Diagnosis: A Symptom-based Approach in Internal Medicine

by CS Madgaonkar

The book “Diagnosis: A Symptom-based Approach in Internal Medicine” is mainly focused on commonly encountered symptoms, with their differential diagnosis in a concise form, which will lead to a working diagnosis and investigations. This book is divided into 51 chapters. Each chapter has an opening synopsis, followed by a list of the differential diagnoses and the appropriate diagnostic investigation, and ends with red flags and references. The first chapter gives a detailed description of abdominal distension; it may be described as an increase in the girth of the abdomen. The subsequent chapters describe about abdominal pain, amenorrhea, anxiety, arthralgia and arthritis, back pain, etc. The chapter reviews the differential diagnosis of hematuria. The presence of red blood cells in the urine refers to hematuria and patient with this disease often complains of voiding high colored or altered urine color. Palpitation, myalgia, polyuria, pruritus, syncope, weight loss, etc., are the other topics described in detail.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Madgaonkar CS
Author's Affiliation
1. Hubli
Hubli, Karnataka, India; Indian Medical Association, College of General Practitioners, Chennai (HQ), Tamil Nadu, India
Hubballi, Karnataka, India; Indian Medical Association, College of General Practitioners, Chennai (HQ), Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN
9789380704753
Speciality
Medicine
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11229
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2011
Pages
356
Book Type
Professional

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