Every medical student must be able to take an accurate history and perform a physical examination. This third edition of History and Clinical Examination at a Glance provides a concise, highly illustrated companion to help you develop these vital skills as you practice on the wards. Building on an overview of the patient/doctor relationship and basic enquiry, the text supports learning either by system or presentation of common conditions, with step-by-step and evidence-based information to support clinical examination and help you formulate a sound differential diagnosis.
History and Clinical Examination at a Glance features: * Succinct text and full colour illustrations, including many brand new clinical photographs * A new section on the development of communication skills, which explains how to communicate in different circumstances, and with different groups of people * A self-assessment framework which can be used individually, by tutors, or in group practice to prepare for OSCEs History and Clinical Examination at a Glance is the perfect guide for medical, health science students, and junior doctors, as an ideal resource for clinical attachments, last-minute revision, or whenever you need a refresher.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 662 g
Dimensions: 277 x 219 x 12 mm
Edition: 3rd Edition
This is a useful, basic book for all students and clinicians. Regardless of readers' level of professional development -- just starting to learn physical examination or experienced but wishing a quick memory jogger for common complaints they encounter in the primary care setting - they will find this to be a one-of-a-kind resource. (Doody s, 30 August 2012)