Pocket Tutor Psychiatry : Second Edition Paperback / softback
Part of the Pocket Tutor series
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Titles in the Pocket Tutor series give practical guidance on subjects that medical students and foundation doctors need help with 'on the go', at a highly-affordable price that puts them within reach of those rotating through modular courses or working on attachment. Topics reflect information needs stemming from today's integrated undergraduate and foundation courses:Common presentationsInvestigation options (e.g.
ECG, imaging)Clinical and patient-orientated skills (e.g. examinations, history-taking) The highly-structured, bite-size content helps novices combat the 'fear factor' associated with day-to-day clinical training, and provides a detailed resource that students and junior doctors can carry in their pocket. Key pointsLogical, sequential content: an introduction to the clinical essentials of psychiatric practice, then chapters devoted to common groups of disorders and clinical issues, e.g. mood disorders, anxiety disorders, child and adolescent psychiatryFully updated to reflect the new DSM VAdditional content on old age psychiatry and social care.
New chapter on mental health services and legislation