1st Edition

Diagnostic EMQs A Comprehensive Collection for Medical Examinations

    270 Pages
    by CRC Press

    270 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Authored by experienced medical professionals, this essential book equips readers with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the field of medical diagnosis. It is an extensive collection of Extended Matching Questions (EMQs) covering a wide range of topics in general medicine. Each question is accompanied by detailed explanations to provide comprehensive insights. By engaging with these realistic scenarios, readers will develop a deeper understanding of medical conditions, their presentations, and the appropriate diagnostic approaches. The book goes beyond memorization, fostering analytical skills and honing the ability to identify key diagnostic clues within the questions themselves.

    Chapter 1: Gastroenterology                                                                                                    

    Theme: Bowel conditions 1                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Bowel conditions 2                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Bowel conditions 3                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Esophageal disorders 1                                                                                                                 

    Theme: Esophageal disorders 2                                                                                                                 

    Theme: Gastric disorders 1                                                                                                                                          

    Theme: Gastric disorders 2                                                                                                                                          

    Theme: Gastrointestinal conditions (Paediatric) 1                                                                                              

    Theme: Gastrointestinal conditions (Paediatric) 2                                                                                              

    Theme: Gastrointestinal imaging 1                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Gastrointestinal imaging 2                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Gastrointestinal imaging 3                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Hepatobiliary disease 1                                                                                                                 

    Theme: Hepatobiliary disease 2                                                                                                                 

    Theme: Hepatobiliary disease 3                                                                                                                 

    Theme: Lumps and Hernias 1                                                                                                                                     

    Theme: Lumps and Hernias 2                                                                                                                                     

    Theme: Perianal conditions 1                                                                                                                     

    Theme: Perianal conditions 2                                                                                                                     

    Theme: Paediatric jaundice 1                                                                                                                     

    Theme: Paediatric jaundice 2                                                                                                                     



    Chapter 2: Dermatology                                                                                                                              

    Theme: Childhood infections 1                                                                                                                  

    Theme: Childhood infections 2                                                                                                                  

    Theme: Skin reactions 1                                                                                                                                

    Theme: Hair                                                                                                                                                                       

    Theme: Nails 1                                                                                                                                                  

    Theme: Nails 2                                                                                                                                                  

    Theme: Nail signs of systemic illness                                                                                                                       

    Theme: Dermatitis 1                                                                                                                                                       

    Theme: Dermatitis 2                                                                                                                                                       

    Theme: Inflammatory disorders 1                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Inflammatory disorders 2                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Skin lesions 1                                                                                                                                                    

    Theme: Skin lesions 2                                                                                                                                                    

    Theme: Pigmentation disorders 1                                                                                                                             

    Theme: Pigmentation disorders 2                                                                                                                             



    Chapter 3: Psychiatry                                                                                                                                    

    Theme: Mood disorders 1                                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Mood disorders 2                                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Sleep disturbances 1                                                                                                                                      

    Theme: Sleep disturbances 2                                                                                                                      

    Theme: Anxiety 1                                                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Anxiety 2                                                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Behavioural conditions 1                                                                                                                              

    Theme: Behavioural conditions 2                                                                                                                              

    Theme: Memory 1                                                                                                                                                          

    Theme: Memory 2                                                                                                                                                          

    Theme: Paraphilic conditions 1                                                                                                                  

    Theme: Paraphilic conditions 2                                                                                                                  

    Theme: Personality disorders 1                                                                                                                 

    Theme: Personality disorders 2                                                                                                                 

    Theme: Substance related and Addictive disorders 1                                                                        

    Theme: Substance related and Addictive disorders 2                                                                        

    Theme: Eating disorders 1                                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Eating disorders 2                                                                                                                                           



    Chapter 4: Neurology                                                                                                                                   

    Theme: Cranial nerve pathology                                                                                                               

    Theme: Dizziness                                                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Epilepsy 1                                                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Epilepsy 2                                                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Facial pain                                                                                                                                                          

    Theme: Headache 1                                                                                                                                                       

    Theme: Headache 2                                                                                                                                                       

    Theme: Hearing loss 1                                                                                                                                   

    Theme: Hearing loss 2                                                                                                                                   

    Theme: Movement disorders 1                                                                                                                 

    Theme: Movement disorders 2                                                                                                                 

    Theme: Neuromuscular disorders 1                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Neuromuscular disorders 2                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Vision loss 1                                                                                                                                                       

    Theme: Vision loss 2                                                                                                                                                       



    Chapter 5: Women’s and Sexual health                                                                

    Theme: Amenorrhoea 1                                                                                                                               

    Theme: Amenorrhoea 2                                                                                                                               

    Theme: Breast pathology 1                                                                                                                                          

    Theme: Breast pathology 2                                                                                                                                          

    Theme: Breast pathology 3                                                                                                                                          

    Theme: Menstrual irregularities 1                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Menstrual irregularities 2                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Male Infertility 1                                                                                                                                              

    Theme: Male Infertility 2                                                                                                                                              

    Theme: Complications of pregnancy 1                                                                                                    

    Theme: Complications of pregnancy 2                                                                                                    

    Theme: Vulvovaginal pathology 1                                                                                                                             

    Theme: Vulvovaginal pathology 2                                                                                                                             

    Theme: Female infertility 1                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Female infertility 2                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Obstetric complications 1                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Obstetric complications 2                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Dysmenorrhoea                                                                                                                                              

    Theme: Sexually Transmitted Infection 1                                                                                                               

    Theme: Sexually Transmitted Infection 2                                                                                                               

    Theme: Genetic disorders 1                                                                                                                                        

    Theme: Genetic disorders 1                                                                                                                                        

    Theme: Pelvic-Abdominal pain 1                                                                                                                               

    Theme: Pelvic-Abdominal pain 2                                                                                                                               



    Chapter 6: Urology                                                                                                         

    Theme: Penis disorders                                                                                                                                

    Theme: Testicular and scrotal conditions 1                                                                                                           

    Theme: Testicular and scrotal conditions 2                                                                                           

    Theme: Testicular and scrotal conditions 3                                                                                                           

    Theme: Urology 1                                                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Urology 2                                                                                                                                                            



    Chapter 7: Musculoskeletal                                                                              

    Theme: Ankle and shin 1                                                                                                                                              

    Theme: Ankle and shin 2                                                                                                                                              

    Theme: Back pain 1                                                                                                                                                        

    Theme: Back pain 2                                                                                                                                        

    Theme: Elbow and Forearm 1                                                                                                                     

    Theme: Elbow and Forearm 2                                                                                                                     

    Theme: Foot pain 1                                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Foot pain 2                                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Foot pain 3                                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Hand and Wrist 1                                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Hand and Wrist 2                                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Hip pain 1                                                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Hip pain 2                                                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Knee pain 1                                                                                                                                                        

    Theme: Knee pain 2                                                                                                                                                        

    Theme: Neck and Shoulder pain 1                                                                                                                            

    Theme: Neck and Shoulder pain 2                                                                                                            



    Chapter 8: Cardiology                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Chest pain 1                                                                                                                                                      

    Theme: Chest pain 2                                                                                                                                                      

    Theme: Cardiac vessels                                                                                                                                

    Theme: Collapse 1                                                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Collapse 2                                                                                                                                                           

    Theme: Arrhythmias 1                                                                                                                                   

    Theme: Arrhythmias 2                                                                                                                                   

    Theme: Hypertension 1                                                                                                                                

    Theme: Hypertension 2                                                                                                                                

    Theme: Murmurs 1                                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Murmurs 2                                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: CHA2DS2-VASc Scoring                                                                                                                  

    Theme: Hypertension grading                                                                                                                   

    Theme: Heart failure grading                                                                                                                                      

    Theme: Cardiac structure 1                                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Cardiac structure 2                                                                                                                                         



    Chapter 9: Respiratory                                                                                                         

    Theme: Arterial blood gas interpretation 1                                                                                                           

    Theme: Arterial blood gas interpretation 2                                                                                                           

    Theme: ENT 1                                                                                                                                                                   

    Theme: ENT 2                                                                                                                                                                   

    Theme: Paediatric Respiratory 1                                                                                                               

    Theme: Paediatric Respiratory 2                                                                                                               

    Theme: Paediatric Respiratory 2                                                                                                               

    Theme: Respiratory conditions 1                                                                                                                               

    Theme: Respiratory conditions 2                                                                                                                               

    Theme: Respiratory conditions 3                                                                                                                               

    Theme: Respiratory conditions 4                                                                                                                               

    Theme: Pneumothorax                                                                                                                                

    Theme: Occupational respiratory conditions 1                                                                                    

    Theme: Occupational respiratory conditions 2                                                                    

    Theme: Lung cancer                                                                                                                                                       

    Theme: Chest imaging findings 1                                                                                                                               

    Theme: Chest imaging findings 2                                                                                                                               

    Theme: Chest imaging findings 3                                                                                                                               

    Theme: Respiratory microbiology 1                                                                                                                         

    Theme: Respiratory microbiology 2                                                                                                                         



    Syed Hussain, BSc (Botany), MBBS, FRACGP

    Umber Rind, MBBS, FRACGP

    Jawed Noori, BMedSci, MBBS, FRACS

    Yasmean Klam, BSc, MBBS

    Haseeb Ata, MBBS

    Emmanuel Papageorgiou, BMedSsci, MBBS, FRACGP