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Published: 17 December 2015

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780199699261

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Oxford Case Histories in Geriatric Medicine

Sanja Thompson, Nicola Lovett, John Grimley Evans, and Sarah Pendlebury

Oxford Case Histories

  • Features 48 cases in geriatric medicine, each comprising a brief clinical history, relevant examination findings, and investigation results, followed by differential diagnosis and aspects of management
  • Provides case-based learning centred around the curriculum in geriatric medicine, ideal for geriatricians, (consultants and trainees studying for the speciality exit examination in geriatric medicine), general and emergency medicine, old age psychiatry, general practice and some surgical specialties (e.g. orthopedics) practitioners and those preparing for revalidation
  • Offers case based learning that provides a wide range of the outcome points listed in the Foundation Curriculum (e.g. recognition and management of the acutely ill patient, nutritional care, resuscitation, discharge and planning for chronic disease management)
  • Covers the presentation, investigation and management of illness in older people alongside relevant social and ethical issues
  • Practical and concise 'question and answer' format accompanying cases designed to enhance the reader's diagnostic ability and clinical understanding, along with detailed discussion and suggestions for further reading
  • A valuable reference and teaching tool supported by an extensive index and separate categorisation of cases by mode of presentation

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