Essential Examination, third edition: Step-by-step guides to clinical examination scenarios with practical tips and key facts for OSCEs
A Spiral bound edition by Alasdair K. B. Ruthven in English (Nov 11, 2015)
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Essential Examination has been comprehensively revised and new sections added:
Neonatal - the 'baby check'
Digital rectal examination
Foot and ankle
Critically ill patient
The new edition 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!
Student thoughts on the second edition:
is an absolute must for any final year."
"I LOVE this
book ? it has all the key examinations with each fitting on a single double
preparation for OSCEs. Learn to do these steps within the time limits and you
"Pretty much THE essential textbook for clinical
examinations for all medical students."
Essential Examination, third edition Spiral bound edition by Alasdair K. B. Ruthven
- Alasdair K. B. Ruthven
- Spiral bound,
- Scion Publishing Ltd
- Publication date
- Nov 11, 2015
- Edition Number 3; Revised
- Product dimensions
- 182 x 248 x 18mm
Cardiovascular; Heart murmurs
renal failure / renal transplant
GALS screen; Hip; Knee; Foot and
ankle; Shoulder; Elbow; Spine; Hands - general / musculoskeletal
Hands - neurological; Upper limb
neurology; Lower limb neurology; Cranial nerves; Extrapyramidal neurology /
tremor; Cerebellar function
Cushing's syndrome; Acromegaly
Lower limb arterial system; Lower
limb venous system
/ neck lump / thyroid status
Male genitalia; Female genitalia; Digital
rectal examination; Breast
critically ill patient
Lymph nodes of the head and
neck; Key differential diagnoses