Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking / Edition 5

Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking / Edition 5

by Lynn S. Bickley, Peter G. Szilagyi, Peter G. Szilagyi
     
 

This concise pocket-sized guide presents the classic Bates approach to physical examination and history taking in a quick-reference outline format. The book features a beautiful full-color design with over 500 drawings and photographs and an easy-to-follow two-column format with examination techniques on the left and abnormalities and interpretations on the right.

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Overview

This concise pocket-sized guide presents the classic Bates approach to physical examination and history taking in a quick-reference outline format. The book features a beautiful full-color design with over 500 drawings and photographs and an easy-to-follow 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 new drawings and photographs of abnormalities.

A bound-in CD-ROM contains a free PDA download with outlines of examination procedures and techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781793483
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Series:
Professional Guide Series
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 7.13(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Overview of physical examination and history taking1
Ch. 2Interviewing and the health history17
Ch. 3Clinical reasoning, assessment, and plan36
Ch. 4Beginning the physical examination : general survey and vital signs50
Ch. 5The skin, hair, and nails71
Ch. 6The head and neck89
Ch. 7The thorax and lungs121
Ch. 8The cardiovascular system145
Ch. 9The breasts and axillae167
Ch. 10The abdomen178
Ch. 11The male genitalia and hernias202
Ch. 12The female genitalia215
Ch. 13The anus, rectum, and prostate233
Ch. 14The peripheral vascular system240
Ch. 15The musculoskeletal system250
Ch. 16The nervous system : mental status and behavior287
Ch. 17The nervous system : cranial nerves, motor system, sensory system, and reflexes303
Ch. 18Assessing children : infancy through adolescence337
Ch. 19The pregnant woman386
Ch. 20The older adult401

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