Clinical Skills by T. A. RoperClinical Skills by T. A. Roper

Clinical Skills

EditorT. A. Roper

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Clinical Skills, Second Edition, is a practical and comprehensive guide to history taking, examination, and interpretation of results for medical students, junior doctors, and nurse practitioners. Written with wit and clarity, and packed with illustrations, this book will teach you how to jointhe dots between signs, symptoms, and diagnoses. This textbook sets out invaluable routines for the examination of each system, and includes chapters on interpreting chest x-rays and spot diagnosis. Over 500 line drawings and colour photographs give practical examples of core and advanced examination skills. Throughout the text, key points andtips dispense essential wisdom, while case studies help you to put theory into practice. This new edition of Clinical Skills is now more useful than ever in your preparation for finals. Each chapter ends with a short set of assesment questions and a section on how the system in question is tested in OSCEs. Even better, the chapter on finals has been expanded and updated to give morepractical advice than ever before. Written in plain English and designed to demystify even the most daunting procedures, Clinical Skills, Second Edition is the ultimate all-round textbook to help you hone your skills and prepare for finals.

About The Author

T. A. Roper is a Consultant Geriatrician with Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
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Title:Clinical SkillsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pagesPublished:February 16, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199574928

ISBN - 13:9780199574926

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Table of Contents

1. T. A. Roper and Niall Cox: Introduction2. T. A. Roper: Clinical settings3. T. A. Roper and Niall Cox: Core aspects of history taking4. N. Cox: Cardiovascular system5. Niall Cox: Respiratory system6. Richard Gale, Anita Sainsbury, Aravamuthan Sreedharan and T. A. Roper: Neurological examination7. T. A. Roper: Abdominal examination8. T. A. Roper: Rectal examination9. Helen Parker-Bray, Sian Griffiths, Jan Clark and Harriet Wallace: Genitourinary system10. Keiran Horgan and T. A. Roper: Breast examination11. T. A. Roper: Neck examination12. Chris Gale and T. A. Roper: Joints13. T. A. Roper: Spot diagnosis14. Nicola Holme, Ruchi Gulati, Chakrapani Vasudevan, Catriona McKeating and Amanda Peacock: Examination of the child15. Chris Gale: Chest x-ray16. Harveer Dev and James Masters: Finals

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"The book feels as though you are at the bedside being taught by a doctor." --Nicole Ward, Medical Student, Manchester