Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine: From Symptom to Diagnosis (Hardback)
  • Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine: From Symptom to Diagnosis (Hardback)

Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine: From Symptom to Diagnosis (Hardback)

Hardback 1144 Pages / Published: 21/03/2007
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A pragmatic approach to differential
diagnosis gives rapid, reliable answers to these questions: Which diseases are
likely? What causes them? What are the typical characteristics of these
disorders? Do they correspond with the symptoms in question? How can the
preliminary diagnosis be confirmed? Siegenthaler's new Differential Diagnosis in
Internal Medicine guides the reader through the challenges of differential
diagnosis across the spectrum of internal medicine.

Practice-orientated learning:

Identify and understand key symptoms
Consider the whole patient in selecting possible
Evaluate, exclude or confirm possible diagnoses
Make the correct diagnosis using an appropriate
diagnostic procedure

Professor Walter Siegenthaler brings decades of international experience in clinical practice, teaching and writing on internal medicine to this new book. The book also benefits from close cooperation with the leaders of the specialist internal medicine departments at the University Hospital Zurich, and of other institutions and disciplines. The generalist and specialist aspects of internal medicine are thereby brought together to enhance the approach to the patient.

The book is directed at medical students, residents in most areas of medicine, practitioners of internal medicine, general practitioners, dermatologists, neurologists and rheumatologists and those involved with the basic subjects in medicine who wish to gain competence and knowledge in internal medicine.

From Symptom to Diagnosis:

Organized by functional system and symptom
Covers all fields of internal medicine plus special
treatment of subjects dermatology, neurology and rheumatology
Typical findings and signs for differentiation of all
common, rare and even "exotic" diseases with pathophysiological background
Nearly 1000 stunning figures and many instructive
table-format overviews and differential diagnostic algorithms
Differential diagnostic evaluation of common laboratory
test results, including step-by-step plans for further diagnosis
Learn by tracing the path from symptom to diagnosis, just as the physician encounters the situation in practice!

Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
ISBN: 9783131421418
Number of pages: 1144
Weight: 3262 g
Dimensions: 194 x 270 mm

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