Talley and O'Connor's Clinical Examination - 2-Volume Set - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780729542593, 9780729586184

Talley and O'Connor's Clinical Examination - 2-Volume Set

8th Edition

Authors: Nicholas Talley Simon O’Connor
eBook ISBN: 9780729586184
eBook ISBN: 9780729586191
eBook ISBN: 9780729586177
Book ISBN: 9780729542593
Paperback ISBN: 9780729542890
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 29th August 2017
Page Count: 962

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Talley and O’Connor’s Clinical Examination, 8th edition helps students to navigate from first impressions through to the end of consultation. The text provides a patient-centred, evidence-based approach, making it the definitive resource for anyone embarking upon a medical career.
Volume 1: A systematic guide to physical diagnosis breaks down each body system into a logical framework focusing on the history, clinical examination and correlation between physical signs and disease for each system.
Volume 2: A guide to specialty examinations focuses on medical specialties ranging from paediatric medicine to specific approaches to ears, eyes, nose and throat assessments.

Key Features

  • Full eBook on StudentConsult
  • OSCE-based scenario videos to assist with examination preparation
  • ECG case studies
  • Imaging library (X-rays, MRIs and CT scans)
  • 390 MCQs

Table of Contents

Volume 1

The General Principles of History Taking and Physical Examination

Chapter 1: The general principles of history taking
Chapter 2: Advanced history taking
Chapter 3: The general principles of physical examination
Chapter 4: The cardiovascular history
Chapter 5: The cardiac examination
Chapter 6: The limb examination and peripheral vascular disease
Chapter 7: Correlation of physical signs disease and cardiovascular disease
Chapter  8: A summary of the cardiovascular examination and extending the cardiovascular examination
Chapter 9: The respiratory history
Chapter 10: The respiratory examination
Chapter 11: Correlation of physical signs and respiratory disease
Chapter 12: A summary of the respiratory examination and extending the respiratory examination
Chapter 13: The gastrointestinal history
Chapter 14: The gastrointestinal examination
Chapter 15: Correlation of physical signs and gastrointestinal disease
Chapter 16: A summary of the gastrointestinal examination and extending the gastrointestinal examination
Chapter 17: The genitourinary history
Chapter 18: The genitourinary examination
Chapter 19: A summary of the examination of chronic kidney disease and extending the genitourinary examination
Chapter 20: The haematological history
Chapter 21: The haematogical examination
Chapter 22: A summary of the haematological examination and extending the haematological examination
Chapter 23: The rheumatological history
Chapter 24: The rheumatological examination 
Chapter 25: Correlation of physical signs with rheumatological and musculoskeletal disease
Chapter 26: A summary of the rheumatological examination and extending the rheumatological examination
Chapter 27: The endocrine history
Chapter 28: The endocrine examination
Chapter 29: Correlation of physical signs and endocrine disease
Chapter 30: A summary of the endocrine examination and extending the endocrine examination
Chapter 31: The neurological history
Chapter 32: The neurological examination: general signs and the cranial nerves
Chapter 33: The neurological examination: speech and higher centres
Chapter 34: The neurological examination: the peripheral nervous system
Chapter 35: Correlation of physical signs and neurological syndromes and disease
Chapter 36: A summary of the neurological examination and extending the neurological examination

Volume Two

Chapter 37: The paediatric history and examination
Chapter 38: The neonatal history and examination
Chapter 39: The obstetric history and examination
Chapter 40: The gynaecological history and examination
Chapter 41: The breasts: history and examination
Chapter 42: The eyes, ears, nose and throat
Chapter 43: The skin and lumps
Chapter 44: The geriatric patient assessment
Chapter 45: Approaching infectious diseases
Chapter 46: The psychihatric history and mental state examination
Chapter 47: The acutely ill patient
Chapter 48: The pre-anaesthetic medical evaluation (PAME)
Chapter 49: Assessment of death
Chapter 50: Writing and presenting the adult history and physical examination
Chapter 51: A suggested method for a rapid screening adult physical examination


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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