1000 Questions and Answers from Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Nov 18, 2011 - Medical - 322 pages
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• What causes hypertension in children?
• Is it common for epileptic patients to have post-ictal vomiting? If so, how often does this occur?
• Why is the incidence of parkinsonism less common in smokers?
• What is the role of urine examination in diabetic control?


Where do you turn to when you have a difficult medical question that needs answering?

The ‘Ask the Author’ online feature from the best-selling textbook Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine has collected a wealth of questions and comments directly from medical students and doctors about topics that are of particular interest or difficulty to them.

Kumar and Clark have brought together over 1000 of the questions they have been asked along with their answers. It will appeal to the many fans of Kumar & Clark, from first-year students to practising doctors, and will provide a useful and interesting sounding board to help ensure best practice.

This unique book will provide you with a quick and easy way to discover the answers to your own medical questions...!
  • The writing style is appealing and conversational, designed to entertain as well as instruct.
  • Carries the ‘Kumar & Clark’ stamp of authority.
  • All questions fully indexed for ease of reference.
  • Covers topics that are easily misunderstood in medicine – good preparation for medical students, senior house officers/interns and specialists in training/residents preparing for written or oral exams.
 

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Contents

Ethics and communication
1
Molecular cell biology and genetic disorders
5
Clinical immunology
9
Infectious diseases tropical medicine and sexually transmitted infection
13
Nutrition
27
Gastrointestinal disease
33
Liver biliary tract and pancreatic disease
48
Haematological disease
65
Respiratory disease
156
Intensive care medicine
173
Drug therapy and poisoning
177
Environmental medicine
185
Endocrine disease
187
Diabetes mellitus and other disorders of metabolism
198
The special senses
216
Neurological disease
221

Malignant disease
79
Rheumatology and bone disease
85
Renal disease
102
Water electrolytes and acidbase balance
114
Cardiovascular disease
120
Psychological medicine
273
Skin disease
286
Index
293
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