By Geoff Smith, Elizabeth Carty, Louise Langmead (eds.)
Pass Finals is a notes-style precis of the most important proof to understand for the prognosis and administration of important illnesses. The book relates to Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine, and it's synoptic strategy is intended to assist time-poor scholars with revision for ultimate assessments in medication. info is gifted as bullet element lists and brief summaries. There also are perform self-assessment questions on the finish of every bankruptcy, with explanatory solutions on the finish of the book.
- Focuses at the most crucial scientific specialities, together with cardiology, neurology, GI, and breathing medicine
- Introductory chapters supply pointers on getting ready for tests and reasons of the categories of questions that would be encountered
- Important heritage info on pharmacology, radiology and imaging and scientific investigations is roofed in discrete chapters
- Uses a simple define for explaining each one ailment - actual exam, investigations and administration - summarised in a succinct and transparent way
- Examples of OSCE stations and suggestion on the best way to technique them integrated in all chapters
- Increased use of line diagrams and breakout bins for the real topics
- X-ray pictures and CT scans added
- More self-assessment questions
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