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Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Bates' Guide to Visual Examination provides head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The video site features more than 8 hours of video content used for assessment instruction and student preparedness for the boards and the patient encounter, and the accompanying textbook is now also available online. 

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iOS Closed Captioning:
Captions will not display on iOS devices when the player is in full screen mode. Video always plays in full screen mode on an iPhone. Captions will display on iPads when the player is not in full screen mode.

Compatibility Issues: is supported by Internet Explorer 8 (IE8); however institutions sometimes experience rendering issues. Most times, these issues can be resolved by modifying the browser’s settings. Below are step-by-step instructions for how to modify the settings. These steps will need to be followed for each machine that is experiencing rendering issues, but once completed, they will not need to be repeated.
•    Open the webpage:
•    Click Tools
•    Click compatibility view settings.
•    Uncheck the box that says Display intranet sites in Compatibility View
•    The website should now look correct.

see also:
Bates’ User Guide & User Training

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