General Practice: Clinical Cases Uncovered

General Practice: Clinical Cases Uncovered

Paperback Clinical Cases Uncovered

By (author) Emma Storr, By (author) Gail Nicholls, By (author) Alison Lee, By (author) Martha Leigh, By (author) Sheena McMain

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  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 186mm x 242mm x 14mm | 458g
  • Publication date: 2 September 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Chicester
  • ISBN 10: 140516140X
  • ISBN 13: 9781405161404
  • Edition: 1
  • Sales rank: 110,939

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Rehearse for life in clinical practice with this easy-to-use and unique series, which combines cases drawn from real-life experiences with a refreshing approach to presentations as you would see them in day-to-day situations. Get the most from clinical practice, with Clinical Cases Uncovered With more than 30 cases to work through, General Practice: Clinical Cases Uncovered is perfect for medical students and junior doctors to get to grips with what to expect from Primary Care in the UK. Presented in a narrative style with questions and patient background, everything from a chest infection to panic attacks can be investigated in these real-life situations. This is the ideal resource for exam preparation or attachments and provides up-to-date and concise information when students need it most. For further information, visit www.clinicalcasesuncovered.com

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Emma Storr , Academic Unit of Primary Care, University of Leeds Gail Nicholls , Academic Unit of Primary Care, University of Leeds Martha Leigh , General Practitioner, Wapping Health Centre and GP Trainer, London Deanery

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A"There is a casual narrative style that is contemporary and compelling.A" (Journal of Primary Healthcare, June 2009) A"This thoughtful book for general practitioners has many reminders of how to approach patients on an everyday basis.A" (Doody's Reviews, May 2009)

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Rehearse for life in clinical practice with this easy-to-use and unique series, which combines cases drawn from real-life experiences with a refreshing approach to presentations as you would see them in day-to-day situations.Get the most from clinical practice, with "Clinical Cases Uncovered"With more than 30 cases to work through, "General Practice: Clinical Cases Uncovered" is perfect for medical students and junior doctors to get to grips with what to expect from Primary Care in the UK. Presented in a narrative style with questions and patient background, everything from a chest infection to panic attacks can be investigated in these real-life situations.This is the ideal resource for exam preparation or attachments and provides up-to-date and concise information when students need it most.For further information, visit www.clinicalcasesuncovered.com

Table of contents

Preface. How to use this book. Part 1 Basics. Setting the context. Approach to the patient. Clinical overview. Part 2 Cases. Case 1 A 40-year-old female smoker with a chest infection, 14. Case 2 A 9-year-old asthmatic child. Case 3 A 27-year-old woman with a headache. Case 4 A 76-year-old man who has been in hospital. Case 5 A 23-year-old man with a red eye. Case 6 A 5-year-old child with earache. Case 7 A 20-year-old woman with a sore throat. Case 8 A 35-year-old man with back pain. Case 9 A 62-year-old woman with a painful shoulder. Case 10 A 35-year-old woman with knee pain. Case 11 A 78-year-old male with rash on trunk. Case 12 A 2-year-old boy with a rash. Case 13 A 17-year-old man with rash and fever. Case 14 A 46-year-old man with indigestion. Case 15 An 8-year-old child with abdominal pain. Case 16 A 26-year-old man with abdominal pain. Case 17 A 78-year-old woman with bruising. Case 18 A 38-year-old man with high blood pressure. Case 19 An 80-year-old woman with funny turns. Case 20 A 43-year-old man with 'weakness'. Case 21 A 23-year-old woman with panic attacks. Case 22 A 24-year-old woman who feels abnormally tired. Case 23 A 54-year-old woman with urinary frequency and hot sweats. Case 24 A 19-year-old woman with vaginal discharge. Case 25 A 34-year-old woman with 'funny periods'. Case 26 A 15-year-old girl with a problem. Case 27 A 27-year-old pregnant woman with backache and anaemia. Case 28 A 42-year-old man with erectile dysfunction. Case 29 A 64-year-old man with prostatism. Case 30 An 82-year-old man with a cough. Case 31 A 44-year-old man who wants a 'check-up'. Case 32 A 49-year-old woman who feels exhausted. Case 33 A 62-year-old woman who is breathless. Case 34 A 10-year-old girl with abdominal pain and recurrent vaginal discharge. Case 35 A 26-year-old woman with lower abdominal pain. Case 36 A 17-year-old girl requesting contraception. Part 3 Self-assessment. MCQs. EMQs. SAQs. Answers. Appendix: Additional information, schedules and normal values. Index of cases by diagnosis. Index.