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!

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


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About the authors

Ajay Jain

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Matthew Ginks

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