Clinical Examination, 7th Edition

By Nicholas J. Talley, MD (NSW), PhD (Syd), MMedSci (Clin Epi)(Newc.), FAHMS, FRACP, FAFPHM, FRCP, FACP and Simon O'Connor, FRACP DDU FCSANZ
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Building on the strengths of previous editions, Clinical Examination 7th edition, also includes via Student Consult:

  • OSCE based scenario videos to assist with examination preparation
  • ECG case studies
  • Imaging library (X-Rays, MRIs and CT Scans)

Please note Student Consult access is only available with purchase of a print copy.

Also available for separate purchase to enrich your learning experience:

An interactive enhanced eBook containing all content from this edition plus 4 additional chapters covering history and examination of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Paediatrics, OSCE videos, ECG case studies, an imaging library and MCQs. Purchase can be made via Inkling (

A standard eBook containing content from the print edition plus 4 additional chapters covering history and examination of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Paediatrics. Please note that Student Consult access is NOT available with an eBook purchase.

A bestselling title for over 25 years, the updated seventh edition of Talley and O'Connor's Clinical Examination is an essential read for all student clinicians.

Fully updated with the latest clinical data, including specially commissioned research, Clinical Examination addresses the core principles and clinical skills that underpin diagnosis for safe, effective medical practice.

Clinical Examination: A systematic guide to physical diagnosis, 7th edition breaks down each body system into a logical framework focusing on the history, clinical examination and correlation between physical signs and disease for each system. Helping students to navigate from first impressions through to the end of consultation, the text provides a patient-centred, evidence-based approach, making it the definitive resource for anyone embarking upon a medical career.
ISBN 9780729581479
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2013
Author Information By Nicholas J. Talley, MD (NSW), PhD (Syd), MMedSci (Clin Epi)(Newc.), FAHMS, FRACP, FAFPHM, FRCP, FACP, AC, MD, PhD, FRACP, FAFPHM, FRCP (Lond.), FRCP (Edin.), FACP, FAHMS Laureate Professor, University of Newcastle and Senior Staff Specialist, John Hunter Hospital, NSW, Australia and Simon O'Connor, FRACP DDU FCSANZ , FRACP, DDU, FCSANZ Cardiologist, Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Table of Content

Section 1 The general principles of history taking and physical examination

Chapter 1 The general principles of history taking

Chapter 2 Advanced history taking

Chapter 3 The general principles of physical examination

Section 2 The cardiovascular system

Chapter 4 The cardiovascular history

Chapter 5 The cardiac examination

Chapter 6 The lower limb examination and peripheral vascular disease

Chapter 7 Correlation of physical signs and cardiovascular disease

Chapter 8 A summary of the cardiovascular examination and extending the cardiovascular examination

Section 3 The respiratory system

Chapter 9 The respiratory history

Chapter 10 The respiratory examination

Chapter 11 Correlation of physical signs and respiratory disease

Chapter 12 A summary of the respiratory examination and extending the respiratory examination

Section 4 The gastrointestinal system

Chapter 13 The gastrointestinal history

Chapter 14 The gastrointestinal examination

Chapter 15 Correlation of physical signs and gastrointestinal disease

Chapter 16 A summary of the gastrointestinal examination and extending the gastrointestinal examination

Section 5 The genitourinary system

Chapter 17 The genitourinary history

Chapter 18 The genitourinary examination

Chapter 19 A summary of the examination of chronic kidney disease and extending the genitourinary examination

Section 6 The haematological system

Chapter 20 The haematological history

Chapter 21 The haematological examination

Chapter 22 A summary of the haematological examination and extending the haematological examination

Section 7 The rheumatological system

Chapter 23 The rheumatological history

Chapter 24 The rheumatological examination

Chapter 25 Correlation of physical signs and rheumatological disease

Chapter 26 A summary of the rheumatological examination and extending the rheumatological examination

Section 8 The endocrine system

Chapter 27 The endocrine history

Chapter 28 The endocrine examination

Chapter 29 Correlation of physical signs and endocrine disease

Chapter 30 A summary of the endocrine examination and extending the endocrine examination

Section 9 The nervous system

Chapter 31 The neurological history

Chapter 32 The neurological examination: speech and higher centres

Chapter 33 The neurological examination: the cranial nerves

Chapter 34 The neurological examination: the peripheral nervous system

Chapter 35 Correlation of physical signs and neurological syndromes and disease

Chapter 36 A summary of the neurological examination and extending the neurological examination

Chapter 37 The psychiatric history and mental health examination

Section 10 Specialty examinations

Chapter 38 The eyes, ears, nose and throat

Chapter 39 The breasts

Chapter 40 The skin, nails and lumps

Chapter 41 A system for the infectious diseases examination

Chapter 42 Assessment of the geriatric patient

Chapter 43 The acutely ill patient

Chapter 44 Assessment of death

Publication Date 09-12-2013
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