Examination Medicine - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780729542470, 9780729585859

Examination Medicine

8th Edition

A Guide to Physician Training

Authors: Nicholas Talley Simon O’Connor
Paperback ISBN: 9780729542470
eBook ISBN: 9780729585859
eBook ISBN: 9780729585842
eBook ISBN: 9780729585866
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 13th October 2016
Page Count: 500

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Preparation is the key to success!
Now in its eighth edition, Examination Medicine: a guide to physician training, has prepared generations of physician trainees and medical students for their clinical examinations.
Instructive, informative and aligned with current practice, this new edition gives you an overview of what to expect, what is expected of you and how to develop a mature clinical approach to complex medical problems.
Talley and O’Connor share their valuable advice on how to prepare for the examinations, use your time to best effect and avoid common pitfalls to ensure you give your best possible performance in your examinations and beyond.

Key Features

  • Video tutorials of long and short cases included on ExpertConsult
  • Clinical photographs of signs and conditions
  • 50 long cases including history, examination, investigations, treatment and possible lines of questioning
  • Sample long cases from the examiner’s perspective including discussion points and clinical traps
  • 30 short cases including guidance for ‘spot diagnosis’  and ‘common stems’
  • Hint boxes highlighting common pitfalls and useful tips

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Basic physician training
Chapter 2 - The written examination
Chapter 3 - The clinical examination
Chapter 4 - The long case
Chapter 5 - The cardiovascular long case
Chapter 6 - The respiratory long case
Chapter 7 - The gastrointestinal long case
Chapter 8 - The haematological long case
Chapter 9 - The rheumatological long case
Chapter 10 - The endocrine long case
Chapter 11 - The renal long case
Chapter 12 - The neurological long case
Chapter 13 - The infectious disease long case
Chapter 14 - Think like a physician, think like an examiner - an approach with long case examples
Chapter 15 - The short case
Chapter 16 - Common short cases


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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