A clear, easy to use reference to signs and symptoms of the main life-threatening diseases and conditions requiring urgent or specialist attention. For instance: temporal arteritis, meningitis or high blood pressure; the differential diagnosis for causes of lower abdominal pain, including cancer. Contains sections on various parts of the body and on specific diseases, notably cancer, diabetes and HIV. Also lists diseases it is illegal for non-MDs to treat, and notifiable diseases.
Author: E. Roberts/ J. Williams