Sapira's Art and Science of Bedside Diagnosis

Sapira's Art and Science of Bedside Diagnosis

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The Fourth Edition of this textbook teaches the artful science of the patient interview and the physical examination. Chapters are filled with clinical pearls, vignettes, step-by-step methods, and explanations of the physiologic significance of findings. New features include qPoints to Rememberq, over 300 questions with answers and discussion, over 120 additional references, and expanded discussions of the usage and pitfalls of evidence-based medicine. Other highlights include expanded and updated discussions of sleep apnea, qminorq head trauma, cervical spine involvement in rheumatoid arthritis, transplantation-related problems, adverse effects of AIDS therapy, and more. A companion Website includes fully searchable text and a 300-question test bank.1 Minute A B FIGURE 6-8 A: The classic spirogram of Cheynea€“Stokes respiration , a regularly irregular pattern. The flat lines represent periods of apnea. Note that when the patient is breathing, the amplitude changes, but not the frequency.

Title:Sapira's Art and Science of Bedside Diagnosis
Author:Jane M. Orient
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28


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