Pocket Essentials of Clinical Medicine

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9780702028304: Pocket Essentials of Clinical Medicine
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. A pocketbook of clinical medicine based on Kumar and Clark's CLINICAL MEDICINE (and cross-referenced to it by page number). In addition to being a portable version of Kumar and Clark, this book offers added extras: e.g. exam questions, practical procedures, dictionary of terms, abbreviations, normal values and emergency boxes.

  • pocket-sized clinical medicine text
  • succinct, readable style
  • includes numerous clear line drawings
  • medical emergency boxes (listed at the beginning of the book)
  • practical procedures chapter
  • exam questions and answers
  • normal values
  • abbreviations
  • full colour throughout
  • new chapters on Special Senses (eyes and ENT) and Therapeutics (drugs)
  • Expanded Ethics and Communication chapter
  • Derived from the latest sixth edition of Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine
  • New chapter on the special senses (ENT and Eyes)
  • PDA version available separately as a special pack sold with the printed version
  • All chapters made more uniform in the treatment of symptoms, signs, investigations and diseases
  • Ethics and communication chapter will be expanded to include record keeping, assisted suicide and other important issues
  • A new chapter/section will be added on Therapeutics to cover:
  • The practical use of drugs, including introductory notes on how to prescribe, writing a prescription, opiates management and other issues
  • A table of the most commonly used drugs, with information on dose and route; monitoring, interaction, contraindications
  • Palliative care, with specific information on drugs and other therapies used to control symmptons associated with pain control (e.g. intractable nausea)
  • Exam questions re-written in new style (best of five; 'n' from many; OSCEs/case-history based questions)

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ISBN 10: 0702028304 ISBN 13: 9780702028304
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