Written by and for physician assistants, this compact, portable resource presents all of the information needed on the job. It reviews symptoms, pathophysiology, laboratory studies, differential diagnosis, treatment, and pediatric and obstetric considerations for the conditions most commonly encountered in practice. Coverage of every major medical subspecialty makes the book indispensable in any clinical setting.
Organizes information by disease and presents it in a concise outline format-so it's easy to find, absorb, and use.
Uses a logical, consistent approach for each health condition: Definition History Physical Examination Patho physiology Diagnostic Studies Differential Diagnosis Treatment Pediatric Considerations Obstetrical Considerations Geriatric Considerations and Prevention.
Features "Pearls for the PA" to help readers provide optimal patient care.
Covers brand-new topics such as Congenital Heart Disease Abdominal Trauma General Principles of ACLS Metabolic Bone Disease Cholicystitis Bartholins Cyst/Abcess Normal Pregnancy and Complications Arterio sclerosis Obliterans Embolism/Thrombosis Head Injury Hydrocephalus Meningioma Subarachnoid Adrenal/Renal Cancer Gastric Cancer Glioma Liver Tumor Musculoskeletal Tumor Pancreatic Cancer Testicular Cancer Uterine Cancer Epistaxis Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Pulmonary Contusion Foot Fractures Spine Strain/Sprain Incontinence Hydrocele Hypospadius Testicular Torsion Varicocele and Anesthesia.
Includes information on geriatric considerations and preventive medicine for every disease and disorder..
Offers a new full-color insert with 48 photographs depicting some of the most common dermatologic problems.
Presents detailed material on commonly performed procedures, written by experienced practitioners.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences ISBN: 9780721697864 Number of pages: 1144 Weight: 998 g Dimensions: 210 x 127 x 38 mm Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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