Step-by-Step Guides to Clinical Examination Scenarios with Practical Tips and Key Facts for OSCEs
Author: Alasdair K. B. Ruthven
Publisher: Scion Publishing
Category: Physical diagnosis
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Now in full colour throughout! Over 25,000 copies sold! From reviews: "This is about the best OSCE preparation book available." Doody's, summer 2016 Essential Examinationhas been comprehensively revised and new sections added: Neonatal - the 'baby check' Female genitalia Digital rectal examination GALS screening Foot and ankle Elbow Critically ill patient Confirming death The new edition, now in full colour, retains the unique format and approach of the original. Clear, step-by-step guides to each examination, including useful things to say to the patient (or an examiner), detailed descriptions of special tests, etc. In a separate column is a collection of key information: potential findings, differential diagnoses of clinical signs and practical tips. On the following pages there are facts relating to that particular examination and, in many sections, there are also tips on how to present your findings succinctly - a skill which is crucial to master for exam success. If you are learning how to examine patients, or preparing for an OSCE, then you need Essential Examination! Amazon5-star reviews: "I rarely write a rave review butthis one is warranted. This textbook is AMAZING. It helped me do really well inmy third year OSCE." "This book is by far the bestpurchase I have made at medical school." "I love the fact that this book isreally condensed - has everything that you need to know about each examinationin a couple of pages. Highly recommended to all medical students out there!" "Must-have book for medical student.It describes the examinations in a clear systematic manner which is easy toremember. It includes aide memoires and tips for getting extra marks in OSCEs.Each examination is also concluded with notes on commonly asked questions byexaminers. I have found this book to be a great help for OSCE revision."