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Macleod’s Clinical Diagnosis demonstrates how to apply the core clinical skills learned from the companion textbook Macleod’s Clinical Examination to maximum advantage. Charting the course from routine work-up to diagnosis, this book presents a modern and realistic approach to clinical assessment and explains how to integrate information obtained from the history, examination, bedside tests and specialized investigations.
- A unique book allowing a reader to apply the skills of clinical examination in the formulation of a differential diagnosis and placing a patient’s symptoms in context.
- Takes a problem-based approach to diagnostic reasoning, reflecting both modern medical and current educational practices.
- Builds on the clinical skills outlined in the companion Macleod’s Clinical Examination textbook.
- The first section Principles of clinical assessment examines different approaches to diagnosis, reviews the fundamental elements necessary for accurate patient assessment, provides a helpful template for a ‘routine workup’ and describes how to adapt the assessment to fit the clinical context.
- The second core section of the book Assessment of common presenting problems contains a series of ‘diagnostic guides’ that lead the reader, step-by-step through the major presenting problems in medicine and surgery, explaining how to recognize red flag features, eliminate life-threatening conditions and generate a logical differential diagnosis.
- This book has been praised as 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.
- Abdominal pain.
- Breast lump
- Chest pain
- Coma and altered consciousness
- Confusion: delirium and dementia
- GI haemorrhage haemorrhage: haematemesis and rectal bleeding
- Joint swelling
- Leg swelling
- Limb weakness
- Low back pain
- Mobility problems: falls and immobility
- Nausea and vomiting
- Rash: acute generalised skin eruption
- Red eye
- Scrotal swelling
- Transient loss of consciousness: syncope and seizures
- Urinary incontinence
- Vaginal bleeding
- Weight loss.
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