Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination is a streaming video series that illustrates head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques. The videos cover adult, infant, child, and older adult patients. Each video may be viewed as a full volume or chapter by chapter. The 18 videos are:

  • Head-to-Toe Assessment: Adult
  • Head-to-Toe Assessment: Infant
  • Head-to-Toe Assessment: Child
  • Head-to-Toe Assessment: Older Adult
  • General Survey and Vital Signs
  • Skin
  • Head, Eyes, and Ears
  • Nose, Mouth, and Neck
  • Thorax and Lungs
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Peripheral Vascular System
  • Breasts and Axillae
  • Abdomen
  • Male Genitalia, Rectum, Anus, and Prostate
  • Female Genitalia, Anus, and Rectum
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Nervous System: Cranial Nerves, and Motor System
  • Nervous System: Sensory System and Reflexes

The video series serves as a compliment to the Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking book.

This platform also provides access to OSCE Clinical Skills Videos. Viewing them will help viewers prepare for Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs). Each video presents a clinical encounter. Viewers are then given the opportunity to develop an assessment or differential diagnosis and provide an appropriate diagnostic workup. Some of the subjects include:

  • Chest Pain
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Sore Throat
  • Knee Pain
  • Cough
  • Vomit
  • Amenorrhea
  • Falls
  • Back Pain
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder pain
  • Child and Adolescent Asthma
  • Headache
  • Child and Adolescent Obesity
  • Memory Loss
Dates covered

Current clinical information.

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