Clinical Examination, 7th Edition

A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis
Authors :
Nicholas J Talley & Simon O’Connor
Date of Publication: 12/2013

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 re......view more

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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, this new edition of 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 navigate from first impressions though to the end of consultation, the text provides a patient-centric, evidence-based approach, making it the definitive resource for anyone embarking upon a medical career.

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 (www.inkling.com)

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.


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