Chamberlain's Symptoms and Signs in Clinical Medicine, An Introduction to Medical Diagnosis

Chamberlain's Symptoms and Signs in Clinical Medicine, An Introduction to Medical Diagnosis

by Andrew R Houghton, David Gray

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Overview

A classic text, Chamberlain's Symptoms and Signs in Clinical Medicine has been providing students and professionals with a detailed and well-illustrated account of the symptoms and signs of diseases affecting all the body systems since the first edition published in 1936. Now completely rewritten by a new team of authors selected for their experien

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482213782
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 05/28/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 504
File size: 25 MB
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About the Author

Andrew R Houghton MA(Oxon) DM FRCP(Lond) FRCP(Glasg)
Consultant Physician and Cardiologist, Grantham and District Hospital, Grantham, and Visiting Fellow, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK

David Gray DM MPH BMedSci BM BS FRCP(Lond) FRIPH
Reader in Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Table of Contents

The Basics: Taking a history. An approach to the clinical examination. Devising a differential diagnosis. Ordering basic investigations. Medical records. Presenting cases. Individual Systems: The cardiovascular system. The respiratory system. The gastrointestinal system. The renal system. The genitourinary system. The nervous system. Psychiatric assessment. The musculoskeletal system. The endocrine system. The breast. The hematological system. Skin, nails and hair. The eye. Ear, nose and throat. Infectious and tropical diseases. Special Situations. Assessment of the newborn, infants and children. The acutely ill patient. The patient with impaired consciousness. The older patient. Death and the dying patient.

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