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History and Clinical Examination at a Glance

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Every medical student must be able to take an accurate history and perform a physical examination. This third edition of History and Clinical Examination at a Glance provides a concise, highly illustrated companion to help you develop these vital skills as you practice on the wards. Building on an overview of the patient/doctor relationship and basic enquiry, the text supports learning either by system or presentation of common conditions, with step-by-step and evidence-based information to support clinical examination and help you formulate a sound differential diagnosis. History and Clinical Examination at a Glance features: Succinct text and full colour illustrations, including many brand new clinical photographs A new section on the development of communication skills, which explains how to communicate in different circumstances, and with different groups of people A self-assessment framework which can be used individually, by tutors, or in group practice to prepare for OSCEs History and Clinical Examination at a Glance is the perfect guide for medical, health science students, and junior doctors, as an ideal resource for clinical attachments, last-minute revision, or whenever you need a refresher.

History Taking and Clinical Examination Pattern at a Glance for Undergraduates

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History and Examination at a Glance

Author : Jonathan Gleadle
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History and Examination At a Glance provides a concise, readily accessible introduction and revision guide designed in accordance with current teaching practice. The book follows the easy-to-use At a Glance format of double page spreads composed of clear memorable diagrams that support accompanying key facts and essential information. For ease of understanding, the book has a four-part approach. Section I introduces students to key history taking and communication skills including relationships with patients, family history, functional enquiry and more. Section II covers the history and examination of the systems as well as the principles and presentation of a history and examination. Section III and IV cover all the common clinical presentations and system based conditions, how they present and how to make a diagnosis. These include topics from chest pain, headache, unconscious patient, attempted suicide and trauma to aortic aneurysm, renal failure, asthma, stroke and much more. History and Examination At a Glance will be an essential resource for all medical students as well as students in other health professions. It is ideal for clinical training, for the run up to OSCE as well as other clinical examinations and it will be an absolute cornerstone to anyone’s clinical attachments! The book is designed to fit into the reading time as well as the budget of students and trainees. Pre-publication quotes: ‘I was very impressed with the manuscript…I feel that this book will be an excellent resource for medical students throughout their clinical training’ 5th year medical student, Nottingham University

Urology at a Glance

Author : Hashim Hashim
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Following the undergraduate curriculum set by the British Association of Urological Surgeons, Urology at a Glance offers practical advice on diagnosis and management of one of the most rapidly developing medical specialties. Building on basic science, the book provides an overview of clinical approaches to assist the medical student or junior doctor on rotation, as well as looking at practical procedures and specific details of the most commonly encountered urological disorders. Vibrantly illustrated and containing common clinical scenarios, Urology at a Glance provides all the information and latest guidelines needed for a medical student or junior doctor to excel in this field.

Children and Young People s Nursing Skills at a Glance

Author : Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming
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Children and Young People’s Nursing Skills at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration children’s nursing students. Highly visual, each clinical skill is covered in a two-page spread, with superb colour illustrations accompanied by clear informative text. Providing up to date, evidence-based information on a wide range of clinical skills that are required by today’s children’s nurses, this comprehensive and accessible text makes it easy for the reader to grasp the fundamentals in order to meet the care needs of the child and family, both in the hospital and community setting. Structured around the key systems of the body, the book is divided into sixteen sections, and covers all the essential clinical skills, including: Principles of assessment Communication Record keeping Drug calculations and administration Safeguarding Care planning Respiratory and cardiac care Gastrointestinal care ECG reading and interpretation Neurological assessment Musculoskeletal care. Aimed at both student nurses and those newly qualified, Children and Young People’s Nursing Skills at a Glance provides need to know, rapid information to ensure safe and effective clinical practice.

Medical Education at a Glance

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Medical Education at a Glance -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- About the editors -- Contributors -- Part 1 Overview and broad concepts -- 1 What is medical education? -- 2 Stages of medical education -- 3 Evidence-guided education -- 4 Learning theories: paradigms and orientations -- 5 Learning theories and clinical practice -- 6 The curriculum -- 7 Planning and design -- 8 Equality, diversity and inclusivity -- 9 Principles of selection -- 10 Evaluation -- 11 Educational leadership -- 12 International perspectives -- Part 2 Medical education in practice -- 13 Large group teaching: planning and design -- 14 Large group teaching: delivery -- 15 Small group teaching: planning and design -- 16 Small group teaching: delivery -- 17 Clinical teaching: planning and design -- 18 Clinical teaching: delivery -- 19 Simulation: planning and design -- 20 Simulation: delivery -- 21 Patient involvement in education -- 22 Ward-based and bedside teaching -- 23 Learning and teaching in ambulatory settings -- 24 Teaching in the operating theatre -- 25 Interprofessional education -- 26 Reflective practice -- 27 Teaching clinical reasoning -- 28 Professionalism -- 29 Peer learning and teaching -- 30 Communication -- 31 Problem-based and case-based learning -- 32 Learner support -- 33 Supporting professional development activities -- 34 Mentoring and supervision -- 35 e-Learning -- 36 Social media -- Part 3 Assessment and feedback -- 37 Feedback -- 38 Principles of assessment -- 39 Written assessments -- 40 Assessment of clinical skills -- 41 Work-based assessment -- 42 Assessing professionalism -- 43 Portfolios -- 44 Setting pass marks -- 45 Developing yourself as a medical educator -- Further reading -- References -- Index -- EULA

Medicine at a Glance

Author : Patrick Davey
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The central title in the market-leading at a Glance series,Medicine at a Glance provides a concise and accessibleintroduction to the study of medicine and is the ultimate revisionguide for the core medical curriculum. Ideal for medical students, Foundation Programme doctors andthose training in the allied health professions, Medicine at aGlance presents each topic as clear, double-page spreads withkey facts accompanied by tables, illustrations, photographs anddiagrams. Used by thousands of students in its previous two editions,Medicine at a Glance has been fully revised and updated toensure that it remains THE essential revision guide purchase Contains new chapters on history and examination, patientconsent and confidentiality, and substance abuse Further coverage of the essential facts for the diagnosis andtreatment of common symptoms and conditions Offers full support for PBL-style courses via self-assessmentcases and MCQs contained in a brand new case-based book,Medicine at a Glance: Core Cases which is also availableonline at: ahref="" For more information on the complete range of Wiley-Blackwellmedical student and junior doctor publishing, please visit: ahref="" Reviews of previous editions "Fantastic revision tool before finals with all the breadth ofinformation you need and full colour, clearly laid outdiagrams." —Medical Student, St. Georges Medical School "The most up-to-date and best presented clinical medicine texton the market. It contains succinct and clear explanations of themedical conditions any student is expected to know. A studentfavourite." —Medical Student, Nottingham University "I definitely recommend this book to all final yearstudents...." —Final Year Student, GKT "...once you start using this book, you won't say goodbye toit..." —Gube Magazine, Melbourne University MedicalStudents Association

Obstetrics and Gynecology at a Glance

Author : Errol R. Norwitz
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This comprehensively updated new edition provides a thorough and dynamically-illustrated overview of the female reproductive organs, care of the female during pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period. It is clinically relevant, with a focus on diagnosing, managing and treating disorders and abnormalities and is fully aligned with medical school curricula. Obstetrics and Gynecology at a Glance: • Recaps basic history taking, anatomy and endocrinology and focuses on clinically relevant information • Covers each topic in a double-page spread, packed with charts, graphs, photographs and visuals • Includes thoroughly updated sections on reproductive endocrinology, infertility and urogynecology The companion website at features interactive flashcards, case studies and multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Obstetrics and Gynecology at a Glance is the perfect guide for medical students, junior doctors and midwives, and is ideal for those embarking on clinical rotations and the clerkship.

Dermatology at a Glance

Author : Mahbub M. U. Chowdhury
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Highly Commended at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 Pre-publication review: “This was the first decent book I've seen that adds good clinical advice on assessing and managing a dermatology patient. It functions not only as a clinical reference, but as a genuine replacement for any missed experience on the dermatology ward. [...] this will be a valuable text to clinical medical students seeking greater exposure. One particular highlight is the clinical photos, very well done.” Dermatology Year 3 Registrar Following the familiar and easy-to-use at a Glance format, this brand new title provides a highly illustrated and accessible introduction to the structure and function of skin. It is the ideal guide for any medical student required to interview and examine patients, identify skin diseases, and develop a differential diagnosis and a treatment plan. Each chapter covers the epidemiology and pathogenesis of the disease, as well as presentations likely to be encountered in both clinical practice and exams. Dermatology at a Glance: Is comprehensively illustrated throughout with over 300 high quality colour slides and photographs Covers the key aspects of the British Association of Dermatologists core curriculum Includes ‘Key points’ and ‘Warnings’ Features a self-assessment ‘picture quiz’ to help test learning and recognition, in preparation for dermatology tests Includes a companion website at featuring self-assessment case studies, key point revision documents, and an image bank from the book. The descriptive diagrams and photographs, coupled with clear explanations, will help all medical students and health professionals get to grips with the identification and treatment of all of the most common skin diseases.

Surgery at a Glance

Author : Pierce A. Grace
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This new edition of Surgery at a Glance provides a concise and visually-orientated summary of a comprehensive lecture course in surgery. Following the easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented with clear illustrations and key facts encapsulating all that you need to know. The book is coherently divided into clinical presentations followed by major surgical conditions. Exploring core principals and important diseases, it is an accessible companion to any surgery core text, and is ideally placed to support the current curriculum. Surgery at a Glance: • Features brand new chapters on Orthopaedics and updates on the management of surgical conditions • Includes more revision-friendly elements for quick reference • Is fully supported by a resource website at containing both MCQs and short answer questions

Hepatology at a Glance

Author : Deepak Joshi
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Hepatology at a Glance is an accessible, illustrated introduction to this increasingly important specialty. This brand new title helps the reader to develop a solid understanding of liver disease, and to recognise, diagnose and treat all types of routinely encountered liver and biliary disorders. It covers key areas such as the development, structure and function of the liver, transplantation, surgery and nutrition. Common cases of liver disorders and scenario, and the management of rarer diseases and disorders in special patient groups such as the pregnant are included. Hepatology at a Glance: • Is a unique and concise resource on hepatology created for junior medical staff • Maintains a practical emphasis, with advice on history, examination and clinical testing • Includes clinical scenarios, with self-assessment questions and full explanations to answers • Follows the curriculum set by and with the support of the British Society of Gastroenterology • Includes a companion website at featuring 30 MCQs Providing guidance on all vital aspects of the specialty, Hepatology at a Glance is a succinct and accessible summative resource to enable a thorough understanding of the field.

Oral Medicine and Pathology at a Glance

Author : Crispian Scully
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Oral Medicine and Pathology At A Glance is a title in the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams, clinical photographs, and useful quick-reference tables, encapsulating essential information. Systematically organized and succinctly delivered, Oral Medicine and Pathology At A Glance covers: The most important conditions, by frequency and severity, in oral medicine and pathology Commonly encountered oral lesions and pathologies Oral manifestations of common systemic diseases Differential diagnosis Clinical management of these conditions Oral Medicine and Pathology At A Glance is the ideal companion for all students of dentistry and recently qualified clinicians. In addition, through its focus on oral health care provision in general practice, the text will provide valuable insight for general dental practitioners wanting to update their knowledge of oral medicine and pathology, dental nurses, hygienists and therapists.

Radiology at a Glance

Author : Rajat Chowdhury
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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, this brand new title provides an accessible introduction and revision aid for medical students and students of radiography and physiotherapy. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used in medical education, Radiology at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of radiology to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. Radiology at a Glance: Addresses the basic concepts of radiation physics and radiation protection together with a structured approach to image interpretation Offers coverage of the radiology of plain X-rays, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, MRI, intervention, and nuclear medicine Presents both theory and clinical practice through theoretical and case-based chapters Features common and classic cases in each chapter Includes OSCE preparation and self-assessment chapters with self-test radiographs Provides easy access tables to help assess which radiological procedures are most appropriate for specific clinical problems Allows for quick, easy access and reference whilst on the wards Reflects the rapidly evolving impact of interventional radiology in managing patients Includes a Foreword by the President of the Royal College of Radiologists For further information, please visit and This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Periodontology at a Glance

Author : Valerie Clerehugh
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Periodontology at a Glance is designed as a study aid and revision guide for students of dentistry and dental hygiene. It also provides a useful recap for clinicians. The coverage includes aetiology, microbiology, development, and progression of the periodontal diseases. It tackles issues of diagnosis and treatment planning through to practical, hands-on periodontics.

The Complete History and Physical Exam Guide

Author : Eric H. Hanson
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Pocket-sized text offers detailed guidance on developing and refining history and physical examination skills for 28 medical specialities. Provides in-depth, ready-to-use questions covering all key potential health issues. Sample write-ups after each chapter are also included.

The Respiratory System at a Glance

Author : Jeremy P. T. Ward
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Following the familiar, easy to use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, The Respiratory System at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used in medical education and published clinical recommendations, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of the respiratory system to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of The Respiratory System at a Glance: Integrates both basic and clinical science - ideal for systems-based courses Includes both the pathophysiology and clinical aspects of the respiratory system Features more case studies, updated and colour figures, and new chapters on the epidemiology of respiratory disease, public health issues, and Sarcoidosis Includes self-assessment questions and answers and an appendix of tables of standard values Provides a simple 'one-stop' easy to use course and revision text

The Renal System at a Glance

Author : Chris O'Callaghan
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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, The Renal System at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of the renal system to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of The Renal System at a Glance: Now features new self-assessment case studies with short answer questions to increase clinical relevance and reinforce learning Includes a new chapter ‘Chronic kidney disease and kidney disease in the elderly’ Now includes the latest guidelines and classifications for chronic kidney disease and hypertension Contains full-colour artwork throughout, making the subject even easier to understand The companion site at contains multiple choice questions (MCQs) and full feedback on your answers It’s an invaluable resource for all medical students, junior doctors, and for those training in allied health professions, including specialist nurses working on renal or intensive care wards. Review of the previous edition "Students in their pre-clinical years will find this book an excellent and thorough introduction to the renal system and may well struggle without a book of this calibre... This is a book that should be on the bookshelf of all medical students, there's no excuse not to have a copy! In addition, undergraduates from life science/health allied disciplines and clinicians are likely to find this book useful as a source of reference." —GKT Gazette, September 2006

The Gastrointestinal System at a Glance

Author : Satish Keshav
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This concise introduction to the gastrointestinal system encapsulates the fundamental facts and principles of this rapidly growing and changing specialty. Written by experienced clinicians and teachers, the text covers the basic concepts of both the science surrounding the gastrointestinal system and the basics of clinical practice in an accessible, lucid format. Now fully supported by a companion website at containing interactive MCQs and downloadable digital flashcards, The Gastrointestinal System at a Glance is the ideal revision aid for medical and allied health students, and provides valuable insight for anyone seeking a comprehensive and concise guide to this subject area. Fully revised and updated to include further coverage of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, revised liver chapters and a new chapter on embryology Now in full colour throughout Supported by a companion website containing interactive self-assessment and digital flashcards - perfect for both study and revision Provides an integrated approach to both the basic and clinical science of this core specialty

Psychiatry at a Glance

Author : Cornelius L. E. Katona
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Psychiatry at a Glance is an easy-to-use, accessible introductory and study text for all students of psychiatry. It helps develop your skills in history taking and performing the Mental State Examination (MSE), and presents ‘need to know’ information on the basic science, treatment, and management of the major disorders. This edition features: Thoroughly updated and reorganised artwork, offering greater clarity and easier understanding for those new to the subject Greater emphasis on history taking and examination - essential for clinical work and clerking patients New chapters on mental health capacity and coverage of the Australian and New Zealand health care legislation Even more Extended Matching Questions, brand new Single Best Answer Questions, and sample OSCE stations so you can test your knowledge A brand new companion website at, featuring updated case studies and downloadable illustrations. Psychiatry at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a psychiatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and Psychiatry trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.

The Situational Judgement Test at a Glance

Author : Frances Varian
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The Situational Judgement Test at a Glance provides asound introduction to the SJT and details ways you can preparebefore the assessment. It includes worked case examples based onreal-life scenarios which have been reviewed by experiencedclinicians and examiners. The book draws out key aspects ofprofessional practice relevant to the role of a junior doctor. Thisis based on the nine domains as outlined by the ISFP (ImprovingSelection to Foundation Programme), who detailed the behavioursnecessary to be a competent Foundation Doctor. The overall aim of The Situational Judgement Test at aGlance is not to spoon feed hundreds of practice questions orreams of guidelines, but to steer you towards a logical way ofapproaching best medical practice – and therefore the SJT– with many examples of doctors' personal experiences alongthe way. Challenging scenarios are analysed using guidelines from theGeneral Medical Council and research interviews with patients, labstaff and healthcare professionals. All examples in the book areworked in a test-style apparatus, with questions on one side anddetailed answers over the page so you can understand the reasoningbehind the material.