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Seidel's guide to physical examination

Jane W. Ball, Joyce E. Dains, John A. Flynn, Barry S. Solomon, Rosalyn W. Stewart.
  • St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier/Mosby, [2014]
  • Copyright Notice: c2015
  • Eighth edition.
  • 1 online resource (xix, 714 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), charts.
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  • With a strong patient-centered approach to care and an author team comprised of nurses and physicians, Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination, 8th Edition, addresses teaching and learning health assessment in nursing, medical, and a wide variety of other health-care programs, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This new edition offers an increased focus on evidence-based practice and improved readability, along with integrated lifespan content and numerous special features such as Clinical Pearls and Physical Variations, Functional Assessment, and Staying Well boxes. Evidence-Based Practice in Physical Examination boxes supply you with current data on the most effective techniques for delivering quality patient care.Clinical Pearls lend insights and clinical expertise to help you develop clinical judgment skills.Functional Assessment boxes present a more holistic approach to patient care that extends beyond the physical exam to patients' functional ability.Staying Well boxes focus you on patient wellness and health promotion. Risk Factor boxes provide opportunities for patient teaching or genetic testing for a variety of conditions.Differential diagnosis content offers you an understanding of how disease presentations vary and specific information for how to make diagnoses from similar abnormal findings.Abnormal Findings tables equip you with a quick, illustrated reference that allows for comparisons of various abnormalities along with key symptoms and underlying pathophysiology.Sample Documentation boxes clarify appropriate professional language for the process of recording patient assessment data.
  • The History and Interviewing Process
  • Cultural Competency
  • Examination Techniques and Equipment
  • Vital Signs and Pain Assessment
  • Mental Status
  • Growth and Measurement
  • Nutrition
  • Skin, Hair, and Nails
  • Lymphatic System
  • Head and Neck
  • Eyes
  • Ears, Nose, and Throat
  • Chest and Lungs
  • Heart
  • Blood Vessels
  • Breasts and Axillae
  • Abdomen
  • Female Genitalia
  • Male Genitalia
  • Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Neurologic System
  • Sports Participation Evaluation
  • Putting It All Together
  • Taking the Next Steps: Critical Thinking
  • Recording Information
  • Emergency or Life-Threatening Situations
  • Appendix A: Height/Weight Growth Charts
  • Appendix B: Pediatric Blood Pressure Tables
  • Appendix C: Conversion Tables and Anthropometric Measurements.
Other information
  • Preceded by Mosby's guide to physical examination / Henry M. Seidel ... [et al.]. 7th ed. c2011.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Additional form
  • Alternate version: 9780323112406
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 877822262
  • OCLC: 877822262

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