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In clinical medicine, sins of omission are more common than sins of commission. It is the disorders one does not think of and the conditions one forgets that leads to misdiagnosis or no diagnosis. This book aims to help the medical student and clinician to be sure that he has considered all the disorders that might lie behind his patient?s particular symptoms or physical signs. Key Features This book comprises 15 chapters that consider the differential diagnosis of signs and symptoms related to surgery; namely, swellings, organomegaly, lymphadenopathy, ulcers, pain, dyspepsia, dysphagia, constipation, bleeding, urine retention, swollen limb, gangrene, testicular atrophy, impotence, and gynecomastia. How to reach diagnosis using history taking, physical examination, and appropriate investigations, with the possible differential diagnosis in mind is clearly presented and illustrated in this book. Bibliography is also provided for further reading. Printed Pages: 582. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 92697
Inhaltsangabe: This manual is a comprehensive guide to differential diagnosis in surgery. Divided into fifteen sections, it covers numerous different disorders including swellings, ulcers, constipation, jaundice and gangrene. Emphasis is placed on the importance of history taking, physical examination and investigations, to help students differentiate between possible physical and clinical signs and make an accurate diagnosis. Presented in a quick reference, bullet point format, this book includes more than 250 clinical photographs, figures, tables and flow charts. Key points * Comprehensive guide to differential diagnosis in surgery * Covers numerous disorders * Emphasis on history taking, physical examination and investigations for accurate diagnosis * Includes more than 250 photographs, figures, tables and flow charts
About the Author: Mahmoud Sakr MD PhD FACS Professor of Surgery, Chief of Head and Neck and Endocrine Surgery Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Egypt
Titel: Differential Diagnosis in Surgery
Verlag: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
Auflage: First edition.
Buchbeschreibung Thieme Georg Verlag Okt 2010, 2010. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Designed as a practical resource for rapid and accurate diagnosis in otolaryngology--head and neck surgery and facial plastic surgery, this comprehensive manual uses an innovative format that simulates what physicians experience in daily practice. Each symptom-based chapter opens with the patient's presentation followed by an easily accessible list of potential diagnoses and supplementary data on the features of the different diseases to help the user correctly identify the problem. Features: - Chapters labeled by signs and symptoms -- not by disease -- enable quick clinical reference - In-depth coverage of the diagnostic evaluation, including PET/CT of the head and neck, allergy and immunologic evaluation, key information on how to assess a variety of complaints, and much more - Numerous cross-references throughout the text clearly link different symptoms and diseases to provide a solid understanding of each diagnosis - 82 high-quality illustrations and clinical photographs, including 52 in full-color, demonstrate lesions and diseases - Well-organized tables of rare diseases and syndromes aid rapid review Differential Diagnosis in Otolaryngology is a must-have reference and refresher for clinicians in otolaryngology who need to update their knowledge of their own and other subspecialties in the field of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. It is also a valuable tool for otolaryngology residents and fellows as they prepare for daily practice or study for exams. 520 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781604060515