This 16 minute video shows the steps needed to examine the head and neck as well as the lymphatic system, including the proper use of equipment. With the patient seated, it demonstrates how to inspect, palpate, and auscultate various structures of the head and neck. It also presents inspection and palpation of lymph nodes in the head, neck, axillae, and epitrochlear and inguinal regions. The video shows expected findings in adults and contrasts them with selected variations in pediatric and geriatric patients.
Completely redone normal physical examination content
Examination content is more fast-paced and streamlined for a more contemporary look
More culture, age, and gender variations are featured to reflect a diverse population
Lifespan considerations are depicted throughout, with variations in assessment for pediatric and geriatric patients
Animations and overlays demonstrate content and processes that cannot be shown on video (e.g., organs under the skin, lymph nodes, abdomen, pregnancy, transillumination of the sinuses, hydrocele, or scrotal cyst)
A booklet is provided with each video, containing overviews and outlines, learning objectives, discussion topics, and review questions with answers
By Henry M. Seidel, MD, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Jane W. Ball, RN, DrPH, CPNP, NAP, Executive Director, National Resource Center, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC; Joyce E. Dains, DrPH, JD, RN, FNP, BC, NAP, Manager, Professional Education for Prevention and Early Detection Program, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; and G. William Benedict, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
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