Fever.- Headache.- Edema.- Obesity.- Emaciation.-Anemia.- Mucocutaneous hemorrhage.- Cough and expectoration.- Hemoptysis.- Chest pain.- Dyspnea.- Cyanosis.- Palpitation.- Nausea and vomiting.- Dysphagia.- Dispepsia.- Abdominal pain.- Hematemesis.- Hematochezia.- Diarrhea.- Constipation.- Jaundice.- Hematuria.- Frequency,urgency and dysuria.- Oliguria, anuria, polyuria.- Urinary incontinence.- Dysuria.- Low back pain.- Arthralgia.- Vertigo.- Syncope.- Tic and convulsion.- Disturbance of consciousness.- Affective disorders.
The book covers basic theories, basic knowledge and basic skills on clinical diagnosis, basic requirements for doctors' ethical conduct, clinical reasoning and documentation of medical records during the process of making a diagnosis. It consists of six parts, including 'Symptoms', 'History Taking', 'Physical Examination', 'Supplementary Examination', 'Common Clinical Diagnosis Techniques', and 'Diagnostic Process and Clinical Reasoning'. A vocabulary index is included for easy reference at the end of the book.
This book is compiled by authors of 14 Chinese medical schools and universities, whose years of experience in clinical diagnostics, rich overseas learning and working experiences.
This book is included in the first round of English textbooks series for clinical medicine major of China's higher medical colleges; and is among "13th Five-Year" planning textbooks of National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China. It is also an ideal textbook for MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) student.
Editor Xue-Hong Wan, M.D., is a professor of internal medicine, Vice-dean, West China School of Medicine and Deputy director of West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.
Editor Rui Zeng, M.D., is an Associate Professor at the Department of Cardiology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.