Evidence-based physical diagnosis / Steven McGee.

By: McGee, Steven R [author.]
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Edition: 4th editionDescription: 1 online resource (xvi, 736 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text | still image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323508711; 0323508715Subject(s): Physical diagnosis | Evidence-based medicine | Evidence-based medicine | Physical diagnosis | Physical Examination -- methods | Evidence-Based Medicine -- methods | Physical Examination -- methods | Evidence-Based Medicine -- methodsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic book. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Evidence-based physical diagnosis.DDC classification: 616.07/5 LOC classification: RC76Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
What is evidence-based physical diagnosis? -- Diagnostic accuracy of physical findings -- Using the tables in this book -- Using the evidence-based medicine calculator (expert consult) -- Reliability of physical findings -- Mental status examination -- Stance and gait -- Jaundice -- Cyanosis -- Anemia -- Hypovolemia -- Protein-energy malnutrition and weight loss -- Obesity -- Cushing syndrome -- Pulse rate and contour -- Abnormalities of pulse rhythm -- Blood pressure -- Temperature -- Respiratory rate and abnormal breathing patterns -- Pulse oximetry -- The pupils -- Diabetic retinopathy -- The red eye -- Hearing -- Thyroid and its disorders -- Meninges -- Peripheral lymphadenopathy -- Inspection of the chest -- Palpation and percussion of the chest -- Auscultation of the lungs -- Ancillary tests -- Pneumonia -- Chronic obstructive lung disease -- Pulmonary embolism -- Pleural effusion -- Inspection of the neck veins -- Percussion of the heart -- Palpation of the heart -- Auscultation of the heart : general principles -- The first and second heart sounds -- The third and fourth heart sounds -- Miscellaneous heart sounds -- Heart murmurs : general principles -- Aortic stenosis -- Aortic regurgitation -- Miscellaneous heart murmurs -- Disorders of the pericardium -- Congestive heart failure -- Coronary artery disease -- Inspection of the abdomen -- Palpation and percussion of the abdomen -- Abdominal pain and tenderness -- Auscultation of the abdomen -- Peripheral vascular disease -- The diabetic foot -- Edema and deep vein thrombosis -- Examination of the musculoskeletal system -- Visual field testing -- Nerves of the eye muscles (iii, iv, and vi) : approach to diplopia -- Miscellaneous cranial nerves -- Examination of the motor system : approach to weakness -- Examination of the sensory system -- Examination of the reflexes -- Disorders of the nerve roots, plexuses, and peripheral nerves -- Coordination and cerebellar testing -- Tremor and Parkinson disease -- Hemorrhagic versus ischemic stroke -- Acute vertigo and imbalance -- Examination of nonorganic neurologic disorders -- Examination of patients in the intensive care unit -- Likelihood ratios, confidence intervals, and pre-test probability.
Summary: Fully updated from cover to cover, incorporating over 200 new studies on the evidence-based approach to diagnosis, the 4th Edition of Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis remains your go-to resource for guidance on interpreting physical signs, enabling you to determine the most appropriate physical finding to confirm a diagnosis. Internationally renowned author Dr. Steven McGee puts the most current evidence at your fingertips, allowing you to quickly compare all physical signs for a given diagnosis, understand their significance, and then select the most accurate ones.
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What is evidence-based physical diagnosis? -- Diagnostic accuracy of physical findings -- Using the tables in this book -- Using the evidence-based medicine calculator (expert consult) -- Reliability of physical findings -- Mental status examination -- Stance and gait -- Jaundice -- Cyanosis -- Anemia -- Hypovolemia -- Protein-energy malnutrition and weight loss -- Obesity -- Cushing syndrome -- Pulse rate and contour -- Abnormalities of pulse rhythm -- Blood pressure -- Temperature -- Respiratory rate and abnormal breathing patterns -- Pulse oximetry -- The pupils -- Diabetic retinopathy -- The red eye -- Hearing -- Thyroid and its disorders -- Meninges -- Peripheral lymphadenopathy -- Inspection of the chest -- Palpation and percussion of the chest -- Auscultation of the lungs -- Ancillary tests -- Pneumonia -- Chronic obstructive lung disease -- Pulmonary embolism -- Pleural effusion -- Inspection of the neck veins -- Percussion of the heart -- Palpation of the heart -- Auscultation of the heart : general principles -- The first and second heart sounds -- The third and fourth heart sounds -- Miscellaneous heart sounds -- Heart murmurs : general principles -- Aortic stenosis -- Aortic regurgitation -- Miscellaneous heart murmurs -- Disorders of the pericardium -- Congestive heart failure -- Coronary artery disease -- Inspection of the abdomen -- Palpation and percussion of the abdomen -- Abdominal pain and tenderness -- Auscultation of the abdomen -- Peripheral vascular disease -- The diabetic foot -- Edema and deep vein thrombosis -- Examination of the musculoskeletal system -- Visual field testing -- Nerves of the eye muscles (iii, iv, and vi) : approach to diplopia -- Miscellaneous cranial nerves -- Examination of the motor system : approach to weakness -- Examination of the sensory system -- Examination of the reflexes -- Disorders of the nerve roots, plexuses, and peripheral nerves -- Coordination and cerebellar testing -- Tremor and Parkinson disease -- Hemorrhagic versus ischemic stroke -- Acute vertigo and imbalance -- Examination of nonorganic neurologic disorders -- Examination of patients in the intensive care unit -- Likelihood ratios, confidence intervals, and pre-test probability.

Fully updated from cover to cover, incorporating over 200 new studies on the evidence-based approach to diagnosis, the 4th Edition of Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis remains your go-to resource for guidance on interpreting physical signs, enabling you to determine the most appropriate physical finding to confirm a diagnosis. Internationally renowned author Dr. Steven McGee puts the most current evidence at your fingertips, allowing you to quickly compare all physical signs for a given diagnosis, understand their significance, and then select the most accurate ones.

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