Crash Course:  Cardiology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780723434641, 9780723437291

Crash Course: Cardiology

3rd Edition

Series Editors: Daniel Horton-Szar
Authors: Ajay Jain Matthew Ginks
eBook ISBN: 9780723437291
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
Published Date: 10th July 2008
Page Count: 296

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Table of 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: Disease 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 Common Investigations

22. History

23. Examination

24. How to write a clerking

25. Common investigations

Part IV: Self-Assessment


Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.

Key Features

  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place!

  • Written by senior medical students or junior doctors – authors WHO REALLY UNDERSTAND today’s exam situation!

  • Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text!

  • Full artwork programme, improved ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and ‘Communication’ boxes help you remember the key points!

  • Self-Assessment section – fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements – helps you maximise your grade!

  • Solid, accurate, user-friendly coverage provides enough detail even for those aiming at distinction!


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About the Series Editors

Daniel Horton-Szar Series Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Northgate Medical Practice, Canterbury, Kent, UK

About the Authors

Ajay Jain Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Fellow and Specialist Registrar, London Chest Hospital, London, UK

Matthew Ginks Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Fellow & SpR in Cardiology, Division of Imaging Sciences & Department of Cardiology, KCL and GST NHS Trust, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK