Crash Course: Infectious Diseases offers you a fast way to recap on what you need to know to get through your exams with ease. Easy to follow and accessible, it gives you the right level of information, perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements.
Crash Course: Infectious Diseases provides the exam syllabus in one place!
Written by senior medical students or junior doctors - authors who really understand today's exam situation.
Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text.
Full artwork programme, improved 'Hints and Tips' boxes, and 'Clinical Application' boxes help you remember the key points.
Fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for current examination practice
'Learning Objectives' at the start of each chapter make this suitable for self-directed learning
Integrated approach between basic and clinical sciences provides a firm basis for problem solving in clinical practice Pharmacological and disease management information updated in line with current best practice guidelines
Recent research findings mean you're getting the most up to date information in the field
Key aspects of patient communication are presented in easy-to-spot 'Communication' boxes
Fully updated to include feedback from hundreds of students!
Welcome to Crash Course - the revision aid to get you the results you need!
Crash Course is a complete revision guide designed specifically to save you time by providing everything you could be asked in the exam in one place!
Each book in the series has been specially written either by senior medical students or junior doctors - carefully supervised by faculty advisors - to ensure that it exactly matches your needs by having been prepared by someone who has just been in the exam situation!
Fully updated with improved layout, the first part of each volume covers a comprehensive series of common presentations while the second part addresses specific diseases and disorders. The third part of the book is given to a detailed exploration of the role of history, examination, and common investigations in the relevant speciality providing all of the facts you need to get things right!
New features include 'Learning Objectives' at the start of each chapter, improved 'Hints and Tips' boxes, 'Communication' boxes and a completely revised self-assessment section tailored to the current exam formats!
Crash Course - an easier way to get through the exam!
Part I: The Patient Presents With . . . . 1. Fevers and rashes 2. Meningitis 3. Upper respiratory tract symptoms 4. Lower respiratory tract symptoms 5. Diarrhoea 6. Jaundice and right upper quadrant pain 7. Urinary symptoms 8. Genital symptoms 9. Cellulitis 10. Complications from intravenous drug use 11. Unwell from abroad 12. Fever when immunocompromised 13. Pyrexia of unknown origin Part II: Diseases and Disorders 14. Childhood exanthemas and other rashes 15. Meningitis and encephalitis 16. Upper respiratory tract infections 17. Lower respiratory tract infections 18. Gastroenteritis 19. Liver and biliary tract infections 20. Urinary tract infections 21. Sexually transmitted infections 22. Skin, joint and bone infections 23. Endocarditis and pericarditis 24. Malaria and tropical infections 25. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and opportunistic infections 26. Tuberculosis Part III: History, Examination and Common Investigations 27. History 28. Examination 29. Common investigations 30. Writing up a Medical Clerking Part IV: Self-assessment Multiple-choice Questions (MCQs) Short-answer Questions (SAQs) Extended-matching Questions (EMQs)