Approach to the OSCE: The Edmonton Manual of Common Clinical Scenarios
by Jasmine Pawa (Editor), David Lesniak (Editor), Anthony Lott (Editor)
The Edmonton Manual is a unique Canadian guide for medical students to transform their pre-clinical knowledge to useful skills for clerkship learning and objective structured clinical examinations (OSCE). Drawing on the experience of medical students, residents, and staff physicians at the University of Alberta, this resource brings together an approach to over 190 common clinical scenarios. This guide will help you focus your history and physical examination and quickly arrive to relevant differential diagnoses. Abbreviated formatting allows for a quick review targeted specifically for OSCE preparation. Edmonton Manual Features: - Over 190 common clinical presentations - Covers all major specialties: internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics & gynecology, - pediatrics, and psychiatry. - PLUS: Essential Clinical Skills (electrocardiography, radiology, blood work and more!) - Easy to follow 2-page format summarizes your focused history and physical - Red flags and risk factors focus your attention to sinister differentials - Each presentation contains relevant workup for common diagnoses New to the 2011 Edition: - Physical Exam Section (abdominal, diabetic foot, hand, knee, thyroid and more!) - PHELO Section (confidentiality, consent, research ethics, sexual health and more!) - PLUS: Expansion and improvement of past sections (improved differentials, more tables and images, updated content and evidence) The Edmonton Manual will strengthen your "Approach to the OSCE"!
Paperback: 396 pages
Publisher: McCallum Printing Group Inc. (2011)