Pass Finals - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780702046209, 9780702054747

Pass Finals

3rd Edition

Print ISBN: 9780702046209
eBook ISBN: 9780702054747
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 7th February 2013
Page Count: 650


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.

Key Features

  • 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

Table of Contents

1 How to pass medical finals.

2 Question types in medical finals.

3 Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs).

4 Pharmacology and therapeutics.

5 Radiology.

6 Clinical chemistry.

7 Infectious diseases.

8 Respiratory medicine.

9 Cardiology.

10 Gastroenterology and hepatology.

11 Rheumatology.

12 Dermatology.

13 Endocrinology.

14 Renal medicine.

15 Haematology.

16 Oncology and genetic disease.

17 Neurology.

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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