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Case-Based Discussions in Medicine

By Paul McNamara

Paperback
Sep 2019 , 234 pp
ISBN 9781911510482
Price: £17.99, $29.99
eBook
Sep 2019 , 234 pp
ISBN 9781911510536
Price: £15.11, $20.99
Case-based learning is a fundamental part of teaching at medical school because it links theory to practice. Case-Based Discussions in Medicine is designed to help prepare students for clinical practice by working through authentic cases.
All cases are presented in a consistent style, and cover:
•    History of presenting complaint
•    Examination and interpretation
•    Differential diagnoses
•    Investigations
•    Diagnosis and management
Each case concludes with background information covering the pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria and clinical guidelines.
The book is a study companion for medical students and foundation doctors and will help you:
•    become proficient at writing up a patient’s history and examination findings
•    improve your clinical decision-making and patient management
•    build your clinical knowledge
From back pain and breathlessness to post-partum psychosis, via abdominal pain and jaundice, placenta praevia, and alcoholic liver disease, the book guides you through common cases in medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and psychiatry.


Chapter 1 Medicine
Case 1: Progressive dyspnoea
Case 2: Wheeze
Case 3: Chest pain
Case 4: Dyspnoea and confusion
Case 5: Back pain and breathlessness
Case 6: Headache
Case 7: Alcoholic liver disease
Case 8: Thirst and fatigue
Case 9: Deteriorating vision

Chapter 2 Surgery
Case 10: Abdominal pain
Case 11: Bowel cancer
Case 12: Acute loin pain and haematuria
Case 13: Left iliac fossa pain
Case 14: Abdominal pain and jaundice
Case 15: Necrotic foot
Case 16: Haematuria
Case 17: Bilious vomiting
Case 18: Crohn’s disease: abdominal pain and vomiting

Chapter 3 Obstetrics, gynaecology and paediatrics
Case 19: Abdominal swelling and weight loss
Case 20: Placenta praevia
Case 21: PV bleeding in early pregnancy
Case 22: Abdominal pain and PV bleeding
Case 23: Prolonged paediatric jaundice

Chapter 4 Psychiatry
Case 24: Mania
Case 25: Post-partum psychosis
Case 26: Schizophrenia
Case 27: Alcohol detoxification

Five-star reviews:
A must read for medical students "This book is easy to read and very comprehensive. I liked that it was based upon real people and their conditions. Very helpful, a must for medical students." Amazon reviewer

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ISBNs: 9781911510482 978-1-911510-48-2 Title: case-based discussions in medicine ISBNs: 9781911510536 978-1-911510-53-6 Title: case-based discussions in medicine