Macleod’s Clinical Diagnosis 2nd Edition eBook PDF Free Download
Edited by Alan G Japp and Colin Robertson
Published by Elsevier
About the Book
This Macleod’s Clinical Diagnosis, 2nd Edition is edited by Alan G Japp and Colin Robertson. This Second Edition demonstrates how to apply the core clinical skills learned from the companion textbook Macleod’s Clinical Examination to maximum advantage. Charting the course from routine work-up to diagnosis, this book presents a modern and realistic approach to clinical assessment and explains how to integrate information obtained from the history, examination, bedside tests and specialised investigations. The first section Principles of clinical assessment examines different approaches to diagnosis, reviews the fundamental elements necessary for accurate patient assessment, provides a helpful template for a ‘routine workup’ and describes how to adapt the assessment to fit the clinical context. The second core section of the book Assessment of common presenting problems contains a series of ‘diagnostic guides’ that lead the reader, step-by-step through the major presenting problems in medicine and surgery, explaining how to recognise red flag features, eliminate life-threatening conditons and generate a logical differential diagnosis. This book has been praised as an invaluable resource for senior medical students and junior doctors as they attempt to make the difficult transition from mastering basic clinical skills to assessing patients in the real world of clinical medicine.
A unique book allowing a reader to apply the skills of clinical examination in the formulation of a differential diagnosis and placing a patient’s symptoms in context.
Takes a problem-based approach to diagnostic reasoning, reflecting both modern medical and current educational practices.
Builds on the clinical skills outlined in the companion Macleod’s Clinical Examination textbook.
What You will Learn
The Topics Covered in this Textbook are
PI Principles of clinical assessment
What’s in a diagnosis?
Assessing patients: a practical guide
The diagnostic process
PII Assessment of common presenting problems
Coma and altered consciousness
Confusion: delirium and dementia
GI haemorrhage haemorrhage: haematemesis and rectal bleeding
Low back pain
Mobility problems: falls and immobility
Nausea and vomiting
Rash: acute generalised skin eruption
Transient loss of consciousness: syncope and seizures
For Whom is this Book For
Format of the eBook: PDF Size: 9.3 MB
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