This comprehensive updated second edition is an authoritative handbook for recognizing patient signs and symptoms, linking them to their most probable causes, and putting them in context with associated findings. It provides full descriptions for over 300 major signs and symptoms, with level of urgency, emergency interventions, guidelines for history and physical examination, common medical causes and other causes, and pediatric and geriatric pointers for group-specific consideration. It includes an appendix of 250 less familiar, accessory, and nonspecific signs and symptoms. New features to this edition are herbal medicines as possible causes, newest disease developments, and the geriatric pointers.
Springhouse Publishing Co ,U.S.
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