Textbook of physical diagnosis : history and examination / Mark H. Swartz.Series: ClinicalKey: Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Saunders, 2014Copyright date: �2014Edition: Seventh editionDescription: 1 online resource (xxi, 825 pages) : color illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323225076; 0323225071Subject(s): Physical diagnosis -- Textbooks | Diagnosis -- Textbooks | Medical history taking -- Textbooks | Diagnosis | Medical History Taking | Physical Examination | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine | MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine | Diagnosis | Medical history taking | Physical diagnosisGenre/Form: Textbook. | Electronic books. | Textbooks. | Textbooks. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Textbook of physical diagnosis.DDC classification: 616.07/54 LOC classification: RC76 | .S925 2014eOnline resources: Click here for the e-copy
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The interviewer's questions -- The patient's responses -- Putting the history together -- The physical examination -- The skin -- The head and neck -- The eye -- The ear and nose -- The oral cavity and pharynx -- The chest -- The heart -- The peripheral vascular system -- The breast -- The abdomen -- Male genitalia and hernias -- Female genitalia -- The musculoskeletal system -- The nervous system -- Putting the examination together -- The pregnant patient -- The pediatric patient -- The geriatric patient -- The acutely ill patient -- Diagnostic reasoning in physical diagnosis -- The clinical record -- Focusing on the focused history and physical examination -- Caring for patients in a culturally diverse society -- Understanding complementary and alternative medicine -- Assessment of nutritional status.
Derive the maximum diagnostic information from interviewing and examining patients with Textbook of Physical Diagnosis. Employing a compassionate, humanistic approach, Dr. Swartz explores how cultural differences can influence communication, diet, family relationships, and health practices and beliefs, and demonstrates that your interpersonal awareness is just as essential in physical diagnosis as your level of technical skill. This medical reference book features numerous high-quality color images, an easy-to-use design, and detailed descriptions of exam techniq.
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