The Practical Pocket Guide to History Taking and Clinical Examination: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Practical Pocket Guide to History Taking and Clinical Examination

1st Edition

By Timothy Williamson, Lesley Thoms

CRC Press

200 pages

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Paperback: 9781908911551
pub: 2014-06-15
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History taking and examination skills are vitally important in everyday practice. They are examined at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum and are constantly monitored at a postgraduate level. To become proficient in history taking, key questions should be asked to quickly understand the exact nature of the illness.

This invaluable guide specifies the questions required for a focused history and details the key components of the ideal examination, resulting in the development of clinical skills that are timely, comprehensive, relevant and succinct.

Clearly laid out and easy-to-read, The Practical Pocket Guide to History Taking and Clinical Examination is highly recommended for medical students and junior doctors wanting a practical, quick reference to aid confidence and develop excellent clinical consultation skills. It is also ideal as an aide-mémoire for exam preparation.

Table of Contents

General history and examination. Cardiovascular. Respiratory. Gastrointestinal. Endocrinology. Haematology. Renal. Neurology. Ear, nose and throat. Ophthalmology. Genitourinary. Gynaecology. Musculoskeletal. Skin, nails and hair. Psychiatry. Appendix 1 - Specific tests, scales and examinations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Administration
MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism
MEDICAL / Family & General Practice
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine