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 M.D.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781789613

ISBN-13: 9780781789615

Pub. Date: 06/14/2007

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

The 10th edition of the pre-eminent textbook on physical examination and history taking contains foundational content to guide students' approaches to history taking, interviewing, and other core assessment concepts, as well as fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline correct performance of physical examination. The comprehensive content is intended for…  See more details below

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The 10th edition of the pre-eminent textbook on physical examination and history taking contains foundational content to guide students' approaches to history taking, interviewing, and other core assessment concepts, as well as fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline correct performance of physical examination. The comprehensive content is intended for high-level nursing education and practice markets, medical students, and related health professions (eg, physician assistants). Text includes head-to-toe assessment and techniques of communication videos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781789615
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/14/2007
Edition description:
New Edition

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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