Book Review: Clinical Examination Skills for Healthcare Professionals

★ ★ ★ ★

This practical guide offers excellent yet concise content on an evidence‑based approach to conducting clinical examinations, and includes chapters on perioperative, obstetric and mental health assessments.

It is well-written and thoughtfully laid out, and is supported by a range of knowledge from experts in their fields and current literature.

Each chapter begins with a case study, which helps readers relate content to real-life scenarios and encourages critical thinking. Learning is supported by bullet points, tables and diagrams that help identify vital information.

It would be best suited to clinicians who are new to, or have an interest in, improving their clinical examination skills.

Overall, this is a good resource and is recommended.

Hannah Abbot and Mark Ranson | M&K Publishing | 244pp | £32 | ISBN: 9781905539765

Reviewed by Kyle Williams, trainee advanced clinical


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