Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme


Author: Tim Raine,George Collins,Catriona Hall,Nina Hjelde
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198813538
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The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns in a new edition to keep junior doctors, as well as their supervisors and senior medical students, up-to-date and give them the information and confidence they need to excel during and beyond the Foundation Programme. This new edition has been fully revised to take in the latest guidelines, the new junior doctors' contract, and the most recent Foundation Programme curriculum. It has new sections to demystify the NHS structure and explore key changes in social care and the interface with the NHS, and revised key information on the medical certificate of the cause of death, the role of the medical examiner, and changes to interactions with the coroner, as well as a new standalone chapter on Psychiatry. The junior doctor's pocket mentor, this handbook distils the knowledge of four authors across multiple NHS environments in an easy access format, covering everything from practical guidance at the patient's bedside to aspects of adapting to day-to-day life as a junior doctor that are rarely covered in medical school. With this indispensable survival guide to the Foundation Programme, you need never be alone on the wards again.

Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine


Author: Punit Ramrakha,Kevin Moore,Amir Sam
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191039276
Category: Medical
Page: 912
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The best-selling Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine is an up-to-date, practical and comprehensive guide to the management of the acutely ill patient. This third edition has been revised throughout to include the most up-to-date guidelines and treatment management plans. A new junior author ensures that the content remains relevant and accessible to all medics approaching acute medicine for the first time. This edition includes a new chapter which focuses on common presentations, and quick reference boxes throughout highlight top priorities in the management of each condition. The section on practical procedures has also been expanded to include core competencies for the Foundation Programme. With brand new figures and clinical tips from the experienced authors, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine remains the must-have resource for all those dealing with acute illness.

The Foundation Programme at a Glance


Author: Stuart Carney,Derek Galen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470657375
Category: Medical
Page: 160
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Providing an overview of the formative years of a junior doctor’s career, The Foundation Programme at a Glance consolidates the generic and condition-specific skills required to excel in this stage of training. Taking a simple and holistic approach to providing support for junior doctors, it integrates text and image content to suit all learning styles. Sections include advice on making the most of your training, tips on good clinical practice, communication, and common presentations and conditions. Edited by the National Director and Deputy National Director of the UK Foundation Programme, each section is written by experts in their respective fields, presenting insights into the programme with unrivalled authority. The Foundation Programme at a Glance: • Uses diagrams, line drawings and flow charts to clearly illustrate concepts • Follows the current Foundation Programme curriculum • Integrates theory and practice This comprehensive and practical volume contains all the vital information you need to reach excellence during the foundation years, and to get the most out of your time on the programme.

The Hands-on Guide to the Foundation Programme


Author: Anna Donald,Mike Stein,Ciaran Scott Hill,Selina Chavda
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118767446
Category: Medical
Page: 280
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About to start the Foundation Programme? Making the transition from medical school to professional life? The Hands-on Guide to the Foundation Programme, Fifth Edition is a practical guide for medical students and foundation doctors, dealing with the many challenges of the programme. With hints, tips and realistic advice on various aspects of the course, from self-care to prescribing, this guide provides invaluable support, with up-to-date information on postgraduate training and recruitment, practical management skills and career pathways to help build confidence, enabling you to hit the ground running. This edition features newly expanded sections on emergencies, psychiatric evaluation, the Situational Judgement Test, and the common calls and conditions you will encounter on a daily basis. The Hands-on Guide to the Foundation Programme is a perfect companion to assist the junior doctor in preparing for the intellectual and emotional challenges of the foundation years. Take the stress out of the Foundation Programme with The Hands-on Guide!

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties


Author: Judith Collier,Murray Longmore,Keith Amarakone
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199591180
Category: Medical
Page: 858
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Now in its 25th year, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties has been fully revised and updated by a trusted author team to bring you practical, up-to-date clinical advice and a unique outlook on the practice of medicine. Twelve books in one, this is the ultimate guide to the core clinical specialties for students, junior doctors, and specialists. Guided by specialists and junior doctors, the ninth edition of this handbook sees fully revised and updated artwork, references, and clinical advice. This edition maintains its unique perspective on patient care, drawing on literature, history, and philosophy to encourage the reader to broaden their definition of medicine. Fully cross-referenced to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, this is essential book contains everything needed for training, revision, and clinical practice.

Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia


Author: Keith Allman,Iain Wilson,Aidan O'Donnell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191059366
Category: Medical
Page: 1280
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Now on its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia provides authoritative, concise guidance on all aspects of anaesthesia. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and clinically-focused, it is indispensable for both anaesthetic trainees and experienced practitioners. Building on the award-winning success of previous editions, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is as relevant and important as ever. Fully revised to follow the latest guidelines, drugs, and procedures, this book ensures readers have the most up-to-date knowledge easily to hand. Now including brand new content on obesity surgery, colloids vs crystalloids, enhanced recovery and intraoperative fluid management, new anticoagulants, BIS updates, pulse contour analysis, and much more. Whether you are studying, just starting out in practice, or an experienced practitioner in need of a revision tool, this handbook is your essential companion.

Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology


Author: Susan Burge,Rubeta Matin,Dinny Wallis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191065137
Category: Medical
Page: 712
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This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology provides practical and accessible advice on how to reach a diagnosis or create a management plan when faced with patients with a range of skin conditions. Giving concise and clear guidance on investigation and treatment, this Handbook helps doctors adopt a step-by-step approach at the bedside to make sense of skin problems by analysing clinical signs. Illustrated and in full colour, it covers skin physiology, an overview of common skin conditions, and skin problems commonly seen in a broad range of specialities, from rheumatology to psychiatry, as well as children and the elderly. Now comprehensively updated with new clinical pictures, references, and extensively reworked chapters on skin in infancy and childhood, cutaneous reactions to drugs, skin tumours, and rheumatology. This second edition now includes a brand new chapter on skin and genetics, detailing this fast-growing and important area of dermatology, promoting good communication with a patient-centred and practical common-sense approach for trainees in dermatology, junior doctors, GPs, and medical students.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine


Author: Murray Longmore,Ian Wilkinson,Andrew Baldwin,Elizabeth Wallin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199609624
Category: Medical
Page: 920
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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, a peerless classic in the field, returns for a ninth edition. Thoroughly updated in line with current guidelines, this pocket-friendly book is the ultimate guide to the practice and philosophy of medicine.

Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics


Author: Robert C. Tasker,Robert J. McClure,Carlo L. Acerini
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191015881
Category: Medical
Page: 1120
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Now fully revised and updated with the latest guidelines, this new edition of the Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics is a compact guide to all aspects of acute and chronic paediatrics. The handbook's team of specialist contributors and editors have successfully condensed many years of clinical experience into a pocket-sized compendium of clinical problems and treatment options. Taking a child-centred approach to the subject, the authors have provided comprehensive coverage of areas such as neonatology, surgery, genetics and congenital malformations, and child protection in a user-friendly and succinct style. Sections are also devoted to covering the treatment of children in the community, and the psychological effects of illness on both the child and their family. All chapters have been updated for this new edition, with completely overhauled chapters on neurology and respiratory medicine, the latest management guidelines on inherited metabolic disease, further information on medical and research ethics, and enhanced usage of diagnostic and treatment algorithms. With practical advice and space for personalized notes, this handbook will be invaluable to all those involved in the care of the younger patient.

Clinical skills ;Investigations and their interpretation ;Ocular trauma ;Lids ;Lacrimal ;Conjunctiva ;Cornea ;Sclera ;Lens ;Glaucoma ;Uveitis ;Vitreoretinal ;Medical retina ;Orbit ;Intraocular tumours ;Neuro-ophthalmology ;Strabismus ;Paediatric ophthalmology ;Refractive ophthalmology ;Aids to diagnosis ;Vision in context ;Ophthalmic surgery: anaesthetics and perioperative care ;Ophthlmic surgery - theatre notes ;Laser ;Therapeutics ;Evidence-based ophthalmology ;Resources


Author: Alastair Denniston,Philip I. Murray
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199679983
Category: Medical
Page: 1069
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This handbook offers a systematic summary of ophthalmic disease directed towards diagnosis, interim assessment and ongoing management. The third edition is an invaluable companion to the practice of ophthalmology, providing rapid access to the information when it is needed, whether in the clinic, theatre or on the ward.

Oxford Handbook of Medical Imaging


Author: M J Darby,D Barron,R E Hyland
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199216363
Category: Medical
Page: 440
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A practical quick reference guide to the main techniques used to image common medical and surgical conditions.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry


Author: David A. Mitchell,Laura Mitchell
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019166944X
Category: Medical
Page: 816
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After more than twenty years of recognition as the indispensable guide for all dental students and practitioners, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry has been fully revised and updated for its new sixth edition, now better than ever! The authors have distilled the essentials of clinical practice into a readily accessible style. Concise and practically focused, the handbook balances a pragmatic approach alongside evidence-based clinical knowledge, guidelines and protocols. This handbook is in full colour, with even more images and diagrams to aid understanding. It has been fully updated with sources and further reading, including the most up-to-date e-learning and web resources. The handbook includes revised chapters on fast-moving areas of dental practice such as therapeutics and anaesthesia, as well as updates on the aetiology and management of cancer, reflecting recent discoveries. New material also includes the impact of bisphosphonates, and new approaches to the management of Class III malocclusions in the growing child. Sections on the differences in healthcare and legal requirements of the UK devolved countries have been added, and all life support protocols have been updated. This concise and practical distillation of the essential knowledge and skills for dental practice has been highly regarded by dental students and practitioners for over twenty years. Now it is more vital than ever for you to ensure the most up-to-date edition is always close to hand!

Pocket On Call


Author: Andrew Stewart
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444185047
Category: Medical
Page: 151
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This genuinely pocket-sized guide to being on call is ideal for medical students and newly qualified junior doctors seeking a convenient and concise handbook to refer to in busy clinical settings. Clear, concise and systematic, Pocket on Call contains exactly what you need to make rapid and appropriate decisions without overwhelming or extraneous information.With this book in your pocket, you’ll be equipped to tackle being on call appropriately and with confidence. Answering the questions that are not always addressed in the lecture theatre, with this book as an indispensable companion the inexperienced doctor will be equipped to tackle being on call appropriately and with confidence.

Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Surgery


Author: Neil Borley,Frank Smith,Paul McGovern,Oliver Old,Bernadette Pereira
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019969642X
Category: Medical
Page: 360
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Contains over 270 single best answer and extended matching questions.

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care


Author: Max Watson,Caroline Lucas,Andrew Hoy,Jo Wells
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199234353
Category: Medical
Page: 1035
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This practical guide briefly covers the historical and epidemiological background of palliative care and the growth of palliative medicine as a specialty, before dealing with major physical, psychological, spiritual, and symptom management issues from diagnosis to bereavement care.

Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology


Author: Gavin Clunie,Nick Wilkinson,Elena Nikiphorou,Deepak Jadon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019104394X
Category: Medical
Page: 768
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The Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology, 4th edition has been fully reviewed and updated to make it into an invaluable guide for students, trainees, consultant rheumatologists, and everyone caring for patients with musculoskeletal disease. With the addition of a paediatric rheumatologist to the editor team, this new edition is a fully functional rheumatology handbook for patients from childhood to adulthood. Practically structured, the handbook focuses first on presenting symptoms and then considers key diseases, emergencies, and rare diseases in detail. There is a comprehensive and updated account of assessment, guidelines, and treatment options. The text has been condensed with bullet points and summary boxes so the reader can focus on the essential information. To aid understanding over half of the images have been updated and the colour plate section has been expanded. Taking a clinical, evidence-based approach, written by experts, and presented in a clear, practical, bullet-point style for rapid reference, this handbook will be your constant companion and a joy to use.

Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes


Author: John Wass,Katharine Owen
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019103942X
Category: Medical
Page: 928
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The indispensable guide to all aspects of clinical care, the Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes has been fully revised for its third edition. Concise, practical, and packed with vital information and invaluable hands-on advice, this is the must have resource for all those managing patients with endocrine and diabetic disorders. This unique pocket guide has been updated with new dedicated chapters on endocrine surgery, endocrinology and ageing, and obesity, as well as new topics, including intrinsic imperfections of endocrine replacement therapy, transition to adult care, and survivors of childhood cancer. Written in conjunction with the Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes, it covers clinical investigation and management of both common and rare conditions. Following the latest protocols and clinical guidelines it ensures readers are up-to-date with the latest clinical care and practice. Clear, concise, and easy-to-use, this handbook will ensure readers have all the information they need at their fingertips.

Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine


Author: Chris Johnson,Sarah R. Anderson,Jon Dallimore,Shane Winser,David Warrell,Chris Imray,James Moore
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191066826
Category: Medical
Page: 912
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Revised for its second edition to include the latest national and international guidelines, the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine continues to be the essential resource forexpedition medics and all well-informed travellers, including gap-year students. Clear and concise, readers can rely on this handbook to provide the knowledge and practical advice they need. It enables efficient preparation and planning before the journey, advises on camp logistics, risk management, and medical problems during the trip, as well as highlighting rare but important risks to those visiting remote areas. Focusing on preventative measures, the handbook also contains chapters dealing with crisis management, emergency care, and evacuation from challenging environments. Now containing more guidance about the obligations of a clinician joining an expedition, and the ethical approach to such work, the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine also provides an increased emphasis on medicine in various extreme environments. With revised and additional illustrations, more colour plates, and an increased use of important algorithms, this edition will give you the confidence and skills you need to travel to any extreme or remote environment. Updated with the support of the Royal Geographical Society, and incorporating the combined knowledge and experience of a team of experienced clinicians and expeditioners, this is a practical, easy-to-use guide to all aspects of expedition and wilderness medicine. Anyone who might ever step into the natural countryside, away from tarmac or gravelled paths, to seek the freedom and beauty of unspoiled nature needs to be aware of the content of this book, to enhance their enjoyment, and minimise the risk of pursuing adventurous travel.

Pocket Prescriber 2015


Author: Timothy RJ Nicholson,Donald RJ Singer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498747868
Category: Medical
Page: 308
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Prescriber 2015 is a concise, up to date prescribing guide. It contains all the ‘must have’ information that junior doctors, nurse prescribers and medical students need at their fingertips. Key features: A–Z list of the 500 most commonly prescribed drugs with each entry containing the key prescribing information Focuses on safety issues, warnings, drug errors and adverse effects Practical guidance on drug selection, plus protocols and guidelines Advice and reference information for complicated prescriptions Concise management summaries for the common medical emergencies Includes the European Resuscitation Council algorithms Clinically useful reminders of basic pharmacology (e.g. receptor profiles)

Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Author: Luke Cascarini,Clare Schilling,Ben Gurney,Peter Brennan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019108042X
Category: Medical
Page: 320
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Now in its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery has been fully updated to reflect current guidelines, with new images and annotated x-rays to support the text. Split into sections based on clinical areas, vital knowledge is distilled into bullets and summary boxes for quick and easy reference. Covering all common complaints likely to arise in everyday duties alongside a dedicated emergencies section, this handbook ensures all trainees from both medical and dental backgrounds, specialist nurses, and medical students gain a solid understanding of oral and maxillofacial surgical presentations, practices, and procedures.