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Emma Baker & Dilys Lai 
Respiratory Medicine 
Clinical Cases Uncovered, eTextbook

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Rehearse for life in clinical practice with this easy-to-use andunique series, which combines cases drawn from real-lifeexperiences with a refreshing approach to presentations as youwould see them in day-to-day situations.

Get the most from clinical practice, with Clinical Cases Uncovered

This essential title in the Clinical Cases Uncoveredseries includes many important scenarios in respiratory medicinethat feature in real-life clinical practice. Everything is covered, from respiratory arrest and asthma to environmental effects andabnormal chest X-rays.

Anatomy, physiology and the relevant pathological backgroundfeature in the basic science section, with important advice on theapproach to the patient. The self-assessment section at the end iscrucial to testing your understanding, giving you the best possiblepreparation.

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Table of Content

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

How to use this book.

Part 1 Basics.

Basic science.

Approach to the patient.

Part 2 Cases.

Case 1 A 64-year-old man with respiratory arrest.

Case 2 A 19-year-old man with chest tightness.

Case 3 A 31-year-old woman with poorly-controlled asthma.

Case 4 A 22-year-old man with life-threatening shortness ofbreath.

Case 5 A 65-year-old man with worsening shortness of breath.

Case 6 A worried 56-year-old man.

Case 7 An 81-year-old man with acute shortness of breath.

Case 8 A 73-year-old woman with confusion.

Case 9 A 78-year-old man with ankle swelling.

Case 10 A 72-year-old man with a hoarse voice.

Case 11 A 56-year-old woman with an abnormal chest X-ray.

Case 12 A 68-year-old man with shortness of breath and chestpain.

Case 13 A 16-year-old boy with right-sided chest pain.

Case 14 A 62-year-old woman with breathlessness.

Case 15 A 24-year-old woman with pleuritic chest pain.

Case 16 An elderly woman who collapsed suddenly.

Case 17 A 45-year-old man with chest pain andbreathlessness.

Case 18 A 72-year-old man who becomes breathless duringinpatient stay on a medical ward.

Case 19 A 58-year-old woman with breathlessness followingsurgery.

Case 20 A 16-year-old boy with a sore throat.

Case 21 A 45-year-old woman with a chronic cough.

Case 22 A 17-year-old girl with cystic fi brosis.

Case 23 A 25-year-old woman with cough and weight loss.

Case 24 A 44-year-old man commencing treatment fortuberculosis.

Case 25 A 32-year-old man who absconds from directly observedtherapy for tuberculosis.

Case 26 A 32-year-old woman with a skin rash and abnormal chest X-ray.

Case 27 A 68-year-old woman with worsening breathlessness onexertion.

Case 28 A 35-year-old man with chronic shortness of breath.

Case 29 An overweight 52-year-old man who snores.

Part 3 Self-assessment.

MCQs.

EMQs.

SAQs.

Answers.

Index of cases by diagnosis

About the author

Emma Baker, Honorary Consultant Physician and Reader inClinical Pharmacology, St George’s Hospital and Medical School, London, UK.

Dilys Lai, Consultant in Respiratory and GeneralMedicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK.
Language English ● Format PDF ● Pages 272 ● ISBN 9781444392982 ● File size 3.5 MB ● Publisher John Wiley & Sons ● Published 2010 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 3175896 ● Copy protection Adobe DRM
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