Suggested Reading List

The following reading list is suggested for an 11-week course using Bates' Guide to History Taking and Physical Examination, 8th Edition:

Weeks 1 and 2:

Week 3:

Week 11

Chapter 1 - An Overview of the Physical Examination and History Taking

Chapter 2 - Interviewing and the Health History Chapter 18 - Clinical Reasoning, Assessment, and Plan

Chapter 3 - Beginning the Physical

Examination: General Survey and Vital Signs

Chapter 4 - The Skin

Chapter 5 - The Head and Neck

Chapter 6 - The Thorax and Lungs

Chapter 7 - The Cardiovascular System

Chapter 9 - The Abdomen

Chapter 14 - The Peripheral Vascular System

Chapter 15 - The Musculoskeletal System

Chapter 16 - The Nervous System

Chapter 8 - The Breasts and Axillae

Chapter 11 - Female Genitalia

Chapter 10 - Male Genitalia and Hernias

Chapter 13 - The Anus, Rectum, and Prostate

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