This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a one-volume core revision text covering general or internal medicine, designed to stimulate the student into assessing his/her own knowledge during self-directed learning and exam preparation. The emphasis on self-assessment is designed to make learning easier and more enjoyable. The structure of the book is: An introductory chapter on how best to use the book; each chapter section starts with learning objectives; a core text of a clinical system; and a self-assessment section at the end of each chapter allowing the student to assess progress in the application of the facts to common clinical problems.
covers core knowledge so the student knows the whole book is essential
includes learning objectives
contains simple and memorable diagrams
idea for learning as well as examination review, specifically trying to stimulate the student into assessing his/her own knowledge
By Paul A. O'Neill, BSc(Hons), MB, ChB, FRCP, MD, Professor of Medical Education and Head of Medical School, University of Manchester; Consultant Physician, South Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK; Tim Dornan, DM, FRCP, MHPE, PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of Manchester; Director of Medical Education, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK; and David W. Denning, FRCP, FRCPath, DCH, Professor of Medicine and Medical Mycology, Education and Research Centre, University of Manchester, South Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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