The Chest Wall and Abdomen

By Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD
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Here is the perfect text you need to provide your learners with real-life clinical scenarios that are ideal for Case-Based Learning and Discussion.

Key Features
  • Presents real-world patients in a real-world clinical setting, making learning fun and engaging.

  • The Case-Based Learning approach focuses learners and clinicians on the key elements for each diagnosis and helps develop a deep understanding of how to diagnose and treat each condition.

  • Covers everyday clinical problems such as costosternal syndrome, Tietze's syndrome, devil's grip, fractured ribs, post-thoracotomy pain, acute and chronic pancreatitis, diverticulitis, and more.

  • Cases unfold just the way they do in your clinic. Each case is accompanied with thoughtful clinical commentary and key messages from the author.

  • Each chapter uses high-quality radiographic images, clinical photos, and full-color drawings to facilitate a clear, easy-to-understand approach to evaluation and diagnosis.

  • An ideal self-assessment and review tool for pain medicine practitioners and trainees, as well as those preparing for the American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine certification and recertification exam.

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
ISBN 9780323846882
Author Information By Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.
Table of Content  Transmittal Materials
1     Thomas Wang -- A 28-year-old Stockbroker with Severe Anterior Chest Pain
2     Pete Wilder -- A 23-year-old Printer with Persistent Chest Wall Pain Following CPR
3     Doug Montgomery -- A 38-year-old Male with Anterior Chest Wall Pain Made Worse by Bending
4     Jill St. John, BSN -- A 25-year-old Female with Chest Wall Pain and a Cold
5     Val Rider -- A 29-year-old Female with Persistent Burning Rib Pain Following a Rib Fracture
6     Mark "Mo" Bandy -- A 31-year-old Rodeo Rider with Broken Ribs After Being Thrown from a Bronco
7     Laura McIlhenny -- A 26-year-old Cosmetic Salesperson with Severe Knife-Like Pain and a Clicking Sensation in the Lower Ribs Following a Seatbelt Injury
8     Amy Cleaves -- A 30-year-old Female with Shooting Chest Pain
9     Mike Zuckerburg -- A 28-year-old Male with a Fever and Pleuritic Chest Pain of Acute Onset
10   Tommy "Tank" Teller -- A 68-year-old Diabetic with Pain and Paresthesias Radiating into the Lower Chest and Subcostal Area
11   Chuck Connors -- A 72-year-old Male with Persistent Pain Following a Thoracotomy for Lung Cancer
12   Lydia Lutz -- A 24-year-old Bartender with the Acute Onset of Severe Abdominal Pain that Radiates through to Her Back
13   Brian Nguyen -- A 23-year-old with Severe Testicular Pain and Hematuria
14   Vivian Zhao -- A 32-year-old Female with Right Lower Quadrant Pain
15   Mai Huang -- A 64-year-old Waitress with Left-Sided Abdominal Pain and Fever
Publication Date 06-05-2022
Pages 340
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
Stock Status Coming Soon
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