Bates' Pocket Guide To Physical Examination & History...

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Item#: 9781496338488
Edition 08
Author Bickley, Lynn S
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Publisher's Note:Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Access physical assessment techniques in a flash—anytime, anywhere!This concise and trusted reference provides authoritative guidance on how to perform the patient interview, physical examination, and other core assessments as well as how to apply clinical reasoning and use shared decision-making in a quick-reference format—all based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence.Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and HistoryTakingincludes illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination in an easy-to-follow two-column format featuring examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right.This highly regarded pocket guide also covers special stages in the life cycle—infancy through adolescence, pregnancy, and aging.New to the eighth edition:Text boxeshelp readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and other relevant information.Manynew and updated photographs and illustrationssupport the text, and figures are now numbered for easy identification and reference.Rewrittenchapter on evaluating clinical evidenceclarifies key concepts to ensure student understanding.Revised and expanded chapter on the skin, hair, and nails includesnew dermatology photographsand provides the framework for assessing common lesions and abnormalities.Updated behavior and mental status chapternow references DSM-5.Significantly revised informationon obesity and nutrition counseling; cardiovascular risk factor screening and new clinical guidelines; new screening guidelines for
east cancer, colon cancer, Papanicolau smears, and stroke risk factors; current information on STIs; new geriatric assessment tools; and much more provide essential clinical updates.New life-cycle contentincludes an increased emphasis on cardiovascular health promotion and child development; updated pregnancy topics such as weight gain, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence; and new information on the older adult, including frailty, immunizations, cancer screening, cognitive decline and dementia screening, and a new algorithm for falls prevention.

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Publisher's Note:Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.This concise and trusted reference provides authoritative guidance on how to perform the patient interview, physical examination, and other core assessments as well as how to apply clinical reasoning and use shared decision-making in a quick-reference format—all based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence.Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and HistoryTakingincludes illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination in an easy-to-follow two-column format featuring examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right.This highly regarded pocket guide also covers special stages in the life cycle—infancy through adolescence, pregnancy, and aging.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1.Foundations for Clinical ProficiencyChapter 2.Evaluating Clinical EvidenceChapter 3.Interviewing and the Health HistoryChapter 4.Beginning the Physical Examination: General Survey, Vital Signs, and PainChapter 5.Behavior and Mental StatusChapter 6.The Skin, Hair, and NailsChapter 7.The Head and NeckChapter 8.The Thorax and LungsChapter 9.The Cardiovascular SystemChapter 10.The Breasts and AxillaeChapter 11.The AbdomenChapter 12.The Peripheral Vascular SystemChapter 13.Male Genitalia and HerniasChapter 14.Female GenitaliaChapter 15.The Anus, Rectum, and ProstateChapter 16.The Musculoskeletal SystemChapter 17.The Nervous SystemChapter 18.Assessing Children: Infancy through AdolescenceChapter 19.The Pregnant WomanChapter 20.The Older Adult