Pass Finals is a notes-style summary of the key facts to know for the diagnosis and management of important diseases. The book relates to Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine, and it's synoptic approach is intended to help time-poor students with revision for final exams in medicine. Information is presented as bullet point lists and short summaries. There are also practice self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter, with explanatory answers at the end of the book.
- Focuses on the most important medical specialities, including cardiology, neurology, GI, and respiratory medicine
- Introductory chapters give tips on preparing for exams and explanations of the types of questions that will be encountered
- Important background information on pharmacology, radiology and imaging and clinical investigations is covered in discrete chapters
- Uses a basic outline for explaining each disease – physical examination, investigations and management – summarised in a succinct and clear way
1 How to pass medical finals.
2 Question types in medical finals.
3 Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs).
4 Pharmacology and therapeutics.
6 Clinical chemistry.
7 Infectious diseases.
8 Respiratory medicine.
10 Gastroenterology and hepatology.
14 Renal medicine.
16 Oncology and genetic disease.
18 Psychological medicine.
19 Statistics and evidence-based medicine.
Appendix A. Answers to multiple choice questions.
Appendix B. Answers to extended matching questions.
Appendix C. Normal reference ranges / Normal values for laboratory tests.
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- 7th February 2013
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