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Differential Diagnosis of Common Complaints

with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

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.


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

Paperback, 472 Pages

Published: December 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0772-0


    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


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