Crash Course General Medicine

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Edition 05
Author Watson
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1. History Taking and CommunicationChapter 2. Clinical ExaminationChapter 3. Writing in the medical notesSection 1 Clinical PresentationsChapter 4. Chest painChapter 5. Shortness of
eathChapter 6. Cough and haemoptysisChapter 7. PalpitationsChapter 8. Pyrexia of unknown originChapter 9. Abdominal painChapter 10. Heartburn and IndigestionChapter 11. Gastrointestinal bleedChapter 12. Change in bowel habitChapter 13. Weight LossChapter 14. JaundiceChapter 15. Urinary Symptoms and HaematuriaChapter 16. Headache and facial painChapter 17. GoitreChapter 18. Loss of ConsciousnessChapter 19. Confusion and deliriumChapter 20. Stroke and TIAChapter 21. LumpsChapter 22. Focal neurological deficitsChapter 23. Dizziness and VertigoChapter 24. Back pain and joint painChapter 25. Skin lesions and rashChapter 26. Excessive
uising and bleedingSection 2 DiagnosesChapter 27. Cardiovascular SystemChapter 28. Respiratory SystemChapter 29. Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary systemsChapter 30. Renal, Genitourinary and Sexual Health MedicineChapter 31. Fluid balance and Electrolyte disturbancesChapter 32. Nervous SystemChapter 33. Metabolic and endocrine systemsChapter 34. Musculoskeletal systemChapter 35. SkinChapter 36. Haematological disordersChapter 37. Infectious diseasesChapter 38. Drug Overdose and abuseE-only Chapter Clinical Cases