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Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis

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Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis helps you choose the diagnostic approaches that have been proven most effective! Dr. Steven McGee puts the most current evidence at your fingertips, equipping you to easily select the best test for diagnosing a given condition and understand the diagnostic significance and accuracy of your findings. A remarkably easy-to-reference organization makes it simple to find the answers you need; and full-text online access at www.expertconsult.com lets you quickly reference the book from any computer or mobile device.

Audience

Internal Medicine physicians & residents

Paperback, 736 Pages

Published: March 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2207-9

Contents

  • PART 1 INTRODUCTION
    1 What Is Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis?

    PART 2 UNDERSTANDING THE EVIDENCE
    2 Diagnostic Accuracy of Physical Findings
    3 Using the Tables in This Book
    4 Reliability of Physical Findings

    PART 3 GENERAL APPEARANCE OF THE PATIENT
    5 Mental Status Examination
    6 Stance and Gait
    7 Jaundice
    8 Cyanosis
    9 Anemia
    10 Hypovolemia
    11 Protein-Energy Malnutrition and Weight Loss
    12 Obesity
    13 Cushing Syndrome

    PART 4 VITAL SIGNS
    14 Pulse Rate and Contour
    15 Abnormalities of Pulse Rhythm
    16 Blood Pressure
    17 Temperature
    18 Respiratory Rate and Abnormal Breathing Patterns
    19 Pulse Oximetry

    PART 5 HEAD AND NECK
    20 The Pupils
    21 Diabetic Retinopathy
    22 Hearing
    23 Thyroid and Its Disorders
    24 Meninges
    25 Peripheral Lymphadenopathy

    PART 6 THE LUNGS
    26 Inspection of the Chest
    27 Palpation and Percussion of the Chest
    28 Auscultation of the Lungs
    29 Ancillary Tests

    PART 7 SELECTED PULMONARY DISORDERS
    30 Pneumonia
    31 Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
    32 Pulmonary Embolism
    33 Pleural Effusion
     
    PART 8 THE HEART
    34 Inspection of the Neck Veins
    35 Percussion of the Heart
    36 Palpation of the Heart
    37 Auscultation of the Heart: General Principles
    38 The First and Second Heart Sounds
    39 The Third and Fourth Heart Sounds
    40 Miscellaneous Heart Sounds
    41 Heart Murmurs: General Principles

    PART 9 SELECTED CARDIAC DISORDERS
    42 Aortic Stenosis
    43 Aortic Regurgitation
    44 Miscellaneous Heart Murmurs
    45 Disorders of the Pericardium
    46 Congestive Heart Failure
    47 Coronary Artery Disease
     
    PART 10 ABDOMEN
    48 Inspection of the Abdomen
    49 Palpation and Percussion of the Abdomen
    50 Abdominal Pain and Tenderness
    51 Auscultation of the Abdomen

    PART 11 EXTREMITIES
    52 Peripheral Vascular Disease
    53 The Diabetic Foot
    54 Edema and Deep Vein Thrombosis
    55 Examination of the Musculoskeletal System

    PART 12 NEUROLOGIC EXAMINATION
    56 Visual Field Testing
    57 Nerves of the Eye Muscles (III, IV, and VI): Approach to Diplopia
    58 Miscellaneous Cranial Nerves
    59 Examination of the Motor System: Approach to Weakness
    60 Examination of the Sensory System
    61 Examination of the Reflexes
    62 Disorders of the Nerve Roots, Plexuses, and Peripheral Nerves
    63 Coordination and Cerebellar Testing

    PART 13 SELECTED NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS
    64 Tremor and Parkinson Disease
    65 Hemorrhagic versus Ischemic Stroke
    66 Acute Vertigo and Imbalance
    67 Examination of Nonorganic Neurologic Disorders

    PART 14 EXAMINATION IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
    68 Examination of Patients in the Intensive Care Unit

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