Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2004: Instant Diagnosis and by Fred F. Ferri

By Fred F. Ferri

FERRI'S scientific consultant 2008 deals a quick, potent method to entry vital diagnostic and healing details on over seven hundred stipulations. Its "5 books in 1" layout deals key info on illnesses and issues · differential prognosis · medical algorithms · laboratory reviews · and medical preventive providers. This package deal additionally comprises entry to a website the place you will find all the content material from the e-book, in addition to sufferer educating courses in English and Spanish · and hand-held software program that includes the content material from sections I, II, and IV and point-of-care info from different sections within the textual content. the result's a handy, moveable resource for must-have information necessary to daily normal practice.
- offers key preventative info tailored from the USA Preventative future health activity Force.
- good points billing codes, together with ICD-9-CM codes to expedite assurance claims and reimbursements.
- comprises entire, bulleted info on each point of 701 ailments and issues - nine new during this edition.
- New method of themes on "Seizures", revised and updated.
- presents differential diagnoses for over 493 symptoms - 25 new during this edition.
- provides all the info you must interpret 214 laboratory tests.
- comprises at-a-glance algorithms for 331 stipulations - 30 new to this edition.
- New thoughts for immunization and trying out in part V: Preventive Medicine.
- offers hand held software program that includes the content material from sections I, II, and IV and point-of-care info from different sections within the text.
- provides graded evidence-based scientific details all through - the one reference of its kind!.
- greater than 60 new illustrations.

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