9780943126746

Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems

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    9780943126746

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    0943126746

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-05-01
  • Publisher: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS
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Summary

Univ. of Rochester, NY. Presents diagnostic strategies for 51 common problems seen by clini- cians. Includes many tables and guides in the clinical appraisal of diagnostic tests and quanti- tative decision making. Includes new chapters on peptic ulcers, osteomyelitis, acute sinusitis, osteoporosis, and ovarian cancer. Includes examples. Previous edition: c1991. Softcover.

Table of Contents

Preface xix
Foreword xxiii
General Issues
Characteristics of Diagnostic Tests and Principles for Their Use in Quantitative Decision Making
1(17)
Edgar R. Black
Robert J. Panzer
Raymond J. Mayewski
Paul F. Griner
Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests and Strategies for Their Use in Quantitative Decision Making
18(13)
Robert J. Panzer
Edgar R. Black
Paul F. Griner
Odds and Likelihood Ratios
31(6)
Anthony L. Suchman
James G. Dolan
Keeping Up to Date with the Best Evidence Concerning Diagnostic Tests
37(10)
R. Brian Haynes
Cardiovascular Problems
Coronary Artery Disease
47(14)
Nancy M. Bennett
Mary C. Paris
Myocardial Infarction
61(18)
J. Thompson Sullebarger
Donald R. Bordley
Secondary Hypertension
79(17)
Eric B. Grossman
Edgar R. Black
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
96(10)
Jules Cohen
Philip Greenland
Deep Venous Thrombosis
106(11)
Rudolph J. Napodano
Gastrointestinal, Liver, and Pancreatic Problems
Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
117(10)
Donald R. Bordley
Peptic Ulcer Disease
127(13)
A. Andrew Rudmann
Colon Cancer
140(9)
Ann Butler Nattinger
Acute Diarrhea
149(9)
Benson T. Massey
Cholelithiasis and Acute Cholecystitis
158(12)
Eric A. Richard
Robert A. Greene
Obstructive Jaundice
170(11)
James P. Coresetti
Dean A. Arvan
Acute Viral Hepatitis
181(12)
James P. Corsetti
Dean A. Arvan
Hepatic Metastases
193(11)
Robert J. Panzer
Acute Pancreatitis
204(9)
James P. Corsetti
Dean A. Arvan
Pancreatic Masses
213(16)
Robert J. Panzer
Infectious Disease Problems
Sore Throat and Acute Infectious Mononucleosis in Adult Patients
229(14)
Anthony L. Komaroff
Acute Dysuria in Adult Women
243(12)
Anthony L. Komaroff
Acute Vaginitis
255(14)
Lynn S. Bickley
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
269(11)
Marguerite A. Urban
Richard C. Reichman
Infective Endocarditis
280(13)
Diego G. Cahn-Hildalgo
Joseph D. Cappuccio
Acute Sinusitis
293(10)
Joshua Chodosh
Osteomyelitis
303(10)
David R. Lambert
Syphilis and Neurosyphilis
313(12)
Mark A. Shelly
Respiratory Problems
Pulmonary Embolism
325(13)
Eric J. Anish
Raymond J. Mayewski
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
338(11)
Thomas G. Tape
Pleural Effusions
349(11)
Gary W. Wahl
William J. Hall
Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
360(9)
Catherine Chiu Tan
Raymond J. Mayewski
Sarcoidosis
369(12)
Robert H. Poe
Mediastinal Mass
381(12)
Thomas G. Tape
Musculoskeletal and Immunologic Problems
Acute Monarticular Arthritis
393(8)
N. Paul Hudson
Low Back Pain Syndromes
401(18)
Daniel J. Mazanec
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
419(10)
Daniel J. Mazanec
Seth M. Kantor
Temporal Arteritis
429(9)
Seth M. Kantor
Osteoporosis
438(13)
Erica Friedman Asch
Lawrence G. Smith
Endocrinologic Problems
Hypercalcemia
451(10)
James P. Corsetti
Dean A. Arvan
Hypercortisolism: Cushing Syndrome
461(12)
Edgar R. Black
Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism
473(11)
James G. Dolan
Steven D. Wittlin
Thyroid Nodules
484(9)
James G. Dolan
Steven D. Wittlin
Breast Cancer
493(16)
Ruth W. Kouides
Alvin I. Mushlin
Genitourinary Problems
Secondary Amenorrhea
509(9)
Joseph A. Aloi
Julia E. Connelly
John T. Philbrick
Microscopic Hematuria
518(9)
Julia E. Connelly
Urinary Incontinence
527(13)
Steven A. Rich
Fitzhugh C. Pannill III
Nonpalpable Prostate Cancer
540(9)
Michael J. Barry
Impotence
549(14)
Edgar R. Black
Ovarian Cancer
563(12)
Carmen E. Guerra
Hematologic Problems
Microcytosis
575(10)
Paul F. Griner
Macrocytosis
585(11)
Jeffrey E. Lancet
Aaron P. Rapoport
Erythrocytosis
596(13)
Barbara E. Weber
James Budd
Coagulation Disorders
609(16)
Karai P. Balaji
Anthony L. Suchman
Neurologic Problems
Syncope
625(13)
Susan C. Day
John M. Eisenberg
Dementia
638(13)
Wyane C. McCormick
Eric B. Larson
Index 651

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