1) Ward work
Taking a history+
Presenting case histories (see document at the bottom)
Reviewing and following up patients on the ward (see document at the bottom)
Examinations
  • Chest
  • Cardiovascular
  • Abdomen
  • Neurological (limbs and cranial nerves)





2) Emergency medicine
Sepsis (inc pneumonia)+
Malaria+
Meningitis+
Diabetic Ketoacidosis+
Hypoglycaemia+
Organophosphate poisoning+
Severe asthma+
Status epileticus and epilepsy+
Heart failure+



3) Clinical guidelines and associated work
Stroke + other common neurology+
Cryptococcal meningitis
Hypertension
Diabetes

4) Other problems
HIV+
Tuberculosis
Renal failure
Anaemia
Hepatitis
Pneumonia
Dysentery+
STI’s




5) Interpretation of laboratory results
FBC
LFTs
U+Es
CSF
Pleural fluid
Ascitic fluid

6) Interpretation of Chest X-ray/ECG




7) Approaches to common medical problems
Using ABCDE approach+
Decreased GCS/Coma
Shortness of breath
Ascites/oedema
Diarrhea and vomiting+
Assessing fluid status+