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Author Burns, Elizabeth A. (Elizabeth Ann), 1950-

Title Oxford American handbook of clinical examination and practical skills / Elizabeth A. Burns, Kenneth Korn, James Whyte IV ; with James Thomas, Tanya Monaghan.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 692 pages) : illustrations (some color).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Series Oxford American handbooks in medicine
Oxford American handbooks.
Note Includes index.
Print version record.
Summary The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills is a comprehensive pocket guide for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students. It is designed to help students transition from classroom to clinical internships, preceptorships, and clerkships. Providing clear and user-friendly guidance on all aspects of history taking, physical examination, common practical procedures, data interpretation and communication skills, it gives realistic advice on coping with and mastering common situations. Each systems chapter follows a structured format covering applie.
Contents Cover; Contents; 1 Communication skills; Introduction; Essential considerations; Essential rules; Getting started; General principles; Communicating with deaf patients; Cross-cultural communication; Interpreters; Imparting information; The importance of silence; Angry patients; Telephone and e-mail communication; Talking about sex; Breaking bad news; Body language: an introduction; Written communication; Law, ethics, and communication; 2 The history; History-taking; Using this book; Patient profile (PP); Chief complaint (CC); History of present illness (HPI); Past medical history (PMH).
Subject Physical diagnosis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
MEDICAL -- Diagnosis.
MEDICAL -- Diagnostic Imaging.
Physical diagnosis. (OCoLC)fst01062373
Clinical Medicine -- methods -- Handbooks.
Physical Examination -- Handbooks.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Electronic books.
Added Author Korn, Kenneth.
Whyte, James, IV.
Added Title Handbook of clinical examination and practical skills
Other Form: Print version: Burns, Elizabeth A. (Elizabeth Ann), 1950- Oxford American handbook of clinical examination and practical skills. New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2011 9780195389722 (DLC) 2010027995 (OCoLC)646388450
ISBN 9780199830763 (electronic bk.)
0199830762 (electronic bk.)

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