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Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking 12th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1469893419

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  • Author(s): Lynn S. Bickley
  • Format: PDF
  • Size: 73 MB
  • 1064 pages
  • ISBN-10: 9781469893419
  • ISBN-13: 978-1469893419
  • Publisher: LWW; Twelfth, North American Edition (September 9, 2016)
  • Language: English

 

Description

Perform an accurate, efficient, and effective physical examination with confidence.

Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking provides authoritative, step-by-step guidance on performing the patient interview and physical examination, applying clinical reasoning, shared decision-making, and other core assessment skills—all based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence.
This highly regarded text includes fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination and 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. Bates’ also includes a unit on special populations, covering special stages in the life cycle—infancy through adolescence, pregnancy, and aging.

  • Clinical pearls, printed in blue, highlight key points throughout the text.
  • Text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques.
  • Many New and updated photographs and illustrations support the text, and figures are now numbered for easy identification and reference.
  • Rewritten chapter on evaluating clinical evidence clarifies key concepts to ensure student understanding.
  • Revised and expanded chapter on the skin, hair, and nails includes New dermatology photographs and provides the framework for assessing common lesions and abnormalities.
  • Updated behavior and mental status chapter now references DSM-5 .
  • Significantly revised information on obesity and nutrition counseling; cardiovascular risk factor screening and New clinical guidelines; New screening guidelines for breast cancer, colon cancer, Papanicolau smears, and stroke risk factors; updated information on STIs; New geriatric assessment tools; and much more.
  • New life cycle content, including 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.

Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking is the #1 choice for complete, authoritative guidance on mastering every aspect of the all-important physical examination.

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