Sapira's Art and Science of Bedside Diagnosis
The revised Third Edition of Sapira's Art and Science of Bedside Diagnosis is a comprehensive textbook on patient interviewing and physical ... Show synopsis The revised Third Edition of Sapira's Art and Science of Bedside Diagnosis is a comprehensive textbook on patient interviewing and physical examination, from the fundamentals to the most advanced levels. Methods are described in step-by-step detail, with clinical pearls and vignettes, explanations of the physiologic significance of findings, and extensive discussions of evidence-based medicine. This edition provides additional history-taking questions regarding risk factors and discusses legal issues affecting medical records. Chapters on the eye and the neurologic examination now feature a discussion of shaken baby syndrome. Other revisions include more detail on the mouth and dental examination, more findings in AIDS, expanded discussion of multiple sclerosis, new thinking about techniques for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and expanded discussion of neural entrapment syndromes. Plus, more than 450 additional references are included with this revision.