Publication Year: 2012
Authors/Editor: Lane, Kerry; Fok, Henry; Nabeebaccus, Adam
Publisher: CRC Press
Presents 100 acute conditions commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors in the emergency department, or on the ward or in the community setting.
This book features a succinct summary of the patient's history, examination and initial investigations, including photographs where relevant, is followed by questions on the diagnosis and management of each case. The answer includes a detailed discussion on each topic, with further illustration where appropriate, providing an essential revision aid as well as a practical guide for students and junior doctors.
Making clinical decisions and choosing the best course of action is one of the most challenging and difficult parts of training to become a doctor. These cases will teach students and junior doctors to recognize important clinical symptoms and signs, and to develop their diagnostic and management skills.