Hutchison's Clinical Methods, 24th Edition
- The book provides a comprehensive account of the traditional methods of patient history-taking and examination but is updated with a full account of the role of modern investigative techniques.
- This is a book for students of all ages and all degrees of experience.
- This established textbook of clinical methods has been thoroughly reviewed by an international group of students and trainee doctors to ensure the text concentrates on the basic principles of history and examination in all the various clinical settings which medical students need to master.
- The global perspective of the book has been enhanced with a new International Advisory Board recruited from South Asia and the Middle East.
General patient assessment
- General principles of history-taking
- General patient examination and differential diagnosis
- The next steps: differential diagnosis and initial management
- Ethical considerations
Assessment in particular groups
- Children and adolescents
- Older people
- Psychiatric assessment
- Patients presenting as emergencies
- Patients with a fever
- Patients in pain
- Respiratory system
- Cardiovascular system
- Gastrointestinal system
- Locomotor system
- Nervous system
- Urogenital system
- Endocrine and metabolic disorders
- Skin, nails and hair
- Ear, nose and throat
Michael Glynn, MA, MD, FRCP, FHEA, Consultant Physician, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Barts Health NHS Trust; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry; Former National Clinical Director for GI and Liver Diseases, NHS England and William M Drake, DM FRCP, Consultant Physician/Reader in Medicine, Department of Endocrinology, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, UK