- Paperback: 640 pages
- Publisher: Thieme; 7 edition (Aug. 27 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9781604069112
- ISBN-13: 978-1604069112
- ASIN: 1604069112
- Product Dimensions: 12.1 x 3.8 x 21 cm
- Shipping Weight: 739 g
- Customer Reviews: 22 customer ratings
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #253,828 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Essentials of Clinical Examination Handbook Paperback – Aug. 27 2013
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From the Back Cover
Medical, nursing, and physician assistant students should find the practical history and physical exam guidance in this book to be invaluable. As an introductory reference to primary-care patient encounters, the book is highly recommended. --Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine
Long heralded as a key guide for medical students, nurses, and physician assistants,Essentials of Clinical Examination Handbook, Seventh Editionis a concise yet comprehensive on-the-job reference for history-taking and physical exams that covers both standard exams and specialty-specific diagnostic approaches. Each chapter has been edited by several students and reviewed by faculty experts at the University of Toronto. This new edition includes updated and improved flow charts, mnemonics, illustrations, and clinical pearls, with a greater focus on evidence-based medicine across all topics.
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The book itself is very good for simple explanations of the very basics needed for patient assessment.
Great for med students, nurse practitioners or novice practitioners.
The special tests for assessing various body systems are great, especially for the MSK section.