The Common Symptom Guide

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9780071212526: The Common Symptom Guide

The only book specifically on symptom evaluation, i.e., what to ask the patient and what parts of the physical exam to perform to thoroughly and accurately evaluate a patient's complaint. A quick-reference guide to over 100 commonly seen symptoms in adults and children. Thoroughly indexed and cross-referenced, The Common Symptom Guide uses extensive tabular material to review pertinent considerations of patient and family history, physical examination and medications.

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This quick-reference guide to over 100 commonly seen symptoms in adults and children allows you to quickly and accurately evaluate and treat a patient’s complaint. Thoroughly cross-referenced, The Common Symptom Guide includes insightful guidelines on:
* Patient and family history
* Physical examination
* Diagnostic considerations
* Medications

NEW IN THIS EDITION:
* Geriatric considerations
* Updated medications section
* New information of health assessment website

This quick-reference guide to over 100 commonly seen symptoms in adults and children allows you to quickly and accurately evaluate and treat a patient’s complaint. Thoroughly indexed and cross-referenced, The Common Symptom Guide includes insightful guidelines on:
* Patient and family history
* Physical examination
* Diagnostic considerations
* Medications
* Measures that matter to patients

NEW TO THIS EDITION: a website that improves patient outcomes and clinician understanding of patient needs.

About the Author:

John H. Wasson, MD, Professor of Clinical Community and Family Medicine and Medicine, Herman O. West Chair of Geriatrics, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, New Hampshire B. Timothy Walsh, MD, William and Joy Ruane Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York Mary C. LaBrecque, BSN, ARNP, Instructor in Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, New Hampshire Harold C. Sox, Jr, MD, Joseph M. Huber Professor and Chair of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, New Hampshire Robert Pantell, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Division of General Pediatrics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California

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Published by McGraw-Hill Education (ISE Editions) (2002)
ISBN 10: 0071212523 ISBN 13: 9780071212526
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