Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking

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Author: Lynn Bickley, MD, FACP, Peter Szilagyi, MD, MPH, Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, FACP
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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date: 2021
ISBN 10: 1496398173
ISBN 13: 9781496398178
eISBN: 9781975109950
Edition: 13th
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Lippincott® Connect Featured Title Purchase the new print edition of this Lippincott® Connect title includes lifetime access to the digital version of the book, plus related materials such as videos and multiple-choice Q&A and self-assessments. Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking is the #1 choice for complete, authoritative guidance on mastering every aspect of the all-important physical examination. 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 that correlates examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right. Extensively updated to reflect the most current clinical practices, this Thirteenth Edition 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. New and expanded content emphasizes the importance of strong patient communication and interpersonal skills, as well as special considerations for examining LBGT-identified persons, persons with physical disabilities, and special populations across the life cycle—infancy through adolescence, pregnancy, and aging.
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