Crash Course Haematology and Immunology, 4th
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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.
More than 90 illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
Friendly and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
Written by students for students – authors who understand exam pressures
Contains ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and other useful aide-mémoires
Succinct coverage of the subject enables ‘sharp focus’ and efficient use of time during exam preparation
Contains a fully updated self-assessment section – ideal for honing exam skills and self-testing
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!
Now celebrating over 10 years of success – Crash Course has been specially devised to help you get through your exams with ease.
Completely revised throughout, the new edition of Crash Course is perfectly tailored to meet your needs by providing everything you need to know in one place. Clearly presented in a tried and trusted, easy-to-use, format, each book in the series gives complete coverage of the subject in a no-nonsense, user-friendly fashion.
Commencing with ‘Learning Objectives’, each chapter guides you succinctly through the topic, giving full coverage of the curriculum whilst avoiding unnecessary and often confusing detail. Each chapter is also supported by a full artwork programme, and features the ever popular ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes as well as other useful aide-mémoires. All volumes contain an up-to-date self-assessment section which allows you to test your knowledge and hone your exam skills.
Authored by students or junior doctors – working under close faculty supervision – each volume has been prepared by someone who has recently been in the exam situation and so relates closely to your needs. So whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for distinction Crash Course is for you!!
Written by a medical student (for med students) this book is geared towards the learner who knows either little, or very little. When reading this text you feel you are taken through each element step by step and my impression was that this has been written in the assumption your knowledge is non-existent (I fall in to that category!). From a student nurse perspective the aspect I like most is that this book makes links towards illness, ailments and how certain hereditary factors can occur. The chapters take you step by step, slowly building up your knowledge, with clear objectives set at the beginning with key points highlighted throughout. There is a section at the end of the book on short answer and multiple choice questions to support learning further and certainly from a med student perspective it states on the cover the exam syllabus is provided in one place. From a nursing perspective, this book will help support some of the fundamental physiological understanding you already hold but will give you that extra ability to hold a greater understanding towards the ailment manifestation.
Kate Philp, Nursing Student, UK
Series: Crash Course
Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Mosby; 4 edition (June 20, 2012)