This book is an invaluable resource with 400 self-assessment cases and data interpretation questions covering all aspects of internal medicine. It has great breadth of coverage, superb illustration, lively presentation, precise answers and detailed discussion.
Finding the time to revise effectively is one of the greatest challenges that modern MRCP candidates face. This unique book by a recent successful candidate provides precisely what many have needed but been unable to find until now: the distilled essential knowledge required to pass the MRCP Part 2 exam. This book provides candidates with a concise and well-directed approach to fast and efficient revision, supplying comprehensive coverage of the MRCP syllabus and the key points of each topic. It stands apart from other MRCP revision resources in supplying both concise text and the essential lists needed to pass the Part 2 exam.
The Complete MRCP is a series of 3 books that cover the whole of the written section of the Part 1 and Part 2 exams for the College of Physicians qualifications. All three books were originally written by registrars and senior registrars, all of whom wereclosely involved in Membership-level teaching. As a result they are the books most highly regarded by those preparing for the exams and they are essential for all those taking the qualification. The MRCP itself is a very difficult professional qualification. It is jointly organised by the three UK Royal Colleges of Physicians - Edinburgh, Glasgow and London. The format of the exam is constantly changing to reflect the patterns of medicine and roughly 4000 candidates apply to take the MRCP every year. Thisbook covers the 3rd element of the Part 2 MRCP exam - colour photograph questions. It contains 150 colour illustrations covering a wide range of clinical conditions with related questions which are in the form encountered in the exam itself. The photographs inclue radiographs, blood films and pathological examples. The questions give a certain amount of relevant history to help the candidate make the most appropriate diagnosis. The answers are very detailed and should aid the candidate in revision.
A book of 75 cases which mimic the style and approach of the MRCP PACES exam. The book will equip the candidate attempting the MRCP PACES examination, but will also provide an overview of evidence-based medicine for competency-based training.
This updated edition of Radiology for MRCP includes 30 new cases, improved illustrations, new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computer Tomography (CT) and other new techniques to ensure close relevance to the exam.
Including twenty-one specialty-based chapters written by experienced authors, each chapter comprehensively covers the exam syllabus in a clear and concise manner. Facts in each subject are presented in note form, giving clear summaries of essential knowledge.
Making speedy and appropriate clinical decisions and then choosing the best course of action is an essential skill for doctors. Exploring initial medical assessment, 100 Cases in Clinical Medicine presents 100 scenarios commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors in the emergency or outpatient department, on the ward, or in the community setting. Each case begins with a succinct summary of the patient's history, examination, and initial investigation. The text includes photographs where relevant and questions on the diagnosis and management of each case. The answers provide a detailed discussion on each topic, with further illustration where appropriate. Most of the cases included are common problems but the book also includes more unusual cases to illustrate specific points and to emphasize that rare things do present. The first 20 cases are arranged by systems; the next 80 are in random order because symptoms such as breathlessness and pain may relate to many different clinical problems in various systems. These true-to-life cases will teach students and junior doctors to recognize important clinical symptoms and signs and to develop the diagnostic and management skills needed for the cases they will encounter on the job.
For the MRCP Part 2 exam, candidates need to be able to interpret radiological images of commonly encountered conditions. They also increasingly need to be able to answer other questions about the condition shown in the image, for example treatment and prognosis. This book has been designed to meet that need. It is divided into five sections: chest, abdomen, nervous system, cardiovascular system and musculoskeletal system. Each condition described is illustrated by one or two high quality radiological images and then provides a concise but holistic view of the condition, with all the important aspects of disease that the candidate will be expected to know. This information is supplemented by a short series of example exam questions.
Presents advances in clinical practice. This title features lists that provide comprehensive coverage of key subjects in the Royal College syllabus. It includes a self-assessment chapter that comprises 100 'best of five' multiple choice questions, which puts the lists into clinical context.
A book of approximately 100 questions based on the interpretation of data from all the commonly used tests in clinical medicine. The questions will be ordered by system and within that by test; for example, the respiratory system questions are based on lung function and flow-volume curves. The book's unique feature is that it will be fully comprehensive, including examples (questions) on all the conditions that can be diagnosed using each particular investigation.
This second edition has been fully updated to provide undergraduates and trainees with the latest advances in clinical examination techniques and diagnosis. Divided into two sections, the first part discusses history taking, systemic symptoms and physical examination of external regions of the body such as the eyes, neck, ear and nose, scalp and skin, and breast. Section two covers systemic examination, describing techniques for investigating and diagnosing internal disorders. The new edition concludes with comprehensive appendices covering topics such as sample collection, chemical analysis of urine, and semen analysis, as well as providing various measurement scales. Key points Fully updated, new edition presenting latest advances in clinical examination techniques In depth coverage of both physical and systemic examination methods Highly illustrated with more than 1250 clinical photographs, diagrams and tables Previous edition published in 2009
This book is intended for the practicing surgeon. It is designed to offer practical insights into the essentials of an epidemiological, statistical and outcomes-based approach to surgical practice. Surgeons are invited to begin to develop the requisite skills that will allow them to communicate effectively with their colleagues in epidemiology and biostatistics in order to develop an optimized approach to patient care.
Designed for doctors studying for their MRCP exams, this edition has been rewritten and updated to include major areas which have increased in importance (AIDS etc). 300 multiple choice questions are arranged by subject chapters including one complete mock exam. Basic sciences and statistics are represented and correct answers, teaching notes and hints on examination technique are also included.
This dictionary defines various terms typically used in pharmaceutical medicine. A new, 4th edition includes adaptations of the text to the steadily increasing regulatory requirements, particularly in the area of genetics/gene therapy, product quality (e.g., protection against falsified medicines) and of product safety (pharmacovigilance). Further evolving areas that are covered by the 4th edition are typical “grey zones” (health effects often borderline to medicinal products) such as cosmetics and dietary supplements where misleading information is prohibited on one hand but where any health claims need formal authorisation on the other. These but also other areas are reviewed and presented in an updated and – if justified – in an enlarged form.
The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, a peerless classic in the field, returns for a ninth edition. Thoroughly updated in line with current guidelines, this pocket-friendly book is the ultimate guide to the practice and philosophy of medicine.
Blackwell's Clinical Surgery has established itself as an excellent indispensable resource for undergraduate medical students and house officers. The first edition was Awarded 1997 BMA Certificate of Commendation. Written by an outstanding team of editors and expert contirbutors, the new updaetd and revised edition has been designed as a complete learning guide. Unlike competing titles, Clinical Surgery covers the following all in one book! Symptoms and signs of surgical disease Diagnosis and investigations Treatment and procedures The book is divided into five sections: Clinical Skills and Investigations Perioperative Care The Management Of Acute Surgical Illness and Trauma General Surgery Specialist Surgery The new edition features: Revised chapters with updated and refreshed material, written in a systematic format to aid learning and enhance understanding 15 new chapters with more information providing you with everything you need to know Blackwell's famous At A Glance boxes for the most common surgical conditions and common clinical presentations Must Know/Must Do boxes - to aid learning and revision through self-assessment Clinically orientated information on practical procedures Evidence Based Medicine references for further reading and research Excellent full colour illustrations and a new attractive and easy to use format The second edition of Clinical Surgery is perfect for undergraduate and junior doctors alike as well as other health professionals who need a comprehensive account of surgery in all the major medical specialities. With a strong emphasis on clinical practice and the necessary knowledge and skills, this is a must-buy for anyone going on a surgical rotation. Clinical Surgery is intended to teach you everything you need to know about surgery at the start of your career. Pre-publication quotes "I do not think it is an understatement to say that it is a revolutionary book. It is obviously written with integrated courses very much in mind and manages to integrate the basic sciences with clinical information very well.... Maybe above all things, this is a very practically orientated book and really attempts to mould the medical student in to a very good house officer." SHO, Leeds
The 3rd edition of PACES for the MRCP has been fully revised and updated throughout to retain its pole position as the textbook to accompany core medical training (CMT) and prepare candidates for success in the Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills and a future specialty career. Features Fully revised for the new Station 5 and completely updated throughout. Promotes understanding and deeper learning of modern medicine applicable to PACES and the specialist registrar. Emphasis on clinical assessment – history-taking, examination and communication skills – equipping candidates with appropriate differential diagnoses from which to develop the right diagnosis. Encourages candidates to question why a diagnosis has arisen and consider its consequences. For example, ‘Heat failure’ is a not a diagnosis until a candidate has considered the differential diagnoses of breathlessness and decided why heart failure is most likely, and then considered its cause (not always ischaemic heart disease), its presentation (acute, chronic, left or right ventricular or both) and, most importantly, the effects of it and its treatments on a patient’s life. This 3rd edition of PACES for the MRCP continues to provide fully revised, up-to-date, evidence-based coverage of investigations and treatments. Whilst the emphasis of PACES is on clinical skills, candidates who understand when, for example, a patient with rheumatoid arthritis might benefit from a biologic agent and how this will influence inflammatory disease, is better equipped for success. A one-volume text giving candidates complete preparation for the PACES exam within one portable volume 250 cases organised into the 5 stations of the PACES exam – respiratory and abdominal system, history taking, cardiovascular and nervous system, communication and ethics and skin, locomotion, eyes and endocrine systems Engaging question-and-answer approach at the end of each case – excellent preparation for the exam Boxed tips highlight vital information – helps identify what is most important to remember Produced in full colour throughout Colour coding for each station Many more illustrations added - now over 300 clinical photographs and line drawings in colour Many more cases added, bringing the number up to 250 - 50 per station History-taking and communication skills stations now revised so that they exactly mimic the requirements of the exam
This book provides MRCP candidates with over 100 illustrated questions and explanatory answers, in the style of the new exam. Cases and the subsequent discussion points have been carefully selected to optimise learning and revision. The main author, Dr Huw Beynon, has now taught a generation of doctors. His books are renowned amongst MRCP candidates for providing carefully chosen, challenging and stimulating material. The second author, Dr Luke Gompels, has taken the MRCP examination recently enough to be familiar with its pitfalls, thus ensuring that these pearls of wisdom will be passed on to yet more candidates hungry for MRCP success. · A thorough and up-to-date collection of illustrated 'best of five' questions · Aimed at MRCP Part 2 (written) exam · Detailed explanatory answers - useful for revision of specific topics · Full colour illustrations throughout - to show clinical features · All questions in the new 'best of five' format · Larger, more attractive page size · Attractive new format: clear style and colourful presentation
Medicine Recall is written primarily for third and fourth year medical students. It covers the core clinical specialty areas within internal medicine (Cardiology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Oncology, Infectious Disease, Endocrinology, Allergy and Immunology, Rheumatology, Neurology, and Dermatology) as well as the role of the medical consultant. A special section on environmental medicine is included. This book is written in the rapid-fire question and answer format of the Recall series, with the question appearing on the left side of the page and the answer appearing on the right. Mnemonics are interspersed throughout.

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