagnoses of common problems. Fully updated with the latest clinical evidence and advances in clinical practice, this Third Edition includes more than 140 chapters packed with concise, easy-to read information on specific complaints in the areas of mental health; nervous system; vision; ear, nose, and throat; cardiovascular; respiratory; renal and urologic; female reproductive; musculoskeletal; dermatologic; and endocrine and metabolic problems. New chapters on abnormal mammogram, anticoagulation, bipolar disorder, corneal abrasion, dyspareunia, and loss of vision include the latest evidence-based diagnostic information.



Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing

Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing Author Nancy Berryman Reese
ISBN-10 9780323291552
Release 2016-03-31
Pages 576
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One of the most comprehensive texts on the market, Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing, 3rd Edition, is an easy-to-follow reference that guides you in accurately measuring range of motion and muscle length for all age groups. Written by renowned educators, Nancy Berryman Reese and William D. Bandy for both Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, this book describes in detail the reliability and validity of each technique. A new companion web site features video clips demonstrating over 100 measurement techniques! Full-color design clearly demonstrates various techniques and landmarks. Clear technique template allows you to quickly and easily identify the information you need. Simple anatomic illustrations clearly depict the various techniques and landmarks for each joint. Coverage of range of motion and muscle length testing includes important, must-know information. Complex tool coverage prepares you to use the tape measure, goniometer, and inclinometer in the clinical setting. Over 100 videos let you independently review techniques covered in the text. Chapter on infants and children eliminates having to search through pediatric-specific books for information. Anatomical landmarks provide a fast visual reference for exactly where to place measuring devices. Chapters dedicated to length testing makes information easy to locate. UPDATED information and references includes the latest in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.



Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care

Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care Author R. Douglas Collins
ISBN-10 9781451180275
Release 2012-01-19
Pages 608
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This text offers students, residents, and practitioners a systematic approach to differential diagnosis of symptoms and signs seen by primary care physicians. The text is organized by symptoms and signs and into categories—pain, mass, bloody discharge, non-bloody discharge, functional changes, and abnormal laboratory results—and shows readers how to use their basic science knowledge to identify the possible causes of each symptom. The text provides information on the procedures and laboratory tests that need to be included in the workup. Features include: • Case presentations in quiz format; • New Appendix C which includes Tips for a more Comprehensive History and Physical Examination and Special Examination Techniques for Common Symptoms; • New section "Diseases within a Disease" (Stroke, Pneumonia, CHF, COPD, Cirrhosis, Peptic Ulcer, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pericarditis, Myocardopathy, UTI, Renal Calculus, Gall Stones, Hemorrhoids, Thrombophlebitis, Malabsorption Syndrome, Fractures, Diabetes); • Newer diagnostic tests such as Troponin for MI's and D-Dimer for Pulmonary Emboli; • Solution site containing fully searchable text.



Tietz Clinical Guide to Laboratory Tests E Book

Tietz Clinical Guide to Laboratory Tests   E Book Author Alan H. B. Wu
ISBN-10 9781437719871
Release 2006-06-08
Pages 1856
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This new edition of Norbert Tietz's classic handbook presents information on common tests as well as rare and highly specialized tests and procedures - including a summary of the utility and merit of each test. Biological variables that may affect test results are discussed, and a focus is placed on reference ranges, diagnostic information, clinical interpretation of laboratory data, interferences, and specimen types. New and updated content has been added in all areas, with over 100 new tests added. Tests are divided into 8 main sections and arranged alphabetically. Each test includes necessary information such as test name (or disorder) and method, specimens and special requirements, reference ranges, chemical interferences and in vivo effects, kinetic values, diagnostic information, factors influencing drug disposition, and clinical comments and remarks. The most current and relevant tests are included; outdated tests have been eliminated. Test index (with extensive cross references) and disease index provide the reader with an easy way to find necessary information Four new sections in key areas (Preanalytical, Flow Cytometry, Pharmacogenomics, and Allergy) make this edition current and useful. New editor Alan Wu, who specializes in Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this edition. The Molecular Diagnostics section has been greatly expanded due to the increased prevalence of new molecular techniques being used in laboratories. References are now found after each test, rather than at the end of each section, for easier access.



Churchill s Pocketbook of Cardiology 2 e

Churchill s Pocketbook of Cardiology  2 e Author
ISBN-10 8131234908
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Churchill s Pocketbook of Cardiology 2 e has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Churchill s Pocketbook of Cardiology 2 e also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Churchill s Pocketbook of Cardiology 2 e book for free.