Physical Diagnosis in the Hospitalized Patient

Paperback
This concise guide offers the fast-growing community of hospitalists an approach to physical examination that is efficient and strategic. Written by Jeff Wiese, the current president of the Society of Hospital Medicine, this book walks practitioners through the process of making the right choices for the best and most cost-effective diagnostic tests. Additionally, it includes advanced-level physical examination maneuvers necessary for confirming common diseases. The book is ideal for inpatient physicians and trainees for optimal use of the physical examination in the care of hospitalized patients.