Clinical Cases in General Medicine

Clinical Cases in General Medicine

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Clinical Cases in General Medicine 3e formerly known as Pocket Guide to Internship: Common Clinical Cases is the latest addition to the Clinical Cases collection.This edition has over 40 cases showcasing a comprehensive range of common scenarios encountered in emergency departments and hospital wards. Features? All cases have been revised and updated. ? Cases are presented as they would occur in the clinical setting and follow a step-by-step process of diagnosis and management.? Problem-based learning scenarios encourage junior doctors to use the skills that they will need in daily practice.What's New? ? Seven new case studies including hypothyroidism urinary tract symptoms and hypotension. ? Multiple choice self-assessment questions for Clinical Cases in General Medicine 3e are now available in an app for both smart phones and tablets from the Apple App Store and Google Play.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 20mm | 583g
  • Australia
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 1743074506
  • 9781743074503
  • 86,071

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1Mr 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

13 Marwan presents with seizures

14 Mrs Flint presents with lower limb weakness

15 Mr Quixote presents with headache

16 A 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 Jean-Paul presents with fever and a rash

25Ruby presents with fever and cough

26Mr Edison's case of antibiotics and anaphylax

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

37Indiana returns from overseas with fever

38A red leg in a very sick person NEW

39Peter collapses at a wedding NEW

40Christine is feeling under the weather NEW

41Saesha calls in sick NEW

42Grace presents with urinary tract symptoms NEW

43Mr Ecks presents with fever and generalised muscle aches NEW

44Mrs Daniels presents with tremor and tachycardia NEW

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About Sanjaya Senanayake

Sanjaya Senanayake is an Infectious Diseases Physician and Director of Hospital in the Home at Canberra Hospital. He is a Lecturer at the Australian National University Medical School and is also a Conjoint Lecturer at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales.
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