Clinical Examination: A Problem Based Approach
Contrary to conventional clinical skill textbooks written in a routine, system based approach, ?Clinical Examination: A Problem Based Approach? breaks that mould by presenting clinical cases in a problem solving manner. The book is composed of in-depth dissections of case scenarios and their appropriate investigations. Written by experts from Australia, New Zealand, US and the UK, this book brings an international perspective to a wide variety of specialties including, gastroenterology, neurology, rheumatology, respiratory and the cardiovascular system. Another unique feature of the book is the chapters on examining the older patient, the joints and the vascular system. This publication is a must-have for all medical undergraduates and postgraduates.The author is a distinguished clinician and educator. He is the recipient of the Order of Australia (AM) 2009 for ?service to medicine and to medical education through the development of undergraduate and professional development programs?.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Chapter 1 Histories Note Taking and Clinical Reasoning Michael Lowe and Kichu Nair
Chapter 2 Respiratory Examination Peter Wark and Michael Hayes
Chapter 3 Cardiovascular Examination Kichu Nair Scott Kinlay and William Browne
Chapter 4 Gastrointestinal System Paul Frankish
Part I David Abernethy
Part II David Abernethy
Chapter 7 Rheumatology John Vanderkalen
Chapter 8 Examination of the Vascular System Arvind Deshpande
Chapter 9 Endocrine Examination Shamasunder H Acharya
Chapter 10 Examination of the Elderly Patient Rowan McIlhagger
Other editions - View all
abdominal abduction abnormal acute affected ankle artery arthritis Ask the patient assessment Auscultation breath sounds breathlessness bruit cardiac carotid cause cerebellar disease cervical chest chronic clinical clinician common COPD cough Cranial Nerve detect diabetes diagnosis diplopia doctor dorsal effusion elbow examination external rotation eye movements facial nerve femoral Figure finger flexed flexion Flexor foot gait genu valgum hand hyperresonant hypertension infection inspection intentionally left blank joint knee lateral lesion ligament limb liver disease look lower lung medial median nerve muscles neuropathy nodes normal nystagmus onset Osteoarthritis pain Palpate Parkinson’s patella percussion peripheral peroneal plantar pleural pleural effusion position posterior posteriorly present problem psoriatic arthritis pulmonary pulse pupil quadrant radial radiculopathy reduced reflex respiratory root lesion Saccades sensory loss side signs spinal spirometry supraclavicular swelling symptoms syndrome synovitis tenderness tendonitis Tenosynovitis thigh thumb tibial tion tremor ulnar ulnar nerve upper usually vestibular weakness wrist