Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination And History Taking

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-12-22
  • Publisher: LWW
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This concise pocket-sized guide presents the classic Bates approach to physical examination and history taking in a quick-reference outline format. The book features a beautiful full-color design with over 500 drawings and photographs and an easy-to-follow two-column format with examination techniques on the left and abnormalities and interpretations on the right. Highlights of this edition include greater emphasis on patient communication and interview techniques, a new chapter on the older adult, and new drawings and photographs of abnormalities. A bound-in CD-ROM contains a free PDA download with outlines of examination procedures and techniques.

Table of Contents

An Overview of Physical Examination and History Taking
Interviewing and the Health History NEW!
Beginning the Physical Examination: General Survey and Vital Signs
The Skin, Hair, and Nails
The Head and Neck
The Thorax and Lungs
The Cardiovascular System
The Breasts and Axillae
The Abdomen
The Male Genitalia
The Female Genitalia
The Pregnant Woman NEW!
The Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
The Peripheral Vascular System
The Musculoskeletal System
The Neurological System
Assessing Children: Infancy Through Adolescence
Clinical Reasoning, Assessment, and Plan
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