Pocket Clinical Examination

Pocket Clinical Examination

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An introduction to history-taking and the examination of patients. Step-by-step instructions for the junior medical officer working on the ward for the first time. Aims to provide a solid foundation from which students can develop their own systematic approaches.show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 140 x 214 x 10mm | 322.05g
  • Elsevier Australia
  • Marrickville, NSW, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0729538729
  • 9780729538725
  • 179,618

Table of contents

Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Taking the history Chapter 2: Advanced history taking Chapter 3: Beginning the examination Chapter 4: The heart Chapter 5: The chest Chapter 6: The abdomen Chapter 7: The nervous system Chapter 8: The eyes, and ears nose and throat Chapter 9: The thyroid and endocrine system Chapter 10: The breasts Chapter 11: The joints Chapter 12: The skin Chapter 13: Assessment of the geriatric patient Chapter 14: The acutely ill patient Chapter 15: Examining the systems of the body Chapter 16: Writing and presenting the history and physical examination OSCEs Final remarks Further reading INDEXshow more

About Professor Nicholas J. Talley

MD, PhD, FRACP, FAFPHM, FRCP (Lond.), FRCP (Edin.), FACP, FAHMS Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle, Australia; Adjunct Professor, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; Adjunct Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA; Foreign Guest Professor, Karolinska Institut., Stockholm, Swedenshow more