Essentials of Kumar and Clark

Essentials of Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine

Mini Kumar & Clark goes into its fifth edition! New to this best-selling, portable, quick reference to clinical medicine:

  • Fully updated in line with the latest edition of Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine
  • New chapter on malignant disease
  • Practical procedures and therapeutics taken into individual chapters as appropriate.

 

From reviews of the previous edition:

‘This really is an excellent medical textbook … Easily covers undergraduate medicine.’

‘Pocket Essentials is a great little book to review the night before you start on a rotation. It is small enough that you can easily read over the chapter and then appear on the ward with a good idea of what is going on.’

‘In short this book is concise, succinct and gets straight to the point.’

‘This book summarises everything you need to know: causes, diagnoses and treatments.’

‘I am finding this book very helpful and more importantly very concise. It has most things you need to know about common clinical pathologies.’

‘… I turned to Pocket Essentials of Clinical Medicine as my clinical medicine reference guide - and what a guide! An excellent book, which gives you the clinical features, investigations and management for a whole variety of different illnesses. The book is clearly laid out, and even has normal blood chemistry values at the end. Do yourself a favour and buy this book!’

‘This mini paperback is a must for anyone studying medicine. It gives all the information one would need and all without the pain of carrying around a large book.’

‘I liked this book … it was useful having a smaller reference book … to carry around on wards etc. - it's more digestible and easier to follow than big K&C, and gives a little more background than the Oxford Handbook - and I know people who use it to revise for finals.’

Audience
Undergraduate and trainee doctors needing a quick, accurate and authoritative reference.

Paperback, 896 Pages

Published: May 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3524-1

Contents

  • Medical emergencies; Abbreviations; Significant websites; 1 Ethics and communication; 2 Infectious diseases; 3 Gastroenterology and nutrition; 4 Liver, biliary tract and pancreatic disease; 5 Haematological disease; 6 Malignant disease; 7 Rheumatology; 8 Water, electrolytes and acid-base balance; 9 Renal disease;10 Cardiovascular disease; 11 Respiratory disease; 12 Intensive care medicine; 13 Drug therapy, poisoning and alcohol misuse; 14 Endocrine disease; 15 Diabetes mellitus and other disorders of metabolism; 16 The special senses; 17 Neurology; 18 Dermatology; Dictionary of terms; Normal values

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