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- ISBN: 9781444174298 | 1444174290
- Cover: Nonspecific Binding
- Copyright: 11/13/2013
A 38-year -old man is referred to the neurology clinic with memory loss and difficulty with concentration. He has recently lost his job in a high-street bank because of poor performance and his wife and friends have notices a decline in his memory for recent events over the past six months. You have been assigned his initial assessment... 100 Cases in Clinical Medicine presents 100 scenarios commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors in the emergency or outpatient department, on the ward or in the community setting. A succinct summary of the patient's history, examination and initial investigations, including photographs where relevant, is followed by questions on the diagnosis and management of each case. The answer includes a detailed discussion on each topic, with further illustration where appropriate, providing an essential revision aid as well as a practical guide for students and junior doctors. Making speedy and appropriate clinical decisions, and choosing the best course of action to take as a result, is one of the most important and challenging parts of training to become a doctor. These true-to-life cases will teach students and junior doctors to recognize important clinical symptoms and signs, and to develop their diagnostic and management skills.