History and Clinical Examination at a Glance



Every medical student must be able to take an accurate history and perform a physical examination. This third edition of History and Clinical Examination at a Glance provides a concise, highly illustrated companion to help you develop these vital skills as you practice on the wards. Building on an overview of the patient/doctor relationship and basic enquiry, the text supports learning either by system or presentation of common conditions, with step–by–step and evidence–based information to support clinical examination and help you formulate a sound differential diagnosis.

History and Clinical Examination at a Glance features:

  • Succinct text and full colour illustrations, including many brand new clinical photographs
  • A new section on the development of communication skills, which explains how to communicate in different circumstances, and with different groups of people
  • A self–assessment framework which can be used individually, by tutors, or in group practice to prepare for OSCEs

History and Clinical Examination at a Glance is the perfect guide for medical, health science students, and junior doctors, as an ideal resource for clinical attachments, last–minute revision, or whenever you need a refresher.

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232 pages


Wiley-Blackwell; 3rd Revised ed. edition (6 Jan. 2012)


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