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Lectures Notes: Clinical Medicine, 8th Edition

Lectures Notes: Clinical Medicine, 8th Edition

John R. Bradley, Mark Gurnell, Diana F. Wood

ISBN: 978-1-118-97342-4

Jul 2018, Wiley-Blackwell

456 pages



Featuring updated content throughout, this new edition of Clinical Medicine Lecture Notes is a concise guide to both clinical history and examination, and to the essentials of clinical medicine on a system-by-system basis.

Divided into two sections, Part 1 offers a short manual of techniques on communication and physical examination, and is supported by the core knowledge required on diseases specific to each body system. Part 2 is organised by body system and focuses on the most common diseases, although accounts of rare conditions are also given, and the level of information will provide junior clinicians with the necessary knowledge required for any clinical situation.

  • A concise approach that contains all that medical students and junior doctors need to know, covering both the clinical approach and the essential background knowledge
  • Summary and evidence based medicine boxes to assist revision and learning
  • Includes OSCE exam summaries
  • Fully updated content throughout with full colour illustrations and more photographs

Whether you need to develop your knowledge for clinical practice, or refresh that knowledge in the run up to examinations, Clinical Medicine Lecture Notes will help foster a systematic approach to the clinical situation for all medical students and junior doctors.

Preface to the Eighth Edition, vii

Preface to the First Edition, ix

Part 1 Clinical Examination

1 The medical interview, 3

2 General examination, 9

3 Cardiovascular system, 13

4 Respiratory system, 23

5 The abdomen, 33

6 Neurological system, 45

7 Endocrinology and­metabolism, 65

8 Musculoskeletal system, 71

9 Assessment, 77

Part 2 Clinical Medicine

10 Cardiovascular disease, 87

11 Respiratory disease, 125

12 Gastroenterology, 145

13 Liver disease, 161

14 Renal disease, 171

15 Neurology, 193

16 Endocrine disorders, 235

17 Metabolic disorders, 257

18 Rheumatology, 301

19 Dermatology, 345

20 Haematology, 375

21 Infectious diseases, 391

22 Toxicology, 405

Index, 417