Clinical Examination

4th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Access

Authors:

Key Features

  • The anatomy & physiology coverage 'sets the scene' and refreshes students' memory on the science they studied earlier in their course
  • The signs & symptoms sections serve as a mini-textbook of medicine by highlighting most important diseases associated with each body system
  • The history-taking and examination sections alert students to general principles and particular considerations relevant to interacting with patients
  • Eight different types of boxes classify information on key aspects of the text: differential diagnosis; emergency topics; examination of the elderly; questions to ask; areas for review; risk factors; symptoms and signs; and ‘red flag’ issues
  • Nearly 1000 illustrations, including over 500 photographs of physical signs as they present in real life
  • Colour diagrams illustrate underlying structure and function as well as demonstrating examination techniques
  • Now available on Student Consult with full online access to the text and illustrations

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

Details

No. of pages:
452
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Electronic ISBN:
9780702062612
Electronic ISBN:
9780723436058
Print ISBN:
9780723434542

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