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Oxford Case Histories in Cardiology
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Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees in cardiology, Oxford Case Histories in Cardiology contains 50 well-structured, peer-reviewed cases gathered from the Oxford Hospitals, comprehensively covering the various disorders of the cardiac system. Each case history is followed by questions on important aspects of the diagnosis, interpretation of investigations, and management. The answers are accompanied by a detailed discussion, including the differential
diagnosis where relevant and other clinically important aspects of the condition. The book contains numerous illustrations of echocardiographic, radiographic and electrocardiographic data. The list of cases by diagnosis and category according to the cardiology curriculum from the JRCPTB and the extensive index
allows the book to be used for revision and reference.

The book will be of particular use to post-membership trainees who are preparing for specialty knowledge based assessments in cardiology and acute general medicine in the UK and Europe, and will also be of interest to those who wish to improve their skills in diagnosis and management of a broad range of cardiac diseases.


ISBN-13: 9780199556786
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP Oxford)
Publication date: March, 2011
Pages: 426
Dimensions: 160.00 x 234.00 x 20.70
Weight: 658g
Availability: Manufactured on demand
Subcategories: Cardiovascular Medicine
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Clearly the three authors have put a huge amount of time and effort into this book to make sure it is relevant, accurate and up to date. Overall, this book will be an excellent aid to those preparing for postgraduate exams in general medicine and cardiology, but will also be of relevance to senior medical students with more than a passing interest in cardiology. This is the sort of book we all dream of writing...but few do. I would certainly recommend this to trainees and colleagues.