Physical Diagnosis Secrets,
Edition 3
By Salvatore Mangione, MD, Peter Sullivan, MD, FACP and Michael S. Wagner, MD

Publication Date: 01 Mar 2021
For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Physical Diagnosis Secrets, 3rd Edition, offers practical, up-to-date coverage of the full range of essential topics in physical diagnosis and health assessment. This highly regarded resource features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, pearls, memory aids, and an easy-to-read style – making inquiry, reference, and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.

Key Features

  • The proven Secrets Series® format gives you the most return for your time  – succinct, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. 

  • Fully revised and updated throughout, with highly illustrated coverage of the history and physical exam, followed by assessment techniques that are weighted based on their clinical importance. 

  • Online assessment includes audio clips of the heart and lung. 

  • Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. 

  • Bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from leaders in the field – all providing a concise overview of important board-relevant content. Multiple-choice questions online provide opportunities for further self-assessment. 

  • Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. 

About the author
By Salvatore Mangione, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care; Director, Physical Diagnosis Curriculum, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; Peter Sullivan, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, School of Medicine,Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon and Michael S. Wagner, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
Table of Contents

Top 100 Secrets

1. General Appearance, Facies, and Body Habitus

2. Vital Signs

3. The Skin

4. The Eye

5. The Ear

6. Nose and Mouth

7. The Neck

8. The Thyroid

9. The Breast

10. The Cardiovascular Exam

11. Heart Sounds and Extra Sounds

12. Heart Murmurs

13. Chest Inspection, Palpation, and Percussion

14. Lung Auscultation

15. The Abdomen

16. Male Genitalia, Hernias, and Rectal Exam

17. Female Genitalia and the Pelvis

18. Lymph Nodes

19. The Neurologic System

20. The Musculoskeletal System

21. The Extremities and Peripheral Vascular System

Book details
ISBN: 9780323263368
Page Count: 576
Illustrations : 250 illustrations
Retail Price : £39.99
Medical students