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Pocket Guide to Internship: Common Clinical Cases

Pocket Guide to Internship: Common Clinical Cases

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By (author) Sanjaya Senanayake

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 119mm x 178mm x 20mm | 295g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0070277192
  • ISBN 13: 9780070277199
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: illustrations
  • Sales rank: 10,116

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A quick reference, practical handbook for interns and students!Presenting more than 35 common clinical cases, this book covers a comprehensive range of conditions and scenarios encountered in everyday practice in emergency departments and hospital wards. This highly practical book adopts a problem-based learning approach designed to help students and interns develop their problem-solving skills and broaden their clinical experience. This second edition has been updated and revised to reflect current medical management and retains its evidence-based approach. Features: practical and portable book that adopts a hands-on approach; new two-color internal design enhances readability; guides readers step-by-step through treatment options and patient management; cases highlight the application of evidence in the management of clinical problems; and durable plastic cover.

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Sanjaya Senanayake FRACP, MAppEpid, MBBS (Hons), BSc (Med) Infectious Diseases Physician and Director of Hospital in the Home at Canberra Hospital; Lecturer at the Australian National University Medical School; Conjoint Lecturer at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales.

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By SEAN MCISAAC 06 Aug 2012 5

I highly recommend this book. Dr Senanayake has created a very readable and informative resource, that is nearly as valuable as gaining experience on the wards directly. Pick up any chapter and you are sure to gain many new useful facts that will help both in your final years of med school and during internship!

Table of contents

1 Mr Nguyen and Mrs Fennech present with chest pain 2Mr Khan presents with chest pain 3Mr Winters presents with chest pain 4Frida presents with palpitations and breathlessness 5Annika presents with breathlessness and haemoptysis 6An asthmatic woman presents with shortness of breath 7A man with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease presents with breathlessness and an abdominal mass 8Mrs Mason presents with haematemesis 9Timothy presents with acute abdominal pain 10Anoushka presents with bloody diarrhoea 11A case of confusion in a man with cirrhosis 12Mr Perez presents with right-sided weakness 13Marwan presents with seizures 14Mrs Flint presents with lower limb weakness 15Mr Quixote presents with headache 16A case of elevated potassium in a man of non-English-speaking background 17Sasha presents with metabolic acidosis 18A case of an acutely painful knee 19Mrs Panetta has a painful jaw 20Emmanuel suffers a needlestick injury 21McGyver has postoperative fever 22Bobby presents with HIV and fever 23Sachin presents with fever and headache 24Jean-Paul presents with fever and a rash 25Ruby presents with fever and cough 26Mr Edison's case of antibiotics and anaphylaxis 27Mr Darcy presents with anaemia 28Mr Wayne develops fever during blood transfusion 29Mr Papadopoulos is assessed for low sodium 30Mr Caesar presents with confusion 31Cases of hype and hypertension on the wards 32A case of clots 33Intravenous fluids 34Mrs Van Dyke takes an overdose 35Mr Wilson presents with an acutely painful leg 36Bruno presents with acute flank pain 37 Indiana returns from overseas with fever