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Evidence-based physical diagnosis

Author: Steven R McGee
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Fourth edition]View all editions and formats
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"Fully updated from cover to cover, incorporating over 200 new studies on the evidence-based approach to diagnosis, the 4th Edition of Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis remains your go-to resource for guidance on interpreting physical signs, enabling you to determine the most appropriate physical finding to confirm a diagnosis. Internationally renowned author Dr. Steven McGee puts the most current evidence at your  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven R McGee
ISBN: 9780323508711 0323508715
OCLC Number: 1001455650
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 21 août 2017).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xvi, 736 pages) : illustrations, fichiers HTML et PDF.
Contents: What is evidence-based physical diagnosis? --
Diagnostic accuracy of physical findings --
Using the tables in this book --
Using the evidence-based medicine calculator (expert consult) --
Reliability of physical findings --
Mental status examination --
Stance and gait --
Jaundice --
Cyanosis --
Anemia --
Hypovolemia --
Protein-energy malnutrition and weight loss --
Obesity --
Cushing syndrome --
Pulse rate and contour --
Abnormalities of pulse rhythm --
Blood pressure --
Temperature --
Respiratory rate and abnormal breathing patterns --
Pulse oximetry --
The pupils --
Diabetic retinopathy --
The red eye --
Hearing --
Thyroid and its disorders --
Meninges --
Peripheral lymphadenopathy --
Inspection of the chest --
Palpation and percussion of the chest --
Auscultation of the lungs --
Ancillary tests --
Pneumonia --
Chronic obstructive lung disease --
Pulmonary embolism --
Pleural effusion --
Inspection of the neck veins --
Percussion of the heart --
Palpation of the heart --
Auscultation of the heart : general principles --
The first and second heart sounds --
The third and fourth heart sounds --
Miscellaneous heart sounds --
Heart murmurs : general principles --
Aortic stenosis --
Aortic regurgitation --
Miscellaneous heart murmurs --
Disorders of the pericardium --
Congestive heart failure --
Coronary artery disease --
Inspection of the abdomen --
Palpation and percussion of the abdomen --
Abdominal pain and tenderness --
Auscultation of the abdomen --
Peripheral vascular disease --
The diabetic foot --
Edema and deep vein thrombosis --
Examination of the musculoskeletal system --
Visual field testing --
Nerves of the eye muscles (iii, iv, and vi) : approach to diplopia --
Miscellaneous cranial nerves --
Examination of the motor system : approach to weakness --
Examination of the sensory system --
Examination of the reflexes --
Disorders of the nerve roots, plexuses, and peripheral nerves --
Coordination and cerebellar testing --
Tremor and Parkinson disease --
Hemorrhagic versus ischemic stroke --
Acute vertigo and imbalance --
Examination of nonorganic neurologic disorders --
Examination of patients in the intensive care unit --
Likelihood ratios, confidence intervals, and pre-test probability.
Responsibility: Steven McGee.

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"Fully updated from cover to cover, incorporating over 200 new studies on the evidence-based approach to diagnosis, the 4th Edition of Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis remains your go-to resource for guidance on interpreting physical signs, enabling you to determine the most appropriate physical finding to confirm a diagnosis. Internationally renowned author Dr. Steven McGee puts the most current evidence at your fingertips, allowing you to quickly compare all physical signs for a given diagnosis, understand their significance, and then select the most accurate ones."--[Source inconnue].

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