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.