Includes fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination and an easy-to-follow two-column format featuring examination techniques and abnormalities with differential diagnoses.
Step-by-step videos on performing physical examinations, including OSCE clinical skills. Video footage features standardized patients that represent various age groups, backgrounds, and conditions. Includes keyword search for quick access, ability to email a clip, and PDF transcripts.
Derive the maximum diagnostic information from interviewing and examining patients. Explores how cultural differences can influence communication, diet, family relationships, and health practices. Interpersonal awareness is just as essential in physical diagnosis as technical skill.
An evidence-based, step-by-step process for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients based on their clinical complaints. Each chapter addresses one common complaint and begins with a case and guidance on how to organize the differential diagnosis.