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By Anthony N. Warrens, Malcolm Persey, Michael Fertleman, Stephen H. Powis, Alimuddin Zumla

ISBN-10: 0340806583

ISBN-13: 9780340806586

Trainees in guidance for the MRCP exam will welcome the much-anticipated new version of this 'gold common' revision ebook. Revised and up-to-date all through to surround new advancements in scientific diagnostics and therapeutics, and restructured to mirror the hot adjustments within the layout of the half 2 written exam, the e-book keeps to supply a extra designated and examination-orientated technique than different revision publications out there. The charm of the booklet lies not just within the cautious adherence to the exam layout, but additionally within the worthwhile tricks it presents on examination strategy, with feedback of data that might be useful whilst tackling the examination provided in a 'revision-friendly' boxed layout.

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1 What is the diagnostic test of choice? (a) Stool culture (b) Blood culture (c) Serology (d) Clinical diagnosis (e) Culture of skin lesion A 26-year-old woman was admitted for an elective laparoscopic investigation of infertility. Unfortunately, the common iliac artery was torn during the procedure and an urgent laparotomy was required to staunch the haemorrhage. This proved difficult and she required two further urgent laparotomies in the next 24 hours. She required intubation and management on the Intensive Care Unit.

He had mild jaundice, and tattoo marks on his right forearm. There were a few bilateral fine crackles on auscultation of the chest. His venepuncture sites were clean. There was no clinical evidence of deep vein thromboses of the calves. 8 kPa negative negative no abnormality What is the likely diagnosis? (a) Mycoplasma pneumonia (b) Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (c) Pulmonary tuberculosis (d) Legionella pneumonia (e) Amoxicillin-induced hepatitis 2 Which two investigations would you perform? (a) Bronchoscopy, lavage, and transbronchial biopsy (b) High-resolution CT chest (c) Pulmonary function tests with gas transfer (d) HIV test (e) Urinary Legionella antigen (f) Heaf test (g) Early morning gastric aspirate (h) Induced sputum (i) Clotting studies (j) Liver biopsy 3 Which two treatments would you prescribe?

Results of investigations were as follows: Plasma sodium Plasma potassium Plasma urea Lumbar puncture 1 What is the causative agent? 5 mmol/L normal Questions 39 Question 57 1 The diagnosis is: (a) Tay–Sachs disease (b) Background diabetic retinopathy (c) Grade II hypertensive retinopathy (d) Choroiditis (e) Retinal detachment Question 58 A 59-year-old man with a history of angina is admitted to hospital for investigation of intermittent claudication. He has a history of hypertension for which he was initially prescribed a thiazide diuretic.

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