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Physical Diagnosis Secrets [electronic resource]

Salvatore Mangione
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia, PA : Mosby/Elsevier, [2008]
Edition
2nd ed
Language
English
Series
The secrets series
Secrets series
ISBN
9780323034678, 0323034675, 0323112110, 9780323112116
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Summary
This popular reference presents essential knowledge on physical diagnosis and health assessment in a practical and engaging question-and-answer format. A wealth of high-quality illustrations guide you through the first and most important of challenges involved in diagnosing any patient: performing the history and physical exam. Assessment techniques are highlighted and weighted based on their clinical importance. This detailed, highly focused and practical guide will equip you with the skills you need to confidently evaluate your patients! The proven question-and-answer format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Seriesʼ makes it easy to master all of the most important "need-to-know" information on physical diagnosis. Chapters are arranged by body system for practical, easy retrieval of key information. Author pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" provide concise answers to the common questions encountered in everyday practice.
Contents
  • General Appearances, Facies, and Body Habitus
  • Vital Signs
  • The Skin
  • The Eye
  • The Ear
  • Nose and Mouth
  • The Neck
  • The Thyroid
  • The Breast
  • The Cardiovascular System
  • Heart Sounds and Extra Sounds
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Chest Inspection, Palpation, and Percussion
  • Lung Auscultation
  • The Abdomen
  • Male Genitalia, Hernias, and Rectal Exam
  • Female Genitalia and the Pelvis
  • Lymph Nodes
  • The Neurologic System
  • The Bedside Diagnosis of Coma
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • The Extremities and Peripheral Vascular System.
  • Top 100 secrets
  • General appearance, facies, and body habitus / Salvatore Mangione
  • Vital signs / Salvatore Mangione
  • The skin / Salvatore Mangione
  • The eye / Salvatore Mangione
  • The ear / Salvatore Mangione
  • Nose and mouth / Salvatore Mangione
  • The neck / Salvatore Mangione
  • The thyroid / Salvatore Mangione
  • The breast / Salvatore Mangione
  • The cardiovascular system / Salvatore Mangione
  • Heart sounds and extra sounds / Salvatore Mangione
  • Heart murmurs / Salvatore Mangione.
  • Chest inspection, palpation, and percussion / Salvatore Mangione
  • Lung auscultation / Salvatore Mangione
  • The abdomen / Salvatore Mangione
  • Male genitalia, hernias, and rectal exam / Salvatore Mangione
  • Female genitalia and the pelvis / Salvatore Mangione
  • Lymph nodes / Salvatore Mangione
  • The neurologic system / Enrica Arnaudo and Michael D. Kim
  • The bedside diagnosis of coma / Salvatore Mangione
  • The musculoskeletal system / Salvatore Mangione
  • The extremities and peripheral vascular system / Salvatore Mangione.
Description
1 online resource (x, 702 pages) : illustrations.
Notes
  • Rev. ed. of: Physical diagnosis secrets / [edited by] Salvatore Mangione. c2000.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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