Essential Clinical Skills in Pediatrics: A Practical Guide to History Taking and Clinical Examination
Essential Clinical Skills in Pediatrics is a concise learning guide dedicated to the full scope of pediatric history-taking and clinical examination, for use in OSCEs as well as clinical life.
It guides the reader simply and methodically through what to ask when taking a history, and how to perform a comprehensive physical examination. The book contains more than 30 “History Stations” covering the most common pediatric cases, as well as 10 “Examination Stations” covering examinations of the different body system. It provides students and resident doctors worldwide with the necessary core information for pediatric history-taking and clinical examination, all in a brief and interesting format.
Essential Clinical Skills in Pediatrics adopts a reader-friendly format through a lecture-note style and the use of Key Points, Clinical Tips, Notes, Tables, and Boxes listing the most important features. It is also richly illustrated, demonstrating the correct way to perform clinical examinations.
Written “by a resident, for residents and medical students,” Essential Clinical Skills in Pediatrics has been revised, foreworded, and peer-reviewed by fourteen prominent authorities in the field of Pediatrics from various parts of the world (including the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, Canada, and India), and from different universities (Illinois, Pennsylvania, Washington, Oxford, Edinburgh, Keele, Melbourne, Toronto, Parma, and Florence Universities). These experts recommend this book for medical students, pediatric residents, and pediatric practitioners, as well as pediatricians.
About the Author
Dr. Anwar Qais is a resident physician at Al-Sadr Teaching Hospital in Basra, Iraq. Graduating with distinction from the University of Basra College of Medicine in 2013, he has been a member of the Iraqi Medical Association since 2015. Dr. Qais has published several medical articles, which have been cited by numerous national and international newspapers, websites, and satellite channels. In 2015, he served as a manager of Al-Mudaina District Primary Health Care Center. Dr. Qais has attended numerous conferences on Pediatrics and conducted academic presentations in the field of Pediatrics. Currently, he is pursuing a number of academic research projects and working on two books.
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