Summary: Now in its Ninth Edition, this classic text still provides the best foundation for performing physical examination and taking the patient history. The book features a vibrant full-color design with over 1,400 drawings and photographs and a clear, simple 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 ne ...show morew chapter on the older adult, and over 200 new drawings and photographs of abnormalities.
A new front-of-book CD-ROM includes breath sounds as well as heart sounds, plus videos of head-to-toe examination. ...show less