With the 11th edition, focus turns back to the student in nurse practitioner, physician's assistant, and medical programs. The text continues be a trusted reference for nursing and medical students as well as practitioners. The art program has been revised to bring greater consistency and currency to the illustrations. Many photographs, particularly those depicting skin conditions, are being replaced with newer photos of higher quality. The well-respected and highly useful layout and organization of the book are retained. Each chapter has been reviewed and revised to keep the text up-to-date. The following features, long admired among dedicated Bates' users are also retained: · Detailed, beautifully depicted Tables of Abnormalities · Extensive Pediatric chapter · Illustrated Anatomy and Physiology review begins each chapter · Important information on Interviewing Techniques and Patient Communication · Outstanding line art program · Two-column format as guide for physical assessment · Useful Clinical tips throughout The ancillary assets are also being updated to redirect the focus toward higher level nursing students and medical students.
Revised and updated, this text provides a foundation for learning to perform physical examination and history taking. It seeks to prompt students to ask the right questions and to understand the answers. A logical two-column format places examination procedures and proper techniques on the left, and common abnormalities and possible interpretations on the right. Illustrations are strategically placed adjacent to relevant information, and tables of abnormalities appear at the end of each chapter, enabling the reader to compare and contrast abnormal findings.
This concise pocket-sized guide presents the classic Bates approach to physical examination and history taking in a quick-reference outline format. It contains all the critical information needed to obtain a clinically meaningful health history and conduct a thorough physcial assessment. Fully revised and updated to reflect currennt health care literature, the Seventh Edition will help health professionals elicit relevant facts from the patient's history, review examination procedures, highlight common findings, learn special assessment techniques, and sharpen interpretive skills. The book features a vibrant full-color art program and an easy-to-follow two-column format with step-by-step examination techniques on the left and abnormalities with differential diagnoses on the right.
A classic in assessment, this revision still provides the best foundation for learning and performing physical examination techniques and history taking. Its highly visual four-color design includes 400 new pieces of art, plus four completely revised chapters, including one on pediatrics.
This concise pocket-sized guide presents the classic Bates approach to physical examination and history taking in a quick-reference outline format. The book features a beautiful full-color art program and an easy-to-follow two-column format with step-by-step examination techniques on the left and abnormalities with differential diagnoses on the right. This edition's health promotion sections have been extensively updated and expanded in all chapters. Detailed information on pain assessment is now included in the general survey, vital signs, and pain chapter. A new chapter presents assessment of mental health status and behavior to encompass the psychosocial dimensions of care.
This case studies book is designed for the development of clinical reasoning, assessment, and differential diagnostic skills. Each case study presents with a chief complaint, brief history, and then physical examination findings. Multiple-choice exercises, matching exercises, and labeling exercises are included. Answers can be found at the end of the book. This edition includes additional cases on the older adult and other new topics covered in the Ninth Edition of Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking.
Covers patient interviewing and taking a health history as well as common and important symptoms. In chapters on body regions or systems, the book reviews relevant anatomy and physiology, describes the sequence and techniques of physical examination, and helps to identify selected abnormalities.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking for Nurses. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.