Key Features

  • More than 400 line artworks, tables and boxes 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

Taking a history. Examination of the patient. The clerking. Chest pain. Shortness of breath. Palpitations. Cough and haemopytsis. Pyrexia of unknown origin. Dyspepsia. Haematemesis and melaena. Change in bowel habit. Weight loss. Jaundice. Abdominal pain. Urinary symptoms. Haematuria and proteinuria. Hypertension. Headache and facial pain. Joint disease. Back pain. Skin lesions and rash. Loss of consciousness. Confusional states. Stroke and transient ischaemic attack. Lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly. Sensory and motor neurological deficits. Vertigo and dizziness. Excessive bruising and bleeding. Anaemia. Cardiovascular system. Respiratory disease. Gastrointestinal and liver disease. Genitourinary system. Central nervous system. Metabolic and endocrine disorders. Musculoskeletal and skin disorders. Haematological disorders. Infectious diseases. Drug overdose and abuse. Self-assessment.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Electronic ISBN:
9780723437895

About the authors