Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443073632, 9780702040238

Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

1st Edition

A Guide for Pharmacists and Nurses

Authors: Paul Rutter
eBook ISBN: 9780702040238
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 15th February 2005
Page Count: 280

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This concise resource presents key information on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of all the common ailments that pharmacists and nurses encounter on a regular basis.

Key Features

  • This pocket-sized guide features a concise presentation with key information presented in user-friendly lists, boxes, tables, and algorithms
  • Covers all common ailments
  • Concentrates on diagnosis, management, and treatment
  • Offers general advice, such as on EHC (emergency hormonal contraception) and travel concerns

Table of Contents

Introduction — Communication Skills; Approaches to Differential Diagnosis; Clinical Decision Making; Key Steps in the Process; How to Use this Book
1. Respiratory system
2. Ophthalmology
3. Otic conditions
4. Central Nervous System
5. Women’s Health
6. Gastroenterology
7. Dermatology
8. Musculoskeletal Conditions
9. Pediatrics
10. Specific Product Requests
Appendix — Practical Prescribing: Summary of Medicines


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About the Author

Paul Rutter

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK