ISBN: 9780323172233
Page Count: 336
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Seidel's Physical Examination Handbook - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition

by Jane W. Ball, RN, DrPH, CPNP, Joyce E. Dains, DrPH, JD, RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, John A. Flynn, MD, MBA, MEd, Barry S. Solomon, MD, MPH and Rosalyn W. Stewart, MD, MS, MBA
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ISBN: 9780323172233
Page Count: 336
Imprint: Mosby
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Be prepared in any clinical setting with this portable, full-color, illustrated guide. Examination tables and Aids to Differential Diagnosis tables provide easy access to the physical exam in a two-column format for each system exam. Key information includes differential diagnosis tips, pediatric variations, sample documentation, and other helpful assessment data for quick reference. Separate chapters cover age-specific exams for infants, children, adolescents, and older adults, the healthy female evaluation, as well as reporting and documenting findings for computerized charting.

    • The two-column format featuring Exam Techniques, Expected Findings, and Unexpected Findings provides quick and reliable reference to key exam steps.
    • Over 250 full-color figures depicting anatomy and physiology, exam procedures, and normal and abnormal findings offer a visual guide to performing exams.
    • Documentation examples promote concise yet thorough patient charting for each system exam.
    • Aids to Differential Diagnosis Tables summarize distinguishing characteristics of abnormalities, making it easier to identify patients’ symptoms.
    • Lists of the equipment required in preparation for each system exam facilitate efficiency in the practice setting.
    • Color-coded tables highlight pediatric variations and provide quick-reference coverage of developmental considerations specific to pediatric patients.
    • Updates throughout reflect the latest research and evidence-based practice findings on all aspects of the physical exam.
    • New content on electronic charting reflects the shift to electronic medical records in clinical practice and offers a current resource on what and how to chart.
    • An updated drug table provides a list of physical findings potentially related to common classes of drugs.
  • Chapter 1: The History

    Chapter 2: Mental Status

    Chapter 3: Nutrition and Growth and Measurement

    Chapter 4: Skin, Hair, and Nails

    Chapter 5: Lymphatic System

    Chapter 6: Head and Neck

    Chapter 7: Eyes

    Chapter 8: Ears, Nose, and Throat

    Chapter 9: Chest and Lungs

    Chapter 10: Heart

    Chapter 11: Blood Vessels

    Chapter 12: Breasts and Axillae

    Chapter 13: Abdomen

    Chapter 14: Female Genitalia

    Chapter 15: Male Genitalia

    Chapter 16: Anus, Rectum, and Prostate

    Chapter 17: Musculoskeletal System

    Chapter 18: Neurologic System

    Chapter 19: Head-to-Toe Examination: Adult

    Chapter 20: The Healthy Female Evaluation

    Chapter 21: Age-Specific Examination: Infants, Children, and Adolescents

    Chapter 22: Reporting and Recording

  • Jane W. Ball, RN, DrPH, CPNP, Trauma Systems Consultant, American College of Surgeons, Gaithersburg, MD, Joyce E. Dains, DrPH, JD, RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, The University of Texas; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, John A. Flynn, MD, MBA, MEd, Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Barry S. Solomon, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Harriet Lane Clinic, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolscent Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD and Rosalyn W. Stewart, MD, MS, MBA, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
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