Medicine: Prep Manual for Undergraduates

Author:

K George Mathew

,

Praveen Aggarwal

Publisher:

Elsevier

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Publisher

Elsevier

Publication Year 2020
ISBN-13

9788131255018

ISBN-10 8131255018
Binding

Paperback

Edition Sixth Edition
Number of Pages 1064 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 27x21x4
Weight (grms) 1888

With ever-expanding knowledge and advances in medicine, the sixth edition of this book is significantly revised and presented in new full-colour format. Structured in question-answer format, this book is a must-have for all undergraduate medical students as it prepares them for both theory and viva-voce examinations. It is also useful for dentistry and nursing students.


New to this Edition



  • Addition of many new line diagrams, tables, flowcharts to facilitate greater retention of knowledge.

  • Updates on Zika, Ebola, Nipah, sepsis, monoclonal antibodies, adult immunisation, paracetamol poisoning, acute radiation syndrome, myelodysplastic syndrome, lymphoid malignancies, influenza, tuberculosis, human immunodeficiency virus infection, hepatitis B and C, heart failure, rheumatic fever, pulmonary hypertension and hyperlipidaemia.


Salient Features:



  • Thorough revision of all the chapters without changing basic framework to keep up with the latest changes in the field of medicine.

  • Revision of topics especially respiratory system, immunological factors in disease, diseases of the cardiovascular system, diseases of the gastrointestinal system, acute poisoning and environmental emergencies, oncology, diseases of the kidneys and genitourinary system, diseases due to infections, endocrine and metabolic diseases.

  • Presentation of text pointwise with suitable boxes and tables, which helps the student in quick learning and revision.

  • Addition of newer innovations and treatments modalities.

  • Inclusion of clinical decision pathways for some of the commonly encountered critical and non-emergent disease conditions • Expansion of normal values of investigations and understanding the evolution of disease.

  • Management of acute medical emergencies like acute myocardial infarction, acute pulmonary oedema, acute anaphylactic and hypovolumic shock, status asthmaticus, tension pneumothorax, status epilepticus, haemoptysis, gastrointestinal bleeding, diabetic coma, snake bites, common poisoning, etc.

  • Emphasis has been laid on clinical presentation with description of the drugs.

K George Mathew

K. George Mathew (MD) is working as Associate Specialist, Department of Orthogeriatrics, Torbay Hospital, Torquay, Devon, London. He was formerly Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

Praveen Aggarwal

Praveen Aggarwal (MD, DNB) is Professor and Head at Division of Emergency Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
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