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Clinical Cases in General Medicine : 3rd Edition - Sanjaya Senanayake

Clinical Cases in General Medicine

3rd Edition

Paperback Published: 4th August 2015
ISBN: 9781743074503
Number Of Pages: 472

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Clinical Cases in General Medicine 3e formerly known as Pocket Guide to Internship: Common Clinical Cases is the latest addition to the Clinical Cases collection.This edition has over 40 cases showcasing a comprehensive range of common scenarios encountered in emergency departments and hospital wards. Features? All cases have been revised and updated. ? Cases are presented as they would occur in the clinical setting and follow a step-by-step process of diagnosis and management.? Problem-based learning scenarios encourage junior doctors to use the skills that they will need in daily practice.

What's New? ? Seven new case studies including hypothyroidism urinary tract symptoms and hypotension. ? Multiple choice self-assessment questions for Clinical Cases in General Medicine 3e are now available in an app for both smart phones and tablets from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

About the Author

Dr Sanjaya Senanayake, Infectious diseases physician and Director of Hospital in the Home at Canberra Hospital. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the Australian National University Medical School.




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1 Mr Nguyen and Mrs Fennech present with chest pain

2 Mr Khan presents with chest pain

3 Mr Winters presents with chest pain

4 Frida presents with palpitations and breathlessness

5 Annika presents with breathlessness and haemoptysis

6 An asthmatic woman presents with shortness of breath
7 A man with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease presents with breathlessness and an abdominal mass

8 Mrs Mason presents with haematemesis

9 Timothy presents with acute abdominal pain

10 Anoushka presents with bloody diarrhoea

11 A case of confusion in a man with cirrhosis

12 Mr Perez presents with right-sided weakness

13 Marwan presents with seizures

14 Mrs Flint presents with lower limb weakness

15 Mr Quixote presents with headache

16 A case of elevated potassium in a man of non-English-speaking background

17 Sasha presents with metabolic acidosis

18 A case of an acutely painful knee

19 Mrs Panetta has a painful jaw

20 Emmanuel suffers a needlestick injury

21 McGyver has postoperative fever

22 Bobby presents with HIV and fever

23 Sachin presents with fever and headache Jean-Paul presents with fever and a rash

25 Ruby presents with fever and cough

26 Mr Edison’s case of antibiotics and anaphylax

27 Mr Darcy presents with anaemia

28 Mr Wayne develops fever during blood transfusion

29 Mr Papadopoulos is assessed for low sodium

30 Mr Caesar presents with confusion

31 Cases of hype and hypertension on the wards

32 A case of clots

33 Intravenous fluids

34 Mrs Van Dyke takes an overdose

35 Mr Wilson presents with an acutely painful leg

36 Bruno presents with acute flank pain

37 Indiana returns from overseas with fever

38 A red leg in a very sick person NEW

39 Peter collapses at a wedding NEW

40 Christine is feeling under the weather NEW

41 Saesha calls in sick NEW

42 Grace presents with urinary tract symptoms NEW

43 Mr Ecks presents with fever and generalised muscle aches NEW

44 Mrs Daniels presents with tremor and tachycardia NEW


ISBN: 9781743074503
ISBN-10: 1743074506
Series: Australia Healthcare Medical Medical
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 472
Published: 4th August 2015
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.3 x 14.3  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 3

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