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Bates' pocket guide to physical examination and history taking /
Lynn S. Bickley, Peter G. Szilagyi.
edition
6th ed.
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009.
ISBN
9780781780667 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2009.
isbn
9780781780667 (alk. paper)
contents note
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.
general note
Abridgement of: Bates' guide to physical examination and history taking. 10th ed. c2009.
Includes index.
catalogue key
7065975
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Summaries
Main Description
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 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. This edition's health promotion sections have been extensively updated and expanded in all chapters. Detailed information on pain assessment is now included in the general survey, vital signs, and pain chapter. A new chapter presents assessment of mental health status and behavior to encompass the psychosocial dimensions of care.
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Presenting the Bates approach to physical examination and history taking, this book features a full-colour art program and a two-column format with step-by-step examination techniques on the left and abnormalities with differential diagnoses on the right. It is accompanied by a CD-ROM.
Main Description
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 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. This edition's health promotion sections have been extensively updated and expanded in all chapters. Detailed information on pain assessment is now included in the general survey, vital signs, and pain chapter. A new chapter presents assessment of mental health status and behavior to encompass the psychosocial dimensions of care. A bound-in CD-ROM contains a free PDA download of head-to-toe examination.

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