Handbook of Bedside Medical Diagnosis - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9788131221976

Handbook of Bedside Medical Diagnosis

5th Edition

Author: G D Thapar
Paperback ISBN: 9788131221976
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 15th September 2009
Page Count: 394

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This book is a primer of medical diagnosis for use by undergraduate medical students to facilitate their smooth entry into the medical wards through to their final year, internship and housemanship. It is equally useful for general medical practitioners to solve their day-to-day clinical problems.

Key Features

  • Topics discussed under simple headings such as fever, headache, etc.
  • Boxes highlights the disease conditions under discussion
  • Point-by-point discussion of all common diseases---brief to the point
  • Easy-to-read and easy-to-revise
  • Designed to act as a bridge between the patient and a textbook of medicine

Table of Contents

1. Scope

2. How to Use this Book

3. The Art of Diagnosis

4. Fevers

5. Dyspnoea

6. Cough and Expectoration

7. Haemoptysis

8. Cyanosis

9. Chest Pain

10. Murmurs in the Heart

11. Palpitations

12. Blood Pressure

13. Oedema and Ascites

14. Abdominal Pain

15. Dysphagia

16. Constipation

17. Diarrhoea and Vomiting

18. Bleeding from Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

19. Bleeding from Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

20. Enlarged Lymph Glands

21. Enlargement of Liver and Spleen

22. Anaemia

23. Jaundice

24. Some Common Neurological Conditions

25. Headache

26. Convulsions

27. Vertigo

28. Syncope and the Fainting Fit

29. The Unconscious Patient

30. Muscle and Joint Pains

31. Common Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders

32. Suppression of Urine

33. Bleeding from the Urinary Tract

34. Pain and Discolouration of the Extremities

35. Abnormal Bleeding

36. Gain in Weight

37. Loss of Weight

38. Impotence and Sterility

39. Amenorrhoea

40. Abdominal Lumps

41. Subcutaneous Nodules

42. Common Skin Conditions

43. Psychiatric Symptoms in Medical Practice

44. Poisoning and Overdose of Drugs

45. Approach to the Problems of the Aged

46. Normal Values of Common Laboratory Investigations


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About the Author

G D Thapar