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Medicine at a Glance [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405186162Series: At a GlancePublication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.Edition: 3rd edISBN:
  • 9781118373996
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Medicine at a GlanceDDC classification:
  • 616
LOC classification:
  • RC55 .M388
Online resources:
Contents:
Medicine at a Glance, Third edition; Contents; Preface; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1 How to be a medical student; 2 Patient confidentiality; 3 Consent; 4 Relationship with the patient; 5 History of presenting complaint; 6 Past medical history, drugs and allergies; 7 Family and social history; 8 Functional enquiry; 9 Principles of examination; 10 Basic clinical skills; 11 Is the patient ill?; 12 The critically ill patient; Clinical presentations at a glance; Cardiovascular disease; 13 Chest pain; 14 Oedema; 15 Palpitations; 16 The painful leg
17 Heart murmurs18 Shock; Respiratory disease; 19 Breathlessness, cough and haemoptysis; 20 Wheeze (stridor); 21 Pleural effusion; 22 Pneumothorax; Gastroenterology; 23 Unintentional weight loss; 24 Constipation and change in bowel habit; 25 Diarrhoea: acute and chronic; 26 Vomiting and intestinal obstruction; 27 Haematemesis and melaena; 28 Rectal bleeding; 29 Dysphagia; 30 Abdominal pain and dyspepsia; 31 Jaundice; 32 Abdominal mass; 33 Ascites; Renal medicine; 34 Polyuria and oliguria; 35 Dysuria, frequency and urgency; 36 Haematuria; Endocrinology
37 Sweating, flushing and thyroid swellings38 Obesity; 39 Hirsutism and infertility; 40 Erectile dysfunction and gynaecomastia; Infectious disease; 41 Principles of infection; 42 Diagnosis of infection; 43 Fever and the assessment of the patient with presumed infection; 44 Fever and infections in hospital patients; 45 Fever of unknown origin; 46 Fever and rash; 47 Fever in HIV-infected patients; 48 Fever in the returned traveller; 49 Vaginal discharge and urethritis; Haematology; 50 Anaemia; 51 Clinical approach to lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly
52 The patient with abnormal bleeding or bruising53 Leukopenia; Oncology; 54 Oncological emergencies; Neurology; 55 Introduction to neurological diagnosis 1; 56 Introduction to neurological diagnosis 2; 57 Introduction to neurological diagnosis 3: neuroepidemiology; 58 Common neurological symptoms; 59 Weakness; 60 Disturbance of vision: a neurological perspective; 61 Sudden painless loss of vision; 62 Tremor and other involuntary movements; 63 Headache and facial pain; 64 Episodic alterations in awareness and consciousness; Ophthalmology; 65 The red eye; Rheumatology
66 Introduction to rheumatological disease67 Low back pain and other regional pain syndromes; Dermatology; 68 Introduction to dermatology; 69 Pruritis and rashes; 70 Hair and nail disorders; 71 Leg ulcers; 72 Photodermatoses; Other acute medical emergencies; 73 Attempted suicide by drug poisoning; 74 Anaphylaxis; 75 Allergic reactions; 76 Cardiac and respiratory arrest; 77 Acute confusional state; 78 Coma; Diseases and treatments at a glance; Cardiovascular disease; 79 Hypertension; 80 Hyperlipidaemia; 81 Acute coronary syndromes; 82 ST segment elevation myocardial infarction
83 Chronic coronary syndromes
Summary: The central title in the market-leading at a Glance series, Medicine at a Glance provides a concise and accessible introduction to the study of medicine and is the ultimate revision guide for the core medical curriculum. Ideal for medical students, Foundation Programme doctors and those training in the allied health professions, Medicine at a Glance presents each topic as clear, double-page spreads with key facts accompanied by tables, illustrations, photographs and diagrams.Used by thousands of students in its previous two editions, Medicine at a Glance h
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Medicine at a Glance, Third edition; Contents; Preface; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1 How to be a medical student; 2 Patient confidentiality; 3 Consent; 4 Relationship with the patient; 5 History of presenting complaint; 6 Past medical history, drugs and allergies; 7 Family and social history; 8 Functional enquiry; 9 Principles of examination; 10 Basic clinical skills; 11 Is the patient ill?; 12 The critically ill patient; Clinical presentations at a glance; Cardiovascular disease; 13 Chest pain; 14 Oedema; 15 Palpitations; 16 The painful leg

17 Heart murmurs18 Shock; Respiratory disease; 19 Breathlessness, cough and haemoptysis; 20 Wheeze (stridor); 21 Pleural effusion; 22 Pneumothorax; Gastroenterology; 23 Unintentional weight loss; 24 Constipation and change in bowel habit; 25 Diarrhoea: acute and chronic; 26 Vomiting and intestinal obstruction; 27 Haematemesis and melaena; 28 Rectal bleeding; 29 Dysphagia; 30 Abdominal pain and dyspepsia; 31 Jaundice; 32 Abdominal mass; 33 Ascites; Renal medicine; 34 Polyuria and oliguria; 35 Dysuria, frequency and urgency; 36 Haematuria; Endocrinology

37 Sweating, flushing and thyroid swellings38 Obesity; 39 Hirsutism and infertility; 40 Erectile dysfunction and gynaecomastia; Infectious disease; 41 Principles of infection; 42 Diagnosis of infection; 43 Fever and the assessment of the patient with presumed infection; 44 Fever and infections in hospital patients; 45 Fever of unknown origin; 46 Fever and rash; 47 Fever in HIV-infected patients; 48 Fever in the returned traveller; 49 Vaginal discharge and urethritis; Haematology; 50 Anaemia; 51 Clinical approach to lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly

52 The patient with abnormal bleeding or bruising53 Leukopenia; Oncology; 54 Oncological emergencies; Neurology; 55 Introduction to neurological diagnosis 1; 56 Introduction to neurological diagnosis 2; 57 Introduction to neurological diagnosis 3: neuroepidemiology; 58 Common neurological symptoms; 59 Weakness; 60 Disturbance of vision: a neurological perspective; 61 Sudden painless loss of vision; 62 Tremor and other involuntary movements; 63 Headache and facial pain; 64 Episodic alterations in awareness and consciousness; Ophthalmology; 65 The red eye; Rheumatology

66 Introduction to rheumatological disease67 Low back pain and other regional pain syndromes; Dermatology; 68 Introduction to dermatology; 69 Pruritis and rashes; 70 Hair and nail disorders; 71 Leg ulcers; 72 Photodermatoses; Other acute medical emergencies; 73 Attempted suicide by drug poisoning; 74 Anaphylaxis; 75 Allergic reactions; 76 Cardiac and respiratory arrest; 77 Acute confusional state; 78 Coma; Diseases and treatments at a glance; Cardiovascular disease; 79 Hypertension; 80 Hyperlipidaemia; 81 Acute coronary syndromes; 82 ST segment elevation myocardial infarction

83 Chronic coronary syndromes

The central title in the market-leading at a Glance series, Medicine at a Glance provides a concise and accessible introduction to the study of medicine and is the ultimate revision guide for the core medical curriculum. Ideal for medical students, Foundation Programme doctors and those training in the allied health professions, Medicine at a Glance presents each topic as clear, double-page spreads with key facts accompanied by tables, illustrations, photographs and diagrams.Used by thousands of students in its previous two editions, Medicine at a Glance h