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Crash Course Cardiology

Crash Course - your effective every day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have all the information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 15 years, each volume has been fine tuned and fully updated, with an improved layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by junior doctors - those who understand what is essential for exam success - with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisors, the result is a series of books which exactly meets your needs and you know you can trust.

Cardiology is a vital and dynamic specialty that combines bedside history taking and clinical examination with a broad range of investigations and interventions. The specialty is constantly evolving and advances in diagnostics, technologies and therapeutics are reflected in this revised edition. In keeping with the rest of the series, the material is contemporary, the content accessible and the coverage comprehensive.

Audience

Undergraduate medical students

Paperback, 256 Pages

Published: April 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-7234-3632-4

Contents

  • Part I The Patient Presents With

    1. Chest pain

    2. Dyspnoea

    3. Syncope

    4. Palpitations

    5. Peripheral oedema

    6. Heart murmur

    7. High blood pressure

    8. Fever associated With a cardiac symptom or sign


    Part II: Diseases and disorders

    9. Angina pectoris

    10. Acute myocardial infarction

    11. Supraventricular tachyarrythmias

    12. Ventricular tachyarrythmias

    13. Cardiac arrest and resuscitation

    14. Bradyarrythmias

    15. Cardiac failure

    16. The cardiomyopathies

    17. Pericarditis and pericardial effusion

    18. Valvular heart disease

    19. Infective endocarditis

    20. Hypertension

    21. Congenital heart disease


    Part III: History, examination and investigations

    22. History

    23. Examination

    24. How to write a clerking

    25. Common investigations

    Part IV: Self assessment

    EMQs (with one-line answers)

    SAQs (with one-line answers)

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