Bates' pocket guide to physical examination and history taking / Lynn S. Bickley, Bates Barbara, Peter G. Szilagyi.
By: Bickley, Lynn S
Contributor(s): Bates, Barbara | Szilagyi, Peter GPublisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2013Edition: 7th edDescription: ix, 417 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781451173222; 1451173229; 9781451175653; 1451175655Other title: Pocket guide to physical examination and history taking | Guide to physical examination and history-taking | Physical examination and history-takingSubject(s): Physical diagnosis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Medical history taking -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Physical Examination -- methods | Medical History Taking -- methodsLOC classification: RC 76 | .B38 2013
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Overview: physical examination and history taking -- Clinical reasoning, assessment, and recording your findings -- Interviewing and the health history -- Beginning the physical examination: general survey, vital signs, and pain -- Behavior and mental status -- The skin, hair, and nails -- The head and neck -- The thorax and lungs -- The cardiovascular system -- The breasts and axillae -- The abdomen -- The peripheral vascular system -- Male genitalia and hernias -- Female genitalia -- The anus, rectum, and prostate -- The musculoskeletal system -- The nervous system -- Assessing children: infancy through adolescence -- The pregnant woman -- The older adult.
"This concise pocket-sized guide presents the classic Bates approach to physical examination and history taking in a quick-reference outline format. It contains all the critical information needed to obtain a clinically meaningful health history and to conduct a thorough physical assessment. Fully revised and updated, the Seventh Edition will help health professionals elicit relevant facts from the patient's history, review examination procedures, highlight common findings, learn special assessment techniques, and sharpen interpretive skills. The book features a vibrant full-color art program and an easy-to-follow two-column format with step-by-step examination techniques on the left and abnormalities with differential diagnoses on the right" Provided by publisher.