Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking / Edition 4

Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking / Edition 4

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

ISBN-10: 0781738180

ISBN-13: 9780781738187

Pub. Date: 06/01/2003

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This concise, pocket-size resource presents the classic Bates approach in a two-column outline format. The Fourth Edition features new full-color design and art, complete chapter reorganization by body system, and a PDA download with an overview of the head-to-toe assessment. This guide outlines health history; provides an illustrated review of physical

Overview

This concise, pocket-size resource presents the classic Bates approach in a two-column outline format. The Fourth Edition features new full-color design and art, complete chapter reorganization by body system, and a PDA download with an overview of the head-to-toe assessment. This guide outlines health history; provides an illustrated review of physical examinations for the adult and pediatric patient; reviews common findings; describes special techniques of assessment; and provides succinct aids to interpretation. New content includes two new chapters on interviewing and the Health History and the Pregnant Woman, sample documentation, and increased health promotion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781738187
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
4.12(w) x 7.34(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

C H A P T E R 1
An Overview of Physical Examination and History Taking 1

C H A P T E R 2
Interviewing and the Health History 18

C H A P T E R 3
Beginning the Physical Examination: General Survey and Vital Signs 35

C H A P T E R 4
The Skin, Hair, and Nails 57

C H A P T E R 5
The Head and Neck 69

C H A P T E R 6
The Thorax and Lungs 100

C H A P T E R 7
The Cardiovascular System 118

C H A P T E R 8
The Breasts and Axillae 135

C H A P T E R 9
The Abdomen 147

C H A P T E R 10
The Male Genitalia 170

C H A P T E R 11
The Female Genitalia 182

C H A P T E R 12
The Pregnant Woman 198

C H A P T E R 13
The Anus, Rectum, and Prostate 211

C H A P T E R 14
The Peripheral Vascular System 218

C H A P T E R 15
The Musculoskeletal System 228

C H A P T E R 16
The Nervous System 263

C H A P T E R 17
Assessing Children: Infancy Through Adolescence 306

C H A P T E R 18
Clinical Reasoning, Assessment, and Plan 348

Index 363

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