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Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Perform an accurate, efficient, and effective physical examination with confidence. Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking provides authoritative, step-by-step guidance on performing the patient interview and physical examination, applying clinical reasoning, shared decision-making, and other core assessment skills—all based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence. This highly regarded text includes fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination and an easy-to-follow two-column format featuring examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right. Bates’ also includes a unit on special populations, covering special stages in the life cycle—infancy through adolescence, pregnancy, and aging. Clinical pearls, printed in blue, highlight key points throughout the text.Text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques.Many new and updated photographs and illustrations support the text, and figures are now numbered for easy identification and reference. Rewritten chapter on evaluating clinical evidence clarifies key concepts to ensure student understanding.Revised and expanded chapter on the skin, hair, and nails includes new dermatology photographs and provides the framework for assessing common lesions and abnormalities.Updated behavior and mental status chapter now references DSM-5.Significantly revised information on obesity and nutrition counseling; cardiovascular risk factor screening and new clinical guidelines; new screening guidelines for breast cancer, colon cancer, Papanicolau smears, and stroke risk factors; updated information on STIs; new geriatric assessment tools; and much more.New life cycle content, including an increased emphasis on cardiovascular health promotion and child development; updated pregnancy topics such as weight gain, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence; and new information on the older adult, including frailty, immunizations, cancer screening, cognitive decline and dementia screening, and a new algorithm for falls prevention. Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking is the #1 choice for complete, authoritative guidance on mastering every aspect of the all-important physical examination. Don’t Miss These Additional Resources also Available for Purchase: Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, Eighth Edition The Pocket Guide is an abbreviated version of the Bates’ twelfth edition textbook, designed for portability and convenience at the bedside.Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination (www.batesvisualguide.com) Recently refilmed, these 18 volumes of examination videos (as well as 10 additional OSCEs) depict experienced clinicians conducting each of the regional examinations. The videos demonstrate visually the varying techniques of inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation in the regional examinations and special populations.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is designed to meet the day-to-day needs of PM&R residents, practicing physiatrists, and physicians in other specialties seeing rehabilitation patients. Focused solely on clinical care delivery, this handy reference provides the tools necessary to navigate everything from PM&R team coordination to the tailoring of medical management to achieve functional goals. Divided into four sections, the book covers all rehabilitation topics and is packed with practical information useful in daily practice, including disease-specific order sets and tips for managing the wide range of issues that commonly occur during a patient's rehabilitation. The first section introduces the field of rehabilitation medicine, the second reviews the scope of practice of allied health professionals on the rehabilitation team, the third section discusses rehabilitation topics and practice areas, and the fourth is an extensive Appendix of 24 assessment and rating scales, tables, and algorithms, essential for daily clinical use. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is an indispensible resource that belongs in every white coat pocket. Features of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion Include: Conciseness and Clinical Orientation: Presents only the key information needed for optimal case management Comprehensive coverage: All major topics in the field of PM&R are represented Consistent approach: Brief text and bulleted format makes information easy to find Order sets provided for most areas to drive clinical care Medication specifics: Covers medications with specific dosages Appendix collects key scales, tables, and algorithms for immediate access"
The leading sports massage expert Mel Cash now publishes this indispensable guide to the human muscular and skeletal system. It contains all the most relevant information needed to understand how the human body moves and maintains posture, drawing together knowledge from several different areas of medical science and presenting it in a clear and simple style. The book is essential for all students of human biology, medicine and physical therapy (orhtodox and complementary), and anyone involved at any level in sport, exercise, or dance. The 40 specially commissioned colour illustrations, plus 25 line drawings, provide a full picture of the human muscular and skeletal system, and the accompanying text explains how they may become injured, and the various other causes of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction.
Pocketpedia is the essential quick reference for medical students, residents, and attending physicians in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Designed for the busy clinician, this pocket-sized compendium is crammed with useful tables, charts, illustrations, and clinical tips and guidelines for effective patient care and restoration of function. Covering core topics in PM&R and field-tested in the clinic and at the bedside over two successful editions, this indispensable resource delivers the information practitioners need on a daily basis. The Third Edition has been reorganized and thoroughly updated to include the latest evidence-based treatment recommendations and protocols. Features PM&R in your pocket―perfect for rounding or concise review Distills the practical essentials with focused coverage of key topics New chapters on Ultrasound, Cancer Rehabilitation, Acupuncture, and Quality Improvement Expanded coverage of musculoskeletal rehabilitation, concussion, and interventional pain procedures Enhanced illustrations and charts Now includes downloadable ebook for anytime access on mobile devices or computer
Comprehensive guide on definitions and assessments related to the Physical Therapy field.
MedicalPearls Publishing provides a flashcard style practice test with teaching points to assist in identification of knowledge gaps and resolve educational deficits.
A major, new work in physical medicine and rehabilitation that is both practical and authoritative, this text provides easily accessible information on the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders and other common conditions requiring rehabilitation. Each topic is presented in a concise, focused, and well-illustrated two-color format featuring a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations and diagnostic testing, with a focus on procedures, rehab interventions, and treatmentComprehensive rehab text focusing on practical, concise descriptions of what the physician actually does to rehabilitate the patientAttractive two-colour text design and graphicsLead editor Frontera, the chair of PM&R at Harvard, one of the leading authorities in modern rehabilitation medicineReader-friendly approach will appeal to all those involved in the field of rehabilitation.
This book presents cases on the musculoskeletal system in clinical vignette format. Each case pertains to a specific diagnosis, and all cases are grouped according to the body region involved. It is our intention to present each case in a clear, concise, informative, and user-friendly manner. The purpose of this book is to provide medical students, PMR residents and young PMR attending preparing for their boards with a valuable resource for review, studying, and learning. We hope that we have succeeded in our goals, and that this book meets your educational needs.