Pocket Guide to Clinical Examination

By

  • Owen Epstein, MB, BCh, FRCP, Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
  • G. Perkin, BA, MB, FRCP BA, MB, FRCP, Consultant Neurologist, Charing Cross and HIllingdon Hospitals, London, UK Emeritus Consultant Neurologist, Charing Cross and HIllingdon Hospitals, London, UK
  • John Cookson, MD, FRCP, Dean of the Undergraduate School, Hull and York Medical School, University of York, York, UK
  • Ian Watt, BSc, MB, ChB, MPH, FFPH, Professor of Primary Care, Hull and York Medical School, University of York, York, UK
  • Roby Rakhit, BSc, MD, FRCP, Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  • Andrew Robins, MB, MSc, MRCP, FRCHCH, Consultant Paediatrician, Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, London UK
  • Graham Hornett, BA, MA, MB, BChir, FRCGP, General Practitioner, Specialist in ENT, Surrey Primary Care Trust, Guildford, Surrey, UK

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.
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Audience

Medical students in clinical years, junior doctors, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners

 

Book information

  • Published: April 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-7234-3465-8


Table of Contents

• Medical Record, Medical History and Interviewing Technique
• General Examination
• Skin, nails and hair
• Ear, Nose and Throat
• 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