Pass Finals

By

  • Geoff Smith, MD, MRCP, Locum Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trusts, London, UK
  • Elizabeth Carty, B Med Sci, BMBS, MD, MRCP, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London, UK
  • Louise Langmead, MD, MRCP, Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Pass Finals is a notes-style summary of the key facts to know for the diagnosis and management of important diseases. The book relates to Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine, and it's synoptic approach is intended to help time-poor students with revision for final exams in medicine. Information is presented as bullet point lists and short summaries. There are also practice self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter, with explanatory answers at the end of the book.
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Audience

Medical students preparing for examinations in clinical medicine

 

Book information

  • Published: February 2013
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-5474-7


Table of Contents

1 How to pass medical finals.

2 Question types in medical finals.

3 Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs).

4 Pharmacology and therapeutics.

5 Radiology.

6 Clinical chemistry.

7 Infectious diseases.

8 Respiratory medicine.

9 Cardiology.

10 Gastroenterology and hepatology.

11 Rheumatology.

12 Dermatology.

13 Endocrinology.

14 Renal medicine.

15 Haematology.

16 Oncology and genetic disease.

17 Neurology.

18 Psychological medicine.

19 Statistics and evidence-based medicine.

Appendix A. Answers to multiple choice questions.

Appendix B. Answers to extended matching questions.

Appendix C. Normal reference ranges / Normal values for laboratory tests.