Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking

By | October 17, 2019
Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking Author Lynn S. Bickley MD FACP
ISBN-10 1496338480
ISBN-13 9781496338488
Year 2016-10-21
Pages 432
Language English
Publisher LWW
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Access physical assessment techniques in a flashanytime 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 formatall based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence Bates Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and HistoryTaking includes 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 cycleinfancy through adolescence pregnancy and aging New to the eighth edition Text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and other relevant information 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 current information on STIs new geriatric assessment tools and much more provide essential clinical updates New life cycle content includes 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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