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  1. The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs Candidate Briefings,Patient Briefings

    The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs Candidate Briefings,Patient Briefings

    $27.10

    This book is the companion book to The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs, which has sold 8000 copies in 2 years. OSCE examinations are used worldwide as a critical part of medical student assessment, yet there is often little preparation for them provided by medical schools. The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs is intended to fill this gap. It includes 92 scenarios, covering medical history taking, clinical examination, practical skills, communication skills, plus specialties, meaning that everything for medical students is covered in one place. The book is designed to allow students to role play a real life OSCE, with each station containing a) a briefing for an actor playing 'the patient' b) a briefing for the 'student' and c) a mark scheme and questions to ask for 'the examiner.' This book has relevance beyond examinations, with the mark scheme checklists acting as a day-to-day reference for professionals. Learn More
  2. Origins

    Origins

    $29.95

    The field of epigenetics is revolutionizing our understanding of how environment shapes our genes. Dr. Susan Prescott is a leading childhood immunologist who shows how the application of epigenetics through Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) is changing scientific research and public health. A poor start to life is associated with an increased risk of disorders throughout life, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes and metabolic disturbances, osteoporosis, chronic obstructive lung disease, some forms of cancer, and some mental illnesses. The environment in which early life develops - at conception, and/or during fetal life, infancy, and early childhood - induces changes in development that have a long term impact on later health and disease risk. Parental lifestyle, diet, smoking, obesity, as well as exposure to endocrine disruptor chemicals and toxins, have all been shown to modulate disease risk. The effects of such exposures are often graded and subtle - they do not simply disrupt development or induce disease themselves - but can affect how rapidly disease develops in an individual. However, timely interventions may reduce such risk in individuals and also limit its transmission to the next generation. DOHaD has significant implications for many societies and for global health policy. Therefore, in this book, Dr. Prescott explains the research and shows how a focus on early life - in health promotion, the exchange of knowledge between policymakers, clinical and basic scientists and the wider public, and education and training - will build capacity to assist a healthy start to life across populations Learn More
  3. The Unofficial Guide to Practical Skills

    The Unofficial Guide to Practical Skills

    $33.00

    'The Unofficial Guide to Practical Skills' follows on from 'The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs', which has sold 8000 copies in 2 years. It covers over 50 practical skills for medical students, nurses, junior doctors, and other healthcare professionals, including all of the core competencies- more than any other practical skills book on the market. Uniquely it is fully illustrated with over 200 color photos/illustrations, and has accompanying mark schemes to simulate real-life assessment, with model answers so students can check how well they are performing. This book has relevance beyond examinations, for post graduate further education and as a day-to-day reference for professionals Learn More
  4. Differential Diagnosis

    Differential Diagnosis

    $36.55

    This Fourth Edition covers 127 common presenting problems in both medicine and surgery in a consistent format. Each topic includes a list of all potential causes of the condition, colour coded to indicate common, occasional or rare causes. Important geographical variations are also highlighted. Two sections cover the differential diagnosis of biochemical and haematological disorders which provide a ready check when reviewing abnormal results The text includes a targeted guide to the relevant general and specific follow-up investigations which should be carried out as appropriate. At the end of each topic a box highlights important learning points, or indicates symptom and signs suggestive of significant pathology which require urgent action. Eighty colour photographs of key clinical presentations have been added to assist symptom recognition. Two new chapters on Hypotension and Photophobia. Learn More
  5. Pocket Companion to Guyton Textbook of Medical Physiology

    Pocket Companion to Guyton Textbook of Medical Physiology

    $41.65

    All of the essential information you need from the world's foremost medical physiology textbook - right in your pocket! Dr. John E. Hall's Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 13th Edition, reflects the structure and content of the larger text, helping you recall and easily review the most essential, need-to-know concepts in physiology. Learn More
  6. Clinical Cases in General Medicine (formally known as Pocket guide to Internship)

    Clinical Cases in General Medicine (formally known as Pocket guide to Internship)

    $46.70

    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. Learn More
  7. Abnormal Laboratory Results eBook
  8. The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs

    The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs

    $48.95

    OSCE examinations are used worldwide as a critical part of medical student assessment, yet there is often little preparation for them provided by medical schools. The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs is intended to fill this gap. It includes over 100 scenarios, covering medical history taking, clinical examination, practical skills, communication skills, plus specialties, meaning that everything is covered in one place. To bring the cases to life, over 300 full color clinical photos are included, including patients with features of important diseases. It also includes clear outlines of how to relay the assessment of a patient to an examiner or to other doctors on a ward round, and model answers to common questions put to students/junior doctors in OSCEs. This book has relevance beyond examinations, for post graduate further education and as a day-to-day reference for professionals. Learn More
  9. Clinical Cases in General Practice Exams

    Clinical Cases in General Practice Exams

    $50.15

    Clinical Cases for General Practice Exams 3rd Edition assists candidates preparing for the Australian general practice clinical examination, an exam which all doctors must pass to practice as a General Practitioner in Australia. This third edition maintains the role-play style of the successful previous editions, where students use a variety of case studies to practice their clinical examination skills. All cases from the previous edition have been revised and updated, and 16 new cases have been added. New cases cover the following topics: aged care; child health; dermatology; gastroenterology; multicultural health; musculoskeletal medicine; palliative care; professional practice; respiratory medicine; sexual health; travel medicine, and women's health. All cases include instructions for both the exam candidate and the patient, with suggested approaches as well as up-to-date references and further readings. The format is ideal for students, international medical graduates and general practice training programs. Clinical Cases for General Practice Exams 3rd Edition is a well-regarded resource for all GP Registrars studying for their RACGP Fellowship exams Learn More
  10. 250 Cases in Clinical Medicine

    250 Cases in Clinical Medicine

    $50.95

    A new, fully updated edition of Baliga's very popular collection of short cases arranged by clinical area, emphasising the key diagnostic features of clinical conditions as commonly presented in the short-case part of the Final MB and MRCP examinations. Also included are likely instructions or commands expected from the examiner for each condition, and the key points which the candidate must tell the examiner. A must-have for the final-year undergraduate and trainee doctor. Learn More

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