PROFESSIONAL GUIDE TO SIGNS & SYMPTOMS

Author: LWW
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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN 10: 1608310981
ISBN 13: 9781608310982
Edition: 6th

Description:

Thoroughly updated and now in full color, the Sixth Edition of this comprehensive manual covers over 550 signs and symptoms. More than 300 of the most important signs and symptoms are organized alphabetically; each entry includes a description, emergency interventions (where appropriate), history and physical examination, causes, associated signs and symptoms, special considerations, pediatric pointers, geriatric pointers, and patient counseling. Over 500 illustrations, tables, and flowcharts are included. Appendices describe 250 less familiar signs and symptoms and provide English/Spanish translations of common signs and symptoms. This edition includes signs and symptoms of important emerging diseases

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • STAFF
  • CONTRIBUTORS AND CONSULTANTS
  • FOREWORD

A

  • Abdominal distention
  • Abdominal mass
  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal rigidity
  • Accessory muscle use
  • Agitation
  • Alopecia
  • Amenorrhea
  • Amnesia
  • Analgesia
  • Anhidrosis
  • Anorexia
  • Anosmia
  • Anuria
  • Anxiety
  • Aphasia
  • Apnea
  • Apneustic respirations
  • Apraxia
  • Arm pain
  • Asterixis
  • Ataxia
  • Athetosis
  • Aura

B

  • Babinski’s reflex
  • Back pain
  • Barrel chest
  • Battle’s sign
  • Biot’s respirations
  • Bladder distention
  • Blood pressure decrease
  • Blood pressure increase
  • Bowel sounds, absent
  • Bowel sounds, hyperactive
  • Bowel sounds, hypoactive
  • Bradycardia
  • Bradypnea
  • Breast dimpling
  • Breast nodule
  • Breast pain
  • Breast ulcer
  • Breath with ammonia odor
  • Breath with fecal odor
  • Breath with fruity odor
  • Brudzinski’s sign
  • Bruits
  • Buffalo hump
  • Butterfly rash

C

  • Café-au-lait spots
  • Capillary refill time, increased
  • Carpopedal spasm
  • Cat’s cry
  • Chest expansion, asymmetrical
  • Chest pain
  • Cheyne-Stokes respirations
  • Chills
  • Chorea
  • Chvostek’s sign
  • Clubbing
  • Cogwheel rigidity
  • Cold intolerance
  • Confusion
  • Conjunctival injection
  • Constipation
  • Corneal reflex, absent
  • Costovertebral angle tenderness
  • Cough, barking
  • Cough, nonproductive
  • Cough, productive
  • Crackles
  • Crepitation, bony
  • Crepitation, subcutaneous
  • Cry, high-pitched
  • Cyanosis

D

  • Decerebrate posture
  • Decorticate posture
  • Deep tendon reflexes, hyperactive
  • Deep tendon reflexes, hypoactive
  • Depression
  • Diaphoresis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Doll’s eye sign, absent
  • Drooling
  • Dysarthria
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dyspnea
  • Dystonia
  • Dysuria

E

  • Earache
  • Edema, generalized
  • Edema of the arm
  • Edema of the face
  • Edema of the leg
  • Enophthalmos
  • Enuresis
  • Epistaxis
  • Eructation
  • Erythema
  • Exophthalmos
  • Eye discharge
  • Eye pain

F

  • Facial pain
  • Fasciculations
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Fetor hepaticus
  • Fever
  • Flank pain
  • Flatulence
  • Fontanel bulging
  • Fontanel depression
  • Footdrop

G

  • Gag reflex abnormalities
  • Gait, bizarre
  • Gait, propulsive
  • Gait, scissors
  • Gait, spastic
  • Gait, steppage
  • Gait, waddling
  • Gallop, atrial
  • Gallop, ventricular
  • Genital lesions in the male
  • Gum bleeding
  • Gum swelling
  • Gynecomastia

H

  • Halitosis
  • Halo vision
  • Headache
  • Hearing loss
  • Heat intolerance
  • Heberden’s nodes
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hematuria
  • Hemianopsia
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Hiccups
  • Hirsutism
  • Hoarseness
  • Homans’ sign
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Hyperpnea
  • Hypopigmentation

I

  • Impotence
  • Insomnia
  • Intermittent claudication

J

  • Janeway’s lesions
  • Jaundice
  • Jaw pain
  • Jugular vein distention

K

  • Kehr’s sign
  • Kernig’s sign

L

  • Leg pain
  • Level of consciousness, decreased
  • Lid lag
  • Light flashes
  • Low birth weight
  • Lymphadenopathy

M

  • Masklike facies
  • McBurney’s sign
  • McMurray’s sign
  • Melena
  • Menorrhagia
  • Metrorrhagia
  • Miosis
  • Moon face
  • Mouth lesions
  • Murmurs
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Muscle flaccidity
  • Muscle spasms
  • Muscle spasticity
  • Muscle weakness
  • Mydriasis
  • Myoclonus

N

  • Nasal flaring
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Nausea
  • Neck pain
  • Night blindness
  • Nipple discharge
  • Nipple retraction
  • Nocturia
  • Nuchal rigidity
  • Nystagmus

O

  • Ocular deviation
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Oliguria
  • Opisthotonos
  • Orofacial dyskinesia
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic hypotension
  • Ortolani’s sign
  • Osler’s nodes
  • Otorrhea

PQ

  • Pallor
  • Palpitations
  • Papular rash
  • Paralysis
  • Paresthesia
  • Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
  • Peau d’orange
  • Pericardial friction rub
  • Peristaltic waves, visible
  • Photophobia
  • Pica
  • Pleural friction rub
  • Polydipsia
  • Polyphagia
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal drip
  • Priapism
  • Pruritus
  • Psoas sign
  • Psychotic behavior
  • Ptosis
  • Pulse, absent or weak
  • Pulse, bounding
  • Pulse pressure, narrowed
  • Pulse pressure, widened
  • Pulse rhythm abnormality
  • Pulsus alternans
  • Pulsus bisferiens
  • Pulsus paradoxus
  • Pupils, nonreactive
  • Pupils, sluggish
  • Purple striae
  • Purpura
  • Pustular rash
  • Pyrosis

R

  • Raccoon eyes
  • Rebound tenderness
  • Rectal pain
  • Respirations, grunting
  • Respirations, shallow
  • Respirations, stertorous
  • Retractions, costal and sternal
  • Rhinorrhea
  • Rhonchi
  • Romberg’s sign

S

  • Salivation, decreased
  • Salivation, increased
  • Salt craving
  • Scotoma
  • Scrotal swelling
  • Seizures, absence
  • Seizures, complex partial
  • Seizures, generalized tonic-clonic
  • Seizures, simple partial
  • Setting-sun sign
  • Skin, bronze
  • Skin, clammy
  • Skin, mottled
  • Skin, scaly
  • Skin turgor, decreased
  • Spider angioma
  • Splenomegaly
  • Stools, clay-colored
  • Stridor
  • Syncope

T

  • Tachycardia
  • Tachypnea
  • Taste abnormalities
  • Tearing, increased
  • Throat pain
  • Thyroid enlargement
  • Tics
  • Tinnitus
  • Tracheal deviation
  • Tracheal tugging
  • Tremors
  • Trismus
  • Tunnel vision

U

  • Uremic frost
  • Urethral discharge
  • Urinary frequency
  • Urinary hesitancy
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary urgency
  • Urine cloudiness
  • Urticaria

V

  • Vaginal bleeding, postmenopausal
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Venous hum
  • Vertigo
  • Vesicular rash
  • Violent behavior
  • Vision loss
  • Visual blurring
  • Visual floaters
  • Vomiting
  • Vulvar lesions

WXYZ

  • Weight gain, excessive
  • Weight loss, excessive
  • Wheezing
  • Wristdrop

Appendices