Description

Signs and Symptoms in Family Practice, by Paul M. Paulman, MD et al, provides a unique evidence-based approach to diagnosis based on presenting signs. Focusing on the most common diagnoses observed in a medical practice, the book helps you "think horses, not zebras." A rating system for the sensitivity and specificity of the signs, symptoms, and diagnostic tests aids in the development of a focused and accurate differential diagnosis. This handy, take-along guide is ideal for quick reference while doing rotations or prepping for the boards.


Key Features:-

  • Confidently diagnose and treat common illnesses and conditions using an evidence-based, systematic a
  • Easily find what you need with consistently organized chapters and an at-a-glance bulleted format.
  • Think horses, not zebras with a focus on the most frequently encountered diagnoses.
  • Rule out the most serious possibilities quickly with differential diagnoses listed in descending ord
  • Review symptoms, signs, suggested work-up, and patient disposition for each diagnosis.
  • Patients present with symptoms, not diagnoses

More Details about Signs and Symptoms in Family Medicine A Literature-Based Approach (PB)

General Information  
Author(s)Paulman
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition1
ISBN9780323049818
Pages626
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2012