ISBN-10:
0323034675
ISBN-13:
9780323034678
Pub. Date:
09/07/2007
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Physical Diagnosis Secrets: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 2

Physical Diagnosis Secrets: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 2

by Salvatore Mangione MDSalvatore Mangione MD
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Overview

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 Series® 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.
  • The "Top 100" Secrets of History Taking and Physical Examination are conveniently listed in one place for quick review.
  • A new chapter on interpreting presenting symptoms and physical findings to facilitate diagnosis.
  • Key Points boxes in each chapter place essential information at your fingertips.
  • 100 new line drawings clarify key concepts.
  • The Secrets Heart and Lung Sounds Workshop—both in CD-ROM and online format—is available for purchase with the book, and through Student Consult online access, and features audio clips from actual patients, along with Dr. Mangione's commentary and a 32-page downloadable manual, to help you obtain the maximum diagnostic benefit from listening to heart and lung sounds.
  • STUDENT CONSULT access allows you to view the complete contents of the book online, anywhere you go...perform quick searches...and add your own notes and bookmarks.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323034678
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/07/2007
Series: Secrets Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 712
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of 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

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