Clinical Problems in Medicine and Surgery book cover

Clinical Problems in Medicine and Surgery

Paperback, 424 Pages

Published: October 2011

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3409-1

Contents

  • THE PROBLEMS

    1 Difficulties with post-operative fluid balance in a 58 year old man

    2 Postoperative fever

    3 Postoperative hypotension

    4 Confusion in the post-op ward

    5 Swelling in the neck in a 58 year old man

    6 A 55 year old woman with hypertension

    7 A young woman with abnormal vaginal bleeding

    8 A scrotal swelling in a 27-year-old man

    9 A 63-year-old woman with a screen-detected abnormality

    10 A 54-year old man with a high-voltage electrical conduction injury

    11 Reflux in a 35-year-old man

    12 Dysphagia and weight loss in a middle-aged man

    13 Abdominal pain in a young woman

    14 A woman with acute upper abdominal pain

    15 Flank pain in a 60-year-old man

    16 Lower abdominal pain in a 77-year-old woman

    17 Nausea and constipation in an older woman

    18 A lady with diarrhoea and abdominal pain

    19 Rectal bleeding in a 45-year-old woman

    20 Haematuria a 60-year-old man

     

    22 Acute back pain in a 75-year-old man

    23 A 59-year-old man with calf pain

    24 Acute leg pain in a 73-year-old man

    25 A 68-year-old woman with a leg ulcer

    26 A 41-year-old man involved in a car crash

    27 Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)

    28 Breathlessness in a young female

    29 A 25-year-old woman with chest pain and breathlessness

    30 Recurrent collapse in a 56-year-old truck driver

    31 A 68-year-old woman with breathlessness and yellow sputum

    32 Persistent cough in a young woman

    33 Cough, dyspnoea and fever in a 55 year old man

    34 Breathlessness and weight loss in a 58-year-old man

    35 A 35-year-old woman vomiting blood

    36 A young woman with jaundice

    37 A 47 year-old man with lethargy and hypertension

    38 A 35-year-old woman with hypertension

    39 A young man with depressed conscious state and seizures

    40 A middle-aged man with sudden visual loss

    41 "Jack has leg weakness"

    42 Fall during a fishing weekend

    43 An unwell young man in the emergency room

    44 A 68 year-old female with a left hemiplegia following a conscious collapse

    45 A 31-year-old woman with vertigo

    46 A 31-year-old man with sudden onset headache and vomiting

    47 Fatigue and bruising in a teenager

    48 Severe dehydration in a young woman

    49 A woman with palpitations

    50 A collapsed, breathless woman

    51 Management of a young man who is HIV positive

    52 Back and leg pain in a middle-aged man

    53 Back and leg pain in a middle-aged man

    54 A listless 45-year-old man

    55 A 74 year old man with confusion and oliguria

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