Hong Kong Med J 2008;14:385-90 | Number 5, October 2008
Aspects of general medicine
Cyrus R Kumana
Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Horizons in Medicine is a series produced annually by the Royal College of Physicians. Volume 19 is based on their Advanced Medicine Conference held in 2007 and offers updates on a wide range of topics in clinical medicine. This 'review of reviews' covers developments described in a selection of chapters. The chapters summarised include: Contemporary management of acute myocardial infarction; Imported infectious disease emergencies; New therapies in the management of type 2 diabetes; Stress and adrenal insufficiency; Making sense of a 'funny thyroid function test'; Myeloproliferative disorders: management and molecular pathogenesis; Drug allergies; Osteoporosis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Understanding migraine from bench to bedside.
Key words: Review
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