Acute Medicine: Clinical Cases Uncovered (Clinical Cases)

Acute Medicine: Clinical Cases Uncovered (Clinical Cases)

By: Chris Roseveare (author)Paperback

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Acute Medicine is the central part of foundation and specialist general medical training and is one of the most rapidly expanding UK hospital specialties. Acute Medicine: Clinical Cases Uncovered combines patient cases and outcomes, drawn from real-life experiences, with reference to the curriculum for Training in General (Acute) Medicine. It provides self-assessment MCQs, EMQs and SAQs to give medical students, junior doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals the perfect preparation for life on the wards.

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Chris Roseveare , Consultant in Acute Medicine, Southampton University Hospitals Trust, UK

Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. How to use this book. List of abbreviations. Part 1 Basics. Introduction and specialty overview. Approach to the patient. Part 2 Cases. Case 1 A 45-year-old man with 'cardiac-type' chest pain. Case 2 A 35-year-old woman with 'pleuritic' chest pain. Case 3 A 50-year-old man presenting with palpitations. Case 4 A 60-year-old man with a broad complex tachycardia. Case 5 A 25-year-old woman with acute asthma. Case 6 A 60-year-old woman with an 'exacerbation' of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Case 7 An 86-year-old woman with acute shortness of breath. Case 8 A 68-year-old man presenting with shock. Case 9 A 55-year-old man with suspected upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Case 10 A 60-year-old man with diarrhoea. Case 11 A 37-year-old woman with sudden severe headache. Case 12 A 21-year-old man presenting following a seizure. Case 13 A 22-year-old unconscious man. Case 14 A 64-year-old man presenting with unilateral weakness. Case 15 A 60-year-old man presenting following a blackout. Case 16 A 45-year-old man with acute confusion. Case 17 An 81-year-old woman with acute confusion. Case 18 A 25-year-old woman with acute hyperglycaemia. Case 19 A 73-year-old man with abnormal renal function. Case 20 A 55-year-old man with pyrexia of unknown origin. Case 21 A 25-year-old woman admitted following an overdose. Case 22 A 35-year-old woman with an acutely swollen leg. Part 3 Self-assessment. MCQs. EMQs. SAQs. Answers. Appendix: Normal ranges, units and common abbreviations for blood tests. Index of cases by diagnosis. Index. Colour plate section.

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/02/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781405168830
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 254
  • ID: 9781405168830
  • weight: 558
  • ISBN10: 1405168838

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