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Author Gleadle, Jonathan, author

Title Clinical investigations at a glance / Jonathan Gleadle, Jordan Li, Tuck Yong
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2017

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1 copy under consideration for W'PONDS.
Description xv, 360 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Series At a glance series (Oxford, England)
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Overview of tests -- 1. Investigations and interpreting tests -- 2. Screening tests -- 3. Consent for investigations -- 4. Risks of tests -- 5. Genetic tests -- 6. Principles of radiological investigations -- 7. Cytology and histopathology tests -- 8. Presenting at radiology and histopathology meetings -- 9. Requesting tests -- 10. Therapeutic drug monitoring -- 11. Investigations in resource-limited settings -- 12. Tests for outpatient, inpatient and patients in intensive care -- pt. 2 Common presentations -- 13. Chest pain -- 14. Acute abdominal pain -- 15. Headache -- 16. Nausea and vomiting -- 17. Diarrhoea -- 18. Constipation -- 19. Haematemesis and melaena -- 20. Rectal bleeding -- 21. Dyspepsia -- 22. Dysphagia -- 23. Weight loss -- 24. Obesity -- 25. Fatigue -- 26.Coma and impaired consciousness -- 27. Preoperative investigations for elective surgery -- 28. Syncope -- 29. Back pain -- 30. Peripheral oedema -- 31. Jaundice -- 32. Meningitis -- 33. Anaemia
Note continued: 34. Lymphadenopathy -- 35. Cough -- 36. Haemoptysis -- 37. Palpitations and cardiac arrhythmias -- 38. Red eye -- 39. Vertigo -- 40. Urinary tract infection -- 41. Haematuria -- 42. Attempted suicide and self-poisoning -- 43. Immunosuppressed patients -- 44. Diagnosing death -- 45. Shock -- 46. Trauma -- 47. Alcohol-use disorder -- 48. Eating disorders -- 49. Seizure -- 50. Muscle weakness -- 51. Visual loss -- 52. Hearing loss -- pt. 3 Conditions -- Cardiovascular disease -- 53. Heart failure -- 54. Peripheral arterial disease -- 55. Infective endocarditis -- 56. Aortic disease -- 57. Hypertension -- 58. Hyperlipidaemia -- Respiratory disease and sleep disorders -- 59. Pneumonia -- 60. Asthma -- 61. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- 62. Pleural effusion -- 63. Pneumothorax -- 64. Pulmonary embolism -- 65. Pulmonary hypertension -- 66. Pulmonary nodules -- 67. Interstitial lung disease -- 68. Sleep disorders -- Gastroenterology and hepatology -- 69. Ascites
Note continued: 70. Intestinal obstruction -- 71. Malabsorption -- 72. Inflammatory bowel disease -- 73. Irritable bowel syndrome -- 74. Colorectal cancer -- 75. Liver mass -- 76. Cirrhosis -- 77. Liver function tests -- 78. Acute pancreatitis -- Nephrology and urology -- 79. Acute kidney injury -- 80. Chronic kidney disease -- 81. Metabolic acid-base disorders -- 82. Potassium disorders -- 83. Sodium disorders -- 84. Calcium disorders -- 85. Proteinuria -- 86. Renal mass -- 87. Kidney stones -- 88. Renal artery stenosis -- Endocrinology -- 89. Diabetes mellitus: diagnosis -- 90. Diabetes mellitus: complications -- 91. Diabetes insipidus -- 92. Thyroid disorders -- 93. Thyroid function tests -- 94. Hypopituitarism -- 95. Acromegaly -- 96. Hyperprolactinaemia -- 97. Adrenal insufficiency -- 98. Adrenal incidentaloma -- 99. Cushing's syndrome -- 100. Phaeochromocytoma -- 101. Primary hyperaldosteronism -- Reproductive and obstetric medicine -- 102. Male hypogonadism -- 103. Infertility
Note continued: 104. Erectile dysfunction -- 105. Amenorrhoea -- 106. Hirsutism -- 107. Polycystic ovary syndrome -- 108. Pre-eclampsia and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy -- 109. Pregnancy -- Infectious diseases -- 110. Pyrexia of unknown origin -- 111. Leucopenia and febrile neutropenia -- 112. Illness in returned travellers -- 113. Sepsis -- 114. Sepsis: testing for infectious diseases -- 115. Osteomyelitis -- 116. Sexually transmitted diseases -- 117. Tuberculosis -- 118. HIV -- Haematology -- 119. Leucocytosis -- 120. Myelodysplastic syndromes -- 121. Erythrocytosis -- 122. Haemolytic anaemia -- 123. Leukaemia -- 124. Lymphoma -- 125. Multiple myeloma -- 126. Platelet disorders -- 127. Bleeding disorders -- 128. Thrombophilia -- Oncology -- 129. Breast cancer -- 130. Spinal cord compression -- 131. Cancer of unknown primary -- 132. Tumour markers -- 133. Ovarian cancer -- 134. Prostate cancer -- Neurology -- 135. Stroke -- 138. Haemorrhagic stroke -- 137. Brain abscess -- 138. Encephalitis
Note continued: 139. Brain tumours -- 140. Multiple sclerosis -- 141. Spinal cord disorders -- 142. Peripheral neuropathy -- 143. Movement disorders -- Rheumatology -- 144. Septic and crystal arthropathies -- 145. Osteoarthritis -- 146. Spondyloarthropathies -- 147. Scleroderma and Raynaud's phenomenon -- 148. Rheumatoid arthritis -- 149. Systemic lupus erythematosus -- 150. Sjogren's syndrome -- 151. Vasculitis -- 152. Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis -- 153. Osteoporosis -- Geriatric and general medicine -- 154. Dementia -- 155. Delirium -- 156. Falls -- 157. Urinary incontinence -- Clinical immunology and allergy -- 158. Allergy and anaphylaxis -- 159. Primary immunodeficiency disorders -- Dermatology -- 160. Skin cancers -- 161. Skin rashes -- 162. Urticaria and angioedema
Summary The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students and newly qualified practitioners, for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations
Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text
Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond
Everything you need to know about Clinical Investigations ... at a Glance!
Clinical Investigations at a Glance provides an up-to-date, evidence-based overview of diagnostic investigations, looking at their choice, importance and interpretation for commonly presenting symptoms and conditions
Designed to help develop the evidence-based use of investigations and interpret results properly, the book provides a unique perspective on many critical issues in medical testing, with the aim of improving diagnostic accuracy and reducing unnecessary tests or harm
Clinical Investigations at a Glance is structured in three parts: an overview of tests; common presentations (such as chest pain, nausea and vomiting, weight loss and anaemia); and conditions organized by body system, such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and nephrology
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Diagnosis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Genre/Form Handbook
Handbooks and manuals.
Author Li, Jordan, author
Yong, Tuck, author
LC no. 2016009162
ISBN 9781118759325
111875932X