The perfect companion to Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking 9th edition (PDF), this practical study resource uses actual case vignettes to help you enhance your physical diagnostic, examination, and critical thinking skills.
Following the structure of the parent textbook, most chapters in ‘Case Studies to Accompany Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking 9e‘ feature 1 or more case vignettes, providing a chief complaint and a brief medical history. Based on this information, you will then select the appropriate physical exam techniques, integrate information from the patient’s physical exam and history, and formulate hypotheses leading to a differential diagnosis.
Enhance your clinical judgment with these features:
- Multiple choices, matching, and labeling activities help to reaffirm your understanding.
- Lists of physical findings for each case help you understand the importance of proper documentation.
- Appendix with answers lets you check the accuracy of your responses and identify areas in need of further study.
- Primary care focus addresses a range of common complaints — including unexplained weight loss, stomach pain, earache, breast lumps, persistent cough, low back pain, constipation, and dizziness.
NOTE: This only includes Case Studies to Accompany Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking 9th edition eBook in both ePub and PDF formats