Clinical Examination: With STUDENT CONSULT Access

Clinical Examination: With STUDENT CONSULT Access

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By (author) Owen Epstein, By (author) G. David Perkin, By (author) John Cookson, By (author) Ian S. Watt, By (author) Roby Rakhit, By (author) Andrew W. Robins, By (author) Graham A. W. Hornett

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Mixed media product | 452 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 23mm | 408g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0723434549
  • ISBN 13: 9780723434542
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 950 illustrations (900 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 155,037

Product description

The fourth edition of "Clinical Examination" provides a clear, practical and above all, superbly illustrated guide to all aspects of history taking and patient examination. Designed to be accessible both to medical students just starting their clinical attachments and to more experienced readers, the clear writing style, the innovative use of clinical photographs and the explanatory illustrations combine to explain and clarify the concepts and skills necessary to take a history and perform an examination. The text is organised by body system, with each chapter structured the same way: firstly, underlying structure and function; secondly, signs, symptoms and abnormalities; and, thirdly, patient examination.

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"The book contains comprehensive sections on the examination of the main systems and separate sections on some specialities, such as the skin, psychiatry, and children. The sections are well laid out, with superb colour photographs that show every step of a particular procedure. The summary boxes, which provide key points, differential diagnosis, risk factors, and alerts to red flag symptoms and signs, are excellent.?Evidence-Based Medicine, December 2008

Table of contents

* Consultation, medical history and record taking* The General Examination* Skin, Nails and Hair* Ear, Nose and Throat* The Respiratory System* The Heart and Cardiovascular System* The Abdomen* Female Breasts and Genitalia* The Male Genitalia* Bone, Joints and Muscle* The Nervous System* Infants and Children