The 11th edition of the pre-eminent textbook on physical examination contains foundational content to guide students’ approaches to history taking, interviewing, and other core assessment skills, as well as fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline correct performance of physical examination. The book features a vibrant full-color art program and an easy-to-follow two-column format with step-by-step examination techniques on the left and abnormalities with differential diagnoses on the right. The comprehensive, evidence-based content is intended for medical students, high-level nursing education and practice markets, as well as related health professions such as physician assistants.
New for this edition:
–Content has been fully revised and updated to reflect the most recent health care literature.
–More than 200 new and revised photographs and drawings have been added to better illustrate key points in the accompanying text.
–Design and layout has been revised to increase discoverability of core material and special assessment tips.
–Techniques of interviewing chapter has been reorganized to provide clearer insights into the skills of empathic listening.
Series: Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking (Book 11)
Hardcover: 1024 pages
Publisher: LWW; Eleventh, North American Edition edition (November 12, 2012)