The Chest Wall and Abdomen - E-Book

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.
ISBN 9780323846899
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2022
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 22-01-2022
Pages 340
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
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