Differential Diagnosis and Medical Therapeutics: A Treatise on Clinical Medicine

by P Siva Rama Krishna Rao

This book discusses differential diagnosis and medical therapeutics a treatise on clinical medicine. Therapeutics has been revisited with vigoor. Two additional subjects are added: one on “Essentials of Electrocardiography” and another on “Dementia”. This book is a practical clinical guide to diagnosis and principles of treatment of some of the age-old medical problems. The overall emphasis is on clinical access to these problems and the importance of fundamental clinical skills of history-taking and systemic problem-oriented physical examination in search of a correct diagnosis is highlighted. This book consists of 37 chapters. This book discusses acute abdominal pain, bleeding disorder, chest pain, chronic diarrhoea, coma, cyanosis, dementia, dyspepsia, dysphagia, Dyspnoea, epileptic seizures, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, goitre, gynaecomastia, haematemesis and melaena, haematuria, haemoptysis, headache, jaundice, low backache, obesity, oedema, oliguria, pain in the extremities, palpitations, paraplegia, polyarthritis, polyuria, pruritus, pyrexia of unknown origin, rashes, shock, vertigo and dizziness, vomiting and weight loss along with their specific causes, clinical approach, physical examination, diagnosis and specific treatment for specific causes. This textbook is written for all the students of medicine both undergraduate and postgraduate as well as practitioners, who find readymade solutions to the various clinical problems they encounter in their daily practice.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Rao P Siva Rama Krishna Andhra Medical College; King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India; Directorate of Medical Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh
ISBN 9789351523109
Speciality Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12836
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 662
Book Type Professional


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