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Professional guide to signs & symptoms [electronic resource].
edition
6th ed.
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2011.
description
ix, 801 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1608310981 (alk. paper), 9781608310982 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2011.
isbn
1608310981 (alk. paper)
9781608310982 (alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Signs & symptoms (A-Z) -- Appendices -- Selected signs & symptoms -- Potential agents of bioterrorism -- Adverse effects associated with herbs -- Obtaining a health history -- Guide to laboratory test results.
catalogue key
8716609
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 756) and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This is a comprehensive manual that helps health care professionals recognize and interpret their patients' signs and symptoms. Each entry describes the sign or symptom, provides emergency interventions, assesses the complaint, reviews its causes, associated signs and symptoms, and concludes with pointers.
Main Description
Professional Guide to Signs & Symptoms, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive manual that helps health care professionals recognize and interpret their patients' signs and symptoms. Each entry describes the sign or symptom, provides emergency interventions (if needed), assesses the complaint, reviews its causes, associated signs and symptoms, special considerations (tests, monitoring, and ongoing care), and concludes with pediatric pointers, geriatric pointers, and patient counseling where appropriate.
Main Description
Thoroughly updated and now in full color, the Sixth Edition of this comprehensive manual covers over 550 signs and symptoms. More than 300 of the most important signs and symptoms are organized alphabetically; each entry includes a description, emergency interventions (where appropriate), history and physical examination, causes, associated signs and symptoms, special considerations, pediatric pointers, geriatric pointers, and patient counseling. Over 500 illustrations, tables, and flowcharts are included. Appendices describe 250 less familiar signs and symptoms and provide English/Spanish translations of common signs and symptoms. This edition includes signs and symptoms of important emerging diseases.
Table of Contents
Contributors and consultants
Foreword
Signs & Symptoms (A-Z)
Appendices
Selected signs & symptoms
Potential agents of bioterrorism
Adverse effects associated with herbs
Obtaining a health history
Guide to laboratory test results
Selected references
Index
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