Churchill’s Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis 3rd Edition

Churchill’s Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis pdf

Churchill’s Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis – Being able to make a correct diagnosis is one of the key aspects of every medical student’s and junior doctor’s clinical training. Problem-based learning is increasingly being used to focus on the causes behind the presentation of a clinical feature. The Third Edition of this best-selling book is packed full of information to help the reader move from a presenting problem to an accurate diagnosis.

  • Covers 126 common presenting problems in both medicine and surgery in a consistent format
  • Each topic includes a list of all common causes of the condition
  • Key features of the various permutations are clearly discussed
  • Includes a targeted guide to the relevant general and specific follow-up investigations which should be carried out as appropriate
  • Now printed in colour throughout, with the relative frequency of the various conditions illustrated by colour coding, indicating common, occasional or rare causes. Important geographical variations are also highlighted
  • Seven new chapters including rashes, thirst, and tiredness
  • Two new sections on the differential diagnosis of biochemical and haematological disorders provide a ready check when reviewing abnormal results
  • Each chapter ends with a key points section to highlight major aspects of the diagnosis
  • An enlarged author team represents both medicine and surgery
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