Cardiology

Clinical Cases Uncovered

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Author: Tim Betts,Jeremy Dwight,Sacha Bull

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118691350

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Cardiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is the ideal integrated text to help you recognize, understand and know how to investigate and manage many heart-related disorders and conditions. Written by three practising cardiologists, it leads students through a clinical approach to managing problems with 26 real-world cardiovascular cases. There is strong emphasis on high-quality figures, particularly 12-lead ECGs, as these play such a major role in the evaluation of the cardiac patient. Following a question-answer approach throughout the narrative, with self-assessment MCQs, EMQs and SAQs, Cardiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered includes sections on cardiac anatomy, physiology and pathology which provide the essentials required to understand clinical cardiology, and is ideal for medical students and junior doctors on the Foundation Programme, specialist nurses and nurse practitioners, and for those with plans for a career in cardiology.

Cardiology

Clinical Cases Uncovered

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Author: Tim Betts,Jeremy Dwight,Sacha Bull

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405178000

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 9854

Cardiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is the ideal integrated text to help you recognize, understand and know how to investigate and manage many heart-related disorders and conditions. Written by three practising cardiologists, it leads students through a clinical approach to managing problems with 26 real-world cardiovascular cases. There is strong emphasis on high-quality figures, particularly 12-lead ECGs, as these play such a major role in the evaluation of the cardiac patient. Following a question-answer approach throughout the narrative, with self-assessment MCQs, EMQs and SAQs, Cardiology: Clinical Cases Uncovered includes sections on cardiac anatomy, physiology and pathology which provide the essentials required to understand clinical cardiology, and is ideal for medical students and junior doctors on the Foundation Programme, specialist nurses and nurse practitioners, and for those with plans for a career in cardiology.

Acute Medicine

Clinical Cases Uncovered

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Author: Chris Roseveare

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444327216

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Acute Medicine is the central part of foundation and specialist general medical training and is one of the most rapidly expanding UK hospital specialties. Acute Medicine: Clinical Cases Uncovered combines patient cases and outcomes, drawn from real-life experiences, with reference to the curriculum for Training in General (Acute) Medicine. It provides self-assessment MCQs, EMQs and SAQs to give medical students, junior doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals the perfect preparation for life on the wards.

Gastroenterology

Clinical Cases Uncovered

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Author: Satish Keshav,Emma Culver

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405169753

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Gastroenterology is a critically important specialty in medicine, encompassing the GI tract and two vital organs - the pancreas and the liver. Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncovered includes reference to the new JCHMT curriculum for acute and internal medicine concerning gastroenterology and hepatology and presents real-life patient cases and outcomes as seen on the wards and in exams leading students through a practical approach to recognize, understand, investigate and manage gastroenterological and hepatological disorders and conditions. Following a question-answer approach, with self-assessment MCQs, EMQs and SAQs, and a 'refresher' section on basic science, Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncovered features investigations and the treatment options available for patients with upper and lower GI disorders, liver disease, biliary and pancreatic disease, and problems of nutrition. Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is ideal for medical students, junior doctors on the Foundation Programme, GP trainees, specialist nurses and nurse practitioners and gastroenterology trainees on the specialty training programme.

Infectious Disease, eTextbook

Clinical Cases Uncovered

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Author: Hamish McKenzie,Robert Laing,Alexander Mackenzie,Pamela Molyneaux,Abhijit Bal

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444392905

Category: Science

Page: 168

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Infectious Disease is a core topic within the clinical curriculum and students are expected to recognize, understand and know how to investigate and manage many infectious conditions. Infectious Disease: Clinical Cases Uncovered leads students through a clinical approach to managing problems, with a question-answer approach developing the narrative. With self-assessment exercises using MCQs, EMQs and SAQs, Infectious Disease: Clinical Cases Uncovered is perfect for medical students and junior doctors, infectious disease nurses, nursing students and nurse practitioners.

Endocrinology and Diabetes, eTextbook

Clinical Cases Uncovered

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Author: Ramzi Ajjan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444392972

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Covering cases from Addison's disease to osteoporosis and diabetic foot ulcer, and an introductory section explaining the molecular and physiological aspects of endocrinology, Endocrinology and Diabetes: Clinical Cases Uncovered has it all. Reflecting the varied nature of the specialty, the cases cover various endocrine conditions and address the clinical presentation, diagnostic workup and potential complications, while the self-assessment section, comprising 30 MCQ, 10 SAQs and 10 EMQs, will help medical students, junior doctors, and nurses practise clinical reasoning and prepare for life on the wards.

Surgery, eTextbook

Clinical Cases Uncovered

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Author: Harold Ellis,Christopher Watson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444392999

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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Rehearse for life in clinical practice with this easy-to-use and unique series, which combines cases drawn from real-life experiences with a refreshing approach to presentations as you would see them in day-to-day situations. Get the most from clinical practice, with Clinical Cases Uncovered Packed full with over 120 cases, this comprehensive title on the surgical management of conditions will be your core revision text. Featuring everything you need to know on surgery, Professor Harold Ellis and Christopher Watson have left nothing out. Whether it's a gastric ulcer or an intercranial mass shown up on an MR scan, you can work your way through with Clinical Cases Uncovered. For further information, visit www.clinicalcasesuncovered.com

Echocardiography

A Case Studies Based Approach

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Author: Ramdas G. Pai,P. A. N. Chandraratna,Padmini Varadarajan,Shaista Malik

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763762563

Category: Medical

Page: 574

View: 7345

A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Publisher's 2011 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference! It provides: Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox; Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically; No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday; Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference. It has all the vital information you need at your fingertips: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule; Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information; Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities, and adverse reactions; Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points; Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs; Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert.

Clinical Cases in Cardiology

A Guide to Learning and Practice

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Author: Alessandro Capucci

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319199269

Category: Medical

Page: 356

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This book presents and describes a series of informative clinical cases with the aim of providing the reader with a clear understanding of the most frequent and challenging scenarios that a cardiologist may face during daily clinical practice. All major topics in modern clinical cardiology are addressed, including acute ischemic heart disease, conditions that mimic ischemic heart disease, heart failure and resynchronization therapy, cardiomyopathy, valvular heart disease, arrhythmias and channelopathies. Guidance is provided on imaging techniques and their interpretation, patient management taking into account potential comorbidities and follow-up appropriate to the clinical circumstances. The paradigmatic clinical cases in this book will serve as a sound basis for learning for medical students, residents and others wishing to meet successfully the challenges posed by cardiac disease. In addition, the book will be a very useful reference for the more experienced cardiologist.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology, eTextbook

Clinical Cases Uncovered

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Author: Maggie Cruickshank,Ashalatha Shetty

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444392883

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Featuring a range of commonly encountered and important conditions in women’s health, Obstetrics & Gynaecology: Clinical Cases Uncovered allows the reader to understand normal reproductive physiology and anatomy in the context of clinical practice. It highlights aspects of good practice which in real life are considered beyond the presenting symptom. This unique case-based approach allows the reader to progress through each stage, gaining an understanding of the rationale for investigation and management and to consider other important aspects for holistic care. Obstetrics & Gynaecology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is ideal for medical students and junior doctors, obstetrics and gynaecology trainees, midwives and nurse practitioners.

Critical Decisions in Emergency and Acute Care Electrocardiography

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Author: William J. Brady,Jonathon D. Truwit

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444356194

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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This scenario-based text provides answers to urgent and emergent questions in acute, emergency, and critical care situations focusing on the electrocardiogram in patient care management. The text is arranged in traditional topics areas such as ACS, dysrhythmia, etc yet each chapter is essentially a question with several cases illustrating the clinical dilemma – the chapter itself is a specific answer to the question. This is a unique format among textbooks with an ECG focus. The clinical scenarios cover the issues involved in detecting and managing major cardiovascular conditions. Focused, structured discussion then solves these problems in a clinically relevant, rapid, and easy to read fashion. This novel approach to ECG instruction is ideal for practicing critical care and emergency physicians, specialist nurses, cardiologists, as well as students and trainees with a special interest in the ECG.

Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology

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Author: Joel David,Anne Miller,Anushka Soni,Lyn Williamson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199587507

Category: Medical

Page: 281

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Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees, Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology contains over 40 well-structured, peer-reviewed cases from the Oxford Hospitals, giving detailed coverage of the specialty, including diagnostic and management dilemmas. Each case comprises a brief clinical history and the relevant examination findings; details of investigations undertaken followed by questions on differential diagnosis and management; and detailed answers and discussion. The text is complimented by over 50 radiographic illustrations and an 8-page colour plate section. The question-and-answer format is designed to enhance the reader's diagnostic ability and clinical understanding. As part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book is aimed at post-membership trainees and consultants and will be a useful resource for those preparing for exit examinations or revalidation. It will also be of interest to those who wish to improve their skills in diagnosis and management of a broad range of rheumatological disorders.

Respiratory Medicine

Clinical Cases Uncovered

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Author: Emma Baker,Dilys Lai

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405158954

Category: Medical

Page: 270

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Rehearse for life in clinical practice with this easy-to-use and unique series, which combines cases drawn from real-life experiences with a refreshing approach to presentations as you would see them in day-to-day situations. Get the most from clinical practice, with Clinical Cases Uncovered This essential title in the Clinical Cases Uncovered series includes many important scenarios in respiratory medicine that feature in real-life clinical practice. Everything is covered, from respiratory arrest and asthma to environmental effects and abnormal chest X-rays. Anatomy, physiology and the relevant pathological background feature in the basic science section, with important advice on the approach to the patient. The self-assessment section at the end is crucial to testing your understanding, giving you the best possible preparation. For further information, visit www.clinicalcasesuncovered.com

ECG at a Glance

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Author: Patrick Davey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118699734

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Highly Commended in the Cardiology category at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2009 This brand new title in the popular at a Glance seriescombines the science behind ECGs with how to use them to guide diagnosis and treatment. These key skills are fundamental for examination of the cardiovascular system and all medical students and specialist nurses are expected to be proficient at ECG interpretation. The at a Glance approach provides a large number of clear diagrams and example ECGs alongside concise text, putting the ECGs into a clinical context, all in easy-to-absorb double-page sections.

The Cardiovascular System at a Glance

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Author: Philip I. Aaronson,Jeremy P. T. Ward,Michelle J. Connolly

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118535405

Category: Medical

Page: 136

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This concise and accessible text provides an integrated overview of the cardiovascular system - considering the basic sciences which underpin the system and applying this knowledge to clinical practice and therapeutics. A general introduction to the cardiovascular system is followed by chapters on key topics such as anatomy and histology, blood and body fluids, biochemistry, excitation-contraction coupling, form and function, integration and regulation, pathology and therapeutics, clinical examination and investigation - all supported by clinical cases for self-assessment. Highly visual colour illustrations complement the text and consolidate learning. The Cardiovascular System at a Glance is the perfect introduction and revision aid to understanding the heart and circulation and now also features: An additional chapter on pulmonary hypertension Even more simplified illustrations to aid easier understanding Reorganized and revised chapters for greater clarity Brand new and updated clinical case studies illustrating clinical relevance and for self-assessment The fourth edition of The Cardiovascular System at a Glance is an ideal resource for medical students, whilst students of other health professions and specialist cardiology nurses will also find it invaluable. Examination candidates who need an authoritative, concise, and clinically relevant guide to the cardiovascular system will find it extremely useful. A companion website featuring cases from this and previous editions, along with additional summary revision aids, is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/cardiovascular.

Oxford Textbook of Medicine: Cardiovascular Disorders

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Author: David Warrell,Timothy Cox,John Firth,Jeremy Dwight

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191026603

Category: Medical

Page: 546

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The Oxford Textbook of Medicine: Cardiovascular Disorders is selected from the cardiology section of the renowned Oxford Textbook of Medicine. An authoritative resource on heart disease and beautifully illustrated in full colour, it is an essential guide to best practice in managing and preventing a wide variety of cardiovascular disorders. Chapters on arrhythmias, acute coronary syndromes and cardiac surgery have been completely revised and updated, together with new chapters on blood vessels and the endothelium, cardiac physiology, syncope and palpitations, and cardio-renal syndrome. Heart failure and heart disease in pregnancy are thoroughly treated, while imaging chapters evaluate the latest techniques and illustrate all clinical features with detailed images. In 46 finely crafted chapters with clear essentials, experts in cardiovascular disease review the essentials of diagnosis, guidelines and practice and provide a wealth of practical advice for use in clinical situations. In addition, background information on epidemiology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology encourages a fuller understanding of conditions, and more than 350 full colour images help with diagnosis. This essential reference tool supports all medical professionals seeking a general outline of treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disorders, and fills the gap between undergraduate teaching texts and specialist texts for cardiologists. Cardiologists and general physicians will find it immensely valuable when diagnosing and managing heart disease in their day-to-day practice. It is also of usefor trainees in cardiology and general medicine, especiallythose interested in applied cardiovascular pathophysiology.

Lecture Notes: Biomedical Science

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Author: Ian Lyons

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118294718

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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This brand new Lecture Notes title provides the core biomedical science study and revision material that medical students need to know. Matching the common systems-based approach taken by the majority of medical schools, it provides concise, student-led content that is rooted in clinical relevance. The book is filled with learning features such as key definitions and key conditions, and is cross-referenced to develop interdisciplinary awareness. Although designed predominantly for medical students, this new Lecture Notes book is also useful for students of dentistry, pharmacology and nursing. Biomedical Science Lecture Notes provides: A brand new title in the award-winning Lecture Notes series A concise, full colour study and revision guide A 'one-stop-shop' for the biomedical sciences Clinical relevance and cross referencing to develop interdisciplinary skills Learning features such as key definitions to aid understanding

Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine

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Author: Stephen J. Bourke,Graham P. Burns

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118293037

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Providing a detailed overview of respiratory medicine in one short volume, Respiratory Medicine Lecture Notes covers everything from the basics of anatomy and physiology through to information on a full range of respiratory diseases. Whether approaching the topic for the first time, starting a rotation, or looking for a quick-reference summary, medical students, specialist nurses, technicians and doctors in training will find this book an invaluable source of theoretical and clinical information.

Respiratory Medicine, eTextbook

Clinical Cases Uncovered

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Author: Emma Baker,Dilys Lai

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444392980

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Rehearse for life in clinical practice with this easy-to-use and unique series, which combines cases drawn from real-life experiences with a refreshing approach to presentations as you would see them in day-to-day situations. Get the most from clinical practice, with Clinical Cases Uncovered This essential title in the Clinical Cases Uncovered series includes many important scenarios in respiratory medicine that feature in real-life clinical practice. Everything is covered, from respiratory arrest and asthma to environmental effects and abnormal chest X-rays. Anatomy, physiology and the relevant pathological background feature in the basic science section, with important advice on the approach to the patient. The self-assessment section at the end is crucial to testing your understanding, giving you the best possible preparation. For further information, visit www.clinicalcasesuncovered.com

Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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Author: Gerard A. McKay,John L. Reid,Matthew R. Walters

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118297245

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics provides all the necessary information, within one short volume, to achieve a thorough understanding of how drugs work, their interaction with the body in health and disease, and how to use these drugs appropriately in clinical situations. Presented in an easy-to-use format, this eighth edition builds on the clinical relevance for which the title has become well-known, and features an up-to-date review of drug use across all major clinical disciplines, together with an overview of contemporary medicines regulation and drug development. Key features include: A section devoted to the practical aspects of prescribing Clinical scenarios and accompanying questions to contextualise information End-of-chapter summary boxes Numerous figures and tables which help distil the information for revision purposes Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledge of pharmacology, Lecture Notes: Clinical Pharmacology and Therpeutics presents 'need to know' information for those involved in prescribing drugs.