The Ninth Edition of this classic text provides the best foundation
for performing physical examination and taking the patient history.
The book features a vibrant full-color design with over 1,400
drawings and photographs and a clear, simple two-column format with
examination techniques on the left and abnormalities and
interpretations on the right. Highlights of this edition include
greater emphasis on patient communication and interview techniques,
a new chapter on the older adult, and over 200 new drawings and
photographs of abnormalities. A front-of-book CD-ROM includes
videos of head-to-toe examination. Additional student resources now
available include an online e-book, more than 15 medical and
nursing journal articles, and new videos including Cardiovascular:
Neck Vessels and Heart, and Thorax and Lungs.