Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis

Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis

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Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis, Second Edition enables students and physicians to navigate from the patient's symptoms and presenting signs to the diagnosis. The book covers 139 chief complaints and signs and is organized to parallel the diagnostic reasoning process: a differential overview of probable causes, a diagnostic approach for each differential, and the specific clinical findings that point to diagnosis. A collection of 192 full-color illustrations show diagnostically important observable signs. This edition includes thoroughly updated diagnostic approaches and quick-access Evidence-Based Medicine Physical Diagnosis tables indicating sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios for findings.Plate 119 E DIFFERENTIAL OVERVIEW D Hip osteoarthritis D Trochanteric bursitis D Ischial bursitis D Iliopectineal bursitis D ... Manual internal and external rotation of the hip with the knee and hip in flexion usually reproduces pain as doesanbsp;...

Title:Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis
Author:David Scott Smith
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2007


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