Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.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.
Perform an accurate, efficient, and effective physical examination with confidence! Widely used by both students and practitioners, Bate 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 skillall based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence. The twelfth edition of this highly regarded text includes a new chapter on assessing clinical evidence and updated chapters on the examination of skin, hair, and nails as well as pediatrics. - Fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques outline correct performance of the physical examination. - An easy-to-follow two-column format features examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnosis on the right. - New clinical pearls, printed in blue, highlight key points throughout the text. - New text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques. - Many figures are new or updated, and are now numbered, making them easier to locate and reference in both the print and electronic versions. - References DSM-5 in all relevant areas of the text. - Significantly revised information on obesity and nutrition counseling; behavior and mental status; skin, hair, and nails; 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. Bate Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking is the #1 choice of medical, PA, DNP, and RN-BSN students for complete, authoritative guidance on mastering every aspect of the all-important physical examination. This updated twelfth edition maintains that standard of excellence and brings Bate thoroughly up-to-date with the needs of todas students. Dot Miss These Additional Resources: Bate Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, Eighth Edition The Pocket Guide is an abbreviated version of the Bate twelfth edition textbook, designed for portability and convenience at the bedside. Bate Visual Guide to Physical Examination Recently refilmed, these 18 volumes of examination videos (as well as 10 additional OSCEs) depict experienced clinicians conducting each of the regional examinations. The videos demonstrate visually the varying techniques of inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation in the regional examinations and special populations.
UNIT 1 Foundations of Health Assessment
Foundations for Clinical Proficiency
Evaluating Clinical Evidence
CHAPTER 3 Interviewing and the Health History UNIT 2 Regional Examinations
CHAPTER 4 Beginning the Physical Examination: General Survey, Vital Signs, and Pain CHAPTER 5 Behavior and Mental Status CHAPTER 6 The Skin, Hair, and Nails CHAPTER 7 The Head and Neck CHAPTER 8 The Thorax and Lungs CHAPTER 9 The Cardiovascular System CHAPTER 10 The Breasts and Axillae CHAPTER 11 The Abdomen CHAPTER 12 The Peripheral Vascular System CHAPTER 13 Male Genitalia and Hernias CHAPTER 14 Female Genitalia CHAPTER 15 The Anus, Rectum, and Prostate CHAPTER 16 The Musculoskeletal System CHAPTER 17 The Nervous System
UNIT 3 Special Populations
CHAPTER 18 Assessing Children: Infancy Through Adolescence CHAPTER 19 The Pregnant Woman CHAPTER 20 The Older Adult
"Every section of this quality book provides an extensive amount of critical information in an easy-to-use format. This edition has demonstrated the commitment that this group has to the development of exceptional physical examination book. Well done!" Doody's Review ServiceTM, Doody's Core TitleTM (2018 Edition)
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