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Macleod's Clinical Examination International Edition: 14ed

RM 156.00

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.  Key Features The book starts with a general section on the principles of history taking and the general examination that provides the framework for a patient examination. The second system-based examination section documents the relevant history, examination and investigations for all the major body systems. Section 1: Principles of clinical history and examination, Managing clinical encounters with patients, General aspects of history taking,  The value of initial observations    Section 2: System based examination, The cardiovascular system, The respiratory system, The gastrointestinal system, The nervous system, The visual system, The ear, nose & throat, The endocrine system, The reproductive system, The renal system, The musculoskeletal system, The skin, hair and nails    Section 3: Applying history and examination skills in specific situations , Babies and Children, Patients with mental illness and learning disability, The frail elderly, Examining the deteriorating patient, History and examination towards the end of life  Section 4: Putting History and Examination skills to Use, Preparing for assessments of clinical skills, Preparing for practice