Macleods Clinical Diagnosis
Macleod’s Clinical Diagnosis is an innovative new book complementing its companion sister textbook, the internationallyrespected Macleod’s Clinical Examination. It is a practical manual of clinical assessment that describes how common presenting problems are evaluated and diagnosed in modern clinical practice. This book will be an invaluable resource for senior medical students and junior doctors as they attempt to make the difficult transition from mastering basic clinical skills to assessing patients in the real world of clinical medicine.
Part 1 Principles of clinical assessment
What’s in a diagnosis?
Assessing patients: a practical guide
The diagnostic process
Part 2 Assessment of common presenting problems
Coma and altered consciousness
Confusion: delirium and dementia
Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
GI haemorrhage: haematemesis and rectal bleeding
Low back pain
Mobility problems: falls and ‘off legs’
Rash: acute generalised skin eruption
Transient loss of consciousness: syncope and seizures
Autores: Alan G Japp, Colin Robertson