Clinical Examination, A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis, 6th Edition

Clinical Examination

6th Edition A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis

By Nicholas J. Talley, MD, PhD, FACP, FRACP, FRCP, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Visiting Professor University of Sydney and Simon O'Connor, MBBS, FRACP, DDU, Cardiologist, Canberra Hospital, Canberra ACT, Australia


Chapter 1 The general principles of history taking

Chapter 2 Advanced history taking

Chapter 3 The general principles of physical examination

Chapter 4 The cardiovascular system

Chapter 5 The respiratory system

Chapter 6 The gastrointestinal system

Chapter 7 The genitourinary system

Chapter 8 The haematological system

Chapter 9 The rheumatological system

Chapter 10 The endocrine system

Chapter 11 The nervous system

Chapter 12 The psychiatric history and mental state examination

Chapter 13 The ears, eyes, nose and throat

Chapter 14 The breasts

Chapter 15 The skin, nails, and lumps

Chapter 16 A system for the infectious diseases examination

Appendix I Writing and presenting the history and physical examination

Appendix II A suggested method for a rapid screening physical examination

Appendix III The pre-anaesthetic medical examination (PAME)

Index