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Case Studies in Internal Medicine

Atul Kakar Atul Gogia

158 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dedicated to the diagnosis and medical treatment of adults. A physician who specialises in internal medicine is referred to as an internist. Subspecialties of internal medicine include allergy and immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, haematology, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, nephrology, oncology, pulmonology, and rheumatology (MedicineNet.com).

Presented as case studies, this book discusses 29 disorders that physicians may encounter in daily practice. Each case is described in a step by step format, by history, physical examination, diagnosis techniques and treatment options. Key learning points are summarised at the end of each case.

The book covers both common and more unusual cases with an emphasis on common clinical symptoms, presented in question format. Tables, flowcharts and photographs enhance the understanding of key concepts.

Key points

  • 29 case studies presenting common and unusual disorders seen in daily practice
  • Each case described in step by step format
  • Emphasis on common clinical symptoms presented in question format
  • Tables, flowcharts and photographs enhance learning
Author Bio

Atul Kakar DNB MNAMS FICP FRCPS (Glasgow)

Atul Gogia DNB MRCP (UK)
Associate Professor

Both at Department of Internal Medicine, Ganga Ram Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (GRIPMER), New Delhi, India