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Title Evidence-based diagnosis in primary care : practical solutions to common problems / editor Andrew Polmear ; foreword by Paul Glasziou
Published Edinburgh : Elsevier, 2008

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Description xxiv, 510 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contents -- Foreword by Paul Glasziou -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- Introduction to the statistics used in the book -- The structure of the book -- Nomogram for the estimation of post-test probabilities -- Part I. Symptoms -- Altered bowel habit -- Bleeding in early pregnancy -- Breast problems -- A cardiac murmur -- Chest pain -- Constipation -- Convulsions in adults -- Cough -- Deafness -- Delirium -- Diarrhoea -- Dizziness -- Dyspepsia -- Dyspnoea -- Dysuria and other acute urinary symptoms in men -- Dysuria, nocturia, frequency and urgency in women -- Erectile dysfunction -- Fatigue -- Fertility problems -- Haematuria -- Haemoptysis -- Headache -- Heartburn -- Insomnia -- Intermittent claudication -- Lower urinary tract symptoms in men (LUTS) -- A lump in the neck -- Memory loss and dementia -- Menorrhagia -- Neck pain -- Pain and tingling in the arm and hand -- Pain in the face -- Palpitations -- A pigmented skin lesion -- Pleuritic chest pain -- Rectal bleeding -- Rhinorrhoea -- Sleepiness -- The swollen leg -- Syncope -- Tinnitus -- Tremor -- Vaginal discharge -- Weight loss -- Part 2. Disorders -- Acute coronary syndrome -- Acute respiratory infections -- Alcohol misuse -- Anaemia -- Anxiety disorders -- Asthma -- Benzodiazepine dependence -- Chronic fatigue syndrome -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Coeliac disease in adults -- Colorectal carcinoma -- Depressive illness -- Diabetes -- Eating disorders -- Fibromyalgia -- Food allergy -- Heart failure -- Hypertension -- Hyperthyroidism -- Hypothyroidism -- Irritable bowel syndrome -- Lung cancer -- Meningitis -- Obstructive sleep apnoea -- Palliative care -- Penicillin allergy -- Pericarditis -- Pneumothorax -- Postnatal depression -- Prostate cancer -- Pulmonary embolism -- Restless legs syndrome -- Stable angina -- Thrombophilia -- Index
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Primary care (Medicine) -- Practice.
Evidence-based medicine.
Primary care (Medicine) -- Decision making.
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Primary Health Care -- methods.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Primary Health Care.
Decision Making.
Author Polmear, Andrew.
LC no. 2007017998
ISBN 9780750649100 paperback
0750649100 paperback