Churchill's Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis

Churchill's Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis

eBook (14 Sep 2009)

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Being able to make a correct diagnosis is one of the key aspects of every medical student's and junior doctor's clinical training. Problem-based learning is increasingly being used to focus on the causes behind the presentation of a clinical feature. The Third Edition of this best-selling book is packed full of information to help the reader move from a presenting problem to an accurate diagnosis.Covers 126 common presenting problems in both medicine and surgery in a consistent formatEach topic includes a list of all common causes of the conditionKey features of the various permutations are clearly discussedIncludes a targeted guide to the relevant general and specific follow-up investigations which should be carried out as appropriateNow printed in colour throughout, with the relative frequency of the various conditions illustrated by colour coding, indicating common, occasional or rare causes. Important geographical variations are also highlightedSeven new chapters including rashes, thirst, and tirednessTwo new sections on the differential diagnosis of biochemical and haematological disorders provide a ready check when reviewing abnormal resultsEach chapter ends with a key points section to highlight major aspects of the diagnosisAn enlarged author team represents both medicine and surgery

Book information

ISBN: 9780702045103
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences UK
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Pub date:
DEWEY: 616.075
DEWEY edition: 21
Number of pages: 596
Weight: -1g