Clinical Methods: The History, Physical and Laboratory Examinations
by H. Kenneth Walker, W. Dallas Hall
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann 1990
Number of pages: 1118
The goal of this book is to be a guide and a reference as the reader becomes skilled in the techniques and analysis of clinical data. This third edition of Clinical Methods has undergone substantial revision based upon feedback from users of the first two editions. The book should provide clinicians and students with the best current knowledge of the techniques of collecting and using clinical data.
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