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Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs: A Cost-Effective Approach
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Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs: A Cost-Effective Approach

Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 4th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Collins, R. Douglas
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-496-36278-0
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 73
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Designed for quick reference, Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs: A Cost-Effective Approach equips you to effectively interpret more than 230 of the most common symptoms and signs.

The ideal aid for the busy clinician, this handy, portable resource promotes a cost-effective patient workup, explaining which diagnostic tests are most appropriate (and when such tests are not indicated). Comprehensive updates throughout put the very latest diagnostic approaches at your fingertips.


- Evaluate patients efficiently using clear, step-by-step algorithms that spell out what to look for, what tests to order, what differentials to consider, and when to refer to a specialist.
- Master essential clinical skills with a new section on “Getting the most out of your history and physical examination.”
- Effectively evaluate more conditions through new algorithms for various symptoms and laboratory tests, including algorithms representing diseases that are symptoms of other diseases.
- Recognize diagnostic alternatives at a glance thanks to differential diagnostic tables.

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Collins, R. Douglas
  • ISBN: 978-1-496-36278-0
  • Specialty:
    General Medicine
    Pain Management
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 4th Ed.
  • Pages: 660
  • Illustrations: 290
  • Year: 2017
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 73

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