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  • Case-based guides to challenging cases in a variety of specialties, helping trainees to manage complex situations

  • 'Learning points', 'Clinical tips', 'Evidence base', and 'Future advances' boxes highlight critical information, facilitating learning and aiding revision

  • The 'Expert commentary' gives a unique insight into how today's opinion leaders confront and deal with these complex cases

    The series selects specific challenging cases that are encountered in everyday clinical practice but do not have simple answers. Cases examined from a multidisciplinary approach with consideration of diagnostic procedures, practical skills, evidence base, and the application of national and international guidelines. The series brings together the most up-to-date evidence, management strategies, guidelines, and controversies, to provide trainees and specialty registrars with the inside track on how the experts approach and deal with real-world clinical scenarios.

    An effective revision aid and a reference during workplace-based assessments the Challenging Concepts series highlights critical information through the use of boxed features: 'Learning points', 'Clinical tips', 'Evidence base', and 'Future advances'. Each chapter has been reviewed by a national or international expert in the field and they have provided an 'Expert commentary', giving a unique insight into how today's opinion leaders confront and deal with the very same management challenges that all clinicians can potentially face on a daily basis.

    Series Editor Dr Aung Myat, BHF Clinical Research Training Fellow, St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK, Series Editor Dr Shouvik Haldar, Imperial College London, London, UK, and Series Editor Professor Simon Redwood, Professor of Interventional Cardiology and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, King's College London and St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK

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    Challenging Concepts in Cardiovascular Medicine

    A Case-Based Approach with Expert Commentary


    Aung Myat, Shouvik Haldar, Simon Redwood

    08 September 2011
    Challenging Concepts

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    Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine

    Cases with Expert Commentary


    Sam Thenabadu, Fleur Cantle, Chris Lacy

    19 March 2015
    Challenging Concepts

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    Challenging Concepts in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology

    Cases with Expert Commentary


    Amber Arnold, George Griffin

    26 June 2014
    Challenging Concepts

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    Challenging Concepts in Interventional Radiology


    Miltiadis Krokidis, Irfan Ahmed, Tarun Sabharwal

    27 August 2015
    Challenging Concepts

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    Challenging Concepts in Neurology

    Cases with Expert Commentary


    Krishna Chinthapalli, Nadia Magdalinou, Nicholas Wood

    14 January 2016
    Challenging Concepts

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    Challenging Concepts in Neurosurgery

    Cases with Expert Commentary


    Robin Bhatia, Ian Sabin

    28 May 2015
    Challenging Concepts

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    Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    Cases with Expert Commentary


    Natasha Hezelgrave, Danielle Abbott, Andrew Shennan

    18 December 2014
    Challenging Concepts

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    Challenging Concepts in Oncology


    Madhumita Bhattacharyya, Sarah Payne, Iain McNeish

    21 May 2015
    Challenging Concepts

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    Challenging Concepts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    Cases with Expert Commentary


    Matthew R. Idle, Andrew M. Monaghan

    18 February 2016
    Challenging Concepts

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    Challenging Concepts in Respiratory Medicine

    Cases with Expert Commentary


    Lucy Schomberg, Elizabeth Sage, Nicholas Hart

    02 February 2017
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