Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences


Author: Robert Wilkins,Simon Cross,Ian Megson,David Meredith
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191652296
Category: Medical
Page: 980
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Written by biomedical scientists and clinicians, with the purpose of disseminating the fundamental scientific principles that underpin medicine, this new edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences provides a clear, easily digestible account of basic cell physiology and biochemistry. It also includes an investigation of the traditional pillars of medicine (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology and pharmacology) integrated in the context of each of the major systems relevant to the human body. Cross-referenced to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, and thoroughly illustrated, it is the ideal introduction to the medical sciences for medical students and biomedical scientists, as well as a valuable refresher for junior doctors.

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.

Oxford Handbook of Neurology


Author: Hadi Manji,Seán Connolly,Neil Kitchen,Christian Lambert,Amrish Mehta
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199601178
Category: Medical
Page: 656
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The Oxford Handbook of Neurology is a practical and concise guide for use on the ward and in clinical settings. It covers the entire breadth of neurology, including sections on neuroanatomy, neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neurophysiology. It also provides information on neurological assessment, neurological presentations and disorders.

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 Infectious Diseases and Microbiology


Author: Estée Török,Fiona J. Cooke,Ed Moran
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019967132X
Category: Medical
Page: 912
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Fully reviewed and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology maintains its position as the must-have guide to all aspects of infectious diseases and microbiology. Reflecting the current approach to joint postgraduate training programmes, the handbook takes an integrated approach to both subjects. It covers the basic principles of bacteriology and virology, along with specific guidance on individual diseases and conditions, all in the accessible Oxford Handbook style. Now including new topics on important subjects such as microbiology specimen collection, commonly used media, molecular diagnostics, and antimicrobials in pregnancy, as well as incorporating new guidelines from WHO, NICE, and BASHH among others, this handbook ensures that the informaiton you need is accessible, clear, and easy-to-understand. Practical and comprehensive, this handbook includes coverage of National Frameworks and current legislation, together with information on topical issues such as bioterrorism and preventative medicine. Fully reviewed by specialist senior readers, and with useful links to up-to-date clinical information and online resources, this is an important addition to the Oxford Handbook Series.

Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine


Author: Domhnall MacAuley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199660158
Category: Medical
Page: 784
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Fully revised and updated, with a new section on the older patient and expanded advice on physiotherapy and rehabilitation programmes, this handbook is an indispensable companion for any professional working in sport and exercise medicine.

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 Oncology


Author: Jim Cassidy,Donald Bissett,Roy A. J. Spence OBE,Miranda Payne,Gareth Morris-Stiff
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191075027
Category: Medical
Page: 896
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Now fully revised and in its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Oncology has been the essential go-to guide for students and practitioners in oncology for over a decade. The scientific basis and diagnosis of cancers is covered, as well as drugs, biomarkers, and the presentation and psychosocial aspects of oncology. Concise, practical, and comprehensive, there is no better companion for both common conditions and challenging emergencies. The field of oncology has surged forward since the last edition was published and the Oxford Handbook of Oncology has been fully revised and updated to reflect these recent advances so you can be sure that the vital information you need is in your hands. This handbook incorporates changes such as the understanding of the science of cancer, novel therapies in breast, lung, renal, and melanoma, molecular sub-classification of common solid cancers, personalized therapy approaches, new agents in hard to treat cancers, the benefits of new technologies in radiotherapy, and the emerging data on the importance of the immune response. Written by experts in the field to ensure that it is grounded in real life clinical practice, this handbook provides a concise guide to all aspects of oncology for all students, nurses, and junior faculty responsible for the care of cancer patients, while also providing further reading and highlighting areas of controversy for those who need a more detailed understanding.

Medical Sciences


Author: Kathy Boursicot
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199605076
Category: Medical
Page: 439
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Oxford Assess and Progress: Medical Sciences is a new revision resource for medical students. Complementing the Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences but also suitable for use alone, it provides an array of SBAs, EMQs and editorials on core medical science topics with detailed answer feedback and rated levels of difficulty.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills


Author: James Thomas,Tanya Monaghan
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191044547
Category: Medical
Page: 772
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Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills is the only truly comprehensive pocket guide to all aspects of history taking, physical examination, practical procedures, data interpretation, and communication skills. Packed with expert knowledge and practical guidance it gives realistic advice on coping with common situations. The handbook is structured to allow rapid reference of key information, and to aid understanding with concise and practical clinical guidance. Full colour throughout, it includes over 140 detailed photographs and diagrams of all common examination skills to show you exactly what you need to do and the theory, practice and complications for each. More photos have been included, with over half completely new and specially produced for this edition. Each system chapter covers applied anatomy, history, examination, and the presentation of common and important disorders. Data interpretation covers the basics of x-rays, ECGs and other key areas. A new chapter on the eyes is included along with the sections on body language and non-verbal communication, and the section on practical procedures has been expanded. This handbook will help to ensure you have the confidence and skill to carry out an 'A' grade examination every time.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation


Author: Drew Provan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191079278
Category: Medical
Page: 1008
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With major advances in technology there are thousands of clinical and laboratory tests available, forming a key part of the diagnostic process in the highly complex field of modern medicine. This handbook provides a patient-orientated approach to investigation, with a comprehensive review of specialty-related tests. Written in the Oxford Handbook style, this book features references and up-to-date website links for extra clinical detail. This new edition has been revised to include the most recent developments in investigatory tests, with clear step-by-step instructions and updated illustrations to provide greater clarifying background to the text. Written by an experienced team of active clinicians, this is invaluable for junior doctors as a quick reference, as well as senior medical students preparing for examinations.

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 Nephrology and Hypertension


Author: Simon Steddon,Alistair Chesser,John Cunningham,Neil Ashman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199651612
Category: Medical
Page: 972
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Based on the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology and companion to the Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, this handbook provides clear information and practical advice about the day-to-day management of patients with renal disease.

Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties


Author: Katharine Boursicot
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199657580
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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With over 350 Single Best Answer questions and many Extended Matching Questions, Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties provides top-quality revision material on the core specialties for readers looking for exam success.

Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics


Author: Joan Webster-Gandy,Angela Madden,Michelle Holdsworth
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199585822
Category: Medical
Page: 818
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Fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics is a practical quick-reference to the vital and valued subject of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health. This handbook will be an invaluable companion for all dieticians, nutritionists, and nurses, as well as doctors and students in a variety of specialities. Concise and bulleted, this handbook takes an integrated approach which facilitates the linksbetween all aspects of nutrition and dietetics. Including nutritional science and based on clinical evidence. Sections on obesity and a new chapter on international nutrition are timely and topical. Alsoincludes information on nutrition assessment, popular diets, nutrition in systems-based diseases, rarer conditions, as well as helpful lists of foods rich in or free from certain nutrients and normal range guides and handy reference values.

Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing


Author: George Castledine,Ann Close
Publisher: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing
ISBN: 0199231354
Category: Medical
Page: 1252
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This work gives expert and practical advice on all aspects of the nurse's role. It provides a complete picture of the care of adults with chronic and acute illness, and covers the role of the nurse as manager and co-ordinator of care. It is written by practising nurses and is an invaluable companion.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Rehabilitation


Author: Anthony Ward,Michael Barnes,Sandra Stark,Sarah Ryan
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191071889
Category: Medical
Page: 488
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Rehabilitation medicine is a new and growing specialty. Rehabilitation services are now available in most UK hospitals and rehabilitation has an increasing presence in the community. There is a strong evidence base for the efficacy of rehabilitation and there is no doubt that an active interdisciplinary rehabilitation programme produces real functional benefits for the person with disabilities and their family. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Rehabilitation second edition, outlines the basic principles of rehabilitation and the key factors that are required for a high quality rehabilitation service. The increasingly important area of technical aids and assistive technology is covered, as well as physical problems. The book outlines the management of cognitive, behavioural and emotional problems and the rehabilitation needs of people with specific disorders. A new chapter on musculoskeletalpain in common rheumatological conditions has also been included.The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Rehabilitation second edition is a comprehensive text that not only summarises the management of common symptoms and disorders but also outlines the increasing evidence base for the efficacy of these techniques. This new edition has been fully revised to appeal to the whole rehabilitation team, including junior doctors training in rehabilitation and associated specialties, senior therapists, psychologists, nurses, physiotherapists, GPs, primary careteams, and intermediate care teams.

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 American Handbook of Clinical Medicine


Author: John A. Flynn,Michael J. Choi,L. Dwight Wooster
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199985154
Category: Medical
Page: 784
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The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine Second Edition covers all areas of internal medicine and surgery, offering up-to-date advice on examination, diagnostic testing, common procedures, and in-patient care. Students, residents, nurses, and clinicians will find the handbook to be a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable introduction to clinical medicine in the popular format of the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine series. The second edition includes a thorough updating of diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines, updated information on key clinical trials, numerous new images, and new information on palliative care. This handbook has everything you need for on-the-spot access to evidence-based clinical management guidelines.

Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme


Author: Tim Raine,George Collins,Catriona Hall,Nina Hjelde
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198813538
Category:
Page: 688
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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.