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Seidel’s Physical Examination Handbook

Author: Jane BallJane BallJoyce DainsJohn FlynnBarry SolomonRosalyn Stewart

Publisher: Mosby

Publish Date: 31st January 2014

ISBN-13: 97803231722269780323172219

Pages: 336

Language: English



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.

Table of Contents

1. The History2. Vital Signs and Pain Assessment NEW!3. Mental Status 4. Nutrition and Growth and Measurement 5. Skin, Hair, and Nails6. Lymphatic System7. Head and Neck 8. Eyes 9. Ears, Nose, and Throat 10. Chest and Lungs11. Heart 12. Blood Vessels 13. Breasts and Axillae 14. Abdomen 15. Female Genitalia 16. Male Genitalia 17. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate 18. Musculoskeletal System 19. Neurologic System 20. Head-to-Toe Examination: Adult21. The Healthy Female Evaluation22. Age-Specific Examination: Infants, Children, and Adolescents23. Age-Specific Examination: Special Populations and Older Adults NEW!24. Reporting and RecordingAppendix: Quick Reference to Special Histories