History Taking for Medical Finals provides a succinct review of how to take a historyto the standard expected of a final year medical student.
The purpose of the clinical history, specifically during a clinical exam, whichis a high pressure and intense situation, is to provide the examiner with aninsight into your thought process.
This book shows you how to achieve this byshowing you how to ask the `right' questions, demonstrating you are SAFE andcompetent. History Taking for Medical Finals uses a standard structure and a set number of questionsfor each presenting complaint to act as an absolute failsafe.
The book uses arepetitive and consistent structure to reinforce the key techniques of historytaking. Each scenario covers all the necessaryaspects of the history for each presenting complaint and all the red flags arehighlighted.
The core material is enhanced with full colour `TechniqueAlert' and `Hint Alert' boxes which provide essential tips to make your historytaking even more polished and professional.