Pocket Clinical Examination / Edition 2

Pocket Clinical Examination / Edition 2

by Nicholas J. Talley, Simon O'Connor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0729537420

ISBN-13: 9780729537421

Pub. Date: 04/13/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book is an introduction to history taking and the examination of patients, with step-by-step instructions for the medical student working on the ward for the first time. It aims to provide a solid foundation of essential knowledge from which students can develop their own systematic approaches. Pocket Guide to Clinical Examination is designed to be carried

Overview

This book is an introduction to history taking and the examination of patients, with step-by-step instructions for the medical student working on the ward for the first time. It aims to provide a solid foundation of essential knowledge from which students can develop their own systematic approaches. Pocket Guide to Clinical Examination is designed to be carried comfortably in a coat pocket for easy reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780729537421
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/13/2004
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: Taking the history

Chapter 2: Advanced history taking

Chapter 3: Beginning the examination

Chapter 4: The heart

Chapter 5: The chest

Chapter 6: The abdomen

Chapter 7: The nervous system

Chapter 8: The eyes, and ears nose and throat

Chapter 9: The thyroid and endocrine system

Chapter 10: The breasts

Chapter 11: The joints

Chapter 12: The skin

Chapter 13: Assessment of the geriatric patient

Chapter 14: The acutely ill patient

Chapter 15: Examining the systems of the body

Chapter 16: Writing and presenting the history and physical examination

OSCEs

Final remarks

Further reading

INDEX

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