Clinical skill is a set of knowledge and practices which aim to develop the competences necessary for the proper professional practice. Youll spend a lot of time with patients in your role as part of the health care team. This means youll have lots of opportunities to observe your patients, to monitor how theyre progressing and to spot any problems early.
Part of your observing and monitoring will involve using a set of clinical skills that were going to look at in this app. Understanding how to, for instance, assess patients breathing, pulse rate, blood pressure and body temperature, and what your assessments mean for their welfare, are key skills youll acquire.
Clinical skills is compiled from multiple contributors with many years of successful practice in various specialties of medicine within the idea of evidence-based medicine. Primarily this app is designed to help students, young doctors and the large community of medical practitioners, it should serve as a companion for those preparing for clinical examinations as OSCE and also as reference for the better care of our patients.
As they say for any skill "A moment to acquire, a lifetime to perfect". The release of this app will be regularly reviewed and updated owing to everyday evolution of new ideas and information in medical practice.
The information provided in this app is well filtered and revised to accommodate the need to make it as easy to the users as possible, after all you wouldn't want to ditch further only to pick up another in the name of a simple guide. We hope you find the app useful and worth your time, send us your feedback and suggestion on how to improve our app.