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Physical Diagnosis Secrets

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

This popular reference presents essential knowledge on physical diagnosis and health assessment in a practical and engaging question-and-answer format. A wealth of high-quality illustrations guide you through the first and most important of challenges involved in diagnosing any patient: performing the history and physical exam. Assessment techniques are highlighted and weighted based on their clinical importance. This detailed, highly focused and practical guide will equip you with the skills you need to confidently evaluate your patients!

Paperback, 712 Pages

Published: September 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03467-8


  • General Appearances, Facies, and Body Habitus

    Vital Signs

    The Skin

    The Eye

    The Ear

    Nose and Mouth

    The Neck

    The Thyroid

    The Breast

    The Cardiovascular System

    Heart Sounds and Extra Sounds

    Heart Murmurs

    Chest Inspection, Palpation, and Percussion

    Lung Auscultation

    The Abdomen

    Male Genitalia, Hernias, and Rectal Exam

    Female Genitalia and the Pelvis

    Lymph Nodes

    The Neurologic System

    The Bedside Diagnosis of Coma

    The Musculoskeletal System

    The Extremities and Peripheral Vascular System


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