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Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis, 2nd ed.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Spring


by David S. Smith, M.D., associate clinical professor of medicine (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins) This book enables students and physicians to navigate the path from collecting information on the patient’s symptoms and presenting signs to reaching a diagnosis. The guide is organized to parallel the diagnostic reasoning process, providing a differential overview of probable causes, a diagnostic approach for each differential diagnosis, and the specific clinical findings that point to diagnosis.