Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking is designed for undergraduate and postgraduate students in medicine and allied specialties. It provides authoritative, step-by-step guidance on performing the patient interview and physical examination, applying clinical reasoning, shared decision making, and other core assessment skill – all based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence.

Key Features:- 

It presents fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination and an easy-to-follow two-column format featuring examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right.

Clinical pearls, printed in blue, highlight key points throughout the text.

Text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques such as inspecting the fundus or measuring the jugular venous pressure.

The text includes a unit of special populations, covering special stage in the life cycle-infancy through adolescence, pregnancy, and aging.

Appendix given at the end of each unit discusses various prototype cases commonly reported in the South Asian region, and involving different specialties. These cases provide a holistic overview of the health scenario in the geography.

Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking is the #1 choice for complete, authoritative guidance on mastering every aspect of the all-important physical examination. 

More Details about Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking South Asia Edition 2019

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
EditionSouth Asia Edition 2019
Publish YearOctober 2018