Crash Course: Infectious Diseases - E-Book

By Emma Nickerson, MRCP
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  • Crash Course: Infectious Diseases provides the exam syllabus in one place!

  • Written by senior medical students or junior doctors - authors who really understand today's exam situation.

  • Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text.

  • Full artwork programme, improved 'Hints and Tips' boxes, and 'Clinical Application' boxes help you remember the key points.
Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.
ISBN 9780723437888
Author Information By Emma Nickerson, MRCP, Senior House Officer on medical rotation at Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
Table of Content Part I: The Patient Presents With . . .

1. Fevers and rashes
History/Examination /Investigations
2. Meningitis
History/Examination /Investigations
3. Upper respiratory tract symptoms
History/Examination /Investigations
4. Lower respiratory tract symptoms
History/Examination /Investigations/Severity scoring
5. Diarrhoea
History/Examination /Investigations
6. Jaundice and right upper quadrant pain
Jaundice/Right upper quadrant pain
7. Urinary symptoms
History/Examination /Investigations
8. Genital symptoms
History/Examination /Investigations
9. Cellulitis
History/Examination /Investigations
10. Complications from intravenous drug use
History/Examination /Investigations
11. Unwell from abroad
History/Examination /Investigations
12. Fever when immunocompromised
Respiratory infections/Oral infections/Abdominal infections/Central nervous system infections/Eye infections /Skin infections
13. Pyrexia of unknown origin
History/Examination /Investigations

Part II: Diseases and Disorders

14. Childhood exanthemas and other rashes
Chickenpox (varicella zoster virus)/Shingles or herpes zoster (varicella zoster virus)/Measles (paramyxovirus)/Rubella (Rubella virus)/Scarlet fever (Streptococcus pyogenes)/Erythema infectiosum (parvovirus B19)/Mumps (paramyxovirus)/Other rashes/Rheumatic fever/Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi)/Erythema multiforme
15. Meningitis and encephalitis
16. Upper respiratory tract infections
Viral infections/Bacterial infections
17. Lower respiratory tract infections
Community-acquired typical pneumonia/Community-acquired atypical pneumonias/Viral infections/Hospital-acquired infections/Infections in immunocompromised patients
18. Gastroenteritis
Bacterial causes/Viral causes/Protozoal causes
19. Liver and biliary tract infections
Hepatitis/Other liver infections/Biliary tract infections/Fever and abnormal liver function tests
20. Urinary tract infections
Lower urinary tract infections/Pyelonephritis
21. Sexually transmitted infections
Bacterial causes/Fungal causes/Viral causes/Protozoal causes
22. Skin, joint and bone infections
23. Endocarditis and pericarditis
24. Malaria and tropical infections
Other protozoan infections/Bacterial infections/Viral infections/Viral haemorrhagic fevers/Trematode infections/Nematode infections/Cestode infections
25. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and opportunistic infections
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/Opportunistic infections
26. Tuberculosis
Pathogenesis/History/Risk factors/General examination/Investigations/Treatment/Public health/Prophylaxis

Part III: History, Examination and Common Investigations

27. History
Introduction/Scene-setting information/Presenting complaint (PC)/History of presenting complaint (HPC)/Past medical history (PMH)/Drug history (DH)/Allergies/Family history (FH)/Social history (SH)/Systems review/Differential diagnosis
28. Examination
General inspection/Bedside accessories/Hands/Head and neck/Cardiovascular/Respiratory/Abdominal/Limbs/Skin/Differential diagnosis
29. Common investigations
Routine blood tests/Other routine investigations/Specialized blood tests/Other fluids/Biopsied tissue/Imaging/Endoscopy/Test kits
30. Writing up a Medical Clerking
Purpose/Structure/Illustration/Formulating a differential diagnosis/Investigation/Continuity/Sample medical clerking

Part IV: Self-assessment
Multiple-choice Questions (MCQs)
Short-answer Questions (SAQs)
Extended-matching Questions (EMQs)
Publication Date 10-12-2014
Pages 294
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