Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History-Taking, 11th Edition

bate guide to physical examination and history takingBy

  • Lynn Bickley MD Women’s Health Services, Santa Fe, New Mexico

The 11th edition of the pre-eminent textbook on physical examination contains foundational content to guide students’ approaches to history taking, interviewing, and other core assessment skills, as well as fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline correct performance of physical examination. The book features a vibrant full-color art program and an easy-to-follow two-column format with step-by-step examination techniques on the left and abnormalities with differential diagnoses on the right. The comprehensive, evidence-based content is intended for medical students, high-level nursing education and practice markets, as well as related health professions such as physician assistants.

New for this edition:

  • Content has been fully revised and updated to reflect the most recent health care literature.
  • More than 200 new and revised photographs and drawings have been added to better illustrate key points in the accompanying text.
  • Design and layout has been revised to increase discoverability of core material and special assessment tips.
  • Techniques of interviewing chapter has been reorganized to provide clearer insights into the skills of empathic listening.

Key Features

  • Detailed, highly illustrated Tables of Abnormalities
  • Extensive Pediatric chapter
  • Illustrated Anatomy and Physiology review begins each examination chapter
  • Important information on Interviewing Techniques and Patient Communication
  • Two-column format serves as guide for physical assessment
  • Useful clinical tips throughout


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