Revision Notes for the MCEM Part A

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This is the only book that MCEM candidates will need to pass the MCEM Part A exam. This revision guide is framed around the most recent CEM syllabus, focussing on all the components of the exam and covering the basic sciences as they apply to Emergency Medicine. Each section of the book is tailored to match different elements of the syllabus, allowing candidates to revise efficiently and comprehensively. This concise revision tool is completely up-to-date, reflecting the latest developments in the examination. High quality artwork and a bullet-point style help candidates to absorb information quickly. The author is a successful MCEM candidate and Specialist Registrar in Emergency Medicine, and brings his considerable experience to this text.

Table of Contents

Abbreviationsp. xi
Passing The MCEM
Upper limbp. 4
Lower limbp. 23
Thoraxp. 40
Abdomenp. 56
The Head and neckp. 93
Central nervous systemp. 129
Cranial nerve lesionsp. 142
Medical microbiology
Principles of microbiology
Natural and innate immunityp. 151
Mechanisms of diseasep. 154
Controlling infectionp. 156
Principles of investigationp. 158
Principles of immunizationp. 160
Specific pathogen groups
Streptococci and Staphylococcip. 163
Tuberculosisp. 167
Clostridial infectionp. 170
Neisseriap. 174
Pertussisp. 178
Klebsiella, Salmonella, E. colip. 180
Gram negative gastrointestinal diseasep. 184
Legionellap. 186
Pseudomonasp. 188
Chlamydiap. 190
Herpes simplex and zosterp. 192
HIVp. 196
Hepatitisp. 199
Measles, mumps, rubellap. 205
Respiratory virusesp. 208
Gastrointestinal virusesp. 212
Yeasts and fungip. 214
Wormsp. 217
Malariap. 220
Basic cellular physiologyp. 223
Respiratory physiologyp. 242
Cardiovascular physiologyp. 258
Gastrointestinal physiologyp. 287
Renal physiologyp. 309
Endocrine physiologyp. 329
Gastrointestinal systemp. 341
Cardiovascular systemp. 346
Respiratory systemp. 367
Central nervous systemp. 372
Infectionsp. 384
Endocrine systemp. 402
Fluids and electrolytesp. 408
Musculoskeletal systemp. 411
Immunological products and vaccinesp. 415
Anaesthesiap. 423
Basic Sciences
Respiratoryp. 434
Cardiovascular systemp. 443
Neurologyp. 463
Renalp. 473
Haematological systemp. 483
Metabolic response to insultp. 486
Inflammatory responsep. 489
Immune responsep. 494
Infectionp. 497
Wound healingp. 509
Haematologyp. 512
Indexp. 519
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