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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Seidel's Physical Examination Handbook, 8e

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.

  • Examination tables offer quick and reliable reference to key exam steps and what to expect.
  • Aids to Differential Diagnosis tables summarize distinguishing characteristics of abnormalities, furnishing you with clues for identifying characteristic symptoms and diagnosing patient problems.
  • Sample Documentation sections at the end of system chapters promote concise yet thorough patient charting for each system exam.
  • Equipment Lists, indicating needed items in preparation for each system exam, facilitate efficiency in the practice setting.
  • Color-coded Pediatric Variations tables provide a resource on differences in findings and developmental considerations for pediatric patients.
  • Updated Computerized Charting content reflects the shift to electronic charting in clinical practice and equips you with a current resource on what and how to chart patient data.
  • Over 200 full-color illustrations on anatomy and physiology, exam procedures, and normal and abnormal findings offer a visual reference to performing exams and anticipated and unanticipated findings in this highly visual field.
  • NEW! Updated Content throughout the book reflects the latest research and evidence-based practice to supply you with a best-practice approach to the physical exam.
  • NEW! Vital Signs and Pain Assessment chapter groups important foundational and frequently-used tasks together for easy reference.
  • NEW! Age-Specific Examination: Special Populations and Older Adults chapter makes it easy to locate specific variations in assessment for older adults with special needs.

  • English | ISBN: 0323169538 | 2014 | 339 pages | PDF | 18.1 Mb | 8th

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