Clinical Examination Essentials,
Edition 5 An Introduction to Clinical Skills (and how to pass your clinical exams)
By Nicholas J. Talley, MD (NSW), PhD (Syd), MMedSci (Clin Epi)(Newc.), FAHMS, FRACP, FAFPHM, FRCP, FACP and Simon O’Connor, FRACP DDU FCSANZ

Publication Date: 15 Sep 2019
Description

Talley and O’Connor’s Clinical Examination Essentials 5e provides an introduction to the skills required to successfully pass your clinical exams.

It offers tips on how to impress your examiners and highlights key steps in taking a history and conducting a physical examination. With practice these will become second nature, even under the stress of exam conditions.

We hope that Talley and O’Connor’s Clinical Examination Essentials inspires you to master your clinical skills and embark on a successful medical career. If you are looking to further develop your history taking and examination techniques, Talley and O’Connor’s Clinical Examination: A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis provides greater detail (and more jokes).

Key Features

  • Talley & O’Connor exam hints present handy information which assists students and junior doctors in correctly diagnosing patients
  • OSCE hints panel at the end of each chapter provides practice OSCE-style scenarios and answers to test all skills required for the OSCEs
  • Question Boxes provide a checklist of questions which students as examiners should pose to patients to enable them to correctly identify the presenting symptoms required for an accurate diagnosis
  • Includes an Enhanced eBook version with purchase. The enhanced eBook allows the end user to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

New Features

  • New introductory chapter on how to pass your clinical exams and the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE)
  • New clinical photographs
  • Updated hint boxes and summaries
About the author
By Nicholas J. Talley, MD (NSW), PhD (Syd), MMedSci (Clin Epi)(Newc.), FAHMS, FRACP, FAFPHM, FRCP, FACP, AC, MD, PhD, FRACP, FAFPHM, FRCP (Lond.), FRCP (Edin.), FACP, FAHMS Laureate Professor, University of Newcastle and Senior Staff Specialist, John Hunter Hospital, NSW, Australia and Simon O’Connor, FRACP DDU FCSANZ, FRACP, DDU, FCSANZ Cardiologist, Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: How to pass your clinical exams
Chapter 2: Taking the history
Chapter 3: Advanced history taking
Chapter 4: Beginning the examination
Chapter 5: The heart and cardiovascular system
Chapter 6: The chest
Chapter 7: The abdomen
Chapter 8: Neurology
Chapter 9: The eyes, ears, nose and throat
Chapter 10: The thyroid and endocrine system
Chapter 11: The breasts
Chapter 12: The joints
Chapter 13: The skin
Chapter 14: Assessment of the older patient
Chapter 15: Assessment of the acutely ill patient
Chapter 16: Examining the systems of the body
Chapter 17: Writing and presenting the history and physical examination
Book details
ISBN: 9780729543118
Page Count: 397
Retail Price : £38.75
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