Examination Medicine - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780729541688, 9780729581684

Examination Medicine

7th Edition

A Guide to Physician Training

Authors: Nicholas Talley Simon O’Connor
eBook ISBN: 9780729581684
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 29th November 2013
Page Count: 496

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Preparation is the key to success

Now in its seventh edition, Examination Medicine: a guide to physician training, has prepared generations of
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) candidates and medical students for their written and clinical examinations.

Instructive, informative and aligned with current practice, this new edition provides an overview of what to expect and what is expected of you. It shares valuable advice on how to prepare for the examinations, use your time to best effect and avoid common pitfalls.

In addition, this text provides:
• - 50 practice long cases including history, examination, investigations and treatment
• - sample long cases from the examiner’s perspective including typical points likely to be raised in discussion and clinical traps candidates may fall into
• - 30 practice short cases including examples of typical X-rays and scans, providing guidance for ‘spot’ diagnosis and outlining a system for examination
• - hint boxes highlighting common pitfalls and useful tips.

Examination Medicine: a guide to physician training 7e continues to be a valued resource for medical students, outlining the key skills and qualities your examiner expects. It ensures you give your best possible performance in your examinations.

Building on the strengths of previous editions, the seventh edition also includes video tutorials on conducting short and long cases via Student Consult.  

Please note that access to Student Consult is available only with purchase of this print copy.

Also available for separate purchase to enrich your learning experience:

• - An interactive enhanced eBook containing all the content from this edition plus embedded video. 
•  - A standard eBook containing content from the print edition. Please note that access to Student Consult is not available for purchase of the eBook


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About the Author

Nicholas Talley

Affiliations and Expertise

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global Research, University of Newcastle, Australia Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle, Australia President, Royal Australasian College of Physicians Chair-Elect, Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC) Hon. Treasurer, Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Senior Staff Specialist, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia Adjunct Professor and Consultant, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA Adjunct Professor, University of North Carolina, NC, USA Foreign Guest Professor, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Simon O’Connor

Affiliations and Expertise

Cardiologist, Canberra Hospital; Clinical Senior Lecturer, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia