Siegenthaler's Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine provides a practice-oriented approach to mastering the diagnostic challenges encountered in internal medicine. Organized according to symptoms the book enables the reader to learn by tracing the path from presenting signs to diagnosis. Different chapters address common class of symptoms, including fever, pain, hematologic symptoms, pulmonary and cardiac symptoms, gastrointestinal symptoms, nephrologic symptoms, and neurologic symptoms. Each chapter presents a comprehensive overview of the methodology and diagnostic tools and tests along with the essential pathophysiologic background information that will guide the reader toward a definitive diagnosis.
With its unique symptom-to-diagnosis approach, Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine is ideal for medical students, residents, and practitioners requiring an authoritative reference in the clinical setting.