Eureka: Psychiatry

By (author) Clare Fenton, Keri-Michele Lodge, Janine Henderson

Publication date:

31 January 2016

Length of book:

305 pages

Publisher

JP Medical

Dimensions:

240x160mm
6x9"

ISBN-13: 9781909836310

Eureka – an innovative series for students that fully integrates core science, clinical medicine and surgery. With its engaging and authoritative text, featuring insightful clinical cases, graphic narratives, SBAs and a wealth of other learning tools, Eureka has everything students need to succeed in medicine and pass their exams.

Series features across titles:

  • Engaging clinical cases show how skilled clinician would work through a presentation, and put diseases and biomedical principles into patient context
  • Innovative graphic narratives bring clinical cases to life, show how to approach difficult scenarios and convey the experience of being a patient
  • Starter questions - stimulating answers to intriguing questions make learning fun
  • Boxes highlight tips, tricks and key learning points

 

Psychiatry

  • First principles chapter clearly explains the key concepts and processes that underpin psychiatric disorders
  • Clinical essentials chapter provides an overview of the symptoms and signs of psychiatric disorders, relevant history and examination techniques, investigations and management options
  • Disease-based chapters give concise descriptions of all major disorders, e.g. anxiety, substance misuse and learning disabilities, each chapter introduced by engaging clinical cases that feature unique graphic narratives
  • Emergencies chapter covers the principles of immediate care in situations, such as violent patients and suicidal behaviour
  • Integrated care chapter discusses strategies for the management of chronic conditions across primary and other care settings
  • Self-Assessment – 80 multiple choice questions clinical SBAs