This innovative text brilliantly describes over 900 classical and current physical diagnosis signs, tests, and maneuvers associated with over 500 diseases in an user-friendly two part format. The first (text body) provides descriptions of specific signs, tests, and maneuvers. The second part offers an alphabetical list of diseases whose signature signs, tests, or maneuvers are elucidated in the textual body. This lightweight reference book is bound within a 5.5x8.5 inch laminated hardback cover for durability under daily usage and for lab and suit coat pocket portability. Medical providers, nursing personnel, medical administrators, paramedical responders, entitlement program and insurance adjudicators, licensing, certification and accrediting workers, as well as attorneys managing medically related matters will find this text an invaluable tool. Researched and authored by three authorities with 80 collective years experience in clinical medicine, medical administration, academia, entitlement programs, medical transcription and tort law, this text represents the standard against which similar texts will be measured.
George A. Jansen, M.D., FACA graduated from UCLA Medical Center School of Medicine and received training in surgery and anesthesiology at his alma mater and at Yale University Medical Center. He is board certified in anesthesiology and is a Fellow of the American College of College of Anesthesiologists. His practice was divided between clinical medicine and the training of medical students and postgraduate physicians. He also became board eligible in emergency medicine while on active duty with the US Air Force, and served as a State Faculty Instructor in Advanced Trauma Life Support for the American College of Surgeons from 1984 through 2008 . He has held appointments as Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Virginia Medical School, Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Newark), and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (Anesthesiology) at Rutgers. He has authored a number of peer-reviewed articles for medical journals, and has written several chapters on sports injuries in a popular text on baseball pitching. Currently, he adjudicates allegations of physical disability.Eva N. Krois has 30 years experience as a legal secretary/assistant with an expertise in medical transcription. She collaborated on all previous editions as well as the current edition of this text.Cindy Chavez is a Disability Evaluation Analyst III and Disability Hearing Officer. She collaborated on the Third Edition as well as the current edition of this text.