Crash Course: Quick Reference Guide to Medicine and Surgery - E-Book

Crash Course: Quick Reference Guide to Medicine and Surgery - E-Book

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    Crash Course – your effective everyday study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have all the information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

    Crash Course Quick Reference Guide to Medicine and Surgery is a unique new volume in the series, spanning the core clinical topics across the medical curriculum. It is as useful for your first day as a clinical medical student as it is for preparing for your medical finals and beyond. Presented in a consistent format that is clear, concise and easy to assimilate, it is an essential text for any medical student or junior doctor.

    • Includes the core medicine and surgery that you need for examinations
    • Clear explanations for every common medical condition with an emphasis on the key points
    • A consistent format to allow quick reference for each disease
    • Maintains a focus throughout on questions that commonly appear in the final MBBS examinations
    • Mnemonics, memory aids and figures are included to aid with revision
    • Written by recent graduates together with consultants and experts for each specialty– those closest to what is essential for exam success
    • Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors – to ensure complete accuracy of information
    • Co-written by specialty experts
    • Comes with access to the complete electronic version for enhanced anytime, anywhere access, with seamless real-time integration between devices
  • Written by senior medical students or junior doctors – authors WHO REALLY UNDERSTAND today’s exam situation!
  • Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text!
  • Rich artwork programme and other useful aide-mémoires help you remember the key points!
  • Self-Assessment section – fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements – helps you maximise your grade!
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780723437956
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 08/09/2014
    Series: Crash Course
    Sold by: Barnes & Noble
    Format: NOOK Book
    Pages: 344
    File size: 24 MB
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    About the Author

    Dr Leonora Weil qualified as a doctor in 2009 from The Royal Free and University College Medical School in London. She has a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and a Masters in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She currently works in Public Health and has an ongoing interest in Medical Education.
    Dr. Adrian Wagg MB BS FRCP qualified from the London Hospital Medical College in 1988. He trained in General and Geriatric medicine in and around London and was appointed as a Senior Lecturer and Consultant in General Internal and Geriatric Medicine to University College London Hospitals in 1997. He has developed and maintained an academic and clinical interest in urinary incontinence, alongside his clinical and educational responsibilities. He has published many peer reviewed publications, chapters and reviews on the subject, spoken widely and is well known both nationally and internationally. His interests are in incontinence in the elderly, the effects of medication and co-morbidity on continence status and the epidemiology and aetiology of incontinence in the elderly. He is an Associate Director of the Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit of the Royal College of Physicians, where he leads the continence in older people programme and a national audit of continence care. He is Chairman of the British Geriatrics Society special interest group in bladder and bowel problems and a Trustee of two major national charities in the area

    Table of Contents

    1. Cardiology
    2. Respiratory medicine
    3. Gastrointestinal medicine
    4. Hepatobiliary medicine
    5. Infectious diseases
    6. Haematology
    7. Orthopaedics and rheumatology
    8. Fluids and electrolytes
    9. Renal medicine
    10. Endocrinology
    11. Neurology
    12. Surgery

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