Crash Course:  Cardiology - 3rd Edition

Crash Course: Cardiology

3rd Edition

Authors: Ajay Jain Matthew Ginks
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.

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

Description

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!

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780723437291

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