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DeGowin's Diagnostic Examination

ISBN-10: 0071478981

ISBN-13: 9780071478984

Edition: 9th 2009

Authors: Richard F. LeBlond, Donald D. Brown, Richard L. DeGowin

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.The classic point-of-care guide to the undifferentiated patient - completely revised and easier to navigate than ever! ..Part physical examination primer, part differential diagnosis tool,DeGowin's Diagnostic Examinationtakes you a step beyond elementary physical diagnosis. ..DeGowin'scovers all physical examination techniques and procedures, but this highly practical point-of-care guide goes further, focusing on the meaning of signs and symptoms. It also shows you how to catalog clinical findings resulting from the physical examination-and order them into a differential diagnosis. ..FEATURES . All the essentials of the diagnosis exam procedure and patient record preparation - in one ultra-handy reference. Top-to-bottom coverage of differential diagnosis, organized by systems, signs, and syndromes . High-yield overviews of each organ/region/system, followed by the definition of key presenting signs and their possible origins. NEW! Updated content includes the latest developments in evidence-based physical examination, along with references to the popular JAMA series ?The Rational Clinical Examination?. NEW! 24 full-color illustrations
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/27/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 944
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

The Diagnostic Framework
Diagnosis
History Taking and the Medical Record
The Screening Physical Examination
The Diagnostic Examination
Vital Signs, Anthropometric Data, and Pain
Non-Regional Systems and Diseases
The Skin and Nails
The Head and Neck
The Chest: Chest Wall, Pulmonary, and Cardiovascular Systems; The Breasts
Chest Wall, Pulmonary, and Cardiovascular Systems
The Breasts
The Abdomen, Perineum, Anus, and Rectosigmoid
The Urinary System
The Female Genitalia and Reproductive System
The Male Genitalia and Reproductive System
The Spine, Pelvis and Extremities
The Neurologic Examination
The Mental Status, Psychiatric, and Social Evaluations
The Mental Status and Phychiatric Evaluation
The Social Evaluation
Preoperative Evaluation
The Preoperative Evaluation
Use of the Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging
Principles of Diagnostic Testing
Common Laboratory Tests
Index