Synopses & Reviews
Now in its fifth edition, this book has become an important referencefor practicing physicians to use for help in understanding the connection between symptoms and diagnoses. The fifth edition containsan expanded section on visual disturbances, hand and wrist pain, loss of consciousness, and coughs. The book is divided into twentygeneral sections, including abdomen, cerebral, general physical, and nose. Each section includes a list of common symptoms pertaining to aparticular area of the body. For each symptom there is a GP overview, a differential diagnosis including common, occasional andrare possibilities, the possible investigation routes, and top tips. This guide is an essential resource for all general practitioners,nurse practitioners and A&E nurses. Distributed in the US by Martin P Hill Consulting.Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015
Across its five editions, Symptom Sorter has excelled in redressing the balance between symptoms and diagnoses to become the essential reference book in primary care..
Presenting a multitude of symptoms commonly encountered in primary care, this fully revised and greatly expanded edition features brand new chapters on visual disturbances, hand and wrist pain and abnormal movements. In addition, the text also features carefully revised chapters on thirst, loss of consciousness and coughs in both adults and children. These are meticulously explored using the red flags, top tips and ready reckoner format for sorting symptoms that have made previous editions so popular and respected.
An invaluable reference for all general practitioners, especially GP trainers and registrars, this new edition of Symptom Sorter is also highly recommended for Nurse Practitioners and A&E nurses requiring a concise, easy-to-use guide.
Highly Commended BMA Medical Book Awards 2004 (2e)
Commended BMA Medical Book Awards 2008 (3e)