Differential Diagnosis of Common Complaints

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By

  • Robert Seller, MD, Professor of Family Medicine, Professor of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Andrew Symons, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Vice Chair for Medical Student Education, Department of Family Medicine, The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; Medical Staff, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York; Medical Staff, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Williamsville, New York

Differential Diagnosis of Common Complaints, 6th Edition, by Drs. Robert H. Seller and Andrew B. Symons, helps you quickly and efficiently diagnose the 36 most common symptoms reported by patients. Organized alphabetically by presenting symptom, each chapter mirrors the problem-solving process most physicians use to make a diagnosis. It’s a practical, clinically oriented approach that can help you master the differential diagnosis of common symptoms and diagnose almost all the problems typically seen in your practice.
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Audience

Family practice/primary care practitioners

Medical students in years 1 & 2 and for clinical clerkships in years 3/4, PA, NP or other nursing students

Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners

 

Book information

  • Published: December 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0772-0


Table of Contents

  1. Abdominal Pain in Adults
  2. Abdominal Pain in Children
  3. Backache
  4. Belching, Bloating, and Flatulence
  5. Breast Lumps
  6. Chest Pain
  7. Colds, Flu and Stuffy Nose
  8. Constipation
  9. Cough
  10. Diarrhea
  11. Dizziness/Lightheadedness and Vertigo
  12. Earache
  13. Facial Pain
  14. Fatigue
  15. Fever
  16. Forgetfulness
  17. Headache
  18. Heartburn, Indigestion, and Dyspepsia
  19. Insomnia
  20. Menstrual Irregularities
  21. Menstrual Pain
  22. Nausea and/or Vomiting Without Abdominal Pain
  23. Pain in the Foot
  24. Pain in the Lower Extremity in Adults
  25. Pain in the Lower Extremity and Limping in Children
  26. Pain in the Upper Extremity
  27. Palpations
  28. Shortness of Breath
  29. Skin Problems
  30. Sore Throat
  31. Swelling of the Legs
  32. Urethral discharge and Dysuria
  33. Vaginal Discharge and Itching
  34. Vision Problems and Other Common Eye Problems
  35. Voiding Disorders and Incontinence
  36. Weight Gain and Weight Loss