Bates' guide to physical examination and history taking. (Book, 2009) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Bates' guide to physical examination and history taking.

Bates' guide to physical examination and history taking.

Author: Lynn S Bickley; Peter G Szilagyi; Barbara Bates
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer   Computer File : English : 10th ed.View all editions and formats
Summary:
"The 10th 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Textbooks (form)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn S Bickley; Peter G Szilagyi; Barbara Bates
ISBN: 9780781780582 0781780586 9781605474007 1605474002
OCLC Number: 181600948
Description: xxii, 964 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Overview: physical examination and history taking --
Clinical reasoning, assessment, and recording your findings --
Interviewing and the health history --
Beginning the physical examination: general survey, vital signs, and pain --
Behavior and mental status --
The skin, hair, and nails --
The head and neck --
The thorax and lungs --
The cardiovascular system --
The breasts and axillae --
The abdomen --
The peripheral vascular system --
Male genitalia and hernias --
Female genitalia --
The anus, rectum, and prostate --
The musculoskeletal system --
The nervous system --
Assessing children: infancy through adolescence --
The pregnant woman --
The older adult.
Other Titles: Guide to physical examination and history taking

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Provides a foundation for performing physical examinations and taking patient history. This book features a full-color art program and a clear, simple two-column format, with highly visual  Read more...
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