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Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking (12th Edition) – eBook PDF

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  • Author: Lynn S. Bickley
  • File Size: 73 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 1064 pages
  • Series: Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking
  • Publisher: LWW; Twelfth, North American edition
  • Publication Date: September 9, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: 146989341X
  • ISBN-10: 146989341X, 1496354702
  • ISBN-13: 9781469893419, 9781496354709

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Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking (12th Edition) – eBook PDF

Perform an accurate, efficient, and effective physical examination with confidence.

Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking 12th edition (PDF) provides step-by-step, authoritative guidance on performing the patient interview and physical examination, applying shared decision-making, clinical reasoning, and other core assessment skills—all based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence.

This highly regarded textbook 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.

  • Clinical pearls, printed in blue, highlight key points throughout the textbook.
  • Text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques.
  • Many new and updated photographs and illustrations support the text, and figures are now numbered for easy identification and reference.
  • Rewritten chapter on evaluating clinical evidence clarifies key concepts to ensure student understanding.
  • Revised and expanded chapter on the skin, hair, and nails includes new dermatology photographs and provides the framework for assessing common lesions and abnormalities.
  • Updated behavior and mental status chapter now reference DSM-5 .
  • Significantly revised information on obesity and nutrition counseling; cardiovascular risk factor screening and new clinical guidelines; new screening guidelines for breast cancer, Papanicolau smears, colon cancer, 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.

NOTE: This only includes the Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking 12th edition PDF. No online/access codes included.

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