Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Wright, Barry; Dave, Subodh; Dogra, Nisha; Rymer, Janice
Publisher: CRC Press
Explores common psychiatric and mental health scenarios that will be encountered by the medical student and junior doctor during practical training on the ward, in the emergency department, in outpatient clinics and in the community, and which are likely to feature in qualifying examinations.
The book covers a comprehensive range of presentations from hallucinations to self-harm, organized by sub-specialty area for ease of reference. Comprehensive answers highlight key take home points from each case and provide practical advice on how to deal with the challenges that occur when practising psychiatry at all levels.
- Succinct case studies presented in an easy to read format
- Questions at the end of each case prompt readers to think about their options for treatment or actions they should consider
- Answer pages guide readers through the experienced clinician's sequence of thoughts and actions, and outline important clinical considerations
- Information and key point boxes reinforce learning, ideal during exam revision
- A broad range of common conditions is covered, together with more unusual cases, for a wide exposure to the mental health issues that will most frequently be encountered by the student or junior