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Physical Diagnosis of Pain

Physical Diagnosis of Pain Book
Author : Steven D. Waldman
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-10-10
ISBN : 9780323712606
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With a practical focus on how a clinician evaluates pain - what is it? rather than where is it? - Physical Diagnosis of Pain, 4th Edition, remains your most authoritative source for guidance in this key area of pain management. In this award-winning reference, internationally recognized pain expert Dr. Steven Waldman takes you step by step through the evaluation and diagnosis of more than 280 pain-related conditions based on physical signs. Concise, superbly illustrated chapters help you rapidly diagnose pathology based on physical techniques rather than relying on imaging alone. Examines the full range of pain-related conditions in the cervical spine, shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand, chest wall, thorax and thoracic spine, lumbar spine, abdominal wall and pelvis, hip, knee, ankle and foot. Follows a consistent format in each chapter for quick reference: anatomy, inspection, palpation, and range of motion, followed by relevant special tests. Features hundreds of high-quality radiographic images, clinical photos, and color line drawings to demonstrate the physical exam clearly and simply. Contains 34 new chapters, including The Finger Flexion Test for Cervical Myelopathy, The Keibler Anterior Slide Test for SLAP Lesions, The Biceps Entrapment Test for Biceps Entrapment, The Tethered Thumb Test for de Quervain Tenosynovitis, The Direct Pressure Spring Test for Osteitis Pubis, The Hip Lag Sign for Gluteus Medius Tear, The Beatty Test for Piriformis Syndrome, Foucher's Sign for Baker Cyst, and many more. Includes dozens of real-time videos of Dr. Waldman and his staff performing physical examination techniques, providing expert, how-to-do-it guidance. Winner - 2016 BMA Medical Book Awards First Prize in Anesthesia. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Physical Diagnosis of Pain E Book

Physical Diagnosis of Pain E Book Book
Author : Steven D. Waldman
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-10-01
ISBN : 0323712614
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With a practical focus on how a clinician evaluates pain – "what is it?" rather than "where is it?" – Physical Diagnosis of Pain, 4th Edition, remains your most authoritative source for guidance in this key area of pain management. In this award-winning reference, internationally recognized pain expert Dr. Steven Waldman takes you step by step through the evaluation and diagnosis of more than 280 pain-related conditions based on physical signs. Concise, superbly illustrated chapters help you rapidly diagnose pathology based on physical techniques rather than relying on imaging alone. Examines the full range of pain-related conditions in the cervical spine, shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand, chest wall, thorax and thoracic spine, lumbar spine, abdominal wall and pelvis, hip, knee, ankle and foot. Follows a consistent format in each chapter for quick reference: anatomy, inspection, palpation, and range of motion, followed by relevant special tests. Features hundreds of high-quality radiographic images, clinical photos, and color line drawings to demonstrate the physical exam clearly and simply. Contains 34 new chapters, including The Finger Flexion Test for Cervical Myelopathy, The Keibler Anterior Slide Test for SLAP Lesions, The Biceps Entrapment Test for Biceps Entrapment, The Tethered Thumb Test for de Quervain Tenosynovitis, The Direct Pressure Spring Test for Osteitis Pubis, The Hip Lag Sign for Gluteus Medius Tear, The Beatty Test for Piriformis Syndrome, Foucher’s Sign for Baker Cyst, and many more. Includes dozens of real-time videos of Dr. Waldman and his staff performing physical examination techniques, providing expert, how-to-do-it guidance. Winner - 2016 BMA Medical Book Awards First Prize in Anesthesia.

Physical Diagnosis of Pain E Book

Physical Diagnosis of Pain E Book Book
Author : Steven D. Waldman
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-09-27
ISBN : 032339485X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Still the only atlas available devoted to the physical diagnosis of pain, this highly practical guide mirrors the clinician’s approach to pain evaluation: focusing on "what is it" rather than "where is it." Through concise text, high-quality illustrations, and real-time videos, internationally recognized pain expert Dr. Steven Waldman provides clear, how-to methods for evaluating and diagnosing more than 240 pain-related conditions through their physical signs. Comprehensive and lavishly illustrated, this essential atlas is a must-have resource for all practitioners and trainees that encounter patients with pain. Provides essential physical examination techniques for the full range of pain-related conditions in the cervical spine, shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand, chest wall, thorax and thoracic spine, lumbar spine, abdominal wall and pelvis, hip, knee, ankle and foot. Each chapter follows the same concise format for ease of use and quick reference: anatomy, inspection, palpation, and range of motion, followed by relevant special tests. Includes 20 brand-new procedures such as the Sharp Purser Test for atlanto-axial joint instability; the Crank Test for tears of the glenoid labrum; the Chair Lift Test for tennis elbow; the Stork Test for sacroiliac joint pain; the Fulcrum Test for stress fractures of the femur; the Mulder Sign for Morton’s neuroma, and many more. Provides exceptional visual guidance via hundreds of high-quality radiographic images, clinical photos, and color line drawings -- many NEW to this edition. Includes real-time videos of Dr. Waldman and his staff demonstrating key physical examination techniques, helping you increase your expertise and reach an accurate diagnosis.

Physical Diagnosis of Pain

Physical Diagnosis of Pain Book
Author : Steven D. Waldman
Publisher : Saunders
Release : 2010
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This edition continues to offer a clear, how-to-do-it approach to the accurate diagnosis of 300 conditions through their physical signs. Thirty new chapters and a DVD of procedural videos performed by Dr. Walderman provide real-world applications to this text.

Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis E Book

Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis E Book Book
Author : Steven McGee
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2016-12-31
ISBN : 0323508715
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fully updated from cover to cover, incorporating over 200 new studies on the evidence-based approach to diagnosis, the 4th Edition of Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis remains your go-to resource for guidance on interpreting physical signs, enabling you to determine the most appropriate physical finding to confirm a diagnosis. Internationally renowned author Dr. Steven McGee puts the most current evidence at your fingertips, allowing you to quickly compare all physical signs for a given diagnosis, understand their significance, and then select the most accurate ones. Includes a unique evidence-based calculator online that enables you to easily determine probability using likelihood ratios. Features a reader-friendly outline format, including dozens of "EBM boxes" and accompanying "EBM ruler" illustrations. Provides new evidence on the scientific value of many physical findings, including Cheyne-Stokes respirations, subclavian stenosis, fever of unknown origin, porto-pulmonary hypertension, localization of stroke, and many more. NEW Key Teaching Points at the beginning of every chapter, ideal for teachers of bedside medicine.

Textbook of Physical Diagnosis E Book

Textbook of Physical Diagnosis E Book Book
Author : Mark H. Swartz
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-02-03
ISBN : 0323674534
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Mastering each aspect of the patient interview and physical exam is fundamental to medical education, resulting in more accurate diagnostic skills, more effective patient management, and better patient outcomes! Dr. Swartz’s Textbook of Physical Diagnosis is a highly respected reference in this critical area, offering a compassionate, humanistic approach to the art and science of interviewing and physical examination. From cover to cover, you’ll learn how your interpersonal awareness is just as important in physical diagnosis as your level of skill – and why clinical competence in this area is essential for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and all members of the healthcare profession. Explores how cultural differences can influence communication, diet, family relationships, and health practices and beliefs – which may affect your approach to a patient’s treatment. Features hundreds of high-quality color images, an easy-to-use design, and detailed descriptions of practical techniques throughout. Offers clear, easy-to-understand explanations of interviewing and examination techniques, clinical presentations, pathophysiology, complementary and alternative medicine, and physical diagnosis standards and tests. All chapters completely reviewed and revised. Features a new chapter on deconstructing racism and bias in clinical medicine. Provides expanded coverage of the musculoskeletal system with more specialty examinations of joints. Emphasizes precision, accuracy, and critical thinking in clinical assessment. Highlights clinical ethics and professionalism. Includes more than 6 hours of in-depth video, featuring step-by-step key aspects of the physical examination for adults, toddlers, and newborns, important interviewing scenarios, and audio of heart and lung sounds. Evolve Instructor site with an image and video collection is available to instructors through their Elsevier sales rep or via request at https://evolve.elsevier.com.

Atlas of Adult Physical Diagnosis

Atlas of Adult Physical Diagnosis Book
Author : Dale Berg,Katherine Worzala
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780781741903
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written by noted physicians and educators at Thomas Jefferson University, this thoroughly illustrated text/atlas is the most comprehensive guide to physical examination techniques and physical diagnosis. Coverage of each anatomic site includes a review of anatomy, a general screening examination, and specific problem-oriented examinations, plus Teaching Points for physicians who precept medical students. A variety of techniques for each site and problem are shown, so that readers can adapt the examination to the patient. More than 700 illustrations—139 in full color—depict anatomic details, examination techniques, and significant findings. Tables present the evidence basis for various techniques. Annotated bibliographies are also included.

Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis

Evidence Based Physical Diagnosis Book
Author : Steven McGee, MD
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-08
ISBN : 9780323754835
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Evidence-based insights into physical signs have evolved and progressed greatly over the past few years, further defining how physical findings identify disease, solve clinical problems, and forecast patient outcomes. Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis, 5th Edition, is an up-to-date, authoritative resource for guidance on interpreting physical signs, enabling you to determine the most appropriate physical finding to confirm a diagnosis. Incorporating more than 200 new studies, this definitive text helps you glean the most from what you hear, see, and feel at the bedside-information that, combined with modern technologic testing, will grant clinicians the keys to outstanding patient care. Emphasizes the most important physical signs needed to determine the underlying condition or disease. Internationally renowned author Dr. Steven McGee shows readers how to pare down the multiple tests needed to confirm a diagnosis, saving both the physician and patient time and money. Features a reader-friendly outline format, including dozens of "EBM boxes" and accompanying "EBM ruler" illustrations. Contains thorough updates from cover to cover, including new evidence on the scientific value of the Romberg test (spinal stenosis); oximeter paradoxus (cardiac tamponade); platypnea (liver disease); pupil size in red eye (acute glaucoma); hum test (hearing loss); and many more. Begins each chapter with a list of Key Teaching Points, intended for readers desiring quick summaries and for teachers constructing concise bedside lessons. Features a unique evidence-based calculator online that enables you to easily determine probability using likelihood ratios. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Physical Diagnosis PreTest Self Assessment and Review Sixth Edition

Physical Diagnosis PreTest Self Assessment and Review  Sixth Edition Book
Author : Jo-Ann Reteguiz
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2006-04-07
ISBN : 0071487220
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

500 USMLE-style questions and answers referenced to core textbooks and journal articles Complete explanations discuss right and wrong answer options All questions are reviewed by students who have recently passed the exams

Pocket Guide to Musculoskeletal Diagnosis

Pocket Guide to Musculoskeletal Diagnosis Book
Author : Grant Cooper
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2007-10-28
ISBN : 159745009X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Practicing physical medicine and rehabilitation physician Grant Cooper, MD, provides a concise step-by-step approach to confidently establishing a working clinical diagnosis and finding appropriate treatment options for the most common musculoskeletal ailments. Organized by body region and written with superb clarity, this guide details the important questions to ask in history taking, the physical examination maneuvers appropriate for each pathology, the possible explanations and additional tests needed to diagnose the condition, and the most up-to-date treatment options available. The author offers clear explanations why each step in the history and physical examination is performed and discusses the basic pathophysiological processes involved. The ailments covered include neck and shooting arm pain; shoulder pain; elbow pain; wrist and hand pain; low back, hip, and shooting leg pain; knee pain, ankle pain, and foot pain. Numerous photographs demonstrate the correct hands-on methods for physical examination of the patient.

Physical Diagnosis Secrets E Book

Physical Diagnosis Secrets E Book Book
Author : Salvatore Mangione
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2012-04-21
ISBN : 0323112110
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This popular reference presents essential knowledge on physical diagnosis and health assessment in a practical and engaging question-and-answer format. A wealth of high-quality illustrations guide you through the first and most important of challenges involved in diagnosing any patient: performing the history and physical exam. Assessment techniques are highlighted and weighted based on their clinical importance. This detailed, highly focused and practical guide will equip you with the skills you need to confidently evaluate your patients! The proven question-and-answer format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series® makes it easy to master all of the most important "need-to-know" information on physical diagnosis. Chapters are arranged by body system for practical, easy retrieval of key information. Author pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" provide concise answers to the common questions encountered in everyday practice. The "Top 100" Secrets of History Taking and Physical Examination are conveniently listed in one place for quick review. A new chapter on interpreting presenting symptoms and physical findings to facilitate diagnosis. Key Points boxes in each chapter place essential information at your fingertips. 100 new line drawings clarify key concepts. The Secrets Heart and Lung Sounds Workshop—both in CD-ROM and online format—is available for purchase with the book, and through Student Consult online access, and features audio clips from actual patients, along with Dr. Mangione's commentary and a 32-page downloadable manual, to help you obtain the maximum diagnostic benefit from listening to heart and lung sounds. STUDENT CONSULT access allows you to view the complete contents of the book online, anywhere you go...perform quick searches...and add your own notes and bookmarks.

Mosby s Guide to Physical Examination

Mosby s Guide to Physical Examination Book
Author : Henry M. Seidel
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011
ISBN : 0323055702
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With a strong patient-centered approach to care and an author team comprised of nurses and physicians, Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination, 8th Edition, addresses teaching and learning health assessment in nursing, medical, and a wide variety of other health-care programs, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This new edition offers an increased focus on evidence-based practice and improved readability, along with integrated lifespan content and numerous special features such as Clinical Pearls and Physical Variations, Functional Assessment, and Staying Well boxes. Evidence-Based Practice in Physical Examination boxes supply you with current data on the most effective techniques for delivering quality patient care. Clinical Pearls lend insights and clinical expertise to help you develop clinical judgment skills. Functional Assessment boxes present a more holistic approach to patient care that extends beyond the physical exam to patients' functional ability. Staying Well boxes focus you on patient wellness and health promotion. Risk Factor boxes provide opportunities for patient teaching or genetic testing for a variety of conditions. Differential diagnosis content offers you an understanding of how disease presentations vary and specific information for how to make diagnoses from similar abnormal findings. Abnormal Findings tables equip you with a quick, illustrated reference that allows for comparisons of various abnormalities along with key symptoms and underlying pathophysiology. Sample Documentation boxes clarify appropriate professional language for the process of recording patient assessment data. NEW! Advance Practice Skills highlighted throughout text makes identification and reference easier for students. NEW! Updated content throughout provides you with cutting-edge research and a strong evidence-based approach to care. NEW! Vital Signs and Pain Assessment Chapter groups important, foundational tasks together for easy reference in one location. NEW! Improve readability ensures content remains clear, straightforward, and easy to understand. NEW! Updated illustrations and photographs enhances visual appeal and clarifies anatomic concepts and exam techniques.

Bates Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking

Bates  Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking Book
Author : Lynn Bickley,Peter G. Szilagyi
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2012-11-01
ISBN : 1451173229
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This concise pocket-sized guide presents the classic Bates approach to physical examination and history taking in a quick-reference outline format. The book features a beautiful full-color art program and an easy-to-follow two-column format with step-by-step examination techniques on the left and abnormalities with differential diagnoses on the right. This edition's health promotion sections have been extensively updated and expanded in all chapters. Detailed information on pain assessment is now included in the general survey, vital signs, and pain chapter. A new chapter presents assessment of mental health status and behavior to encompass the psychosocial dimensions of care.

Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking

Bates  Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking Book
Author : Lynn S. Bickley,Peter G. Szilagyi,Barbara Bates
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0781780586
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents step-by-step instructions for physical examination techniques along with information on taking the patient history.

Clinical Examination

Clinical Examination Book
Author : Nicholas Joseph Talley,Simon O'Connor
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-08-30
ISBN : 0729541479
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Since 1988 this textbook has provided a clear and easily grasped explanation of the origins of physical signs when examining a patient, (both historically and physiologically). Much has been rewritten to reflect new thinking and new techniques.

Zitelli and Davis Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis E Book

Zitelli and Davis  Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis  E Book Book
Author : Basil J. Zitelli,Sara C McIntire,Andrew J Nowalk,Jessica Garrison
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2021-10-29
ISBN : 0323777899
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Thousands of high-quality clinical photographs paired with authoritative clinical content make Zitelli and Davis' Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis the trusted, go-to resource for residents and physicians alike. In this thoroughly revised 8th Edition, Drs. Basil J. Zitelli, Sara C. McIntire, Andrew J. Nowalk, and Jessica Garrison, provide a much-needed visual perspective on pediatric illness, helping you hone your visual examination skills and improve your diagnostic accuracy. Features more than 3,000 color photographs supplemented by clear explanatory text, laboratory tests, tables, algorithms, imaging, and approximately 25 clinical videos. Emphasizes pertinent historical factors, examination techniques, visual findings, and diagnostic methods. Provides meticulously updated content throughout, including an extensively revised ophthalmology chapter. Discusses key topics in pediatrics such as development, child abuse, and adolescent gynecology. Covers both common and uncommon disorders, making it an excellent resource not only for clinical diagnosis, but also for studying for the pediatric boards. Lists actionable and practical references, bibliographies, and resources at the end of each chapter.

Textbook of Physical Diagnosis E Book

Textbook of Physical Diagnosis E Book Book
Author : Mark H. Swartz
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-01-07
ISBN : 0323225071
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Derive the maximum diagnostic information from interviewing and examining patients with Textbook of Physical Diagnosis. Employing a compassionate, humanistic approach, Dr. Swartz explores how cultural differences can influence communication, diet, family relationships, and health practices and beliefs, and demonstrates that your interpersonal awareness is just as essential in physical diagnosis as your level of technical skill. This medical reference book features numerous high-quality color images, an easy-to-use design, and detailed descriptions of exam techniques, making it an essential guide for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Learn about special considerations related to patient’s unique situations, such as cultural differences, nutritional status, and overall health, which may affect your approach to their treatment. Understand the causes of the symptoms you encounter with Pathophysiology explanations. Easily review illustrated components with abundant color photographs capturing the true appearance of various diseases. Access coverage of complementary and alternative medicine so you can be alerted to the clinical implications of these increasingly popular modalities. Communicate effectively in Spanish. An appendix on the examination of Spanish-speaking patients provides translations for commonly used medical phrases and questions. Provide the best medical care through the art of interviewing and physical examination with the most recent coverage of relevant physical diagnosis standards and tests, as well as detailed discussions of key exam techniques. View examination techniques and clinical presentations more clearly than ever before with help from high-quality color images, over 900 photographs, and line art supplementing the detailed text. Stream more than 3 hours of in-depth video at Student Consult.

Geriatric Physical Diagnosis

Geriatric Physical Diagnosis Book
Author : Mark E. Williams, M.D.
Publisher : McFarland
Release : 2010-06-21
ISBN : 0786451602
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Informed by more than thirty years of experience, this guide provides a wealth of insight into the clinical observation, diagnosis and treatment of elderly patients. Organized geographically from (literally) head to toes, it concentrates on the basic geriatric physical examination with each chapter providing general information as well as helpful approaches to specific regional complaints. Emphasis is placed on assisting the dedicated clinician in becoming a more perceptive observer of elderly patients with honed skills in geriatric bedside diagnostic evaluation. The text also includes historical vignettes and anecdotes of great physical diagnosticians to demonstrate the evolution of clinical skills. Tables and line drawings complement the text. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Seidel s Guide to Physical Examination E Book

Seidel s Guide to Physical Examination   E Book Book
Author : Jane W. Ball,Joyce E. Dains,John A. Flynn,Barry S. Solomon,Rosalyn W. Stewart
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-03-25
ISBN : 0323172083
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With a strong patient-centered approach to care and an author team comprised of nurses and physicians, Seidel’s Guide to Physical Examination, 8th Edition, addresses teaching and learning health assessment in nursing, medical, and a wide variety of other health-care programs, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This new edition offers an increased focus on evidence-based practice and improved readability, along with integrated lifespan content and numerous special features such as Clinical Pearls and Physical Variations, Functional Assessment, and Staying Well boxes. Evidence-Based Practice in Physical Examination boxes supply you with current data on the most effective techniques for delivering quality patient care. Clinical Pearls lend insights and clinical expertise to help you develop clinical judgment skills. Functional Assessment boxes present a more holistic approach to patient care that extends beyond the physical exam to patients’ functional ability. Staying Well boxes focus you on patient wellness and health promotion. Risk Factor boxes provide opportunities for patient teaching or genetic testing for a variety of conditions. Differential diagnosis content offers you an understanding of how disease presentations vary and specific information for how to make diagnoses from similar abnormal findings. Abnormal Findings tables equip you with a quick, illustrated reference that allows for comparisons of various abnormalities along with key symptoms and underlying pathophysiology. Sample Documentation boxes clarify appropriate professional language for the process of recording patient assessment data. NEW! Advance Practice Skills highlighted throughout text makes identification and reference easier for students. NEW! Updated content throughout provides you with cutting-edge research and a strong evidence-based approach to care. NEW! Vital Signs and Pain Assessment Chapter groups important, foundational tasks together for easy reference in one location. NEW! Improve readability ensures content remains clear, straightforward, and easy to understand. NEW! Updated illustrations and photographs enhances visual appeal and clarifies anatomic concepts and exam techniques.

Mosby s Guide to Physical Examination E Book

Mosby s Guide to Physical Examination   E Book Book
Author : Henry M. Seidel,Rosalyn W. Stewart,Jane W. Ball,Joyce E. Dains,John A. Flynn,Barry S. Solomon
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2010-03-04
ISBN : 0323073573
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination is a comprehensive textbook of physical examination, history-taking, and health assessment with a unique emphasis on differential diagnosis and variations across the lifespan. The book conveys a uniquely compassionate, patient-centered approach to physical examination with a strong evidence-based foundation. Clinical Pearls boxes give brief clinical insights with expert tips on techniques, findings, and patient teaching. Mnemonic boxes deliver engaging auditory, visual, and other memory cues to help you remember series of assessment or exam steps. Physical Variations boxes detail multicultural considerations for assessing patients from diverse ethnic and cultural groups. Staying Well boxes describe holistic approaches to health promotion and patient teaching. Risk Factors boxes highlight modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors for a variety of conditions. Differential Diagnosis boxes give comparisons of expected findings for similar conditions and explain how disease presentations vary. Physical Examination boxes provide current data on the most effective techniques for delivering quality patient care. Functional Assessment boxes focus on the patient’s functional abilities and present a holistic approach to patient care. Downloadable text and PDA summaries allow for quick review of the key steps in each system exam. Dynamic learning exercises on the companion website test your knowledge and provide instant feedback on your progress. Updates throughout reflect the latest research findings and evidence-based practice for techniques, normal and abnormal findings, genetics, and assessment. 60 video clips demonstrate exam techniques for each system and are downloadable for use on Video iPod devices. 25 new anatomy and physiology animations provide narrated explanations of processes beneath the skin. New audio chapter summaries, downloadable for use on MP3 players, offer a convenient way to review key content on the go. New 3-column tables featuring Pathophysiology, Subjective Data, and Objective Data provide an illustrated reference that allows for quick and accurate comparisons. 75 new illustrations and dozens of new photos of normal and abnormal findings help to clarify anatomic concepts and exam techniques.