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Crash Course: Metabolism and Nutrition, 4th Edition
Amber Appleton, BSc(Hons) MBBS AKC and Olivia Vanbergen, MBBS MSc MA(Oxon) DIC
The new series of Crash Course continues to provide readers with complete coverage of the MBBS curriculum in an easy-to-read, user-friendly manner. Building on the success of previous editions, the new Crash Courses retain the popular and unique features that so characterised the earlier volumes. All Crash Courses have been fully updated throughout.
Self-assessment section fully updated to reflect current exam requirements
Contains ‘common exam pitfalls’ as advised by faculty
Crash Courses also available electronically!
Online self-assessment bank also available - content edited by Dan Horton-Szar!
Provides the exam syllabus in one place!
Written by senior medical students or junior doctors – authors who really understand today’s exam situation!
Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text!
Full artwork programme, improved ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and ‘Clinical Application’ boxes help you remember the key points!
Self-Assessment section – fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements – helps you maximise your grade!
Solid, accurate, user-friendly coverage provides enough detail even for those aiming at distinction!
As with previously reviewed `Crash course' books, these texts are written for students by students, as such the understanding of the subject matter is made much easier due to the author considering your current knowledge is null and void!
What I enjoy the most about these books is how everything is broken down, right back to basics, to understand for example, `HOW' ATP is generated, and although when flicking through the book you may be tempted to put it right back on the shelf when you see some of the diagrams of certain synthesis productions and their subsequent stages, the supporting text does take you through each stage step by step.
The chapters on vitamins and minerals I believe would be of benefit for student nurses due to further understanding chemical implications and the chapter on metabolic disease is excellent detailing why they occur, complications and symptoms.
Kate Philp, Nursing Student, UK
By Amber Appleton, BSc(Hons) MBBS AKC, TS1 Academic Foundation Doctor (FY2), St George’s Hospital, London, UK and Olivia Vanbergen, MBBS MSc MA(Oxon) DIC
, FY1 Doctor in Urology, Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS, Foundation Trust, Basingstoke, UK
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