Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination

Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination Author(s): Jane W. Ball, Joyce E. Dains, John A. Flynn, Barry S. Solomon, Rosalyn W. Stewart

Difference between 8th and 7th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 8th and 7th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous publications: 4 years (2014 vs 2010).
  • The First edition of Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination was written by Henry M. Seidel and published in 1988.
  • The 8th Ed. consists of 27 chapters, but is 176 pages thinner.
  • Chapter 2 presents new topic "Cultural Humility".
  • Chapter 3 presents several new discussions on equipment, including thermometer, sphygmomanometer, portable ultrasound, PanOptic ophthalmoscope, photoscreening, scoliometer.
  • New Chapter 4 "Vital Signs and Pain Assessment" groups important, foundational tasks together for easy reference in one location.
  • New Chapters on specific body parts and systems:
    • 9. Lymphatic System
    • 10. Head and Neck
    • 11. Eyes
    • 12. Ears, Nose, and Throat
  • Chapter 22 "Neurologic System" presents fresh topic "Jolt Accentuation of Headache".
  • In the chapter 26 "Recording Information" the section "General Guidelines" offers new topics, including EMR Replicating Functions, Organization of the Note, and Organizing the Patient's Health Record with SOAP Notes.
8th Edition of
Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination
eBook, 736 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780323172080
Published by: Mosby, March 25, 2014
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Hardcover, 736 pages
ISBN-10: 0323112404
ISBN-13: 9780323112406
Published by: Mosby, February 14, 2014
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7th Edition of
Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination
eBook, 912 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780323073578
Published by: Mosby, March 04, 2010
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Hardcover, 912 pages
ISBN-10: 0323055702
ISBN-13: 9780323055703
Published by: Mosby, March 18, 2010
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ISBN-10: 0323094236
ISBN-13: 9780323094238
Published by: Mosby, March 12, 2010
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6th Edition of
Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination
Hardcover, 1040 pages
ISBN-10: 0323028888
ISBN-13: 9780323028882
Published by: Mosby, March 27, 2006
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From: $1.35

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  • Used 8th edition can save you $40 over the new one.
  • Used previous 7th edition costs $45.41 less than the used 8th.

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