Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine. This book provides 60 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in Internal Medicine. Each case includes a discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and board-style review questions to reinforce your learning.
Establishing a differential diagnosis can be challenging even for expert advanced practice nurses (APRNs), let alone students. This easy-access clinical guide to commonly seen symptoms, written for APRN students and new practitioners, describes step by step how to obtain a reliable patient history and choose the appropriate directed physical exam for the presenting problem, followed by how to use this patient history and physical exam findings to form a differential diagnosis. Unfolding case scenarios provided for each symptom further demonstrate a sound process for formulating a differential diagnosis that the APRN can use throughout clinical practice.
Focuses on the emergency management of the acutely ill psychiatry patient. Offers comprehensive coverage of clinical strategies for diagnosing and treating patients who may be dangerous to themselves of others. Contains: diagnostic and treatment algorithms, prescribing information, differential diagnosis and DSM-IV diagnostic criteria and terminology.
This practical reference gives you a portable, concise guide to differential diagnosis of nearly every possible sign, symptom, and clinical disorder that you'll encounter in the daily practice. Organized alphabetically.