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Shaun McCann & Robin Foá 
Clinical Cases Uncovered, eTextbook

With over 20 real patient cases and outcomes, this title inthe Clinical Cases Uncovered series is designed to helpstudents and junior doctors learn how to recognise and understandsignificant diseases in haematology. Each case covers the historytaking, examination, investigations and management of a particulardisease, with question and answer sections to tie in the underlyingbasic and clinical science and help build further knowledge andunderstanding. At the end of each case there is a review toconsolidate learning with a self-assessment section containing MCQs, EMQs and SAQs. Including colour blood films, haematologyslides and patient photos throughout to reinforce learning, understanding and investigative skills, Haematology:Clinical Cases Uncovered helps prepare for life on thewards.

Haematology CCU is now available as a mobile appfor i Pad, i Phone and i Pod touch. Download it for FREE toaccess the basic science, recommendations on how to approachyour patient, and the first clinical case. There are a further 22cases available separately as in-app purchases.
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Table of Content



How to use this book.

Part 1 Basics.

Basic science.

Approach to the patient.

Part 2 Cases.

Case 1 A 35-year-old tired woman.

Case 2 A 50-year-old tanned man with diabetesmellitus.

Case 3 A 65-year-old cranky woman with jaundice.

Case 4 A 25-year-old man with weight loss anddiarrhoea.

Case 5 A 30-year-old man with abdominal pain andjaundice.

Case 6 A 70-year-old man who was no longer able to takehis dog for a walk.

Case 7 A 35-year-old man with shortness of breath andanaemia.

Case 8 A 19-year-old woman with thalassaemia.

Case 9 A 17-year-old boy with a sore throat and bleedinggums.

Case 10 A 33-year-old football player who was droppedfrom the team.

Case 11 A 62-year-old man who cannot button his shirtcollar.

Case 12 A 40-year-old man with fatigue and a sorethroat.

Case 13 A 58-year-old farmer with a broken rib.

Case 14 An 18-year-old medical student who complained ofbone pain following alcohol ingestion and a swelling on the rightside of her neck.

Case 15 A 53-year-old woman with discomfort under herleft arm.

Case 16 A 65-year-old red-faced man with a ‘smoker’scough’.

Case 17 A 28-year-old woman who suddenly startedbruising.

Case 18 Delivery of a newborn baby boy that wentwrong.

Case 19 A 26-year-old woman with chest pain following along aeroplane journey.

Case 20 A 27-year-old woman afraid to receive a bloodtransfusion.

Case 21 A 35-year-old woman with an elevated plateletcount.

Case 22 A 68-year-old man with a headache andconfusion.

Case 23 A 10-year-old boy with a fever.

Part 3 Self-assessment.





Appendix: Normal laboratory values and CD table.


Index of cases by diagnosis.


About the author

Professor Shaun McCann, Consultant Haematologist, St James’Hospital, Dublin. Professor of Academic Medicine and Director ofUndergraduate Teaching and Learning in the School of Medicine inTrinity College Dublin.

Professor Robin Foa, Professor of Haematology at University ‘LaSapienze’ in Rome

Dr Owen Smith, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, St James’Hospital, Dublin

Dr Eibhlin Conneally, Consultant Haematologist, St James’Hospital, Dublin
Language English ● Format PDF ● Pages 200 ● ISBN 9781444392937 ● File size 7.3 MB ● Publisher John Wiley & Sons ● Published 2010 ● Edition 2 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 5028041 ● Copy protection Adobe DRM
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