Clinical Reasoning and Differential Diagnoses. Evaluate your skills

Clinical Reasoning and Differential Diagnoses. Evaluate your skills

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After explaining how clinical reasoning can be applied to identify a patient’s problems, focus on the most relevant issue, and determine its causes, this book describes complex case studies from a physiological and diagnostic perspective. Readers will be asked to answer a series of questions in order to assess their knowledge and acquire the necessary skills for properly establishing a diagnosis.

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After explaining how clinical reasoning can be applied to identify a patient’s problems, focus on the most relevant issue, and determine its causes, this book describes complex case studies from a physiological and diagnostic perspective. Readers will be asked to answer a series of questions in order to assess their knowledge and acquire the necessary skills for properly establishing a diagnosis.

Authors:

JOSEP PASTOR MILÁN

Degree (1989) and PhD (1994) in veterinary medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). He has been a professor of medical pathology at the UAB since 1991. He is a diplomate of the European College of Clinical Pathology and president of the International Society of Animal Clinical Pathology.

COLLABORATORS: Maria Frau Tascón, Silvia Llambrich Antó, Raquel del Solar Bravo, Iván Montañés, Sancho, M. Mar Campmany Juan, Oriol Jornet Rius, María Cristina López López, Ana Miriam Girol Piñer, Gala Secanella Garcés.

Key Features:

➜ Enables readers to follow an accurate and efficient diagnostic process through simple and

sensible guidelines.

➜ Includes case studies to put clinical reasoning into practice.

➜ Includes many questions and notes with key information to catch the reader’s interest and

make the book more interactive.

Table of Contents:

1. How to perform differential diagnosis

What is clinical reasoning?

Steps of problem-based clinical reasoning

2. Clinical reasoning in a case of fever/hyperthermia

CLINICAL CASE: Fever/hyperthermia

Reasoning applied to the case

Final treatment plan and evolution

Brief review of...

Urinary tract infections

3. Clinical reasoning in a case of polyuria/polydipsia

CLINICAL CASE: Polyuria/polydipsia

Reasoning applied to the case

Final treatment plan and evolution

Brief review of...

Central diabetes insipidus (CDI)

4. Clinical reasoning in the case of urinary disorder

CLINICAL CASE: Urinary disorder

Reasoning applied to the case

Final treatment plan and evolution

Brief review of...

Ectopic ureter

5. Clinical reasoning in a case of regurgitation/dysphagia

CLINICAL CASE: Regurgitation/dysphagia

Reasoning applied to the case

Final treatment plan and evolution

Brief review of...

Cricopharyngeal dysphagia

6. Clinical reasoning in a case of diarrhoea

CLINICAL CASE: Diarrhoea

Reasoning applied to the case

Final treatment plan and evolution

Brief review of...

Feline inflammatory bowel disease

7. Clinical reasoning in a case of jaundice

CLINICAL CASE: Jaundice

Reasoning applied to the case

Final treatment plan and evolution

Brief review of...

Canine hepatic lymphoma

8. Clinical reasoning in a case of respiratory distress

CLINICAL CASE: Respiratory distress

Reasoning applied to the case

Final treatment plan and evolution

Brief review of...

Pulmonary parasitosis in cats

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After explaining how clinical reasoning can be applied to identify a patient’s problems, focus on the most relevant issue, and determine its causes, this book describes complex case studies from a physiological and diagnostic perspective. Readers will be asked to answer a series of questions in order to assess their knowledge and acquire the necessary skills for properly establishing a diagnosis.

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