A classic in assessment, this Eighth Edition revision still provides t he best foundation for learning and performing physical examination te chniques and history taking. Features a clean, straightforward approac h that retains the two-column format placing examination procedures an d proper techniques on the left, and common abnormalities and possible interpretations on the right. Its highly visual four-color design inc ludes 400 new pieces of art and formerly featured black and white phot os into color. Also in this edition are four new chapters including pe diatrics by the new second author. A CD-ROM is available in the back o f the book and a separate book of case studies for further study.