An Insider’s Guide to Clinical Medicine

by Archith Boloor, Anudeep Padakanti

The aim of this insider’s guide is to focus on the clinical medicine. Medicine is a science and an art. Clinical examination is fast becoming a forgotten art in the face of technological onslaught. This book is an important step in bringing the students back to the basics of clinical medicine. This book consists of 15 chapters, which include prerequisites for practical examination and common examination cases, general examination, respiratory system examination, cardiovascular system examination, gastrointestinal system, nervous system, rheumatology, comprehensive geriatric assessment, approach to psychiatric illness, semilong cases, simplified approach to ECG, a systematic approach to chest X-rays, basic instruments, spotters, and annexures. Many common concepts which are very pertinent and relevant for university clinical examinations are discussed in detail in this book. Coverage of the topics are comprehensive, contemporary, and clear. The diagnostic clues given in this book will help the student to arrive at a definitive decision sooner. X-rays, spotters and instruments are dealt with extensively and in exquisite detail. This book can be strongly recommended for students, teachers and practising physicians.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Boloor Archith
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
2. Padakanti Anudeep Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789389587876
Speciality Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18224
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 532
Book Type Textbook

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