Pocket Guide to Clinical Examination / Edition 4

Pocket Guide to Clinical Examination / Edition 4

by Owen Epstein, G. David Perkin, John Cookson, Ian S. Watt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0723434654

ISBN-13: 9780723434658

Pub. Date: 04/20/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This handy, well illustrated guide covers all aspects of patient examination. Carry this practical text with you so you can review the questions you should include as part of your history taking, the examination techniques you should use for different body systems and the presenting signs of common disorders. The new fourth edition includes over 130 colour

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This handy, well illustrated guide covers all aspects of patient examination. Carry this practical text with you so you can review the questions you should include as part of your history taking, the examination techniques you should use for different body systems and the presenting signs of common disorders. The new fourth edition includes over 130 colour illustrations as well as text boxes to aid revision and help in daily clinical duties.

• The history-taking and examination coverage will be invaluable to students faced with real-life patients for the first time by highlighting the most things to remember
• The signs & symptoms sections describe the most important diseases associated with each body system
• The various icon boxes highlight and summarise information on a range of issues relevant to history and examination: the elderly, emergency situations, Questions to Ask, etc
• Colour photographs depict the clinical manifestations as they present in real-life and ‘real-life’ examination techniques
• Colour diagrams clarify examination technique

• Fully updated in line with the accompanying textbook Clinical Examination
• Increased emphasis on patient communication, especially in the general practice setting
• Two new authors join the team bringing additional expertise to the Pocket Guide

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780723434658
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/20/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

1Medical Record, Medical History and Interviewing Technique1
2The General Examination12
3Skin, Nails and Hair33
4Ear, Nose and Throat52
5Respiratory System64
6The Heart and Cardiovascular System87
7The Abdomen116
8Female Breasts and Genitalia144
9The Male Genitalia160
10Bone, Joints and Muscle169
11The Nervous System193
12Infants and Children245
Index269

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