Crash Course General Medicine free ebook download

 

Crash Course General Medicine free ebook download

Crash Course General Medicine free ebook download

Crash Course General Medicine free ebook download

Crash Course General Medicine free ebook download

Contents

Series editor foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v
Prefaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii
Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix
Dedication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi
1. Taking a history . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
General principles: the bedside manner . . . 1
The history . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Presenting complaint (PC) . . . . . . . . . 2
History of the presenting complaint (HPC) . . 2
Past medical history . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Medications and allergies (DHX) . . . . . . 2
Family history (FHX) . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Social history (SHX) . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Systems review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Conclusion of history taking . . . . . . . . 9
2. Examination of the patient . . . . . . . . 11
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
First things first . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Visual survey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
The face and body habitus . . . . . . . . 12
The hands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
The cardiovascular system . . . . . . . . 14
The respiratory system . . . . . . . . . . 17
The abdomen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
The nervous system . . . . . . . . . . . 22
The limbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
The joints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
The skin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Lymphadenopathy . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Breast examination . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Neck examination . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
3. The clerking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Medical sample clerking . . . . . . . . . 34
4. Chest pain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Differential diagnosis of chest pain . . . . 37
History in the patient with chest pain . . . 37
Examining the patient with chest pain . . . 38
Investigating the patient with chest pain . . 39
5. Shortness of breath . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
History in the patient with breathlessness . .43
Examining the patient with breathlessness . .44
Investigating the patient with
breathlessness . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
6. Palpitations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Differential diagnosis by description of the
rhythm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Consequences of palpitations . . . . . . . 50
Examining the patient with palpitations . . 50
Investigating the patient with
palpitations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
7. Cough and haemoptysis . . . . . . . . . 53
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Differential diagnosis of cough and/or
haemoptysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
History in the patient with cough and
haemoptysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Examining the patient with cough and
haemoptysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Investigating the patient with cough and
haemoptysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
8. Pyrexia of unknown origin . . . . . . . . 57
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Causes of PUO . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
History in the patient with PUO. . . . . . 57
Examining the patient with PUO . . . . . 57
Investigating the patient with PUO . . . . 58
9. Dyspepsia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Causes of dyspepsia . . . . . . . . . . . 61
History and examination in the patient
with dyspepsia . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Investigating the patient with dyspepsia . . 61

Crash Course General Medicine free ebook download

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