Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Medical Diagnosis. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Maxwell Quick Medical Reference

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

Presents a compact medical reference of diagnostic tests, reference values, and medical notes.

  • Author: Robert W. Maxwell
  • Publisher: Maxwell Pub Co; 6th edition (December 15, 2011)
  • Genre: Reference, Encyclopedias & Subject Guides
  • ISBN: 978-0964519145
  • Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.25 x 5.25 inches


2. Rapid Interpretation of EKG's, Sixth Edition

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

The reader's rapid assimilation of medical concepts is the key to the continuing success of this best-selling book. A caption explains the concept illustrated on each page, and a few simple sentences reinforce the concept with interactive (programmed) learning, which links to the following page. Dr Dubin's light and entertaining style, known world-wide, makes learning enjoyable. Practice twelve-lead tracings at the end establish self-confidence, and summarised reference sheets with examples (designed to be copied) provide an excellent review.

  • Author: Dale Dubin
  • Publisher: Cover Publishing Company; 6th Revised ed. edition (October 15, 2000)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-0912912066
  • Dimensions: 10.05 x 7.06 x 0.78 inches


3. Bates' Guide To Physical Examination and History Taking (Lippincott Connect)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

Confidently Perform Accurate, Efficient, and Effective Physical Examinations. Master the techniques for successful physical examinations with the #1 choice for complete, authoritative guidance. This highly regarded text includes fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination and an easy-to-follow two-column format that correlates examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right.   NEW Expanded Unit 1 provides an overview of the components of the patient encounter and helps you ensure the most effective information-gathering and decision-making approaches. NEW Key terms are bolded in chapters and correspond to an online glossary with definitions. UPDATED Expanded coverage of special populations familiarizes you with important approaches for persons who identify as LGBTQ, persons with physical disabilities, and diverse populations throughout the life cycle.   UPDATED  Restructured Regional Exam chapters enhance your understanding of overview material, examination techniques, and health promotion and counseling considerations.  UPDATED Photographs, illustrations, and references reinforce key content based on the latest evidence-based information. UPDATED Text boxes are numbered to provide quick access to important summaries of clinical conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques. Clinical pearls , printed in blue, highlight key points at a glance. Detailed, highly illustrated tables of abnormal conditions display examination and clinical information in an easy-to-find, quick-reference format at the end of each chapter. eBook available. Fast, smart, and convenient, today’s eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more.

  • Author: Lynn S. Bickley MD FACP
  • Publisher: LWW; 13th edition (August 26, 2020)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1496398178
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 1 x 10 inches


4. CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2021

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

Now includes a “Year in Review” highlighting over 180 recent medical advances since the last edition! Doody's Core Titles for 2021! For 60 years, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment ―the flagship volume of the renowned Lange medical series―has been delivering the authoritative information students, residents, and clinicians need to build their medical knowledge, expertise, and confidence. Covering the latest clinical developments in all facets of medicine and fully focused on bedside clinical issues, this new edition provides completely the latest guidelines, reference, drug prices, approved drugs, and evidence-based coverage of more than 1,000 diseases and disorders―all formatted to enable you to find the answers you need quickly and effortlessly.  This landmark guide covers inpatient and outpatient care, focusing on the diagnostic tools relevant to daily practice, and reviews all primary care topics, including gynecology/obstetrics, dermatology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, preventive medicine, psychiatry, and neurology. Now includes a “year in review” feature highlighting what’s new in CMDT! Includes essentials of diagnosis for most diseases/disorders Hundreds of quick-access drug treatment tables with indexed trade names Diagnostic and treatment algorithms present important information in an at-a-glance style Up-to-date references provide peer-reviewed, evidence-based information Seven bonus chapters available online to all book purchasers, featuring expanded content and annual review of advances in HIV treatment and critical information on emerging viral infections

  • Author: Maxine Papadakis
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical; 60th edition (September 10, 2020)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1260469868
  • Dimensions: 7.2 x 2.4 x 9.9 inches


5. Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination: An Interprofessional Approach (Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination 9 th Edition offers a uniquely interprofessional, patient-centered, lifespan approach to physical examination and health assessment. This new edition features an increased focus on patient safety, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based practice, along with an emphasis on the development of good communication skills and effective hands-on examination techniques. Each core chapter is organized into four sections – Anatomy and Physiology, Review of Related History, Examination and Findings , and Abnormalities – with lifespan content integrated into each area. Written by an author team comprised of advance practice nurses and physicians with specialties in the care of adults, older adults, and children, this one-of-a-kind textbook addresses health assessment and physical examination for a wide variety of disciplines. UNIQUE! Interprofessional, interdisciplinary approach, written by two advanced practice nurses and three physicians, with expertise in both pediatric and adult-geriatric health. UPDATED! Infectious outbreak content addresses the growing problem of global infectious disease outbreaks such as Zika and Ebola and the need for infection precautions. UNIQUE! Cross-references to Dains et al: Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care help you take "the next step" in your clinical reasoning abilities and provides a more seamless user experience. UNIQUE! Compassionate, patient-centered approach emphasizes developing good communication skills, use of effective hands-on examination techniques, and reliance on clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making. Integrated lifespan content includes separate sections in each chapter on Infants and Children, Adolescents, Pregnant Women , and Older Adults . NEW! Emphasis on clinical reasoning provides insights and clinical expertise to help you develop clinical judgment skills. NEW! Enhanced emphasis on patient safety and healthcare quality , particularly as it relates to sports participation. NEW! Content on documentation has been updated with a stronger focus on electronic charting (EHR/EMR). NEW! Enhanced social inclusiveness and patient-centeredness incorporates LGBTQ patients and providers, with special a emphasis on cultural competency, history-taking, and special considerations for examination of the breasts, female and male genitalia, reproductive health, thyroid, and anus/rectum/prostate. NEW! Telemedicine, virtual consults, and video interpreters content added to the Growth, Measurement, and Nutrition chapter. NEW! Improved readability with a clear, straightforward, and easy-to-understand writing style. NEW! Updated drawing, and photographs enhance visual appeal and clarify anatomical content and exam techniques.

  • Author: Jane W. Ball RN DrPH CPNP
  • Publisher: Mosby; 9th edition (February 9, 2018)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-0323481953
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 1.3 x 11 inches


6. Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

Getting diagnosed with gestational diabetes is scary, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. Imagine easily managing your blood sugar, effortlessly gaining the right amount of weight during your pregnancy, and giving birth to a beautiful, healthy baby. This can be you! Real Food for Gestational Diabetes offers an alternative to the conventional nutrition approach that embraces nutrient-dense and delicious foods that nourish you and baby without causing high blood sugar. With the wrong information (or no information at all), far too many women are left alone struggling with erratic blood sugar and excessive weight gain, often leading them to high doses of insulin or medications and difficult births. Sadly, this often happens despite these moms dutifully following the dietary advice given to them by well-meaning clinicians; a restrictive diet that leaves them feeling unsatisfied, unhappy, and confused about ever increasing blood sugars. In Real Food for Gestational Diabetes, prenatal nutritionist and diabetes educator, Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE, CLT, sets the record straight, offering revamped carbohydrate recommendations and exercise guidelines based on the latest clinical research. You can have gestational diabetes and have a healthy baby. Lily will show you how. With this book, you have the tools to turn this diagnosis into a blessing in disguise.You’ll learn:Why conventional diet therapy often fails and what to do insteadHow the right prenatal nutrition can reduce the likelihood you’ll need insulin by 50%Exactly which foods raise your blood sugar (and more importantly, which foods DON’T raise your blood sugar)How to customize a meal plan with the right amount of carbohydrates for YOU (there’s no one-size-fits-all plan, despite what you may have been told)The truth about ketosis during pregnancy (and why checking urine ketones isn’t useful)Information on insulin and blood sugar-lowering medications used in pregnancyWhich foods to emphasize to provide your baby with the right nutrients for optimal development (these real foods have a long history of producing strong, healthy babies)The best prenatal exercises to control your blood sugar and prepare for laborWhat to do after delivery to prevent type 2 diabetes

  • Author: Lily Nichols
  • Publisher: Lily\Nichols (January 19, 2015)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-0986295003
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.43 x 9 inches


7. Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

The flagship volume in the popular Pocket Notebook Series , Pocket Medicine, 7th Edition , is a must-have resource for fast answers to diagnostic questions you'll face on rounds and exams. It provides up-to-date, dependable guidance on the internal medicine information needed to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan. Compiled by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this best-selling reference ensures that quick access to key clinical information and solutions to common problems in internal medicine is as close as your pocket! Now in the traditional binder you know and love! The thoroughly revised 7th Edition offers:</I></STRONG><ul><li>Easy access to essential information on the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology Focused coverage in a highly templated format, including bulleted lists, abbreviations, symbols, tables, and algorithms References to landmark papers to help you intelligently answer questions from attendings and residents - all from a trusted source acceptable for use on rounds User-friendly tabs and a 2-color design to help you find information quickly Ideal coverage for medical students, interns, residents, advanced practice nurses, PAs, and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams

  • Author: Marc S Sabatine MD
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; 7th edition (March 9, 2021)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1975173449
  • Dimensions: 4.8 x 1 x 7.3 inches


8. The Vagina Bible: The Vulva and the Vagina: Separating the Myth from the Medicine

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

Instant New York Times , USA Today , and Publishers Weekly bestseller! Boston Globe bestseller #1 Canadian Bestseller OB/GYN, writer for  The   New York Times ,  USA Today , and  Self , and host of the show  Jensplaining,  Dr. Jen Gunter now delivers the definitive book on vaginal health, answering the questions you’ve always had but were afraid to ask—or couldn’t find the right answers to. She has been called Twitter’s resident gynecologist, the Internet’s OB/GYN, and one of the fiercest advocates for women’s health…and she’s here to give you the straight talk on the topics she knows best.   Does eating sugar cause yeast infections?   Does pubic hair have a function?   Should you have a vulvovaginal care regimen?   Will your vagina shrivel up if you go without sex?   What’s the truth about the HPV vaccine?   So many important questions, so much convincing, confusing, contradictory mis information! In this age of click bait, pseudoscience, and celebrity-endorsed products, it’s easy to be overwhelmed—whether it’s websites, advice from well-meaning friends, uneducated partners, and even healthcare providers. So how do you separate facts from fiction? OB-GYN Jen Gunter, an expert on women’s health—and the internet’s most popular go-to doc — comes to the rescue with a book that debunks the myths and educates and empowers women. From reproductive health to the impact of antibiotics and probiotics, and the latest trends, including vaginal steaming, vaginal marijuana products, and jade eggs, Gunter takes us on a factual, fun-filled journey. Discover the truth about:    • The vaginal microbiome    • Genital hygiene, lubricants, and hormone myths and fallacies     • How diet impacts vaginal health    • Stem cells and the vagina    • Cosmetic vaginal surgery    • What changes to expect during pregnancy and after childbirth    • What changes to expect through menopause    • How medicine fails women by dismissing symptoms Plus:    • Thongs vs. lace: the best underwear for vaginal health    • How to select a tampon    • The full glory of the clitoris and the myth of the G Spot   . . . And so much more. Whether you’re a twenty-six-year-old worried that her labia are “uncool” or a sixty-six-year-old dealing with painful sex, this comprehensive guide is sure to become a lifelong trusted resource.

  • Author: >Dr. Jen Gunter
  • Publisher: Citadel; 1st edition (August 27, 2019)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-0806539317
  • Dimensions: 5.98 x 1.11 x 8.98 inches


9. Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK 6th Ed.

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

High-yield USMLE Step 2 CK review using the Fischer Method! From USMLE expert Dr. Conrad Fischer, Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK delivers the targeted review you need to excel on the exam and match into the residency program you want. Exam-like focus, using the Fischer Method: best initial test, most accurate test, and most likely diagnosis Step-by-step approach to patient care Hundreds of full-color diagnostic images Flow charts, decision trees, and comparison tables condense broad topics at a glance Expert tips for recognizing incorrect answers

  • Author: Conrad Fischer MD
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing; Sixth edition (January 5, 2021)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1506254586
  • Dimensions: 8.38 x 1 x 10.88 inches


10. Understanding Ultrasound Physics

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Medical Diagnosis - August 2021

ultrasound physics 4th edition edelman book

  • Author: Sidney K Edelman
  • Publisher: E.S.P. Ultrasound; 4th ed. edition (July 1, 2012)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-0962644450
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 1.3 x 9.2 inches