The importance of all aspects of history taking and general examination has been discussed in details in first section. The text is supplemented by clinical photographs, tables and boxes. The concise coverage of clincal and practical medicine in this manual supplemented with 536 illustrations, 97 boxes and 45 tables. The bedside clinical signs and case discussions make it easy for the student to face long/ short cases in practical examination.
Salient Features In the first 9 chapters, the manual covers in detail the bedside clinical methods under the following heads: history taking and general examination, gastrointestinal system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, neurology, nephrology, endocrine and metabolic diseases, hematology and oncology and musculoskeletal system.
The salient feature of the book is description of 100 cases along with viva voce of important cases. The method in which the symptoms, bedside clinical signs, synopsis of clinical cases have been sequenced will make it easy for the students in the clinical part of the examination.
Chapters 10-15 cover electrocardiography, imaging, procedures, diet, table viva voce and emergencies which will help students to prepare for spots and table viva voce. The standard approach of interpretation and discussion of ECGs and x-rays has been discussed. The ECG and x-ray chapters carry 25 ECGs and 60 imaging pictures. Chapter on procedures describes common instruments.
Another feature of the book is an exclusive chapter on table viva voce covering 200 questions with answers.
The manual is supplemented with 536 illustrations, 97 boxes and 45 tables. We believe that the manual should prove a key and core companion to the students during medicine practical examination.
Table of Contents Preface Acknowledgments 1. History Taking and General Examination 2. Gastrointestinal System 3. Cardiovascular System 4. Respiratory System 5. The Nervous System 6. Nephrology 7. Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases 8. Hematology and Oncology 9. Musculoskeletal System 10. Electrocardiography 11. Imaging 12. Procedures 13. Diet 14. Table Viva Voce 15. Emergencies Appendix A Laboratory Reference Values Appendix B Abbreviations Index