Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking / Edition 9

Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking / Edition 9

by Lynn S. Bickley, Peter G. Szilagyi
     
 

Now in its Ninth Edition, this classic text provides the best foundation for performing physical examination and taking the patient history. The book features a vibrant full-color design with over 1,400 drawings and photographs and a clear, simple two-column format with examination techniques on the left and abnormalities and interpretations on the right.

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Now in its Ninth Edition, this classic text provides the best foundation for performing physical examination and taking the patient history. The book features a vibrant full-color design with over 1,400 drawings and photographs and a clear, simple two-column format with examination techniques on the left and abnormalities and interpretations on the right. Highlights of this edition include greater emphasis on patient communication and interview techniques, a new chapter on the older adult, and over 200 new drawings and photographs of abnormalities.

A new front-of-book CD-ROM includes videos of head-to-toe examination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781767187
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Edition description:
Ninth Edition
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Overview of physical examination and history taking3
Ch. 2Interviewing and the health history23
Ch. 3Clinical reasoning, assessment, and plan65
Ch. 4Beginning the physical examination : general survey and vital signs89
Ch. 5The skin, hair, and nails121
Ch. 6The head and neck153
Ch. 7The thorax and lungs241
Ch. 8The cardiovascular system279
Ch. 9The breasts and axillae337
Ch. 10The abdomen359
Ch. 11Male genitalia and hernias411
Ch. 12Female genitalia429
Ch. 13The anus, rectum, and prostate459
Ch. 14The peripheral vascular system473
Ch. 15The musculoskeletal system497
Ch. 16The nervous system : mental status and behavior573
Ch. 17The nervous system : cranial nerves, motor system, sensory system, and reflexes595
Ch. 18Assessing children : infancy through adolescence671
Ch. 19The pregnant woman817
Ch. 20The older adult839

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