Pocket Guide to Internship: Common Clinical Cases: Common Clinical Cases by Sanjaya SenanayakePocket Guide to Internship: Common Clinical Cases: Common Clinical Cases by Sanjaya Senanayake

Pocket Guide to Internship: Common Clinical Cases: Common Clinical Cases

bySanjaya Senanayake

Paperback | January 15, 2010

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A quick reference, practical handbook for interns and students!Presenting more than 35 common clinical cases, this book covers a comprehensive range of conditions and scenarios encountered in everday practice in emergency departments and hospital wards. This highly practical book adopts a problem-based learning approach designed to help students and interns develop their problem-solving skills and broaden their clinical experience. This second edition has been updated and revised to reflect current medical management and retains its evidence-based approach.


- Practical and portable book that adopts a hands-on approach

- New two-color internal design enhances readability

- Guides readers step-by-step through treatment options and patient management

- Cases highlight the application of evidence in the management of clinical problems

- Durable plastic cover

Sanjaya Senanayake FRACP, MAppEpid, MBBS (Hons), BSc (Med) Infectious Diseases Physician and Director of Hospital in the Home at Canberra Hospital; Lecturer at the Australian National University Medical School; Conjoint Lecturer at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales.
Title:Pocket Guide to Internship: Common Clinical Cases: Common Clinical CasesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 2.83 × 1.81 × 0.32 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070277192

ISBN - 13:9780070277199

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Table of Contents

1 Mr Nguyen and Mrs Fennech present with chest pain

2Mr Khan presents with chest pain

3Mr Winters presents with chest pain

4Frida presents with palpitations and breathlessness

5Annika presents with breathlessness and haemoptysis

6An asthmatic woman presents with shortness of breath

7A man with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease presents with breathlessness and an abdominal mass

8Mrs Mason presents with haematemesis

9Timothy presents with acute abdominal pain

10Anoushka presents with bloody diarrhoea

11A case of confusion in a man with cirrhosis

12Mr Perez presents with right-sided weakness

13Marwan presents with seizures

14Mrs Flint presents with lower limb weakness

15Mr Quixote presents with headache

16A case of elevated potassium in a man of non-English-speaking background

17Sasha presents with metabolic acidosis

18A case of an acutely painful knee

19Mrs Panetta has a painful jaw

20Emmanuel suffers a needlestick injury

21McGyver has postoperative fever

22Bobby presents with HIV and fever

23Sachin presents with fever and headache

24Jean-Paul presents with fever and a rash

25Ruby presents with fever and cough

26Mr Edison's case of antibiotics and anaphylaxis

27Mr Darcy presents with anaemia

28Mr Wayne develops fever during blood transfusion

29Mr Papadopoulos is assessed for low sodium

30Mr Caesar presents with confusion

31Cases of hype and hypertension on the wards

32A case of clots

33Intravenous fluids

34Mrs Van Dyke takes an overdose

35Mr Wilson presents with an acutely painful leg

36Bruno presents with acute flank pain

37 Indiana returns from overseas with fever