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