Physical Examination and History Taking

ISBN-10: 0781767180
ISBN-13: 9780781767187
Edition: 9th 2007 (Revised)
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Description: This edition aims to provide the best foundation for learning and performing physical examination and history taking. It has greater emphasis on patient communication and interview techniques and a new chapter on the older adult.

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List price: $87.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 12/9/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 992
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.038
Language: English

This edition aims to provide the best foundation for learning and performing physical examination and history taking. It has greater emphasis on patient communication and interview techniques and a new chapter on the older adult.

List of Tables
Introduction
An Overview of Physical Examination and History Taking
The Health History: Structure and Purposes
The Comprehensive Adult Health History
Chief Complaint(s)
Present Illness
Past History
Family History
Personal and Social History
Review of Systems
The Physical Examination: Approach and Overview
The Comprehensive Physical Examination
Recording your Findings
The Case of Mrs. N
Learning History Taking and Physical Examination
Interviewing and the Health History
Getting Ready: The Approach to the Interview
Learning About the Patient: The Process of Interviewing
Facilitating the Patient's Story: The Techniques of Skilled Interviewing
Adapting Interviewing Techniques to Specific Situations
Special Aspects of Interviewing
Ethical Considerations
Interviewing Patients of Different Ages
Beginning the Physical Examination: General Survey and Vital Signs
Anatomy and Physiology
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Physical Examination--The General Survey and Vital Signs
Techniques of Examination
Beginning the Examination: Setting the Stage
The General Survey
The Vital Signs
Blood Pressure
Special Problems
Heart Rate and Rhythm
Respiratory Rate and Rhythm
Temperature
The Skin
Anatomy and Physiology
Changes with Aging
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Physical Examination--The Skin
Techniques of Examination
Skin
Nails
Hair
Skin Lesions in Context
The Head and Neck
Anatomy and Physiology
The Head
The Eye
The Ear
The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses
The Mouth and Pharynx
The Neck
Changes With Aging
The Health History
The Head
The Eyes
The Ears
The Nose and Sinuses
The Mouth, Throat, and Neck
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Physical Examination--The Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat (Heent)
Techniques of Examination
The Head
The Eyes
The Ears
The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses
The Mouth and Pharynx
The Neck
Special Techniques
The Thorax and Lungs
Anatomy and Physiology
Changes With Aging
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Physical Examination--The Thorax and Lungs
Techniques of Examination
Initial Survey of Respiration and the Thorax
Examination of the Posterior Chest
Examination of the Anterior Chest
Special Techniques
The Cardiovascular System
Anatomy and Physiology
Surface Projections of the Heart and Great Vessels
Cardiac Chambers, Valves, and Circulation
Events in the Cardiac Cycle
The Splitting of Heart Sounds
Heart Murmurs
Relation of Auscultatory Findings to the Chest Wall
The Conduction System
The Heart as a Pump
Arterial Pulses and Blood Pressure
Jugular Venous Pressure and Pulses
Changes With Aging
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Physical Examination--The Cardiovascular Examination
Techniques of Examination
Jugular Venous Pressure and Pulsations
The Carotid Pulse
The Heart
A Note on Cardiovascular Assessment
Special Techniques
The Breasts and Axillae
Anatomy and Physiology
Changes With Aging
Lymphatics
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Physical Examination--Breasts and Axillae
Techniques of Examination
The Female Breast
The Male Breast
The Axillae
Special Techniques
The Abdomen
Anatomy and Physiology
Changes With Aging
The Health History
The Gastrointestinal Tract
The Urinary Tract
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Physical Examination--The Abdomen
Techniques of Examination
The Abdomen
The Liver
The Spleen
The Kidneys
The Bladder
The Aorta
Special Techniques
Male Genitalia and Hernias
Anatomy and Physiology
Changes With Aging
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Pelvic Examination--Male Genitalia and Hernias
Techniques of Examination
The Penis
The Scrotum and Its Contents
Hernias
Special Techniques
Female Genitalia
Anatomy and Physiology
Changes With Aging
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Pelvic Examination--Female Genitalia
Techniques of Examination
External Examination
Internal Examination
Hernias
Special Techniques
The Pregnant Woman
Anatomy and Physiology
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Physical Examination--the Pregnant Woman
Techniques of Examination
General Inspection
Vital Signs and Weight
Head and Neck
Thorax and Lungs
Heart
Breasts
Abdomen
Genitalia, Anus, and Rectum
Extremities
Special Techniques
Concluding the Visit
The Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
Anatomy and Physiology
Changes With Aging
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Physical Examination--the Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
Techniques of Examination
Male
Female
The Peripheral Vascular System
Anatomy and Physiology
Arteries
Veins
The Lymphatic System and Lymph Nodes
Fluid Exchange and the Capillary Bed
Changes With Aging
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Physical Examination--the Peripheral Vascular System
Techniques of Examination
Arms
Legs
Special Techniques
The Musculoskeletal System
Anatomy and Physiology
Structure and Function of Joints
Temporomandibular Joint
The Shoulder
The Elbow
The Wrist and Hands
The Spine
The Hip
The Knee
The Ankle and Foot
Changes With Aging
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Examination--the Musculoskeletal System
Techniques of Examination
The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)
The Shoulder
The Elbow
The Wrist and Hand
The Spine
The Hip
The Knee and Lower Leg
The Ankle and Foot
Special Techniques
The Nervous System
Anatomy and Physiology
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Spinal Reflexes: The Deep Tendon Response
Motor Pathways
Sensory Pathways
Changes With Aging
The Health History
Health Promotion and Counseling
Preview: Recording the Examination--the Nervous System
Techniques of Examination
Mental Status
The Cranial Nerves
The Motor System
The Sensory System
Deep Tendon Reflexes
Special Techniques
Assessing Children: Infancy Through Adolescence
Child Development
Key Principles
Infancy: The First Year of Life
Early Childhood: 1 Through 4 Years
Middle Childhood: 5 Through 10 Years
Adolescence: 11 Through 20 Years
Health Promotion and Counseling
Approach to the Examination of Children at Different Ages
Assessing the Newborn
Assessing the Infant
Assessing Early Childhood
Assessing Middle Childhood
Assessing the Adolescent
Techniques of Examination
General Survey
Vital Signs
The Skin
The Head
The Neck
The Eye
The Ear
The Nose and Paranasal Sinuses
The Mouth and Pharynx
The Thorax and Lungs
The Heart
The Breasts
The Abdomen
Male Genitalia
Female Genitalia
The Rectal Examination
The Musculoskeletal System
The Nervous System
Clinical Reasoning, Assessment, and Plan
Assessment and Plan: The Process of Clinical Reasoning
The Case of Mrs. N: Assessment and Plan
Approaching the Challenges of Clinical Data
Building Your Case: The Interplay of Clinical Reasoning and Assessment of Clinical Data
Organizing the Patient Record
Clinical Assessment: The Journey to Excellence
Prevalence and Predictive Value
Bibliography
Index

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