Chapter 1. History Taking and Communication Chapter 2. Clinical Examination Chapter 3. Writing in the medical notes Section 1 Clinical Presentations Chapter 4. Chest pain Chapter 5. Shortness of breath Chapter 6. Cough and haemoptysis Chapter 7. Palpitations Chapter 8. Pyrexia of unknown origin Chapter 9. Abdominal pain Chapter 10. Heartburn and Indigestion Chapter 11. Gastrointestinal bleed Chapter 12. Change in bowel habit Chapter 13. Weight Loss Chapter 14. Jaundice Chapter 15. Urinary Symptoms and Haematuria Chapter 16. Headache and facial pain Chapter 17. Goitre Chapter 18. Loss of Consciousness Chapter 19. Confusion and delirium Chapter 20. Stroke and TIA Chapter 21. Lumps Chapter 22. Focal neurological deficits Chapter 23. Dizziness and Vertigo Chapter 24. Back pain and joint pain Chapter 25. Skin lesions and rash Chapter 26. Excessive bruising and bleeding Section 2 Diagnoses Chapter 27. Cardiovascular System Chapter 28. Respiratory System Chapter 29. Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary systems Chapter 30. Renal, Genitourinary and Sexual Health Medicine Chapter 31. Fluid balance and Electrolyte disturbances Chapter 32. Nervous System Chapter 33. Metabolic and endocrine systems Chapter 34. Musculoskeletal system Chapter 35. Skin Chapter 36. Haematological disorders Chapter 37. Infectious diseases Chapter 38. Drug Overdose and abuse E-only Chapter Clinical Cases
As a book of the must-know basics, this is a well-written, well-organized study aid for those preparing for examinations in general medicine and will serve as a great reference for junior doctors.
Vincent F Carr, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences) Doody's Score: 90-4 Stars!