Medicine at a Glance

Patrick Davey

Autor: Davey

ISBN: 9780470659458

Idioma: Inglés

Año Edición: 2014

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Formato: 22 x 27 cm

Páginas: 568

Peso: 1.5 Kg.

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This fourth edition of Medicine at a Glance, the leading title in the best-selling at a Glance series, provides an unparalleled overview of the study of medicine, closely following the core medical curriculum.

Ideal for medical students, Foundation programme doctors and those training in the allied health professions, Medicine at a Glance presents vital information on clinical presentations, diseases, and treatments in every major medical specialty, from cardiology to dermatology.

Medicine at a Glance:

  • Has been fully revised to reflect essential clinical and curriculum updates.
  • Contains brand new material in key areas such as imaging, women’s health, communication and data interpretation.
  • Features a brand new, clearer text design, in the trusted at a Glance double-page spread style, in full-colour throughout.
  • Is the ideal, practical companion to clinical attachments, available in a range of digital formats for on-the-go study and revision.
  • Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/medicine featuring interactive multiple choice questions and digital flashcards.

Table of 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

  1. Chest pain
  2. Oedema
  3. Palpitations
  4. The painful leg
  5. Heart murmurs
  6. Shock

Respiratory disease

  1. Breathlessness, cough and haemoptysis
  2. Wheeze (stridor)
  3. Pleural effusion
  4. Pneumothorax

Gastroenterology

  1. Unintentional weight loss
  2. Constipation and change in bowel habit
  3. Diarrhoea: acute and chronic
  4. Vomiting and intestinal obstruction
  5. Haematemesis and melaena
  6. Rectal bleeding
  7. Dysphagia
  8. Abdominal pain and dyspepsia
  9. Jaundice
  10. Abdominal mass
  11. Ascites

Renal medicine

  1. Polyuria and oliguria
  2. Dysuria, frequency and urgency
  3. Haematuria

Endocrinology

  1. Sweating, flushing and thyroid swellings
  2. Obesity
  3. Hirsutism and infertility
  4. Erectile dysfunction and gynaecomastia

Infectious disease

  1. Principles of infection
  2. Diagnosis of infection
  3. Fever and the assessment of the patient with presumed infection
  4. Fever and infections in hospital patients
  5. Fever of unknown origin
  6. Fever and rash
  7. Fever in HIV-infected patients
  8. Fever in the returned traveller
  9. Vaginal discharge and urethritis

Haematology

  1. Anaemia
  2. Clinical approach to lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly
  3. The patient with abnormal bleeding or bruising
  4. Leukopenia Oncology
  5. Oncological emergencies

Neurology

  1. Introduction to neurological diagnosis1
  2. Introduction to neurological diagnosis2
  3. Introduction to neurological diagnosis 3: neuroepidemiology
  4. Common neurological symptoms
  5. Weakness
  6. Disturbance of vision: a neurological perspective
  7. Sudden painless loss of vision
  8. Tremor and other involuntary movements
  9. Headache and facial pain
  10. Episodic alterations in awareness and consciousness

Ophthalmology

  1. The red eye Rheumatology
  2. Introduction to rheumatological disease
  3. Low back pain and other regional pain syndromes

Dermatology

  1. Introduction to dermatology
  2. Pruritis and rashes
  3. Hair and nail disorders
  4. Leg ulcers
  5. Photodermatoses Women’s health
  6. Pelvic pain
  7. Urinary incontinence

Other acute medical emergencies

  1. Attempted suicide by drug poisoning
  2. Anaphylaxis
  3. Allergic reactions
  4. Cardiac and respiratory arrest
  5. Delirium
  6. Coma

Diseases and treatments at a glance

Cardiovascular disease

  1. Hypertension
  2. Hyperlipidaemia
  3. Acute coronary syndromes
  4. ST segment elevation myocardial infarction
  5. Chronic coronary syndromes
  6. Aortic dissection
  7. Heart failure
  8. Aortic valve disease
  9. Mitral valve disease
  10. Cardiomyopathies
  11. Pericardial disease
  12. Pulmonary embolism
  13. Cardiac infections
  14. Tachyarrhythmias
  15. Bradyarrhythmias
  16. Congenital heart disease

Respiratory disease

  1. Lung function tests
  2. Sleep apnoea
  3. Respiratory failure
  4. Arterial blood gas analysis
  5. CXR anatomy
  6. Basic chest X-ray interpretation
  7. CXR cases1
  8. CXR cases2
  9. Non-invasive ventilation
  10. Mechanical ventilation
  11. Lower respiratory tract infection: pneumonia
  12. Upper respiratory tract infection
  13. Asthma
  14. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  15. Bronchiectasis
  16. Cystic fibrosis
  17. Sarcoidosis and other granulomatous lung diseases
  18. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis (hypersensitivity pneumonitis)
  19. Pulmonary fibrosis
  20. Pulmonary eosinophilia and vasculitis
  21. Fungi and the lung
  22. Industrial lung disease
  23. Lung disease caused by drugs
  24. BOOP and ARDS
  25. Primary tumours of the lung

Gastroenterology

  1. Food poisoning and gastrointestinal infections
  2. Reflux
  3. Peptic ulcer disease
  4. Diverticular disease
  5. Iron deficiency
  6. Abnormal liver function tests
  7. Inflammatory bowel disease
  8. Malabsorption
  9. Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer
  10. Gallstone disease
  11. Inflammatory liver disease: viral and immune
  12. Acute and chronic liver disease
  13. Metabolic liver disease (including alcohol)
  14. Upper gastrointestinal cancer
  15. Colorectal cancer
  16. Imaging in gastrointestinal disease
  17. Functional gastrointestinal disorders
  18. Nutrition

Renal medicine

  1. Renal physiology and function tests
  2. Hypokalaemia and hyperkalaemia
  3. Hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia
  4. Disorders of acid–base balance
  5. Urinary calculi
  6. Nephrotic and nephritic syndromes
  7. Glomerulonephritis
  8. Renal involvement in systemic disease
  9. Hereditary renal disorders
  10. Tubulointerstitial disease
  11. Acute renal failure
  12. Chronic renal failure and the dialysis patient
  13. The renal transplant recipient
  14. Drugs and renal failure
  15. Benign prostatic hypertrophy
  16. Urinary tract infection

Endocrinology

  1. Diabetes mellitus
  2. Complications of diabetes
  3. Diabetic emergencies
  4. Hyperprolactinaemia and acromegaly
  5. Hypothyroidism
  6. Hyperthyroidism
  7. Calcium metabolism
  8. Adrenal disease
  9. Miscellaneous endocrine disorders
  10. Hypogonadism

Infectious disease

  1. Bacteraemia and septic shock
  2. Common viral infections in adults
  3. HIV infection and AIDS
  4. Common fungal infections
  5. Specific bacterial infections
  6. Malaria
  7. Tuberculosis
  8. Tropical infectious diseases
  9. Diseases predisposing to infection
  10. Immunological deficiency syndromes

Haematology

  1. Haematinic deficiency anaemias
  2. Haemolytic anaemia
  3. Thalassaemia and sickle cell disease
  4. Bone marrow failure
  5. Acute leukaemia
  6. Chronic leukaemia
  7. Lymphoma
  8. Myeloproliferative disorders
  9. Myeloma
  10. Myelodysplasia
  11. The blood in systemic disease
  12. Platelet disorders
  13. Disorders of coagulation
  14. Anticoagulation and antiplatelet drugs
  15. Thrombophilia

Oncology

  1. Aetiology of cancer
  2. Diagnostic strategies and basic principles of cancer management
  3. Cancer screening and early detection
  4. Breast cancer
  5. Prostate cancer
  6. Cancer with an unknown primary
  7. Paraneoplastic syndromes and hormone-producing cancers
  8. Palliative care

Neurology

  1. Head CT cases
  2. Head MRI cases
  3. Stroke
  4. Management of stroke
  5. Other vascular disorders of the brain
  6. Dementias
  7. Epilepsy
  8. Multiple sclerosis
  9. Infections of the central nervous system
  10. Tumours and the nervous system
  11. Spinal cord disease
  12. Neuromuscular disease
  13. Peripheral neuropathy
  14. Movement disorders

Rheumatology

  1. 213 Osteoarthritis
  2. Gout and pseudogout
  3. Arthritis associated with infectious agents
  4. Metabolic bone disease
  5. Other bone disease
  6. Rheumatoid arthritis
  7. Seronegative spondyloarthropathies
  8. Vasculitis
  9. Systemic lupus erythematosus
  10. Inflammatory muscle disease and selected forms of vasculitis

Dermatology

  1. 223 Eczema and urticaria
  2. Psoriasis
  3. Acne, rosacea and hidradenitis
  4. Disorders of skin pigmentation
  5. Blistering diseases
  6. Skin infections and infestations
  7. The skin and systemic disease
  8. Skin tumours
  9. Orogenital disease Women’s Health
  10. Endometriosis and adenomyosis
  11. Polycystic ovary syndrome
  12. Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
  13. Cardiovascular disease in pregnancy
  14. Other medical and surgical conditions in pregnancy Miscellaneous
  15. Fluid replacement therapy
  16. Illness in elderly people
  17. Chronic tiredness and other medically unexplained symptoms
  18. Psychiatric disorders
  19. Substance abuse
  20. Alcohol abuse and dependence
  21. Drug toxicity (adverse drug reactions)
Autor Davey
ISBN 9780470659458
Idioma Inglés
Año Edición 2014
Edición
Formato 22 x 27 cm
Páginas 568
Peso 1.5 Kg.

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