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Crash Course General Medicine

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 series 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 Advisers, the result is a series of books which exactly meets your needs and you know you can trust.

Building on the success of previous editions, this new volume provides a concise account of the broad range of general medicine from the most salient features of history taking and clinical examination to investigations and further management. The staggering progress of medicine and the relentless growth of information available can be daunting - included here are carefully selected key developments from recent years most relevant to your course and modern clinical medicine. This clear overview will prove invaluable throughout your undergraduate years, leading up to your finals exams and well in to your first years of practice.

Audience
Undergraduate medical students - revision aid

Paperback, 512 Pages

Published: April 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-7234-3633-1

Contents

  • Taking a history. Examination of the patient. The clerking. Chest pain. Shortness of breath. Palpitations. Cough and haemopytsis. Pyrexia of unknown origin. Dyspepsia. Haematemesis and melaena. Change in bowel habit. Weight loss. Jaundice. Abdominal pain. Urinary symptoms. Haematuria and proteinuria. Hypertension. Headache and facial pain. Joint disease. Back pain. Skin lesions and rash. Loss of consciousness. Confusional states. Stroke and transient ischaemic attack. Lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly. Sensory and motor neurological deficits. Vertigo and dizziness. Excessive bruising and bleeding. Anaemia. Cardiovascular system. Respiratory disease. Gastrointestinal and liver disease. Genitourinary system. Central nervous system. Metabolic and endocrine disorders. Musculoskeletal and skin disorders. Haematological disorders. Infectious diseases. Drug overdose and abuse. Self-assessment.

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