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Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  734 ratings  ·  26 reviews
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 clini
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Hardcover, 1064 pages
Published September 9th 2016 by LWW (first published November 1st 1998)
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Sara Bakhshi
Dec 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: medical-school
This book is essential for any medical students.
It's well written and it has many good examples.
I will review its tables and boxes again.


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Alice
Apr 01, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nursing, 2011, 2012, bsn, msn
Yes!!! Book from my bachelors degree can be reused for a masters level class thereby saving money on the purchasing of books! WIN!!!
Roma
Jun 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Reading this book feels like listening to a great educator. Firstly, it would discuss anatomy, histology, and physiology as a review for certain topics. It would then discuss the physical examination and history taking parts afterward. Also, it highlights the key ideas in a blue box for the students to have easy access for reviewing later. The titles of the related topics and their corresponding pages are written on the right portion of every page as well, making it easier for the students to go ...more
Erin Henry
Dec 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dnp-school
Very helpful. I’d love a book that combined health assessment, patho and pharmacology but it would probably be too large to lift! I also wish all medical books were kindle or online books so they could be updated faster and more frequently.
Joy Endreshak
Jul 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nursing-medical
Literally one of the best and most USEFUL textbook I ever had to buy and use for school. Its for teaching doctors how to do a full physical exam. Lots of great information!! Wish I had had this when I had babies. This would have save me many phone calls to the doctor's office. ...more
Dawn Duggan
Sep 24, 2020 rated it really liked it
For school
Bruna  ♛
Nov 19, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: medicine, textbooks
Mais uma matéria da faculdade com o conteúdo concluído, amei estudar por esse livro. Mas ele podia ser confuso às vezes. Enfim, uma das melhoras disciplinas até agora foi semiologia ♥
Kevin
Aug 25, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: textbooks
If only more textbooks were like this. Didn't even need to rely on lecture notes. The prac exam went very well thanks to this book. ...more
Ao
May 18, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rarely used it during 2nd year med student but a must during clerkship and internship training.
Erin Percy
Do not get the kindle version!
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Claire
Jan 07, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
no texactly an actin packed read but got me through my paper
Erika E S
Medicina: 3er año.
Es muy útil, con rápido acceso a los signos y síntomas con respectiva explicación. Quizás más útil cuando ya tienes una base de la cátedra.
Alla
this will be my bible once class starts
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Agung Sentosa
Mar 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
the best book!!!
Saja
Mar 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: medical-books
One of the best physical Exam books
Yara Hasim
very useful book
Heather
Nov 17, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good book for learning physical assessment, lots of pictures, written clearly.
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