Part One: Principles of Family Medicine
1. The Family Physician
2. The Patient-Centered Medical Home
3. Psychosocial Influences on Health
4. Care of the Elderly Patient
5. Care of the Dying Patient
6. Care of the Self
7. Preventive Health Care
8. Behavioral Change and Patient Empowerment
9. Interpreting the Medical Literature: Applying Evidence-Based Medicine in Practice
10. Information Technology
11. Clinical Problem Solving
12. Integrative Medicine
13. Establishing Rapport
14. Interpreting Laboratory Tests
Part Two: Practice of Family Medicine
15. Infectious Diseases
16. Pulmonary Medicine
21. Care of the Newborn
22. Growth and Development
23. Behavioral Problems in Children and Adolescents
24. Child Abuse
27. Cardiovascular Disease
28. Common Office Procedures
29. Sports Medicine
30. Common Issues in Orthopedics
31. Neck and Back Pain
32. Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Problems
34. Diabetes Mellitus
40. Urinary Tract Disorders
42. Human Sexuality
43. Clinical Genomics
44. Crisis Intervention, Trauma, and Disasters
45. Patients with Personality Disorders; Difficult Encounters
46. Anxiety and Depression
47. Delirium and Dementia
48. Alcohol Use Disorders
49. Nicotine Addiction
50. Substance Use Disorders
Evidence-based insights into physical signs have evolved and progressed greatly over the past few years, further defining how physical findings identify disease, solve clinical problems, and forecast patient outcomes. Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis, 5th Edition, is an up-to-date, authoritative resource for guidance on interpreting physical signs, enabling you to determine the most appropriate physical finding to confirm a diagnosis. Incorporating more than 200 new studies, this definitive text helps you glean the most from what you hear, see, and feel at the bedside—information that, combined with modern technologic testing, will grant clinicians the keys to outstanding patient care.
Emphasizes the most important physical signs needed to determine the underlying condition or disease. Internationally renowned author Dr. Steven McGee shows readers how to pare down the multiple tests needed to confirm a diagnosis, saving both the physician and patient time and money.
Features a reader-friendly outline format, including dozens of "EBM boxes" and accompanying "EBM ruler" illustrations.
Contains thorough updates from cover to cover, including new evidence on the scientific value of the Romberg test (spinal stenosis); oximeter paradoxus (cardiac tamponade); platypnea (liver disease); pupil size in red eye (acute glaucoma); hum test (hearing loss); and many more.
Begins each chapter with a list of Key Teaching Points, intended for readers desiring quick summaries and for teachers constructing concise bedside lessons.
Features a unique evidence-based calculator online that enables you to easily determine probability using likelihood ratios.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
By Steven McGee, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA