Key Features

  • More than 170 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 students 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: Basic Medical Science. Overview of the Respiratory System; The Upper Respiratory Tract; The Lower Respiratory Tract; Ventilation and Gas Exchange; Perfusion and Gas Transport; Control of Respiratory Function; Disorders of the Lungs.

Part II: Clinical Assessment. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions; Presentations of Respiratory Disease; History and Examination; Investigations and Imaging.

Part III: Self Assessment. Multiple-choice questions (MCQs); Short-answer questions (SAQs); Extended-matching questions (EMQs); Essay questions; OSCE stations; MCQ Answers; SAQ Answers; EMQ answers.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780723437925

About the authors

Sarah Hickin

Affiliations and Expertise

Core Medical Trainee Year 2, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK.

James Renshaw

Affiliations and Expertise

Core Trainee Year 1, South Thames Deanery, London, UK

Rachel Chapman

Affiliations and Expertise

F2, West Middlesex University Hospital, London