Update for the MRCP

2nd Edition

Volume 1

Editors:

  • Miles Witham
  • Timothy Gray
    • Print ISBN 9780443073335

    Key Features

    • An outline format helps readers find information quickly.
    • "Hints and Tips" boxes offer advice on how to remember key content.
    • Features page tabs for quick navigation.
    • A wealth of 2-color illustrations bring the material to life.
    • Authored by house officers who have inside knowledge of exactly what information is needed on a day-to-day basis.

    Table of Contents

    Endocrinology
    Acromegaly
    Thizolidinediones in diabetes
    Type 1 diabetes
    Thyroid function tests
    Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy
    Obesity
    Diabetes therapy
    Hypertension in diabetes
    Hypercortisolaemia
    The Barker hypothesis

    Respiratory
    Asthma
    Bronchial carcinoma
    Non-invasive ventilation
    Inflammation and asthma
    Obstructive sleep apnoea
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Primary pulmonary hypertension
    Community-acquired pneumonia
    Tuberculosis
    Pulmonary embolism

    Dermatology
    Psoriasis
    Pigmented lesions
    Management of psoriasis
    Eczema
    Pruritus
    Chronic venous ulceration

    Clinical pharmacology
    Angiotensin II receptor blockers
    Botulinum toxin
    Leptin
    Potassium
    Cocaine use
    Endothelial function
    Endothelin
    Complementary medicine
    Drugs and surgery
    Drugs of abuse
    Bupropion
    Oxidative stress and antioxidants
    COX II inhibitors
    Hypertension
    Acute mountain sickness

    Psychiatry
    Alcohol dependency
    St John's wort
    Chronic fatigue syndrome
    Delirium
    Nicotine addiction
    Psychosis
    Lithium toxicity
    Psychiatric drugs and weight gain
    Depression in older people
    Dementia

    Miscellaneous
    Visual impairment in older people
    Thyroid eye disease
    Sexually transmitted diseases
    Driving and the DVLA

    Infectious diseases
    Antibiotic resistance
    Influenza
    Lyme disease
    The systemic inflammatory response syndrome
    Microbes, cancer and chronic diseases
    Severe sepsis and protein C
    Viral infections in pregnancy
    Infection in the homeless and intravenous drug users
    Anthrax
    Arboviruses
    Meningococcal disease

    Gastroenterology
    Helicobacter pylori
    Pancreatic cancer

    Details

    No. of pages:
    288
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2003
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443073335

    About the editors

    Miles Witham

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Senior Lecturer in Ageing and Health, Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee; Honorary Consultant Geriatrician, NHS Tayside, UK

    Timothy Gray

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Cardiology, Papworth Hospital, Cambridgeshire, UK