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Dr. Apple's Symptoms Encyclopedia: The Reassuring Guide to Self-Diagnosis

Dr. Apple's Symptoms Encyclopedia: The Reassuring Guide to Self-Diagnosis

This book makes sense out of the complext world of symptoms. It does this by revealing how a doctor thinks when faced with patients telling them their stories, that is, by ranking the possible diagnosis in terms of probability. For the first time in a popular medical guide, all the symptoms one... more

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  • ISBN 9781591202516
  • Imprint Basic Health Publications
  • Category Health & Fitness

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Overview

This book makes sense out of the complext world of symptoms. It does this by revealing how a doctor thinks when faced with patients telling them their stories, that is, by ranking the possible diagnosis in terms of probability. For the first time in a popular medical guide, all the symptoms one might reasonably experience are put into perspective.

In practice since 1980, Dr. Apple earned his medical degree at Birmingham University. He was chairman of tghe Medical Writers Group of the Society of Authors from 2005 to 2006, and has written several...more

Forensic Physician, London and Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Department of Gastroenterology & Nutrition, Central Middlesex Hospital.more