General Appearances, Facies, and Body Habitus
Nose and Mouth
The Cardiovascular System
Heart Sounds and Extra Sounds
Chest Inspection, Palpation, and Percussion
Male Genitalia, Hernias, and Rectal Exam
Female Genitalia and the Pelvis
The Neurologic System
The Bedside Diagnosis of Coma
The Musculoskeletal System
The Extremities and Peripheral Vascular System
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!
- The proven question-and-answer format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series® makes it easy to master all of the most important "need-to-know" information on physical diagnosis.
- Chapters are arranged by body system for practical, easy retrieval of key information.
- Author pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" provide concise answers to the common questions encountered in everyday practice.
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- © Mosby 2008
- 7th September 2007
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Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care; Director, Physical Diagnosis Curriculum, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA