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Author Layne, Kerry, author.

Title 100 cases in acute medicine / Kerry Layne, Henry Fok, Adam Nabeebaccus
Published [London] : Hodder Arnold, an Hachette UK Company ; Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 280 pages) : illustrations
Series 100 cases
100 cases.
Contents Case 1. Shortness of breath and a cough -- case 2. Collapse and confusion in a young woman -- case 3. Diarrhoea following antibiotics -- case 4. Swollen glands and hearing impairment -- case 5. Nose bleed (epistaxis) following an operation -- case 6. Worsening delirium -- case 7. Deliberate self-harm -- case 8. Lymphadenopathy and malaise -- case 9. The ill returning traveller -- case 10. Delirium and urinary symptoms -- case 11. Headache in pregnancy -- case 12. Epigastric pain and vomiting -- case 13. Severe pain in the legs -- case 14. Chest pain radiating to the back -- case 15. Shortness of breath -- case 16. Recurrent abdominal pain -- case 17. Haemoptysis in a returning traveller -- case 18. Bloody diarrhoea -- case 19. Drowsiness and headaches -- case 20. Progressive lower limb weakness -- case 21. Seizure and agitation -- case 22. Substance misuse -- case 23. Unilateral leg swelling -- case 24. Vomiting caused by norovirus -- case 25. Fever and sore throat -- case 26. Blurred vision -- case 27. Recurring dizziness with exercise -- case 28. Palpitations and collapse -- case 29. Ecchymosis -- case 30. Petechiae and limb weakness -- case 31. Generalized weakness and dysarthria -- case 32. Dysphagia and shallow breathing -- case 33. Blisters and itchy skin -- case 34. Shortness of breath following a fall -- case 35. Swelling of lower limbs -- case 36. Haemoptysis and shortness of breath -- case 37. Knee swelling and pain -- case 38. Bleeding per rectum -- case 39. Shortness of breath and pedal oedema -- case 40. Sharp central chest pain -- case 41. Fever in a returned traveller -- case 42. Red eyes and sight impairment -- case 43. Rash and flu-like symptoms -- case 44. Substance abuse and agitation -- case 45. Generalized rash and malaise -- case 46. Pruritic rash and alopecia -- case 47. Defective vision and eye pain -- case 48. Abdominal pain with malaise and fever -- case 49. Painful shoulder and malaise -- case 50. Facial rash -- case 51. A woman 'off her legs' -- case 52. Acute confusion -- case 53. Memory loss and unsteadiness -- case 54. Postoperative hypotension -- case 55. Drowsiness bordering on coma -- case 56. Anxiety with Graves' disease -- case 57. Episodic anxiety and headache -- case 58. Shortness of breath in a returning traveller -- case 59. A fatigued college girl -- case 60. Haematuria and flank pain -- case 61. Bradycardia and malaise -- case 62. Bleeding gums and nose -- case 63. Palpitations and shortness of breath -- case 64. Petechial rash and loss of consciousness -- case 65. Wheeze and productive cough -- case 66. Wheeze and shortness of breath -- case 67. Coffee-ground vomiting -- case 68. Progressive dysphagia and muscle stiffness -- case 69. Respiratory distress and oedema -- case 70. Loss of pain sensation -- case 71. Shortness of breath in a returning traveller -- case 72. Confusion following a fall -- case 73. Apparent adverse drug reaction -- case 74. Constipation with confusion -- case 75. Chest pain after exertion -- case 76. Fevers, weight loss and night sweats -- case 77. Right-sided chest pain -- case 78. Shortness of breath in a young non-smoker -- case 79. Loss of consciousness in diabetes -- case 80. 'Indigestion' with radiating pain -- case 81. Suspected opiate overdose -- case 82. Steady deterioration in function -- case 83. Exacerbation of COPD -- case 84. Epistaxis and haemoptysis -- case 85. Collapse associated with a headache -- case 86. Jaundice and pruritis -- case 87. Abdominal pain, bruising and confusion -- case 88. Chest pain with fever, malaise and myalgia -- case 89. Deteriorating renal function -- case 90. Flu-like symptoms and generalized weakness -- case 91. Blurred vision with headache -- case 92. Severe abdominal pain and fever -- case 93. Self-limiting generalized seizures -- case 94. Abdominal pain, diarrhoea and fever -- case 95. Target-like rash and fever -- case 96. Fever, photophobia and neck stiffness -- case 97. Seizure -- case 98. Back pain and weight loss -- case 99. Abdominal pain following alcohol excess -- case 100. Night sweats, polyuria and polydipsia
Summary Presents 100 acute conditions commonly seen by medical students and junior doctors in the emergency department, or on the ward, or in the community setting. A succinct summary of the patient's history, examination, and initial investigations, including photographs where relevant, is followed by questions on the diagnosis and management of each case
Notes Includes index
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Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 24, 2019)
Subject Critical care medicine -- Case studies
Critical care medicine -- Problems, exercises, etc
Medical emergencies -- Case studies.
Medical emergencies -- Problems, exercises, etc
Critical care medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diagnosis.
MEDICAL -- Laboratory Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Assessment & Diagnosis.
Medical emergencies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Problems and exercises.
Form Electronic book
Author Fok, Henry, author.
Nabeebaccus, Adam, author.
ISBN 0429100957
1444135201
1482212900
1482212919
9780429100956
9781444135206
9781482212907
9781482212914
Other Titles One hundred cases in acute medicine