Textbook of Physical Diagnosis. History and Examination

Mark H. Swartz

Autor: Swartz

ISBN: 9780323221481

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Año Edición: 2014

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Formato: 22 x 28 cm.

Páginas: 848

Peso: 2.8 Kg.

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Derive the maximum diagnostic information from interviewing and examining patients with Textbook of Physical Diagnosis. Employing acompassionate, humanistic approach, Dr. Swartz explores how cultural differences can influence communication, diet, family relationships, and health practices and beliefs, and demonstrates that your interpersonal awareness is just as essential in physical diagnosis as your level of technical skill. This medical reference book features numerous high-quality color images, an easy-to-use design, and detailed descriptions of exam techniques, making it an essential guide for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

New to this edition

  • Provide the best medical care through the art of interviewing and physical examination with the most recent coverage of relevant physical diagnosis standards and tests, as well as detailed discussions of key exam techniques.
  • Reference information on-the-go. Several chapters have been moved online, resulting in a more portable and concise print edition that focuses on core material.
  • View examination techniques and clinical presentations more clearly than ever before with help from high-quality color images, over 900 photographs, and line art supplementing the detailed text.
  • Stream more than 6 hours of in-depth video, review online-only chapters, and reference the entire contents online at Student Consult.
  • Gain in-context access to online videos using your smartphone by scanning accompanying QR codes located throughout the text, covering step-by-step key aspects of the physical examination for adults, newborns, toddlers, as well as important interviewing scenarios.

Table of contents:

  • Section I The Art of Interviewing
    • Chapter 1 The Interviewer’s Questions
    • Chapter 2 The Patient’s Responses
    • Chapter 3 Caring for Patients in a Culturally Diverse Society
    • Chapter 4 Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    • Chapter 5 Assessment of Nutritional Status
    • Chapter 6 Putting the History Together
  • Section II The Science of the Physical Examination
    • Chapter 7 The Physical Examination
    • Chapter 8 The Skin
    • Chapter 9 The Head and Neck
    • Chapter 10 The Eye
    • Chapter 11 The Ear and Nose
    • Chapter 12 The Oral Cavity and Pharynx
    • Chapter 13 The Chest
    • Chapter 14 The Heart
    • Chapter 15 The Peripheral Vascular System
    • Chapter 16 The Breast
    • Chapter 17 The Abdomen
    • Chapter 18 Male Genitalia and Hernias
    • Chapter 19 Female Genitalia
    • Chapter 20 The Musculoskeletal System
    • Chapter 21 The Nervous System
    • Chapter 22 Putting the Examination Together
  • Section III Evaluation of Specific Patients
    • Chapter 23 The Pregnant Patient
    • Chapter 24 The Pediatric Patient
    • Chapter 25 The Geriatric Patient
    • Chapter 26 The Acutely Ill Patient
  • Section IV Putting the Data to Work
    • Chapter 27 Diagnostic Reasoning in Physical Diagnosis
    • Chapter 28 The Clinical Record
    • Chapter 29 Focusing on the Focused History and Physical Examination
    • Epilogue
      • Appendix A Commonly Abused Drugs
      • Appendix B Signs and Symptoms in Deficiency States
      • Appendix C Conversion Tables
Autor Swartz
ISBN 9780323221481
Encuadernación Hardcover
Año Edición 2014
Edición
Formato 22 x 28 cm.
Páginas 848
Peso 2.8 Kg.

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