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cover image - Crash Course General Medicine,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780702073724
Page Count: 500
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $46.99

Crash Course General Medicine, 5th Edition

by Inez Eiben, MBBS, BSc, MRCS, Paola Eiben, MBBS, BSc, MRCP and Kathryn Watson, MBBS, BSc, MRCP, PGCert, FHEA


cover image - Crash Course General Medicine,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780702073724
Page Count: 500
Imprint: Elsevier
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Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated – with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.

Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.

Series volumes have been honed to meet the requirements of today’s medical students, although the range of other health students and professionals who need rapid access to the essentials of general medicine will also love the unique approach of Crash Course. Whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for a distinction Crash Course is for you!

  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time
  • Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success
  • Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information
  • Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know
  • Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast
  • Chapter 1. History Taking and Communication

    Chapter 2. Clinical Examination

    Chapter 3. Writing in the medical notes

    Section 1 Clinical Presentations

    Chapter 4. Chest pain

    Chapter 5. Shortness of breath

    Chapter 6. Cough and haemoptysis

    Chapter 7. Palpitations

    Chapter 8. Pyrexia of unknown origin

    Chapter 9. Abdominal pain

    Chapter 10. Heartburn and Indigestion

    Chapter 11. Gastrointestinal bleed

    Chapter 12. Change in bowel habit

    Chapter 13. Weight Loss

    Chapter 14. Jaundice

    Chapter 15. Urinary Symptoms and Haematuria

    Chapter 16. Headache and facial pain

    Chapter 17. Goitre

    Chapter 18. Loss of Consciousness

    Chapter 19. Confusion and delirium

    Chapter 20. Stroke and TIA

    Chapter 21. Lumps

    Chapter 22. Focal neurological deficits

    Chapter 23. Dizziness and Vertigo

    Chapter 24. Back pain and joint pain

    Chapter 25. Skin lesions and rash

    Chapter 26. Excessive bruising and bleeding

    Section 2 Diagnoses

    Chapter 27. Cardiovascular System

    Chapter 28. Respiratory System

    Chapter 29. Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary systems

    Chapter 30. Renal, Genitourinary and Sexual Health Medicine

    Chapter 31. Fluid balance and Electrolyte disturbances

    Chapter 32. Nervous System

    Chapter 33. Metabolic and endocrine systems

    Chapter 34. Musculoskeletal system

    Chapter 35. Skin

    Chapter 36. Haematological disorders

    Chapter 37. Infectious diseases

    Chapter 38. Drug Overdose and abuse

    E-only Chapter Clinical Cases

  • Inez Eiben, MBBS, BSc, MRCS, Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK., Paola Eiben, MBBS, BSc, MRCP, Clinical Fellow in Critical Care Medicine, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. and Kathryn Watson, MBBS, BSc, MRCP, PGCert, FHEA, ST7 Renal and General Medicine, St. George's Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
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