Clincical Medicine and Integrated Science

Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence Based Guide, Second Edition

By: Scott Stern, Adam S. Cifu, Adam Cifu, Diane Altkorn

ISBN: 0071496130 / 9780071496131

An engaging case-based approach to learning the diagnostic process in internal medicine

Symptom to Diagnosis teaches an evidence-based, step-by-step process for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients based on their clinical complaints. By applying this process you will be able to recognize specific diseases and prescribe the most effective therapy. Each chapter is built around a common patient complaint that illustrates essential concepts and provides insight into the process by which the differential diagnosis is identified.

Filled with algorithms, summary tables, and questions that direct evaluation, Symptom to Diagnosis is a true must read before your first clinical encounter.