Crash Course:  History and Examination - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780723434634, 9780723437901

Crash Course: History and Examination

3rd Edition

Authors: John Brain
eBook ISBN: 9780723437901
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
Published Date: 9th September 2008
Page Count: 312

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Table of Contents

Part I:
History Taking.
Introduction to history taking.
The History.
Presenting Problems: Cardiovascular System.
Presenting Problems: Respiratory System.
Presenting Problems: Abdominal.
Presenting Problems: Nervous System.
Presenting Problems in Paediatric Patients
Presenting Problems in Psychiatric Patients
Presenting Problems: Locomotor System
Presenting Problems: Endocrine System.
Part II:
Examination: Introduction.
Cardiovascular Examination.
Respiratory Examination.
Abdominal Examination.
Obstetric and Gynaecological Examination.
Surgical Examination.
Neurological Examination.
Endocrine Examination.
Reticuloendothelial Examination.
Breast Examination.
Locomotor Examination.
Ophthalmic Examination.
Writing medical notes.
Further investigations.
Part III:
Self assessment.


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!


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About the Authors

John Brain Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Academic Foundation Trainee in Transplantation and Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Cellular Medicine/Newcastle Hospitals Foundation Trust, Newcastle Medical School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK