Mosby's Physical Examination Handbook
Mosby, 1999 - Nursing - 335 pages
Relied on by thousands of medical professionals, MOSBY'S PHYSICAL EXAMINATION HANDBOOK is a comprehensive, portable clinical reference for physical exams. It includes numerous full-color photos, gives concise descriptions of examination techniques and offers guidelines on how the examination should flow from one procedure to the next. It's the reference manual no health care student or professional should be without.
* More than 170 full-color illustrations and photographs enhance descriptions of key steps in physical examination process. * Includes descriptions of common abnormalities to aid students with diagnosis. * Sample documentation in each body system chapter shows what findings to document and how to record them. A great tool for helping students develop observation and documentation skills.
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abdominal AIDS TO DIFFERENTIAL Anticipatory Guidance Areolae arms arteries Ask patient Assess Auscultate blood pressure breast breath cervix chest color contour cough cyanosis DIAGNOSIS ABNORMALITY DESCRIPTION DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS ABNORMALITY discharge disease edema enlargement Evaluate Examination particular attention EXPECTED eyes flex flexion full resistance gland hair hand head hematocrit hemoglobin index finger infant inguinal intercostal space knee labia minora lateral lesions liver lower lymph nodes masses midline motor movement mucosa muscle neck nerve nipples nodules otoscopic pain palpable Palpate Pap smear PEDIATRIC VARIATIONS EXAMINATION PERCENTILES Percuss Physical Examination particular pink plantar reflex position posterior precordium pulse quadrants range of motion rectal reflex rotate SAMPLE DOCUMENTATION sclerae scrotum side skin smooth sounds sphincter Superficial surface swelling symmetry symptoms TECHNIQUE FINDINGS tenderness Test thumb tient tion tissue toes tongue touch tympanic membrane umbilicus UNEXPECTED uterus uvula vaginal VARIATIONS EXAMINATION TECHNIQUE venous weight