Chapter 1. History Taking and Communication
Chapter 2. Clinical Examination
Chapter 3. Writing in the medical notes
Section 1 Clinical Presentations
Chapter 4. Chest pain
Chapter 5. Shortness of breath
Chapter 6. Cough and haemoptysis
Chapter 7. Palpitations
Chapter 8. Pyrexia of unknown origin
Chapter 9. Abdominal pain
Chapter 10. Heartburn and Indigestion
Chapter 11. Gastrointestinal bleed
Chapter 12. Change in bowel habit
Chapter 13. Weight Loss
Chapter 14. Jaundice
Chapter 15. Urinary Symptoms and Haematuria
Chapter 16. Headache and facial pain
Chapter 17. Goitre
Chapter 18. Loss of Consciousness
Chapter 19. Confusion and delirium
Chapter 20. Stroke and TIA
Chapter 21. Lumps
Chapter 22. Focal neurological deficits
Chapter 23. Dizziness and Vertigo
Chapter 24. Back pain and joint pain
Chapter 25. Skin lesions and rash
Chapter 26. Excessive bruising and bleeding
Section 2 Diagnoses
Chapter 27. Cardiovascular System
Chapter 28. Respiratory System
Chapter 29. Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary systems
Chapter 30. Renal, Genitourinary and Sexual Health Medicine
Chapter 31. Fluid balance and Electrolyte disturbances
Chapter 32. Nervous System
Chapter 33. Metabolic and endocrine systems
Chapter 34. Musculoskeletal system
Chapter 35. Skin
Chapter 36. Haematological disorders
Chapter 37. Infectious diseases
Chapter 38. Drug Overdose and abuse
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