Mosby's Physical Examination Video Series: DVD 2: Skin, Hair, and Nails, Version 2By
- 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, Associate Profesor and Advanced Practice Nursing Program Director; Manager, Professional Education for Prevention and Early Detection, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
- G. William Benedict, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
This 11 minute video shows the steps needed to examine the skin, hair, and nails, including the proper use of equipment. With the patient seated, it demonstrates how to inspect and palpate the skin, hair, and nails. The video shows expected findings and alerts the viewer to selected variations in pediatric and geriatric patients as well as differences between light-skinned and dark-skinned patients. In addition, it emphasizes teaching the patient to perform skin self-examination.
Published: March 2006