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Medicine at a glance, edited by Patrick Davey, (electronic book)

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Medicine at a glance
Title
Medicine at a glance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Patrick Davey
Contributor
Editor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This fourth edition of Medicine at a Glance, the leading title in the best-selling at a Glance series, provides an unparalleled overview of the study of medicine, closely following the core medical curriculum. Ideal for medical students, Foundation programme doctors and those training in the allied health professions, Medicine at a Glance presents vital information on clinical presentations, diseases, and treatments in every major medical specialty, from cardiology to dermatology. Medicine at a Glance:  Has been fully revised to reflect essential clinical and curriculum updates.  Contains brand new material in key areas such as imaging, women's health, communication and data interpretation.  Features a brand new, clearer text design, in the trusted at a Glance double-page spread style, in full-colour throughout.  Is the ideal, practical companion to clinical attachments, available in a range of digital formats for on-the-go study and revision. Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/medicine featuring interactive Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), interactive flashcards with show/hide labels, and tables of normal values
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Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
Dewey number
616.028
LC call number
RC86.8 .D384 2014
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Davey, Patrick
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  • Clinical medicine
  • Diagnosis
  • Diseases
Label
Medicine at a glance, edited by Patrick Davey, (electronic book)
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Publication
Contents
  • Cover; Normal values; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface to third edition; Preface to fourth edition; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; How to use your revision guide; About the companion website; Part 1: Introduction; 1: How to be a medical student; Good doctors; Hippocratic oath and the modern perspective; Health-care systems; How to learn; How to behave on the wards; 2: Patient confidentiality; Consent to disclosure of confidential information (see Chapter 3); Handling patient's medical records and data; Breaches of patient confidentiality
  • Unacceptable breaches of patient confidentialitySituations where there is a legal obligation to breach patient confidentiality; Situations where the medical professional may but is not obliged to breach patient confidentiality; 3: Consent; Mental Capacity Act 2005; Consent and minors (<18 years old); 4: Relationship with the patient; Sequence of the consultation; Privacy; Language; Relatives, friends and chaperones; Some guidelines for the use of chaperones; Hand washing and hospital-acquired infection; 5: History of presenting complaint; Let the patient talk; More specific questioning
  • Premorbid functional statusPatients' understanding of their illness; Focus on the main problems; Summarize your findings; 6: Past medical history, drugs and allergies; Past medical history; Drug history; Allergies; Smoking; Alcohol; 7: Family and social history; Family history; Social history; Travel history; 8: Functional enquiry; 9: Principles of examination; Inspect; Palpate; Percuss; Auscultate; 10: Basic clinical skills; Clinical assessment of the patient; Taking the history; The physical examination; Examination of systems; Rapid neurological and musculoskeletal examination
  • Presenting the caseMaking the diagnosis; What is diagnosis?; Why can diagnosis be difficult?; How do we go about making a diagnosis?; Working towards diagnosis; Reasoning about diagnosis; Coordinating diagnosis with the safe care of the patient; Avoiding mistakes in diagnosis; 11: Is the patient ill?; Assessment of ill patients; General findings; Consciousness; 12: The critically ill patient; Recognition of the critically ill patient; Examination of the critically ill patient; Airway; Breathing; Circulation; Disability; Exposure; Examination of critically ill patients' charts
  • Admission to intensive careTreatment of the critically sick patient; Part 2: Clinical presentations at a glance; Cardiovascular disease; 13: Chest pain; Diagnostic assessment of acute chest pain; Typical myocardial ischaemic pain (cardiac pain); Angina; Myocardial infarction; Aortic dissection; Pleuritic pain; Musculoskeletal chest pain; Gastro-oesophageal pain; Gall bladder disease; 14: Oedema; 15: Palpitations; 16: The painful leg; 17: Heart murmurs; 18: Shock; Respiratory disease; 19: Breathlessness, cough and haemoptysis; Breathlessness; Heart failure; Airway disease
  • Respiratory tract infections
Control code
PURCH EBC1658800
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (567 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780470659458
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Medicine at a glance, edited by Patrick Davey, (electronic book)
Publication
Contents
  • Cover; Normal values; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface to third edition; Preface to fourth edition; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; How to use your revision guide; About the companion website; Part 1: Introduction; 1: How to be a medical student; Good doctors; Hippocratic oath and the modern perspective; Health-care systems; How to learn; How to behave on the wards; 2: Patient confidentiality; Consent to disclosure of confidential information (see Chapter 3); Handling patient's medical records and data; Breaches of patient confidentiality
  • Unacceptable breaches of patient confidentialitySituations where there is a legal obligation to breach patient confidentiality; Situations where the medical professional may but is not obliged to breach patient confidentiality; 3: Consent; Mental Capacity Act 2005; Consent and minors (<18 years old); 4: Relationship with the patient; Sequence of the consultation; Privacy; Language; Relatives, friends and chaperones; Some guidelines for the use of chaperones; Hand washing and hospital-acquired infection; 5: History of presenting complaint; Let the patient talk; More specific questioning
  • Premorbid functional statusPatients' understanding of their illness; Focus on the main problems; Summarize your findings; 6: Past medical history, drugs and allergies; Past medical history; Drug history; Allergies; Smoking; Alcohol; 7: Family and social history; Family history; Social history; Travel history; 8: Functional enquiry; 9: Principles of examination; Inspect; Palpate; Percuss; Auscultate; 10: Basic clinical skills; Clinical assessment of the patient; Taking the history; The physical examination; Examination of systems; Rapid neurological and musculoskeletal examination
  • Presenting the caseMaking the diagnosis; What is diagnosis?; Why can diagnosis be difficult?; How do we go about making a diagnosis?; Working towards diagnosis; Reasoning about diagnosis; Coordinating diagnosis with the safe care of the patient; Avoiding mistakes in diagnosis; 11: Is the patient ill?; Assessment of ill patients; General findings; Consciousness; 12: The critically ill patient; Recognition of the critically ill patient; Examination of the critically ill patient; Airway; Breathing; Circulation; Disability; Exposure; Examination of critically ill patients' charts
  • Admission to intensive careTreatment of the critically sick patient; Part 2: Clinical presentations at a glance; Cardiovascular disease; 13: Chest pain; Diagnostic assessment of acute chest pain; Typical myocardial ischaemic pain (cardiac pain); Angina; Myocardial infarction; Aortic dissection; Pleuritic pain; Musculoskeletal chest pain; Gastro-oesophageal pain; Gall bladder disease; 14: Oedema; 15: Palpitations; 16: The painful leg; 17: Heart murmurs; 18: Shock; Respiratory disease; 19: Breathlessness, cough and haemoptysis; Breathlessness; Heart failure; Airway disease
  • Respiratory tract infections
Control code
PURCH EBC1658800
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (567 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780470659458
Specific material designation
remote

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