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MACLEOD'S CLINICAL EXAMINATION

MIXED MEDIA PRODUCT BY DOUGLAS, DR. GRAHAM, BSC(HONS), MBCHB, FRCP(ED); NICOL, DR. FIONA, BSC(HONS), MB BS, FRCGP, FRCP(ED); ROBERTSON, PROFESSOR COLIN, BA(HONS) MBCHB FRCP(ED) FRCS(ED) FSASCOT

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ISBN
9780702047282
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EDITION
13TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES
IMPRINT
CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
FORMAT
MIXED MEDIA PRODUCT
PAGES
472 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
21 JUN 2013

DESCRIPTION

2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Medicine category! This classic textbook sets out clearly and concisely how to evaluate symptoms and elicit relevant physical signs. It describes the practical skills which every clinician must acquire and develop in order to evolve diagnostic procedures and management strategies and plans. 'Highly Commended' in the 2006 and 2010 BMA Medical Book Competitions, this Thirteenth Edition contains over 500 clinical photographs and diagrams to illustrate the text, with new topics added to make the book even more comprehensive. This Thirteenth Edition has four sections: * History taking and general examination. * System examination covering symptoms and signs. * Examination in special situations including babies & children and the critically ill. * Assessing clinical examination technique. Included on the Student Consult site are the specially-recorded videos demonstrating many of the clinical examination routines described in the main text.

CONTENTS

Section 1: History taking and general examination * Approach to the patient * History taking * The general examination Section 2: System examination * The skin, hair and nails * The endocrine system * The cardiovascular system * The respiratory system * The gastrointestinal system * The renal system * The reproductive system * The nervous system * The visual system * The ear, nose & throat * The musculoskeletal system Section 3: Specific situations * Babies and children * The frail elderly * The adult with fever * Assessment for anaesthesia and sedation * The critically ill * Confirming death Section 4: Assessing clinical examination technique * OSCEs and other examination formats Index