Key Features

  • More than 400 lists bring the most important medical diagnostic information from multiple resources into a single rapid reference.
  • An organized presentation of differential diagnoses by sign and symptom, disorder, and body system, facilitates quick and flexible access to information at many stages of the diagnostic work-up.
  • Alphabetical listing of all relevant laboratory tests makes information easy to find for students and experienced practitioners alike.
  • Easily identify the likeliest diagnosis by reviewing the possibilities listed in order of incidence.
  • Pocket-sized for portability, practicality, and quick reference.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: CLINICAL SIGNS APPROACH TO DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

  1. Abdominal Distension
  2. Abdominal Effusions and Ascites
  3. Abdominal Pain, Acute
  4. Aggressive Behavior
  5. Alopecia
  6. Anaphylaxis
  7. Anuria and Oliguria
  8. Anxiety and Phobias
  9. Ascites
  10. Ataxia and Incoordination
  11. Blindness
  12. Bradycardia, Sinus
  13. Cachexia and Muscle Wasting
  14. Compulsive Behavior Disorders
  15. Constipation
  16. Coughing
  17. Cyanosis
  18. Deafness
  19. Diarrhea, Acute
  20. Diarrhea, Chronic
  21. Dyschezia
  22. Dysphagia
  23. Dyspnea
  24. Dysuria
  25. Ecchymoses
  26. Edema
  27. Epistaxis
  28. Failure to Grow/Failure to Thrive
  29. Fever of Unknown Origin
  30. Flatulence
  31. Gagging
  32. Genital dermatoses – NEW!
  33. Halitosis
  34. Head Tilt
  35. Hematemesis
  36. Hematochezia
  37. Hematuria
  38. Hemoptysis
  39. Hemorrhage, Prolonged
  40. Horner’s Syndrome
  41. Hyperpigmentation (increased melanin in the epidermis) – NEW!
  42. Hyperthermia
  43. Hypopigmentation (due to melanocyte destruction, dysfunction, or abnormal distribution of melanosomes) – NEW!
  44. Hypothermia

Details

No. of pages:
384
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9781455744527
Electronic ISBN:
9781455775569
Electronic ISBN:
9780323185981
Print ISBN:
9781455744541