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

Product details

  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 140 x 214 x 10mm | 322.05g
  • Elsevier Australia
  • Marrickville, NSW, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0729538729
  • 9780729538725
  • 169,922

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

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