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Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis
Second edition
by David S. Smith

Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis, Second edition enables physicians to navigate from the patient's symptoms and presenting signs to the diagnosis.

The book covers 139 chief complaints and signs and is organized to parallel the diagnostic reasoning process:

  • a differential overview of probable causes
  • a diagnostic approach for each differential
  • the specific clinical findings that point to diagnosis

A collection of 192 full-color illustrations show diagnostically important observable signs. This edition includes thoroughly updated diagnostic approaches and quick-access Evidence-Based Medicine Physical Diagnosis tables indicating sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios for findings.

Contents

Section I: General/Constitutional

  1. Color Phenomena
  2. Diaphoresis/Night Sweats
  3. Fatigue
  4. Fever of Unknown Origin
  5. Involuntary Weight Loss
  6. Lymphadenopathy
  7. Multiple Somatic Complaints
  8. Obesity

Section II: Heart/Vascular

  1. Acute Nonpleuritic Chest Pain
  2. Anemia
  3. Arterial Pulse Variants
  4. Bradycardia
  5. Cardiomegaly/Congestive Heart Failure
  6. Carotid Bruit
  7. Claudication
  8. Continuous Murmur
  9. Cyanosis
  10. Diastolic Murmur
  11. Discrete Heart Sounds
  12. Edema
  13. Hypertension
  14. Jugular Pulse Variants
  15. Orthostatic Hypotension
  16. Palpitations/Tachycardia
  17. Shock
  18. Systolic Murmur
  19. Unilateral Leg Swelling

Section III: Lungs/Chest

  1. Acute Cough
  2. Acute Dyspnea
  3. Breast Mass/Discharge
  4. Chronic Cough
  5. Chronic Dyspnea
  6. Gynecomastia
  7. Hemoptysis
  8. Hiccup
  9. Patterned Breathing
  10. Pleuritic Chest Pain
  11. Pneumonia Variants
  12. Rales
  13. Wheezing

Section IV: Abdomen

  1. Abdominal Distension
  2. Abdominal/Pelvic Mass
  3. Acute Abdominal Pain
  4. Acute Diarrhea
  5. Chronic Diarrhea
  6. Chronic/Recurrent Abdominal Pain
  7. Constipation
  8. Dysphagia/Heartburn
  9. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  10. Hepatomegaly
  11. Jaundice
  12. Loss of Appetite
  13. Nausea/Vomiting
  14. Palpable Spleen
  15. Rectal Pain

Part V: Genitourinary

  1. Anuria/Oliguria
  2. Dysuria
  3. Erectile Dysfunction
  4. Flank Pain
  5. Genital Ulcer
  6. Hematuria
  7. Infertility
  8. Inguinal/Femoral Swelling
  9. Polyuria
  10. Prostate Abnormality
  11. Proteinuria
  12. Scrotal Pain/Swelling
  13. Secondary Amenorrhea
  14. Urinary Incontinence
  15. Vaginal Bleeding
  16. Vaginal Discharge

Section VI: Musculoskeletal/Extremities

  1. Acute Knee Pain
  2. Acute Monoarticular Arthritis
  3. Ankle/Foot Pain
  4. Arthritis/Dermatitis
  5. Elbow Pain
  6. Hip Pain
  7. Low Back Pain
  8. Muscle Cramps
  9. Nail Phenomena/Clubbing
  10. Neck Pain
  11. Periarticular Pain
  12. Polyarticular Arthritis
  13. Raynaud's Phenomenon
  14. Shoulder Pain
  15. Wrist/Hand Pain

Section VII: Neurologic/Psychiatric

  1. Amnesia
  2. Anxiety
  3. Aphasia/Dysarthria
  4. Ataxia
  5. Coma
  6. Deep Tendon Reflex Abnormalities
  7. Delirium/Hallucinations
  8. Dementia
  9. Depression
  10. Diplopia/Nystagmus
  11. Dizziness
  12. Headache
  13. Motor Weakness
  14. Peripheral Neuropathy
  15. Radicular Pain/Dysesthesias
  16. Seizures
  17. Sleep Disorders
  18. Stroke Syndromes
  19. Syncope
  20. Tremor/Involuntary Movements

Section VIII: Skin

  1. Alopecia
  2. Exanthem
  3. Flushing
  4. Hypo/Hyperpigmentation
  5. Leg Ulcer
  6. Papules/Nodules
  7. Patterned Erythema
  8. Pruritus
  9. Purpura/Petechiae/Excessive Bleeding
  10. Scaling Rash
  11. Telangiectasias/Angiomas
  12. Urticaria/Angioedema
  13. Vesicles/Bullae/Pustules
  14. Visible Paraneoplastic Phenomena

Section IX: Head/Neck

  1. Anisocoria
  2. Ear Pain/Discharge
  3. Epistaxis
  4. Exophthalmos
  5. Eye Pain
  6. Facial/Dental/Temporomandibular Pain
  7. Hearing Loss
  8. Hoarseness
  9. Nasal Congestion/Discharge
  10. Neck Mass/Thyroid Enlargement
  11. Neck Pain
  12. Oral Lesions
  13. Ptosis
  14. Red Eye
  15. Retinal Phenomena
  16. Sore Throat
  17. Thyroid Nodule
  18. Tinnitus
  19. Visual Disturbance

Index
Color Plates

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