Current Practice Of Medicine

Author: Roger C. Bone
ISBN: 9780443078897
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Clinical Features Pleuritic chest pain may be minimal or severe and has been
described as stabbing, shooting, or a "stitch" in the side. ... Dyspnea is a frequent
complaint and can result from voluntary and involuntary restriction in respiration
imposed by ... Applying firm pressure to the stethoscope increases the intensity of
the rub and eliminates a false friction rub caused ... Differential Diagnosis The
symptoms associated with pleurisy are nonspecific, and the documentation of a
pleural ...

Cancer Symptom Management

Author: Connie Henke Yarbro
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 128402556X
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Up and about more than 50% of waking hours 3 Capable of only limited self care,
confined to bed or chair more than 50% of ... quadrants, and place the diaphragm
of the stethoscope over each quadrant for 5—20 seconds.19 Upon auscultation,
... point with the measuring tape wrapped around the patient, documenting the
measure in either centimeters or inches. ... of differential diagnosis, including
cytologic verification of a malignancy and selection of management approaches.
10 A ...

Physical Diagnosis Secrets

Author: Salvatore Mangione
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323112110
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What are the clinical implications for a primary care physician? ... Hence, listen (
with both the stethoscope and your ears) to what your patients are trying to tell
you. ... subtle (a mild exercise intolerance, for example, usually ascribed to ''
getting old'') and that the classic triad of angina, dyspnea, ... This may often cause
a differential diagnosis dilemma with the murmur of MR. ... Location: HOCM is
subvalvular—and, hence, louder over Erb's point, or even the apex— whereas
typical AS is ...