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cover image - Textbook of Physical Diagnosis Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323674546
Page Count: 920
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $87.99

Textbook of Physical Diagnosis Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Mark H. Swartz, MD, FACP

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Textbook of Physical Diagnosis Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323674546
Page Count: 920
Imprint: Elsevier
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Mastering each aspect of the patient interview and physical exam is fundamental to medical education, resulting in more accurate diagnostic skills, more effective patient management, and better patient outcomes! Dr. Swartz’s Textbook of Physical Diagnosis is a highly respected reference in this critical area, offering a compassionate, humanistic approach to the art and science of interviewing and physical examination. From cover to cover, you’ll learn how your interpersonal awareness is just as important in physical diagnosis as your level of skill – and why clinical competence in this area is essential for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and all members of the healthcare profession.

  • SECTION 1 Mastering the Art of Interviewing
    1 The Interviewer’s Questions
    Basic Principles
    Using an Interpreter
    Important Interviewing Concepts
    Symptoms and Signs
    Conducting an Interview
    Basic Interviewing Techniques
    Format of the History
    Taking Notes
    Concluding Thoughts
    2 The Patient’s Responses
    Responses to Illness
    Responses to the Interviewer
    Influence of Background and Age on Patient Response
    Influence of Disease on Patient Response
    3 Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    General Consideration
    Classifications of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    Traditional Chinese Medicine
    Concluding Thoughts
    4 Putting the History Together
    Interview of Mr. John Doe
    Written History of Mr. John Doe
    SECTION 2 Valuing Diversity: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity
    5 Deconstructing Racism and Bias in Clinical Medicine
    Introduction
    Before the Clinical Encounter (Pre-Visit Preparation)
    During the Clinical Encounter
    After the Clinical Encounter
    Biased Patient Behavior
    Conclusion
    Acknowledgments
    SECTION 3 Understanding the Science of the Physical Examination
    6 The Physical Examination
    The Basic Procedures
    Preparation for the Examination
    Health Care Infection Prevention Practices,
    Goal of the Physical Examination
    7 Assessment of Nutritional Status
    Medical History
    Physical Examination
    Special Population
    Clinicopathologic Correlation
    Concluding Thoughts
    8 The Skin
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiologic Characteristics
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Effect of Skin Disease on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    Description of Lesions
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    9 The Head and Neck
    General Considerations,
    Structure and Physiology
    Effect of Head and Neck Disease on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    10 The Eye, 167
    Historical and General Consideration
    Structure and Physiology
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Effect of Blindness on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    11 The Ear and Nose
    General Considerations,
    Structure and Physiology
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Effect of Deafness on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    12 The Oral Cavity and Pharynx
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiologic Characteristics
    The Pharynx
    The Larynx
    Review of Specific Symptom
    Effect of a Voice Disorder on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    13 The Chest
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiology
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Effect of Lung Disease on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    14 The Heart, 293
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiology
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Effect of Cardiac Disease on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations,
    15 The Peripheral Vascular System
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiology
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Effect of Vascular Disease on the Patient
    Physical Examination,
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    16 The Breast
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiology
    Review of Specific Symptom
    Impact of Breast Disease on the Woman
    Physical Examination
    The Male Breast
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    17 The Abdomen
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiology
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Impact of Inflammatory Bowel Disease on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    18 Male Genitalia and Hernias
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiologic Characteristics
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Impact of Erectile Dysfunction on the Man
    Physical Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations,
    19 Female Genitalia
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiologic Characteristics
    The OB-GYN History
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Effect of Infertility on the Woman
    Physical Examination
    Preparation for the Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    20 The Musculoskeletal System
    General Consideration
    Structure and Physiology
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Effect of Musculoskeletal Disease on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    21 The Nervous System
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiologic Characteristic
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Effect of Chronic Neurologic Disease on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    22 Putting the Examination Together
    The Techniques
    The Written Physical Examination
    SECTION 4 Evaluating Specific Patients
    23 The Pregnant Patient
    General Considerations
    Structure and Physiologic Characteristics
    Review of Specific Symptoms
    Obstetric Risk Assessment
    Calculation of Due Date
    Effect of Pregnancy on the Patient
    Physical Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    24 The Pediatric Patient
    General Considerations
    Pediatric History
    Neonatal: Under 1 Month of Age
    Infancy: 1 Month to 12 Months
    Early Childhood: 1 Year to 4 Years
    Middle Childhood: 5 Years to 10 Years
    Adolescence: 11 Years to 21 Years,
    Clinicopathologic Correlations,
    Sample Write-Up of a Newborn’s History and Physical Exam,
    25 The Geriatric Patient
    General Considerations
    The Geriatric Assessment
    Core Components of a Comprehensive Geriatrics Assessment
    Goals of Care and Advance Care Preferences
    Structure and Physiologic Characteristics
    Basic Principles of Geriatric Medicine
    The Geriatric Examination
    Clinicopathologic Correlations
    26 The Acutely Ill or Injured Patient
    Personal Safety
    Approach to the Unconscious Patient
    Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Guidelines
    C-A-B
    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Survey
    Summary of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Guidelines for Adults, Children, and Infant
    Assessment of the Acutely Ill or Injured Patient
    The Pediatric Emergency
    SECTION 5 Putting the Data to Work
    27 Precision, Accuracy, and Critical Thinking in Clinical Assessment
    Art, Science, and Observation
    Diagnostic Reasoning From Signs and Symptoms
    Critical Thinking
    The Rational Clinical Examination
    28 The Clinical Record
    Putting the History and Physical Examination Together
  • 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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