An engaging case-based approach to learning the diagnostic process in internal medicine
Symptom to Diagnosis, Fourth Edition teaches an evidence-based, step-by-step process for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients based on their clinical complaints. By applying this process clinicians will be able to recognize specific diseases and prescribe the most effective therapy. Each chapter is built around a common patient complaint that illustrates essential concepts and provides insight into the process by which the differential diagnosis is identified. Coverage for each disease includes: Textbook Presentation, Disease Highlights, Evidence-Based Diagnosis, and Treatment.
*Enhanced by algorithms, summary tables, and questions that direct evaluation*Each chapter is built around patient cases that illustrate essential concepts*Clinical pearls appear in every chapter