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Bates' guide to physical examination and history-taking.
Bickley, Lynn S.
edition
11th ed. / Lynn S. Bickley, Peter G. Szilagyi.
imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2013.
description
xxv, 994 p. : col. ill.
ISBN
1609137620 (Cloth), 9781609137625 (Cloth)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2013.
isbn
1609137620 (Cloth)
9781609137625 (Cloth)
abstract
"The 11th edition of the pre-eminent textbook on physical examination contains foundational content to guide students' approaches to history taking, interviewing, and other core assessment concepts, as well as fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline correct performance of physical examination. The comprehensive, evidence-based content is intended for medical students, high-level nursing education and practice markets, as well as related health professions such as physician assistants. New for this edition: More than 200 new and revised photographs and drawings have been added to better illustrate key points in the accompanying text. Design and layout has been revised to increase discoverability of core material and special assessment tips. Techniques of interviewing chapter has been reorganized to provide clearer insights into the skills of empathic listening. Each chapter has been reviewed and revised to align with new evidence from sources such as Healthy People 2020, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Facts and Figures. Highlights include: New information on guidelines for assessing obesity and nutrition, and managing acute and chronic pain. Extensive updates on the challenges of screening for cardiovascular disease, special populations at risk, steps for risk factor screening, and how to promote lifestyle and risk factor modification. New evidence-based guidelines on tobacco cessation, adult immunizations for influenza and pneumonia, hypertension screening, and risk-factor screening for dyslipidemia and metabolic syndrome. Updates on risk assessment for breast cancer, the Gail and Claus screening models, and BRCA1 and 2 mutations, as well as recommendations about mammography and clinical and self-breast examination. New screening guidelines for peripheral vascular disease, pap smears, prostate cancer, colon cancer, and risk factors for stroke and new information on sexually transmitted infections. Stronger focus on health promotion for children and adolescents. Expanded discussions of the functional assessment of older adults and minimizing risk of falls. New information on personality disorders and major mental health issues with significant emphasis on differentiating delirium, dementia, and depression"--Provided by publisher.
catalogue key
8664858
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Library of Congress Summary
"The 11th edition of the pre-eminent textbook on physical examination contains foundational content to guide students' approaches to history taking, interviewing, and other core assessment concepts, as well as fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline correct performance of physical examination. The comprehensive, evidence-based content is intended for medical students, high-level nursing education and practice markets, as well as related health professions such as physician assistants. New for this edition: More than 200 new and revised photographs and drawings have been added to better illustrate key points in the accompanying text. Design and layout has been revised to increase discoverability of core material and special assessment tips. Techniques of interviewing chapter has been reorganized to provide clearer insights into the skills of empathic listening. Each chapter has been reviewed and revised to align with new evidence from sources such as Healthy People 2020, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Facts and Figures. Highlights include: New information on guidelines for assessing obesity and nutrition, and managing acute and chronic pain. Extensive updates on the challenges of screening for cardiovascular disease, special populations at risk, steps for risk factor screening, and how to promote lifestyle and risk factor modification. New evidence-based guidelines on tobacco cessation, adult immunizations for influenza and pneumonia, hypertension screening, and risk-factor screening for dyslipidemia and metabolic syndrome. Updates on risk assessment for breast cancer, the Gail and Claus screening models, and BRCA1 and 2 mutations, as well as recommendations about mammography and clinical and self-breast examination. New screening guidelines for peripheral vascular disease, pap smears, prostate cancer, colon cancer, and risk factors for stroke and new information on sexually transmitted infections. Stronger focus on health promotion for children and adolescents. Expanded discussions of the functional assessment of older adults and minimizing risk of falls. New information on personality disorders and major mental health issues with significant emphasis on differentiating delirium, dementia, and depression"--Provided by publisher.
Main Description
The 11th edition of the pre-eminent textbook on physical examination and history taking contains foundational content to guide students' approaches to history taking, interviewing, and other core assessment concepts, as well as fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline correct performance of physical examination. The comprehensive content is intended for medical students, high-level nursing education and practice markets, as well as related health professions such as physician assistants. New for this edition: --Revised art program brings greater consistency and currency to the illustrations. --Many photographs, particularly those depicting skin conditions, are being replaced with newer photos of higher quality. --Each chapter has been reviewed and revised to reflect current techniques and standards in assessment.
Main Description
The 11th edition of the pre-eminent textbook on physical examination contains foundational content to guide students' approaches to history taking, interviewing, and other core assessment concepts, as well as fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline correct performance of physical examination. The comprehensive, evidence-based content is intended for medical students, high-level nursing education and practice markets, as well as related health professions such as physician assistants. New for this edition: --More than 200 new and revised photographs and drawings have been added to better illustrate key points in the accompanying text. --Design and layout has been revised to increase discoverability of core material and special assessment tips. --Techniques of interviewing chapter has been reorganized to provide clearer insights into the skills of empathic listening. --Each chapter has been reviewed and revised to align with new evidence from sources such as Healthy People 2020, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Facts and Figures. Highlights include: · New information on guidelines for assessing obesity and nutrition, and managing acute and chronic pain. · Extensive updates on the challenges of screening for cardiovascular disease, special populations at risk, steps for risk factor screening, and how to promote lifestyle and risk factor modification. · New evidence-based guidelines on tobacco cessation, adult immunizations for influenza and pneumonia, hypertension screening, and risk-factor screening for dyslipidemia and metabolic syndrome. · Updates on risk assessment for breast cancer, the Gail and Claus screening models, and BRCA1 and 2 mutations, as well as recommendations about mammography and clinical and self-breast examination. · New screening guidelines for peripheral vascular disease, pap smears, prostate cancer, colon cancer, and risk factors for stroke and new information on sexually transmitted infections. · Stronger focus on health promotion for children and adolescents. · Expanded discussions of the functional assessment of older adults and minimizing risk of falls. · New information on personality disorders and major mental health issues with significant emphasis on differentiating delirium, dementia, and depression.
Main Description
The 11th edition of the pre-eminent textbook on physical examination contains foundational content to guide students' approaches to history taking, interviewing, and other core assessment skills, as well as fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline correct performance of physical examination. The book features a vibrant 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. The comprehensive, evidence-based content is intended for medical students, high-level nursing education and practice markets, as well as related health professions such as physician assistants. New for this edition: --Content has been fully revised and updated to reflect the most recent health care literature. --More than 200 new and revised photographs and drawings have been added to better illustrate key points in the accompanying text. --Design and layout has been revised to increase discoverability of core material and special assessment tips. --Techniques of interviewing chapter has been reorganized to provide clearer insights into the skills of empathic listening.
Main Description
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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