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Clinical skills for adult primary care

Author: Mark E Silverman; J Willis Hurst
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott-Raven, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is a practical, reliable guide to the most crucial task confronting the primary care physician: acquiring maximum clinical information through the bedside skills of history-taking and physical examination. Written by a group of experienced clinicians, this book is filled with "pearls" of information that will improve the diagnostic skills of every practitioner. In keeping with today's managed-care constraints  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark E Silverman; J Willis Hurst
ISBN: 9780781703277 0781703271
OCLC Number: 70420759
Description: xv, 319 pages : illustrations
Contents: 1. The Role of the Primary Care Physician / J. Willis Hurst --
2. The General History / T. Kirkland Garner --
3. The Recognition of Mental Illness / Dave McAlister Davis --
4. A Five-Step Approach to an Efficient Physical Examination / Mark E. Silverman --
5. General Inspection of the Patient / Mark E. Silverman --
6. Examination of the Skin / Donald J. Pirozzi --
7. Examination of the Eye / William H. Jarrett II and Mark W. Mohney --
8. Examination of the Mouth / Wyman P. Sloan III --
9. Examination of the Ear, Nose, and Paranasal Sinuses / Mark E. Silverman --
10. Examination of the Thyroid Gland / N. Spencer Welch --
11. Examination of the Chest / Jonne B. Walter --
12. Examination of the Heart / Mark E. Silverman --
13. Examination of the Peripheral Arteries and Veins / Stephen M. Barnett and Mark E. Silverman --
14. Examination of the Abdomen and Rectum / Valerie J. Jagiella --
15. Examination of the Musculoskeletal System / Kimberley E. Wilson and W. Hayes Wilson. 16. Examination of the Breasts / William E. Mitchell, Jr. --
17. Examination of the Female Pelvis / Sandra Adamson Fryhofer --
18. Examination of the Male Genitalia, the Prostate, and for Hernia / William M. Scaljon --
19. Examination of the Neurologic System / Douglas S. Stuart --
20. Introduction to Initial Routine Laboratory Testing / Wyman P. Sloan III --
21. The Biochemical Profile / Bruce F. Walker --
22. Lipoprotein Screening / Mark E. Silverman --
23. Routine Complete Blood Count / Robert S. Allen --
24. Urinalysis / Jerry D. Cooper --
25. Chest X-Ray Film / William R. Kenny --
26. Electrocardiography / J. Willis Hurst --
27. Exercise Electrocardiography / Mark E. Silverman --
28. Sigmoidoscopy / Randy J. Yanda --
29. Fetal Occult Blood Testing / Randy J. Yanda --
30. Mammography / William E. Mitchell, Jr. --
31. Prostate-Specific Antigen / Mark E. Silverman --
32. Pulmonary Function Testing by Office Spirometry / William R. Kenny.
Responsibility: editors, Mark E. Silverman, J. Willis Hurst.

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