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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
 

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ISBN-10: 0781767180

ISBN-13: 9780781767187

Pub. Date: 12/01/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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

List of Tables
Introduction
Chapter 1: Interviewing and the Health History
Chapter 2: An Approach to Symptoms
Chapter 3: Mental Status
Chapter 4: Physical Examination: Approach and Overview
Chapter 5: The General Survey
Chapter 6: The Skin
Chapter 7: The Head and Neck
Chapter 8: The Thorax and Lungs
Chapter 9: The Cardiovascular System
Chapter 10: The Breasts and Axillae
Chapter 11: The Abdomen
Chapter 12: Male Genitalia and Hernias
Chapter 13: Female Genitalia
Chapter 14: The Pregnant Woman
Chapter 15: The Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
Chapter 16: The Peripheral Vascular System
Chapter 17: The Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 18: The Nervous System
Chapter 19: The Physical Examination of Infants and Children
Chapter 20: Clinical Thinking: From Data to Plan
Chapter 21: The Patient's Record
Bibliography
Index

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