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Author Silen, William, 1927-

Title Cope's early diagnosis of the acute abdomen
Edition Twenty-second edition / revised by William Silen
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  617.55075 Sil/Ced 2010  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 299 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Principles of diagnosis in acute abdominal disease -- Method of diagnosis: the history -- Method of diagnosis: the examination of the patient -- Method of diagnosis: the grouping of symptoms and signs -- Laboratory and radiological tests -- Appendicitis -- The differential diagnosis of appendicitis -- Diverticulitis of the colon -- Perforation of a gastric or duodenal ulcer -- Acute pancreatitis -- Cholecystitis and othe causes of acute pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen -- Acute abdominal lesions arising in the left hypochondrium -- The colics -- Acute intestinal obstruction -- Intussusception and other causes of obstruction -- The early diagnosis of strangulated and obstructed hernias -- Acute abdominal symptoms due to vascular lesions -- Acute abdominal symptoms in women -- Early ectopic gestation -- Acute abdominal disease with genitourinary symptoms -- The diagnosis of acute peritonitis -- The early diagnosis of abdominal injuries -- The postoperative abdomen -- The acute abdomen in the tropics -- Diseases that may simulate the acute abdomen -- Acute abdominal pain in the immunocompromised patient -- Abdominal catastrophes when sensation is impaired
Notes Includes index
Subject Acute abdomen -- Diagnosis.
Abdomen, Acute -- diagnosis.
Digestive System Diseases -- diagnosis.
Author Cope, Zachary, 1881-1974.
LC no. 2009013093
ISBN 9780199730452 (paperback: alk. paper)
0199730458 (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Early diagnosis of the acute abdomen