Seidel's Physical Examination Handbook

Be prepared in any clinical setting with this portable, full-color, illustrated guide. Examination tables and Aids to Differential Diagnosis tables provide easy access to the physical exam in a two-column format for each system exam. Key information includes differential diagnosis tips, pediatric variations, sample documentation, and other helpful assessment data for quick reference. Separate chapters cover age-specific exams for infants, children, adolescents, and older adults, the healthy female evaluation, as well as reporting and documenting findings for computerized charting.

Paperback, 336 Pages

Published: January 2014

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-16953-0


  • 1. The History
    2. Vital Signs and Pain Assessment NEW!
    3. Mental Status
    4. Nutrition and Growth and Measurement
    5. Skin, Hair, and Nails
    6. Lymphatic System
    7. Head and Neck
    8. Eyes
    9. Ears, Nose, and Throat
    10. Chest and Lungs
    11. Heart
    12. Blood Vessels
    13. Breasts and Axillae
    14. Abdomen
    15. Female Genitalia
    16. Male Genitalia
    17. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
    18. Musculoskeletal System
    19. Neurologic System
    20. Head-to-Toe Examination: Adult
    21. The Healthy Female Evaluation
    22. Age-Specific Examination: Infants, Children, and Adolescents
    23. Age-Specific Examination: Special Populations and Older Adults NEW!
    24. Reporting and Recording
    Appendix: Quick Reference to Special Histories


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