Key Features

  • More than 220 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
  • Friendly and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
  • Written by junior doctors for students - authors who understand exam pressures
  • Contains ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and other useful aide-mémoires
  • Succinct coverage of the subject enables ‘sharp focus’ and efficient use of time during exam preparation
  • Contains a fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for honing exam skills and self-testing

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: Diseases 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 investigations

22. History

23. Examination

24. How to write a clerking

25. Common investigations

Part IV: Self assessment

EMQs (with one-line answers)

SAQs (with one-line answers)

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Electronic ISBN:
9780723438038

About the authors