Written by noted physicians and educators at Thomas Jefferson University, this thoroughly illustrated text/atlas is the most comprehensive guide to physical examination techniques and physical diagnosis. Coverage of each anatomic site includes a review of anatomy, a general screening examination, and specific problem-oriented examinations, plus Teaching Points for physicians who precept medical students. A variety of techniques for each site and problem are shown, so that readers can adapt the examination to the patient.
More than 700 illustrations-139 in full color-depict anatomic details, examination techniques, and significant findings. Tables present the evidence basis for various techniques. Annotated bibliographies are also included.