Widely used by both students and practitioners,
Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and
History Taking provides authoritative, stepby-
step guidance on performing the patient
interview and physical examination, applying
clinical reasoning, shared decision-making, and
other core assessment skills—all based on a
firm understanding of clinical evidence.
Features of the NEW Twelfth Edition include:
¦Clinical pearls, printed in blue, highlight key points throughout the
¦Text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical
conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques
¦NEW and updated photographs and illustrations
¦Updated behavior and mental status chapter now references DSM-5
¦Significantly revised information
¦And much more!