History and Physical Examination

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-02-14
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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History and Physical Examination: A Common Sense Approach presents clinical history taking and physical examination in a logical, step-wise approach to assist students as they gain competency in obtaining medical histories, performing physical examinations and completing patient clinical encounter through the use of Flows. Each section of the text allows students to pair up as patient and provider. With a head-to-toe approach, a helpful mnemonic, and a clinical case practice per section, this valuable resource will prepare students for practical boards by providing Comprehensive Flows which expose the students to the time limits they will encounter when taking their examinations. This comprehensive guide also focuses on the humanistic delivery of patient care moving beyond simple symptoms and toward the patient with concerns. History and Physical Examination: A Common Sense Approach will help prepare students not only for practical boards, but for real patient encounters.History Section: Allows the student to take accurate, detailed histories via a helpful mnemonicPhysical Examination Section: Provides detailed, logical flows to examine the body head-to-toeComprehensive Flows: Teaches students how to bring history and physical together concisely allowing them to develop the ability to pull out only those parts of the exam that are specific to the presenting problem. Clinical Case Practice: Applies classroom learning to clinical practice. Each section is followed by Clinical Case Practice providing a bridge to apply classroom learning to the real-world of clinical medicine.

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