Pocket Clinical Examination

Pocket Clinical Examination

Paperback Language: Spanish

By (author) Professor Nicholas J. Talley, By (author) Simon O'Connor

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  • Publisher: Harcourt Publishers Group (Australia) Pty.Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 260 pages
  • Language: Spanish
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 186mm x 20mm | 299g
  • Publication date: 7 June 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Marrickville
  • ISBN 10: 0729537420
  • ISBN 13: 9780729537421
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: illus
  • Sales rank: 702,152

Product description

Pocket Clinical Examination, 2nd Edition is an introduction to history taking and the examination of patients, with step-by-step instructions for the junior 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. Coverage is comprehensive yet concise. Details of the mechanism of symptoms and signs, and comprehensive lists of differential diagnosis are not included by may be found in the sister text Clinical Examination, 4th edition. Pocket Clinical Examination, 2nd edition, deals first with history taking and with physical examination of the regions of the body. There is also a useful section on writing and presenting the history and physical examination. Filled with excellent line drawings, closely keyed to the text to aid comprehension make this one of the most practical and complete clinical examination guides available. Concise approach to both the history and physical examination. Fully revised using the best available evidence. Provides and introduction to history taking the examination for 1st time students. Examination of the major systems summarised. Designed to complement Clinical Examination, 4th edition.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1. Taking the history and beginning the examination. Chapter 2. The heart. Chapter 3. The chest. Chapter 4. The abdomen. Chapter 5. The nervous system. Chapter 6. The eyes and ears. Chapter 7. The thyroid. Chapter 8. The breasts. Chapter 9. The joints. Chapter 10. Examining the systems of the body. Chapter 11. Writing and presenting the history and physical examination. Final Remarks Further Reading Index