Jun 302021

This pocket-sized guide to clinical examination is ideal for medical students and junior doctors seeking a convenient handbook for use in busy clinical settings. It starts by discussing how to take a patient history. Each subsequent chapter focuses on a specific system or part of the body. The book covers the cardiovascular, respiratory, and abdominal systems. It discusses examination of the cranial nerves and the neurological system of the limbs. Specific chapters focus on the breast, skin, hand, shoulder, hip, and knee. The authors also discuss how to present findings and how to write a report.


“I wish I had [this book] as a student.”
―Rory Mackinnon, Foundation Doctor, Sheffield, UK”… very useful for students as they start out … .”
―John Rees, Professor of Medical Education, King’s College London, School of Medicine, London, UK

“As a memory aid that is easily carried in a laboratory coat pocket, it is a ready reference for house staff and junior clinicians on how to perform the various physical examinations.”
―Vincent F Carr, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences for Doody’s Review Service





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