Alarm Bells in Medicine: Danger Symptoms in Medicine, Surgery and Clinical Specialties
Copyright © 2005 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Author(s): Nadeem Ali
Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
Print ISBN: 9780727918192
Online ISBN: 9780470757352
About this Book
What's your worst nightmare as a doctor? Missing a life-threatening condition must be among the biggest fears for health professionals. But sometimes the clue to the diagnosis lies in just a single symptom.
Alarm Bells in Medicine brings you up to speed on recognising the symptoms of serious illnesses. Internationally renowned authors list the most crucial presenting symptoms in their own specialties that should ring the alarm bells for you. They provide clear information on diagnosis and action. Organised under the relevant specialties, the information is quick and easy to find.
Since patients disclose alarm symptoms in all clinical settings, this book is as relevant for consultants as it is for GPs, as useful for junior doctors as it is for medical students.
Special Features of this book:
- Answers the express need of doctors to avoid making diagnostic errors
- Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field
- Concise and easy to use