Signs and Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms

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Featuring a uniquely visual two-page-spread design that is great for rapid reference or review, In a Page Signs a Symptoms, Second Edition provides a quick overview of the 100 disorders and medical issues most commonly encountered on the wards or in the clinic. Each problem is presented on a two-page spread in boxes with consistent headings including introduction; etiology, pathophysiology and risk factors; patient presentation; differential diagnosis; diagnostic evaluation; treatment and management; and prognosis and complications. Bulleted key points appear under each heading. This edition is reorganized by organ system and features expanded differential diagnosis and treatment sections. This pocket-sized book is ideal for interns, medical students in clerkships, or USMLE review. It will also appeal to physician assistant and nurse practitioner students.A persistent, nonproductive cough caused by ACE inhibitor use must not be overlooked, because it is both ... mucolytics) do not take the place of specific therapies An empiric therapeutic trial for asthma, GERD, postnasal drip, sinusitis, anbsp;...

Title:Signs and Symptoms
Author:Scott Kahan
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008-03-01


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