Examination Medicine: A Guide to Physician Training

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Preparation is the key to success

Now in its seventh edition, Examination Medicine: a guide to physician training, has prepared generations of Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) candidates and medical students for their written and clinical examinations. Instructive, informative and aligned with current practice, this new edition provides an overview of what to expect and what is expected of you. It shares valuable advice on how to prepare for the ...

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Overview

Preparation is the key to success

Now in its seventh edition, Examination Medicine: a guide to physician training, has prepared generations of Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) candidates and medical students for their written and clinical examinations. Instructive, informative and aligned with current practice, this new edition provides an overview of what to expect and what is expected of you. It shares valuable advice on how to prepare for the examinations, use your time to best effect and avoid common pitfalls. In addition, this text provides: •- 50 practice long cases including history, examination, investigations and treatment •- sample long cases from the examiner’s perspective including typical points likely to be raised in discussion and clinical traps candidates may fall into •- 30 practice short cases including examples of typical X-rays and scans, providing guidance for ‘spot’ diagnosis and outlining a system for examination •- hint boxes highlighting common pitfalls and useful tips. Examination Medicine: a guide to physician training 7e continues to be a valued resource for medical students, outlining the key skills and qualities your examiner expects. It ensures you give your best possible performance in your examinations. Building on the strengths of previous editions, the seventh edition also includes video tutorials on conducting short and long cases via Student Consult. Please note that access to Student Consult is available only with purchase of this print copy. Also available for separate purchase to enrich your learning experience: •- An interactive enhanced eBook containing all the content from this edition plus embedded video. Or • - A standard eBook containing content from the print edition. Please note that access to Student Consult is not available for purchase of the eBook

Australian orientation incl. basic training requirements, written exam, sarcoidosis, HIV/AIDS. etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780729541688
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 1/21/2014
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Acknowledgments
An Historical Note
Ch. 1 Basic Training Requirements 1
Ch. 2 The Written Examination 5
Ch. 3 Suggested Topics for the Written Examination 9
Ch. 4 An Approach to the Clinical Examination 25
Ch. 5 The Long Case 30
Ch. 6 Common Long Cases
Ischaemic Heart Disease 34
Infective Endocarditis 38
Congestive Cardiac Failure 42
Hyperlipidaemia 46
Heart Transplantation 50
Cardiac Arrhythmias 54
Bronchiectasis 57
Lung Carcinoma 58
Chronic Airflow Limitation (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) 61
Pulmonary Fibrosis 64
Sarcoidosis 67
Cystic Fibrosis 70
Peptic Ulceration 73
Malabsorption 76
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 78
Chronic Liver Disease 84
Liver Transplantation 89
Haemolytic Anaemia 91
Polycythaemia 96
Myelofibrosis 99
Essential Thrombocythaemia 99
Lymphoma 100
Chronic Granulocytic (Myelogenous) Leukaemia 104
Multiple Myeloma 104
Rheumatoid Arthritis 107
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 112
Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma) 117
Paget's Disease 120
Diabetes Mellitus 123
Chronic Renal Failure 129
Renal Transplantation 137
Multiple Sclerosis 139
Myasthenia Gravis 141
Guillain-Barre Syndrome 143
Transient Ischaemic Attacks and Funny Turns 144
Pyrexia of Unknown Origin 148
HIV/AIDS 151
Ch. 7 The Short Case 155
Ch. 8 Common Short Cases 158
The Cardiovascular System 158
The Respiratory System 183
The Gastrointestinal System 188
The Haematological System 202
The Endocrine System 205
The Rheumatological System 222
The Nervous System 228
Further Reading 275
Subject Index 281
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