Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination 9th Edition offers a uniquely interprofessional, patient-centered, lifespan approach to physical examination and health assessment. This new edition features an increased focus on patient safety, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based practice, along with an emphasis on the development of good communication skills and effective hands-on examination techniques. Each core chapter is organized into four sections - Anatomy and Physiology, Review of Related History, Examination and Findings, and Abnormalities - with lifespan content integrated into each area. Written by an author team comprised of advance practice nurses and physicians with specialties in the care of adults, older adults, and children, this one-of-a-kind textbook addresses health assessment and physical examination for a wide variety of disciplines.
1. The History and Interviewing Process 2. Cultural Competency 3. Examination Techniques and Equipment 4. Clinical Reasoning 5. Documentation 6. Vital Signs and Pain Assessment 7. Mental Status 8. Growth, Measurement, and Nutrition 9. Skin, Hair, and Nails 10. Lymphatic System 11. Head and Neck 12. Eyes 13. Ears, Nose, and Throat 14. Chest and Lungs 15. Heart 16. Blood Vessels 17. Breasts and Axillae 18. Abdomen 19. Female Genitalia 20. Male Genitalia 21. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate 22. Musculoskeletal System 23. Neurologic System 24. Sports Participation Evaluation 25. Putting It All Together 26. Emergency or Life-Threatening Situations
Appendix A: Height/Weight Growth Charts Appendix B: Pediatric Blood Pressure Tables
Dains, Joyce E. Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, The University of Texas; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
Flynn, John A. Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
Solomon, Barry S. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Harriet Lane Clinic, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolscent Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.
Stewart, Rosalyn W. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.