ISBN: 9780323313223
Page Count: 848
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $98.99

Textbook of Physical Diagnosis Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition

by Mark H. Swartz, MD, FACP
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323313223
Page Count: 848
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $98.99
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Derive the maximum diagnostic information from interviewing and examining patients with Textbook of Physical Diagnosis. Employing a compassionate, humanistic approach, Dr. Swartz explores how cultural differences can influence communication, diet, family relationships, and health practices and beliefs, and demonstrates that your interpersonal awareness is just as essential in physical diagnosis as your level of technical skill. This medical reference book features numerous high-quality color images, an easy-to-use design, and detailed descriptions of exam techniques, making it an essential guide for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

    • Learn about special considerations related to patient’s unique situations, such as cultural differences, nutritional status, and overall health, which may affect your approach to their treatment.
    • Understand the causes of the symptoms you encounter with Pathophysiology explanations.
    • Easily review illustrated components with abundant color photographs capturing the true appearance of various diseases.
    • Access coverage of complementary and alternative medicine so you can be alerted to the clinical implications of these increasingly popular modalities.
    • Provide the best medical care through the art of interviewing and physical examination with the most recent coverage of relevant physical diagnosis standards and tests, as well as detailed discussions of key exam techniques.
    • Reference information on-the-go. Several chapters have been moved online, resulting in a more portable and concise print edition that focuses on core material.
    • View examination techniques and clinical presentations more clearly than ever before with help from high-quality color images, over 900 photographs, and line art supplementing the detailed text.
    • Stream more than 6 hours of in-depth video, review online-only chapters, and reference the entire contents online at Student Consult.
    • Gain in-context access to online videos using your smartphone by scanning accompanying QR codes located throughout the text, covering step-by-step key aspects of the physical examination for adults, newborns, toddlers, as well as important interviewing scenarios.
  • Section I The Art of Interviewing

    Chapter 1 The Interviewer’s Questions

    Chapter 2 The Patient’s Responses

    Chapter 3 Caring for Patients in a Culturally Diverse Society

    Chapter 4 Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    Chapter 5 Assessment of Nutritional Status

    Chapter 6 Putting the History Together

    Section II The Science of the Physical Examination

    Chapter 7 The Physical Examination

    Chapter 8 The Skin

    Chapter 9 The Head and Neck

    Chapter 10 The Eye

    Chapter 11 The Ear and Nose

    Chapter 12 The Oral Cavity and Pharynx

    Chapter 13 The Chest

    Chapter 14 The Heart

    Chapter 15 The Peripheral Vascular System

    Chapter 16 The Breast

    Chapter 17 The Abdomen

    Chapter 18 Male Genitalia and Hernias

    Chapter 19 Female Genitalia

    Chapter 20 The Musculoskeletal System

    Chapter 21 The Nervous System

    Chapter 22 Putting the Examination Together

    Section III Evaluation of Specific Patients

    Chapter 23 The Pregnant Patient

    Chapter 24 The Pediatric Patient

    Chapter 25 The Geriatric Patient

    Chapter 26 The Acutely Ill Patient

    Section IV Putting the Data to Work

    Chapter 27 Diagnostic Reasoning in Physical Diagnosis

    Chapter 28 The Clinical Record

    Chapter 29 Focusing on the Focused History and Physical Examination

    Epilogue

    Appendix A Commonly Abused Drugs

    Appendix B Signs and Symptoms in Deficiency States

    Appendix C Conversion Tables
  • Mark H. Swartz, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine, State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, New York; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York; Professor of Medical Sciences, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, New York; Director, C3NY--Clinical Competence Center of New York, New York, New York
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