The book contains three sections: History taking,physical examination by organ-systems and physical examination by disease types. The authors are skillful and astute bedside clinicians. They have collectively penned and compiled their experience into this compact volume. It is designed as an aid to revision both for medical students as well as candidates taking post-graduate examinations. It is also useful to new medical students who can get a quick overview of what is in store for them. For practicing doctors who wish to refresh their memory, this very readable book should prove handy as well. This book will be valuable resource for most medical personnel at all levels of training and practice.