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Pocket Clinical Examiner
     

Pocket Clinical Examiner

by Adam Barnett, Thomas Bannister
 

This pocket-sized guide to clinical examination is ideal for medical students and junior doctors seeking a convenient handbook for use in busy clinical settings. It starts by discussing how to take a patient history. Each subsequent chapter focuses on a specific system or part of the body. The book covers the cardiovascular, respiratory, and abdominal systems. It

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This pocket-sized guide to clinical examination is ideal for medical students and junior doctors seeking a convenient handbook for use in busy clinical settings. It starts by discussing how to take a patient history. Each subsequent chapter focuses on a specific system or part of the body. The book covers the cardiovascular, respiratory, and abdominal systems. It discusses examination of the cranial nerves and the neurological system of the limbs. Specific chapters focus on the breast, skin, hand, shoulder, hip, and knee. The authors also discuss how to present findings and how to write a report.

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Reviewer: Vincent F Carr, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences)
Description: This is a pocket-sized memory aid for performing a physical examination.
Purpose: As a memory aid that is easily carried in a laboratory coat pocket, it is a ready reference for house staff and junior clinicians on how to perform the various physical examinations.
Audience: This book is directed to primarily inexperienced clinicians to refresh their memory when faced with an examination that they may uncommonly use.
Features: The chapters are presented in a bulleted format with some line-drawing depictions of the anatomy.
Assessment: This is one of a large number of memory aids and, as an early book in the learning journey, it can help junior clinicians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444172393
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/30/2014
Series:
Pocket Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Adam Barnett, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Oxford Children's Hospital, Oxford, UK
Thomas Bannister, Medical SHO in Gastroenterology, High Wycombe General Hospital, UK

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