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Macleod’s Clinical Examination

Product DetailsBook Publisher: Churchill Livingstone (20 June, 2005)ISBN: 0443074046Book author: Graham Douglas, Fiona Nicol, Colin RobertsonAmazon Rating:Book Description:This is a book at the heart of learning how to be a good doctor; invaluable for students starting clinical medicine as well as for more senior students and junior doctors, reminding them of the procedures involved in clerking a patient.This text provides a clear description of the fundamental skills of patient evaluation and examination, answering the cunning questions which arise from this.Starts with a general overview section on history taking and the general examination that provide the framework on which to hang the detail.The systematic examination section documents clearly the relevant history, examination and special investigations as well as giving advice on their significance.The final section covers the specialized areas relating to young children and the critically-ill patient..In full colour throughout and highly illustrated.Closely linked to its sister publication, Davidson’s Principles & Practice of Medicine , which complements the information in this text.Now with access to full text online plus many other extras via www.studentconsult.comA new editorial team drawn from hospital-based as well as general practiceAddition of three major new chapters covering: the Reproductive System including pregnancy, the examination of Babies and Children and the examination of the Critically Ill including shock and coma.Expansion of ENT examination into a new chapter.Most major system chapters start with a summary outline figure diagram of the core clinical examination points.Addition of 28 Clinical Examples as used in modern OSCE examinationsNew key points included throughout emphasizing good practice methods and procedures.A wealth of new illustrations including line drawings to demonstrate good examination technique and superb new clinical photographs illustrating signs in common disease.Closely linked to its sister publication, Davidson’s Principles & Practice of Medicine, which complements the information in this text. Tags: Physical Examination


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