Pocket Clinical Examination, 3rd Edition

by Nicholas J. Talley, Simon O'Connor
  • Paper
    SAR319.94

Overview

Pocket Clinical Examination is an introduction to history taking and the examination of patients. It has step by step instructions for the junior medical officer working on the ward for the first time. It aims to provide a solid foundation from which students can develop their own systematic approaches. Details of the mechanisms of symptoms and signs, and comprehensive lists of differential diagnosis are not included but may be found in the larger text Clinical Examination. There is a section on writing and presenting the history and physical examination. PCE provides an introduction to physical examination and a place where students can go for revision before examining patients.

•Excellent line drawings closely keyed to the text
•Concise approach
•Examination of the major systems summarised
•New emphasis on evidence-based medicine
•New chapters added eg., coverage of advanced history taking, assessment of the acutely ill patient, introduction to examination of the skin
•Key anatomical drawings assist students understand the relevant clinical anatomy of regions of the body being examined
•Hints on how to approach OSCEs

Pocket Clinical Examination is an introduction to history taking and the examination of patients. It has step by step instructions for the junior medical officer working on the ward for the first time. It aims to provide a solid foundation from which students can develop their own systematic approaches. Details of the mechanisms of symptoms and signs, and comprehensive lists of differential diagnosis are not included but may be found in the larger text Clinical Examination. There is a section on writing and presenting the history and physical examination

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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SAR319.94
ISBN: 9780729538725
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Publication Date: Jan 8, 2009
Cover: Paper
Pages: 230
Weight: 0.330 kg
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