The Complete History and Physical Exam Guide

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Eric Hanson
  • Eric Hanson
  • Thomas Neuhauser
  • Thomas Neuhauser
    • Print ISBN 9780721687124

    Key Features

    • Uses an easy-to-review outline format that covers history and physical examination · chartwork
    • Covers history and physical examination guidelines for subspecialty areas.
    • Provides in-depth, ready-to-use questions that highlight all key potential health issues when taking a patient's history.
    • Details each step for every type of system review, with up to three different approaches for each body system.
    • Offers sample write-ups at the end of each chapter to provide a starting point for documentation.
    • Addresses additional "must-know" content including ethical and legal issues.
    • Includes coverage of drugs in an abbreviated outline format, and appendices with conversion and data tables.

    Table of Contents

    "I. H&P Essentials
    1. History and Physical Examination (H&P) Essentials (H&P)
    2. Recording Laboratory Values and Diagnostic Information, and Conversion Tables (LAB)
    3. Assessment and Plan (A&P) Formulation (A&P)
    4. Chartwork Guidelines (CHART)
    5. Presentation Guidelines (PRES)
    6. Death Certification (DEATH)

    II. Specialty-Focused History and Physical Examinations (Specialty H&P's)
    7. Allergy and Immunology (ALLERGY)
    8. Anesthesiology (ANESTH)
    9. Cardiology (CARD)
    10. Dermatology (DERM)
    11. Emergency Medicine (Trauma Assessment) (EMERG)
    12. Endocrinology (ENDO)
    13. Gastroenterology (GI)
    14. Gynecology (GYN)
    15. Hematology (HEME)
    16. Infectious Disease (ID)
    17. Internal Medicine /Family Practice (IM/FP)
    18. Intensive Care Unit (Adult Critical Care Medicine) (ICU)
    19. Neonatology (NEO)
    20. Nephrology (NEPH)
    21. Neurology (NEURO)
    22. Obstetrics (OB)
    23. Occupational Medicine (OCC)
    24. Oncology (ONC)
    25. Ophthalmology (OPHTHO)
    26. Orthopedics (ORTHO)
    27. Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery)/Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgery (OTO)
    28. Pathology (PATH)
    29. Pediatrics (PEDS)
    30. Preventive Medicine (PREV)
    31. Psychiatry (PSYCH)
    32. Pulmonology (PULM)
    33. Surgery (Focus on General Surgery) (SURG)
    34. Urology (URO)

    III. Focused History and Physical Examinations (Focused H&P's)
    35. Alcohol Screening (ETOH)
    36. Epidemiology (EPI)
    37. Ethical Considerations (ETHICS)
    Informed Consent
    Advanced Directives
    Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Orders
    38. Nutritional Status Evaluation (NUTRIT)
    39. Tobacco Screening (TOB)

    Contributors
    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    912
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2004
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9780721687124

    About the authors

    Eric Hanson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Headquarters United States Air Force, Office of the Surgeon General, Directorate of Modernication, Science and Technology Division, Chief, Science and Technology and Operational Biotechnology, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, DC

    Eric Hanson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Headquarters United States Air Force, Office of the Surgeon General, Directorate of Modernication, Science and Technology Division, Chief, Science and Technology and Operational Biotechnology, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, DC

    Thomas Neuhauser

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Staff Pathologist, Medical Directory of Hematology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX

    Thomas Neuhauser

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Staff Pathologist, Medical Directory of Hematology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX