Pathophysiology – what is the cause?
Clinical significance – what does it mean?
Diagnosis and treatment – what is the predictive value?
These are questions that all clinicians should continue to ask themselves from the very beginning of medical training and throughout a lifetime of practice.
Organised by body system, Mechanisms of Clinical Signs 3e describes the underlying pathway, differential diagnoses and value of the clinical signs seen during physical examination.
- Alphabetical listing of clinical signs
- Index by sign and conditions for easy reference
- Additional flow diagrams
- Clinical Pearls highlighting important clinical signs
- Summary of the evidence
- Access to chapter-based MCQs
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- Clinical videos and audio of key signs
- Case-based MCQs
- An Enhanced eBook. The enhanced eBook allows the end user to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Mark Dennis, MBBS (Honours) , Medical Registrar, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia; William Talbot Bowen, MBBS, MD, Resident, Division of Emergency Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – New Orleans (LSUHSC), New Orleans, Louisiana and Lucy Cho, MBBS, MIPH, BA (University of Sydney) , Emergency Registrar, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia