Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History-Taking

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/12/2012
  • Publisher: LWW
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With the 11th edition, focus turns back to the student in nurse practitioner, physician's assistant, and medical programs. The text continues be a trusted reference for nursing and medical students as well as practitioners. The art program has been revised to bring greater consistency and currency to the illustrations. Many photographs, particularly those depicting skin conditions, are being replaced with newer photos of higher quality. The well-respected and highly useful layout and organization of the book are retained. Each chapter has been reviewed and revised to keep the text up-to-date. The following features, long admired among dedicated Bates' users are also retained: Detailed, beautifully depicted Tables of Abnormalities Extensive Pediatric chapter Illustrated Anatomy and Physiology review begins each chapter Important information on Interviewing Techniques and Patient Communication Outstanding line art program Two-column format as guide for physical assessment Useful Clinical tips throughout The ancillary assets are also being updated to redirect the focus toward higher level nursing students and medical students.

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Useful January 6, 2015
"Good for a basic understanding, not as thorough as I would like given my background of the subject."
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