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Core Conditions for Medical and Surgical Finals





ISBN 9781138331037
Published November 18, 2020 by CRC Press
212 Pages 30 Color & 30 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

This concise and accessible revision guide delivers the must-know facts and associations for the common conditions that are most likely to be tested during medical school finals across medicine and surgery. Covering 60 common presentations, ordered by specialty, information is systematically structured throughout and is ideal for rapid reference. Each condition is represented by a succinct review covering definition, epidemiology, aetiology, pathology, clinical presentation, examination, investigations, differential diagnosis and management. Mnemonics, illustrations, boxes and summary tables supplement the text throughout.

Key Features

  • One-stop shop for finals revision covering 60 common conditions requiring medical or surgical management
  • Presents core facts in accessible, ‘bite-sized’ sections to aid memory and rapid recall
  • Highly structured format for ease of reference
  • Incorporates the latest clinical guidelines, handy hints and tips, mnemonics and questions for self-assessment

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Written by a foundation doctor who understands from recent personal experience the requirements and pressures of medical finals, this aide-memoire will provide invaluable guidance during clinical studies and examination preparation.

About the Author:

Kristen Davies, MBChB (Honours) MRes (Distinction), is an Academic Foundation Doctor, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and a Training Fellow, Newcastle University, UK.

Editorial Advisor:

Shadaba Ahmed, FRCS-ORL/NHS DLO MoME MCPS FCPS is ENT, is Consultant and Lead for HN Services, University Hospitals of Morecombe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, an Honorary Lecturer at Lancaster University and an Honorary Teacher at Liverpool University, UK.

Table of Contents

1. Cardiology. 2. Respiratory. 3. Gastroenterology. 4. Endocrinology. 5. Rheumatology. 6. Neurology. 7. Renal and Electrolytes. 8. Haematology. 9. Infectious Diseases. 10. Dermatology. 11. Orthopaedics. 12. General Surgery. 13. Urology. 14. Vascular Surgery. 15. Ear, Nose and Throat.

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Biography

Kristen Davies, MBChB (Honours) MRes (Distinction), is an Academic Foundation Doctor, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and a Training Fellow, Newcastle University, UK.