Eureka: Respiratory Medicine

Laura-Jane Smith, Jerry Brown, Jennifer Quint

Price: £5.00 , $38.99, €31.19

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Format: Paperback

Publication date: March 30, 2015

Pages: 365 pages

ISBN: 9781907816727 Related titles: Tag:

Other editions available: Ebook


Eureka: Respiratory Medicine is an innovative book for medical students that fully integrates core science, clinical medicine and surgery.

The book benefits from an engaging and authoritative text, written by specialists in the field, and has several key features to help you really understand the subject:

  • Chapter starter questions – to get you thinking about the topic before you start reading
  • Break out boxes which contain essential key knowledge
  • Clinical cases to help you understand the material in a clinical context
  • Unique graphic narratives which are especially useful for visual learners
  • End of chapter answers to the starter questions
  • A final self-assessment chapter of Single Best Answers to really help test and reinforce your knowledge

The First Principles chapter clearly explains the key concepts, processes and structures of the respiratory system.

The Clinical Essentials chapter provides an overview of the symptoms and signs of respiratory disease, relevant history and examination techniques, investigations and management options.

A series of disease-based chapters give concise descriptions of all major disorders, e.g. asthma, COPD and lung cancer, each chapter introduced by engaging clinical cases that feature unique graphic narratives.

The Emergencies chapter covers the principles of immediate care in situations such as massive pulmonary embolism.

An Integrated Care chapter discusses strategies for the management of chronic conditions across primary and other care settings.

Finally, the Self-Assessment chapter comprises 80 multiple choice questions in clinical Single Best Answer format, to thoroughly test your understanding of the subject.

The Eureka series of books are designed to be a ‘one stop shop’: they contain all the key information you need to know to succeed in your studies and pass your exams.

1. First principles
2. Clinical essentials
3. Airway disease
4. Interstitial lung disease
5. Sleep and ventilator disorders
6. Pleural disease
7. Malignancy
8. Lung infections
9. Chronic suppurative lung disease
10. Circulatory disorders
11. Respiratory emergencies
12. Integrated care
13. Self-assessment

5 Star Reviews:

"A great book for both pre-clincial and clinical alike and at a very reasonable price." Amazon reviewer

"A comprehensive overview of respiratory medicine aimed at medical students but also suitable for junior doctors as a refresher. Covers the speciality in breadth including radiological examples, microbiology and the basic physiology behind the respiratory system and associated conditions." Amazon reviewer

"Brilliant book that includes all aspects of respiratory medicine you would need three books for! The mix of physiology, anatomy and clinical skills in the book makes it a very useful to use through-out a respiratory rotation in medical school." Amazon reviewer
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