Algorithms In Differential Diagnosis: How To Approach Common Presenting Complaints In Adult Patients, For Medical Students And Junior Doctors
|Author||: Nigel Fong|
|Publisher||: World Scientific|
|Total Pages||: 501|
|Rating||: 4/5 (943 Downloads)|
Download or read book Algorithms In Differential Diagnosis: How To Approach Common Presenting Complaints In Adult Patients, For Medical Students And Junior Doctors written by Nigel Fong and published by World Scientific. This book was released on 2018-12-28 with total page 501 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is a book for medical students and first-year doctors who wish to learn how to approach a patient's symptoms, and sharpen their skills of clinical reasoning and diagnosis.Fifty-four presenting symptoms are discussed, covering approaches and conditions across various medical and surgical disciplines. Each chapter sets out the thought process behind history, examination, and investigations for a symptom, providing a systematic and practical algorithm to distinguish one differential from another. The reader will gain not only a functional approach to patients' presenting complaints, but also learn how to better organize and apply medical knowledge in diagnostic reasoning.