Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking with E-Book / Edition 9

Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking with E-Book / Edition 9

by Peter G. Szilagyi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781785197

ISBN-13: 9780781785198

Pub. Date: 07/17/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The Ninth Edition of 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

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The Ninth Edition of 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 front-of-book CD-ROM includes videos of head-to-toe examination.

Additional student resources now available include an online e-book, more than 15 medical and nursing journal articles, and new videos including Cardiovascular: Neck Vessels and Heart, and Thorax and Lungs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781785198
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/17/2007
Series:
Guide to Physical Exam and History Taking (Bates) Series
Edition description:
Book with CD-ROM
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Related Subjects

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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