Foreword by Anthony Freemont. Foreword by David Pearson. Preface. About the authors. Acknowledgements. List of abbreviations. Taking a focused history in OSCEs. General OSCE tips. Tips for approaching a history-taking OSCE station. General medicine. Pain. Tiredness. Fever. Rash. Bruising. Surgery. Abdominal pain. Lumps, bumps and swellings. Weight loss. Jaundice. Claudication. Cardio-respiratory medicine. Chest pain. Breathlessness. Palpitations. Cough. Haemoptysis. Gastroenterology. Dysphagia. Haematemesis change in bowel habit (constipation/diarrhoea in adults). Bleeding per rectum. Renal medicine and urology. Haematuria. Dysuria. Polyuria. Neurology. Fall. Headache. Weakness. Numbness/paraesthesia. Dizziness. Hearing loss. Psychiatry. Low mood/depression. Anxiety. Hallucinations/delusions. Forgetfulness. Mania. Alcohol history. Eating disorder. Self-harm/suicide attempt (risk assessment). Obstetrics and gynaecology. Gynaecological history template. Vaginal bleeding. Antepartum haemorrhage. Vaginal discharge. Subfertility. Urinary Incontinence. Amenorrhoea/oligomenorrhoea. Paediatrics. Paediatric history template. Vomiting. Failure to thrive. Convulsions. Developmental delay. Cough. Behaviour. Musculoskeletal medicine. Back pain. Joint pain. Ophthalmology. Painful red eye. Loss of vision/blurry vision. Index.
David McCollum, .Graham McCollum, Priha Shukla and Peter McCollum respectively Foundation Year One Doctor, University Hospital of South Manchester Foundation Trust; Foundation Year One Doctor, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust; Foundation Year Two Doctor, University Hospital of South Manchester/The Christie NHS Foundation Trusts; Professor of Vascular Surgery, Honorary Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Hull York Medical School /Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust