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  • Jane Ball, RN, DrPH, CPNP, DPNAP, Trauma Systems Consultant, American College of Surgeons, Gaithersburg, MD
  • Joyce Dains, DrPH, JD, RN, FNP, BC, DPNAP, Advanced Practice Nursing Program Director, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • John Flynn, MD, MBA, Clinical Director and Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Barry Solomon, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Harriet Lane Clinic, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolscent Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Rosalyn Stewart, MD, MS, MBA, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Henry Seidel, MD, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Jane Ball, RN, DrPH, CPNP, DPNAP, Trauma Systems Consultant, American College of Surgeons, Gaithersburg, MD
  • Joyce Dains, DrPH, JD, RN, FNP, BC, DPNAP, Advanced Practice Nursing Program Director, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • John Flynn, MD, MBA, Clinical Director and Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Barry Solomon, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Harriet Lane Clinic, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolscent Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Rosalyn Stewart, MD, MS, MBA, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination is a comprehensive textbook of physical examination, history-taking, and health assessment with a unique emphasis on differential diagnosis and variations across the lifespan. The book conveys a uniquely compassionate, patient-centered approach to physical examination with a strong evidence-based foundation.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09423-8


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The History and Interviewing Process

Chapter 2: Cultural Awareness

Chapter 3: Examination Techniques and Equipment

Chapter 4: Mental Status

Chapter 5: Growth and Measurement

Chapter 6: Nutrition

Chapter 7: Assessment of Pain

Chapter 8: Skin, Hair, and Nails

Chapter 9: Lymphatic System

Chapter 10: Head and Neck

Chapter 11: Eyes

Chapter 12: Ears, Nose, and Throat

Chapter 13: Chest and Lungs

Chapter 14: Heart

Chapter 15: Blood Vessels

Chapter 16: Breasts and Axillae

Chapter 17: Abdomen

Chapter 18: Female Genitalia

Chapter 19: Male Genitalia

Chapter 20: Anus, Rectum, and Prostate

Chapter 21: Musculoskeletal System

Chapter 22: Neurologic System

Chapter 23: Sports Participation Evaluation

Chapter 24: Putting It All Together

Chapter 25: Taking the Next Steps: Critical Thinking

Chapter 26: Recording Information

Chapter 27: Emergency or Life-Threatening Situations

 

Appendix A: Growth Charts

- Preterm infant growth chart

-Boy - birth to 36 months

-Girl - birth to 36 months

-Boys - 2 to 20 years

-Girls - 2 to 20 years

Appendix B:

-Tables B-1 and B-2: Weight and Length Conversion Charts

-Table B-3: Body Mass Index (BMI)

Appendix C: Denver II Development Tool

Appendix D: Temperature Conversion Chart