Macleod’s Clinical Examination 14th Edition
- This classic handbook Macleod’s Clinical Examination intends to aid doctors in developing the consultation skills necessary to obtain a complete history, as well as the practical abilities necessary to recognize clinical symptoms of diseases.
- To enhance comprehension, the physical foundation of clinical symptoms is discussed wherever feasible.
- The process of developing a differential diagnosis from the gathered data is presented, as are the logical starting investigations for each system.
- The first section of the book discusses the broad concepts of effective patient engagement, from collecting a history and doing an examination to using pattern recognition to discover spot diagnoses.
- The second section details the pertinent history, examination, and investigations for each of the body’s key systems.
- Several new chapters have been added, including one on patients with mental illnesses and another on how to approach a patient who is declining.
- A chapter on end-of-life assessment and two new chapters on the use of core clinical skills during assessments and in practice.
- “Without a doubt, the book’s primary strength is its clarity, both in terms of detailed writing and graphic quality. This is an outstanding foundational work for medical students and beyond.”