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ISBN-13 9781451181654
ISBN-13 978-1-451-173222
Author(s): Lynn Bickley MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, WoltersKluwer Health
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 425

This concise pocket-sized guide presents the classic Bates approach to physical examination and history taking in a quick-reference outline format. It contains all the critical information needed to obtain a clinically meaningful health history and conduct a thorough physcial assessment. Fully revised and updated to reflect currennt health care literature, the Seventh Edition will help health professionals elicit relevant facts from the patient's history, review examination procedures, highlight common findings, learn special assessment techniques, and sharpen interpretive skills.

The book features a vibrant 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.