Crash Course - your effective every day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have all the information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.
A winning formula now for over 15 years, each series volume has been fine tuned and fully updated, with an improved layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by junior doctors - those who understand what is essential for exam success - with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result is a series of books which exactly meets your needs and you know you can trust.
Building on the success of previous editions, Crash Course Paediatrics 4/e provides concise and highly practical overage of this core specialty. It has been carefully honed to meet the needs of students in their medical undergraduate years, but will also prove invaluable for foundation trainees or specialty doctors embarking on a career in paediatrics.
• More than 400 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
• Friendly and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
• Written by junior doctors for students - authors who understand exam pressures
• Contains ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and other useful aide-mémoires
• Succinct coverage of the subject enables ‘sharp focus’ and efficient use of time during exam preparation
• Contains a fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for honing exam skills and self-testing
• Self-assessment section fully updated to reflect current exam requirements
• Contains ‘common exam pitfalls’ as advised by faculty
Feeling daunted? Worried about passing your exams? Need to brush up on a particular topic? Then Crash Course is for you!!
Now celebrating over 10 years of success - Crash Course has been specially devised to help you get through your exams with ease.
Completely revised and updated throughout, the new edition of Crash Course is perfectly tailored to meet your needs by providing everything you need to know in one place. Clearly presented in a tried and trusted, easy-to-use, format, each book in the series gives complete coverage of the subject in a no-nonsense, user-friendly fashion.
Commencing with 'Learning Objectives', each chapter guides you succinctly through the topic, giving full coverage of the curriculum whilst avoiding unnecessary and often confusing detail. Each chapter is also supported by a full artwork programme, and features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes as well as other useful aide-mémoires. All volumes contain an up-to-date self-assessment section which allows you to test your knowledge and hone your exam skills!
Authored by students or junior doctors - working under close faculty supervision - each volume has been prepared by someone who has been in the exam situation and so can relate closely to your needs. So whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for distinction Crash Course is for you!!
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Table of Contents
1 History and Examination
2 Developmental Assessment
4 Fever or rash
5 Heart, lung or ENT problems
6 Gut or liver problems
7 Haematuria or proteinuria
8 The patient presents with neurological problems
9 The patient presents with musculoskeletal problems
10 The patient presents with pallor, bleeding, splenomegaly or lymphadenopathy
11 Short stature or developmental delay
12 The patient presents with neonatal problems
13 Infectious diseases and immunodeficiency
14 Allergy and anaphylaxis
15 Skin disorders
16 Cardiovascular disorders
17 Disorders of the respiratory system
18 Disorders of the gastrointestinal system
19 Renal and genitourinary disorders
20 Neurological disorders
21 Musculoskeletal disorders
22 Haematological disorders
23 Malignant disease
24 Endocrine and metabolic disorders
25 Disorders of emotion and behaviour
26 Social and preventive paediatrics
27 Genetic disorders
28 The newborn
29 Accidents and emergencies
30 Nutrition, fluids and prescribing