Crash Course Rheumatology and Orthopaedics - 2nd Edition

Crash Course Rheumatology and Orthopaedics

2nd Edition

Authors: Daniel Marsland Sabrina Kapoor
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Patient Presents With

Regional pain

Widespread musculoskeletal pain

An acute, hot swollen joint

A child with a limp

Deformity

A limb swelling

An incidental bone lesion on X-ray

Altered sensation and weakness

Part II: Diseases and Disorders

Osteoarthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis

Spondyloarthropathies

Connective tissue diseases

Metabolic bone disease

Crystal arthropathies

Paediatric joint disease

Fractures

Trauma

Infection of bones and joints

Fibromyalgia

Surgical principles in the treatment of bone and joint disease

Pre-and post-operative care

Bone tumours/malignancy

Disorders of the spine

Sports injuries

Peripheral nerve lesions

Soft tissue disorders

Part III: History, Examination, and Common Investigations

Taking a history

General principles of examining joints

Examination of joints

Writing up a medical clerking

Investigations

Part IV: Self-assessment

MCQs

SAQs

EMQs

Description

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!

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780723437536

About the Authors

Daniel Marsland Author

Affiliations and Expertise

ST2 Cardiothoracics, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK

Sabrina Kapoor Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialist Registrar in Rheumatology, Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester University Hospital Trust, UK