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Churchill's Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Churchill Livingstone
Publication date September 1, 2009
Pages 584
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780702032226
ISBN-10 0702032220
Dimensions 0.50 by 4 by 7 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $42.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Being able to make a correct diagnosis is one of the key aspects of every medical student's and junior doctor's clinical training. Problem-based learning is increasingly being used to focus on the causes behind the presentation of a clinical feature. The Third Edition of this best-selling book is packed full of information to help the reader move from a presenting problem to an accurate diagnosis.
  • Covers 126 common presenting problems in both medicine and surgery in a consistent format
  • Each topic includes a list of all common causes of the condition
  • Key features of the various permutations are clearly discussed
  • Includes a targeted guide to the relevant general and specific follow-up investigations which should be carried out as appropriate
  • Now printed in colour throughout, with the relative frequency of the various conditions illustrated by colour coding, indicating common, occasional or rare causes. Important geographical variations are also highlighted
  • Seven new chapters including rashes, thirst, and tiredness
  • Two new sections on the differential diagnosis of biochemical and haematological disorders provide a ready check when reviewing abnormal results
  • Each chapter ends with a key points section to highlight major aspects of the diagnosis
  • An enlarged author team represents both medicine and surgery

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With Andrew T. Raftery, M. D., Lim | 4 poc edition from Churchill Livingstone (May 14, 2014)
9780702054020 | details & prices | 609 pages | 4.25 × 7.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $44.95
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With Eric Kian Saik Lim, Andrew T. Raftery | 3 edition from Churchill Livingstone (September 1, 2009)
9780702032226 | details & prices | 584 pages | 4.00 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $42.95
About: Being able to make a correct diagnosis is one of the key aspects of every medical student's and junior doctor's clinical training.

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