This text on clinical examination provides coverage of the skills needed for history-taking and clinical examination, the choice of relevant investigations to aid diagnosis and the importance of the doctor-patient relationship. This edition includes new chapters on the elderly, the endocrine system and metabolic disorders, and medical ethics.
Doctor and Patient. The Psychiatric Assessment. The Skin, Nails, And Hair. The Endocrine System and Metabolic Disorders. The Gastrointestinal Tract and Abdomen. The Kidneys and Urine. The Respiratory System. The Cardiovascular System. The Ear, Nose and Throat. The Eye. The Locomotor System. The Central Nervous System. The Unconscious Patient. The Examination of Women. The Examination of Children. The Examination of the Elderly. The Genitalia and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The Blood. Parasites in the Blood and Faeces. Using the Laboratory. Medical Ethics.