Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking SAE (Original PDF from Publisher)


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published date: 06 Jul 20

South Asian edition of Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination andHistory Taking provides authoritative guidance on how to perform thepatient interview, physical examination, and other core assessments as wellas how to apply clinical reasoning and use shared decision-making in aquick-reference format. This highly regarded pocket guide includesillustrated, step-by-step techniques for physical examination in atwo-column format featuring examination techniques on the left andabnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses onthe right.Key Features• Significantly revised information on obesity and nutrition counseling;essential clinical updates and screening guidelines on cardiovascular riskfactors, breast cancer, colon cancer, Papanicolau smears, stroke risk factors,and new geriatric assessment tools• Illustrated clinical manifestations of skin, hair, and nail diseases which providethe framework for assessing common lesions and abnormalities• Dedicated new segments on evidence-based medicine, breaking bad news topatients using the 'SPIKES' protocol, and South Asian perspective of obesity/metabolic, psychiatric disorders, tobacco, alcohol use, and its relevance onsocioeconomic and demographic history to keep pace with recent advancesand growing concerns• Inclusion of Diagnostic Guidelines for rheumatic heart disease and syndromicmanagement of sexually transmitted diseases as recommended by NACO• Numerous tables, flow-charts, and text boxes to help readers with importantsummaries of clinical conditions and other relevant information• Covers special stages in the life cycle—infancy through adolescence,pregnancy, and aging

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  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer India Pvt Ltd; South Asian Editition edition (June 26, 2020)
  • Publication Date: June 26, 2020
  • Language: English



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