Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Medicine (Instant Workups 2nd Revised edition)

Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Medicine (Instant Workups 2nd Revised edition)

By: Theodore X. O'Connell (author)Paperback

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Pocket-sized and portable, Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Medicine offers all of the critical information physicians need to know in order to evaluate and diagnose a patient. The content is uniquely presented as a patient would present his or her case: with symptoms and abnormalities, as opposed to a diagnosis. Practical and easy to use, it provides clear work-up plans for the most commonly encountered medical conditions, providing quick, focused guidance with the flexibility to adapt to each unique patient. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Pocket-sized design makes it perfect for quick reference in the clinical setting. Covers approximately 80 of the most commonly encountered medical conditions. Chapters are alphabetically organized by topic for easy reference. Topics are presented as a sign, symptom, or abnormal lab reading as a patient would present his or her case. Every topic includes a brief background discussion, a list of important related materials, and a detailed list of the next lab or radiographic tests. Describes each diagnostic test and includes algorithms for each topic to help guide diagnosis.


1. Acute kidney injury 2. Adrenal masses 3. Amenorrhea 4. Anemia 5. Arthritis and arthralgia 6. Ascites 7. Atrial fibrillation 8. Bleeding and bruising 9. Cerebrospinal fluid evaluation 10. Chronic cough 11. Chronic kidney disease 12. Chronic meningitis 13. Constipation 14. Delirium 15. Diarrhea 16. Dyspnea 17. Dysuria 18. Edema 19. Elevated alkaline phosphatase 20. Elevated amylase (Hyperamylasemia) 21. Erectile dysfunction 22. Fatigue 23. Fever of unknown origin 24. Fibromyalgia 25. Galactorrhea 26. Gallbladder polyps 27. Gynecomastia 28. Hair loss 29. Hearing loss 30. Hematospermia 31. Hematuria 32. Hemoptysis 33. Hirsutism 34. Hypercalcemia 35. Hypercoagulable states 36. Hyperkalemia 37. Hypernatremia 38. Hypertension 39. Hyperthyroidism 40. Hypocalcemia 41. Hypoglycemia 42. Hypokalemia 43. Hyponatremia 44. Hypothyroidism 45. Infertility, female 46. Infertility, male 47. Insomnia 48. Leukocytosis 49. Leukopenia 50. Memory loss and dementia 51. Muscle weakness 52. Myalgias 53. Nephrolithiasis 54. Night sweats 55. Osteoporosis 56. Palpitations 57. Peripheral neuropathy 58. Pituitary adenomas 59. Pleural effusion 60. Preoperative evaluation before noncardiac surgery 61. Proteinuria 62. Pruritus 63. Recurrent urinary tract infection 64. Renal cysts 65. Rhinitis 66. Scrotal masses 67. Seizure 68. Solitary pulmonary nodule 69. Syncope 70. Synovial fluid analysis 71. Thrombocytopenia 72. Thyroid nodule 73. Tinnitus 74. Transaminase elevation 75. Tremor 76. Urinary incontinence 77. Visual disturbances 78. Weight loss

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323376419
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 456
  • ID: 9780323376419
  • ISBN10: 032337641X
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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