Netter's Clinical Skills,
Edition 1 Pocket Guide
By Ilene L Rosenberg, MD, FCCP, Todd Cassese, MD, FACP and Dennis Barbon, RN

Publication Date: 16 Jan 2018

Make the most of every patient encounter – from the clinical interview and history to the physical exam, both in-office and bedside. This discreet quick reference by Ilene L. Rosenberg, MD, FCCP, Todd Cassese, MD, FACP, and Dennis Barbon, RN, helps you achieve consistent and comprehensive results when collecting data and determining your next steps. Carry this thin, fully illustrated checklist in your white coat pocket for the fastest, most efficient way to access essential information you need to know and remember every day.

Key Features

  • Point-of-care reminders in the office or on the wards – immediately see what to ask, what exams to perform, what to look for, and more.
  • Fully illustrated memory triggers throughout.
  • Each topic is contained on one page or two facing pages for at-a-glance reference.
  • An excellent everyday pocket reference as well as a handy review for Step 2 CS (Clinical Skills) and OSCEs (Objective Structured Clinical Exams).
  • Written by educators who know first-hand what needs to be reviewed and remembered during the clinical patient encounter.
About the author
By Ilene L Rosenberg, MD, FCCP, Associate Professor, Department of Medical Sciences, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut; Todd Cassese, MD, FACP, Director, Clinical Arts and Sciences Course, Associate Professor of Medical Sciences, Frank H Netter, MD, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut and Dennis Barbon, RN, MD Candidate, Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut
Table of Contents



1. History and Communication

2. Review of Systems

3. Core Physical Exam

Special Senses


5. Neck

6. Eyes


7. Skin


8. Neurological

9. Dermatomes


10. Vascular

11. Cardiac


12. Pulmonary


13. Abdomen

14. Advanced Abdomen


15. Upper Musculoskeletal

16. Lower Musculoskeletal

17. Advanced Shoulder

18. Advanced Elbow

19. Advanced Wrist

20. Advanced Lower Back

21. Advanced Hip

22. Advanced Knee


23. Male Genitourinary

24. Female Genitourinary

25. Breast

26. Rectal

Procedures and Testing

27. Procedures

28. EKG Interpretation

29. Chest Radiograph

Putting it all Together

30. Screening Physical

31. Write Up



Book Reviews

"This is a superb memory aid for medical and nursing students in their early years of getting comfortable with the physical examination." Reviewed by Vincent F Carr, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences) Doody's Score: 100, 5 Stars!

Book details
ISBN: 9780323551649
Page Count: 72
Retail Price : £17.99
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