Mosby's Expert Physical Exam Handbook

Rapid Inpatient and Outpatient Assessments


  • . Mosby

With the most up-to-date information on assessment techniques, normal and abnormal findings, and the assessment of patients with specific diseases and disorders, Mosby’s Expert Physical Exam Handbook: Rapid Inpatient and Outpatient Assessments, 3rd Edition is an essential resource for the medical-surgical setting. Detailed instructions and tips help you effectively apply your physical examination skills. From basic examination techniques to step-by-step guides for examining each body region and system, this handbook has everything you need to perform quick and thorough physical examinations.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2008
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-05791-2

Table of Contents

1. Health History and Physical Examination Review

2. Examining Patients with Special Needs

3. First Encounters: A General Survey of the Patient

4. Examining the Head and Neck

5. Examining the Eyes and Ears

6. Examining the Chest and Back

7. Examining the Upper Extremities

8. Examining the Abdominal Region

9. Examining the Lower Extremities

10. Putting It All Together

11. Documenting Your Findings Accurately