Macleod's Clinical Diagnosis, 2nd Edition
- A unique book allowing a reader to apply the skills of clinical examination in the formulation of a differential diagnosis and placing a patient’s symptoms in context.
- Takes a problem-based approach to diagnostic reasoning, reflecting both modern medical and current educational practices.
- Builds on the clinical skills outlined in the companion Macleod’s Clinical Examination textbook.
For this Second Edition the text has been expanded with five new topics covering nausea and vomiting; vaginal bleeding; red eye; urinary incontinence; and weight loss.
Part 1 Principles of clinical assessment
What’s in a diagnosis?
Assessing patients: a practical guide
The diagnostic process
Part 2 Assessment of common presenting problems
Coma and altered consciousness
Confusion: delirium and dementia
GI haemorrhage haemorrhage: haematemesis and rectal bleeding
Low back pain
Mobility problems: falls and immobility
Nausea and vomiting
Rash: acute generalised skin eruption
Transient loss of consciousness: syncope and seizures
Alan G Japp, MBChB(Hons), BSc(Hons), MRCP, PhD, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, UK, Colin Robertson, BA(Hons) MBChB FRCP(Glas) FRCS(Ed) FICP(Hon) FSAScot, Honorary Professor of Accident and Emergency Medicine and Surgery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, Rohana J. Wright, MB ChB FRCPEd MD, Consultant Physician, St. John's Hospital, Livingston and Edinburgh Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Edinburgh, UK., Matthew Reed, MA (Cantab) MB BChir MRCS FCEM MD, Consultant and NRS Career Researcher Clinician in Emergency Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Honorary Reader, University of Edinburgh, UK. and Andrew Robson, MA(Cantab) BM BCh FRCS PhD, Specialist Registrar in General Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK