BATES' POCKET GUIDE TO PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND HISTORY TAKING This title has been archived.

Author: Lynn Bickley, MD, Peter Szilagyi, MD, MPH
Affiliation: Texas Tech University, School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date: 2007
ISBN 10: 0781793483
ISBN 13: 9780781793483
Edition: 5th

Description:

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 design with over 500 drawings and photographs and an easy-to-follow two-column format with examination techniques on the left and abnormalities and interpretations on the right. Highlights of this edition include greater emphasis on patient communication and interview techniques, a new chapter on the older adult, and new drawings and photographs of abnormalities. A bound-in CD-ROM contains a free PDA download with outlines of examination procedures and techniques.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • DEDICATION
  • Introduction

Overview of Physical Examination and History Taking

  • THE COMPREHENSIVE ADULT HEALTH HISTORY
  • THE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: APPROACH AND OVERVIEW
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS

Interviewing and the Health History

  • GETTING READY: THE APPROACH TO THE INTERVIEW
  • LEARNING ABOUT THE PATIENT: THE SEQUENCE OF THE INTERVIEW
  • BUILDING A THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP: THE TECHNIQUES OF SKILLED INTERVIEWING
  • ADAPTING YOUR INTERVIEW TO SPECIFIC SITUATIONS
  • SENSITIVE TOPICS THAT CALL FOR SPECIFIC APPROACHES
  • ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS

Clinical Reasoning, Assessment, and Plan

  • ASSESSMENT AND PLAN: THE PROCESS OF CLINICAL REASONING
  • THE CASE OF MRS. N: ASSESSMENT AND PLAN
  • APPROACHING THE CHALLENGES OF CLINICAL DATA
  • ORGANIZING THE PATIENT RECORD

Beginning the Physical Examination: General Survey and Vital Signs

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Skin, Hair, and Nails

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Head and Neck

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Thorax and Lungs

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Cardiovascular System

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Breasts and Axillae

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Abdomen

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Male Genitalia and Hernias

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Female Genitalia

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Anus, Rectum, and Prostate

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Peripheral Vascular System

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Musculoskeletal System

  • FUNDAMENTALS FOR ASSESSING JOINTS
  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Nervous System: Mental Status and Behavior

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Nervous System: Cranial Nerves, Motor System, Sensory System, and Reflexes

  • FUNDAMENTALS FOR ASSESSING THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

Assessing Children: Infancy Through Adolescence

  • CHILD DEVELOPMENT
  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • ASSESSING NEWBORNS
  • ASSESSING INFANTS
  • ASSESSING CHILDREN (1 TO 10 YEARS)
  • ASSESSING ADOLESCENTS
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS
  • AIDS TO INTERPRETATION

The Pregnant Woman

  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS

The Older Adult

  • THE HEALTH HISTORY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING
  • TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION
  • RECORDING YOUR FINDINGS