Bates’ Guide To Physical Examination and History Taking , 13th Edition By Lynn S. Bickley
Confidently Perform Accurate, Efficient, and Effective Physical Examinations. Master the techniques for successful physical examinations with the #1 choice for complete, authoritative guidance. This highly regarded text includes fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination and an easy-to-follow two-column format that correlates examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right. ■ NEW! Expanded Unit 1 provides an overview of the components of the patient encounter and helps you ensure the most effective information-gathering and decision-making approaches. ■ NEW! Key terms are bolded in chapters and correspond to an online glossary with definitions. ■ UPDATED! Expanded coverage of special populations familiarizes you with important approaches for persons who identify as LGBTQ, persons with physical disabilities, and diverse populations throughout the life cycle. ■ UPDATED! Restructured Regional Exam chapters enhance
your understanding of overview material, examination techniques, and health promotion and counseling considerations.
■ UPDATED! Photographs, illustrations, and references reinforce key content based on the latest evidence-based information. ■ UPDATED! Text boxes are numbered to provide quick access to important summaries of clinical conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques. ■ Clinical pearls , printed in blue, highlight key points at a glance. ■ Detailed, highly illustrated tables of abnormal conditions display examination and clinical information in an easy-to-find, quick-reference format at the end of each chapter. ■ eBook available . Fast, smart, and convenient, today’s eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more. North American Edition / Hardback / ISBN: 978-1-4963-9817-8 / ($134.99 / £N/A / €N/A) World International Edition / Hardback / ISBN: 978-1-9751-0991-2 / ($134.99 / £45.00 / €51.00) World Approx. 1072 pp. / 8.375 x 10.875 / September 2020