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DeGowin's Diagnostic Examination

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ISBN-10: 0070164436

ISBN-13: 9780070164437

Edition: 7th 2000

Authors: Richard L. DeGowin

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Description:

Now with a new full-colour atlas section, this edition of a classic text offers an introduction to the art, science and craft of the physical examination.
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/22/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1098
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Quick-Find Guide
Preface
Introduction and User's Guide
The Diagnostic Framework
Diagnosis
The Varieties of Medical Examinations
The Diagnostic Examination
History Taking and the Medical Record
Outline of the Medical Record
Procedure for Taking the History
Completion of the Medical Record
The Oral Presentation
Inpatient Progress Notes, Discharge Summaries and Clinic Notes
The Patient's Medical Record
Electronic Medical Records
The Screening Physical Examination: Methods and Procedure
Methods for Physical Examination
Inspection
Palpation
Percussion
Auscultation
Procedure for the Screening Physical Examination
The Diagnostic Examination
Vital Signs, Anthropometric Data and Pain
Vital Signs
Body Temperature
The Pulse Rate, Volume and Rhythm
Respirations: Respiratory Rate and Pattern
Blood Pressure and Pulse Pressure
Anthropometric Measurements
Height
Weight
Body-Mass Index
Pain Assessment
Non-Regional Systems and Diseases
Constitutional Symptoms
The Immune System
The Lymphatic System
The Hematopoietic System and Hemostasis
The Endocrine System
The Skin and Nails
Physiology
Functional Anatomy
Physical Examination of the Skin and Nails
Skin and Nail Symptoms
Skin and Nail Signs
Common Skin Disorders and Syndromes
The Head and Neck
Major Systems and their Physiology
Superficial Anatomy
Physical Examination of the Head and Neck
Head and Neck Symptoms
Head and Neck Signs
Head and Neck Syndromes
The Chest: Chest Wall, Pulmonary, and Cardiovascular Systems; the Breasts
The Chest Wall, Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Systems
Major Systems and their Physiology
Superficial Anatomy
Physical Examination of the Chest
Chest Symptoms
Chest Signs
Chest Syndromes
The Breast
Physiology
Superficial Anatomy
Physical Examination of the Breast
Breast Symptoms
Breast Signs
Breast Syndromes
The Abdomen, Perineum, Anus, and Rectosigmoid
Major Systems and their Physiology
Superficial Anatomy
Physical Examination of the Abdomen, Perineum, and Rectum
Abdominal Symptoms
Abdominal, Perineal, Anal, and Rectal Signs
Abdominal, Perineal, Anal, and Rectal Syndromes
The Urinary System
Major Systems and their Physiology
Superficial Anatomy
Physical Examination of the Urinary Tract
Urinary Symptoms
Urinary Signs
Urinary Syndromes
The Female Genitalia and Reproductive System
Overview of Female Reproductive Physiology
Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System
Physical Examination of the Female Genitalia and Reproductive System
Female Genital and Reproductive Symptoms
Female Genital and Reproductive System Signs
Female Genital and Reproductive System Syndromes
The Male Genitalia and Reproductive System
Overview of Male Reproductive Physiology
Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System
Physical Examination of the Male Genitalia and Reproductive System
Male Genital and Reproductive Symptoms
Male Genital and Reproductive System Signs
Male Genital and Reproductive System Syndromes
The Spine and Extremities: The Musculoskeletal and Soft Tissue Exam
Major Systems and Their Physiology
Superficial Anatomy
Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities
Musculoskeletal and Soft Tissue Symptoms
Musculoskeletal and Soft Tissue Signs
Musculoskeletal and Soft Tissue Syndromes
The Neurologic Exam
Overview of the Major Neurologic System Components and Their Physiology
Superficial Anatomy of the Nervous System
The Neurologic Examination
Neurologic Symptoms
Neurologic Signs
Neurologic Syndromes
The Mental Status, Psychiatric, and Social Evaluations
The Mental Status and Psychiatric Evaluations
The Mental Status Evaluation
Psychiatric Symptoms and Signs
Psychiatric Syndromes
The Social Evaluation
Evaluation of Social Function and Risk
Common Social Syndromes and Problems
Preoperative Evaluation
The Preoperative Evaluation
The History
The Physical Examination
Laboratory Tests
Summative Risk Assessment
Use of the Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging
Principles of Diagnostic Testing
Principles of Laboratory Testing
Disease Present or Absent
Test Positive or Negative
Probability and Odds
Principles of Diagnostic Imaging
Common Diagnostic Tests
Blood Chemistries
Hematologic Data
Urinalysis
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
Serous Body Fluids
Index