Summary: The Tenth 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 high-level nursing education and practice markets, medical students, and related health professions
such as physician assistants. Text includes free head-to-toe assessment and techniques of communication videos.
Summary: The Tenth 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 high-level nursing education and practice markets, medical students, and related health professions such as physician assistants. Text includes free head-to-toe assessment and techniques of communication videos. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:10TH 09 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Lippincott-Raven Publishers Year Published: 2009 International: No
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Lynn S. Bickley, MD is the Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York.
Robert A. Hoekelman, MD is the Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York.
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Table of Contents Ch. 1 Overview of physical examination and history taking 3 Ch. 2 Interviewing and the health history 23 Ch. 3 Clinical reasoning, assessment, and plan 65 Ch. 4 Beginning the physical examination : general survey and vital signs 89 Ch. 5 The skin, hair, and nails 121 Ch. 6 The head and neck 153 Ch. 7 The thorax and lungs 241 Ch. 8 The cardiovascular system 279 Ch. 9 The breasts and axillae 337 Ch. 10 The abdomen 359 Ch. 11 Male genitalia and hernias 411 Ch. 12 Female genitalia 429 Ch. 13 The anus, rectum, and prostate 459 Ch. 14 The peripheral vascular system 473 Ch. 15 The musculoskeletal system 497 Ch. 16 The nervous system : mental status and behavior 573 Ch. 17 The nervous system : cranial nerves, motor system, sensory system, and reflexes 595 Ch. 18 Assessing children : infancy through adolescence 671 Ch. 19 The pregnant woman 817 Ch. 20 The older adult 839
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