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 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 Neonatology


Author: Grenville Fox,Timothy Watts,Nicholas Hoque
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191059323
Category: Medical
Page: 576
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Now in its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Neonatology is the essential user-friendly guide for all healthcare professionals involved in the care of newborns. Accessible, practical, and updated with the latest evidence, this is a key resource designed for use at the cot-side. Using guidance from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and including the most up to date NICE guidelines, the second edition of this handbook uses extensive diagrams and an easy-to-use format to cover good communication practice, neonatal emergencies and technical procedures. Fully updated and revised with expanded sections covering therapeutic hypothermia and developmental care amongst other advances in the field, the Oxford Handbook of Neonatology is a valuable and up-to-date guide to a rapidly evolving field. Taking a valuable family-centred approach to neonatal care, this is the essential resource for all healthcare professionals working with newborns, from the undergraduate medical student to the doctor on the ward.

Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Author: Sally Collins,Sabaratnam Arulkumaran,Kevin Hayes,Simon Jackson,Lawrence Impey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199698406
Category: Medical
Page: 824
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This third edition of the highly-regarded handbook in obstetrics and gynaecology serves as a practical guide for diagnosing and managing common problems and emergencies. It is essential for everyone working in the field.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis


Author: Huw Llewelyn,Hock Aun Ang,Keir Lewis,Anees Al-Abdullah
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019967986X
Category: Medical
Page: 664
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Fully revised for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis provides a concise and practical summary of the reasoning processes behind clear and confident diagnosis. The handbook is set out systematically with symptoms and signs through each specialty, and includes adetailed description of the basis of logical evidence-based differential diagnosis.This new edition has been updated with more straightforward diagrams as well as brand new images to help aid understanding. Including rarer diagnoses alongside common conditions, and vital information about longer-term management alongside the initial treatments, this handbook will ensure yourexcellence and confidence no matter what signs and symptoms your patient presents with. Providing practical help when dealing with problems outside your area of expertise or with unforeseen situations, you can be sure that this handbook will be the reader's perfect companion to sharp andself-assured diagnoses throughout their medical career.

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 Emergency Medicine


Author: Jonathan P. Wyatt,Robin N. Illingworth,Colin A. Graham,Kerstin Hogg,Colin Robertson,Michael Clancy
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191016055
Category: Medical
Page: 772
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Fully revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide. Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up to date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. In line with the latest developments in the field, such as infection control, DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability, the book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information on paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students, GPs and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice.

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.

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 Clinical Immunology and Allergy


Author: Gavin Spickett
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199603243
Category: Medical
Page: 627
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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy is a unique, practical and clinically relevant guide to assist with the diagnosis and management of immunological/allergic disease, and the correct selection and interpretation of immunological tests.

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 Tropical Medicine


Author: Andrew Brent,Robert Davidson,Anna Seale
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191039411
Category: Medical
Page: 1008
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The Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, fourth edition is the definitive resource for medical problems in tropical regions, and in low-resource settings. Comprehensive in scope, and concise in style, this portable guide ensures that you always have the vital information you need at your fingertips. Fully revised and updated for its fourth edition, it includes brand new chapters on humanitarian crises, poisoning and envenoming, nosocomial infections, and antibiotic resistance. The paediatric illness sections have been expanded, and website links have been fully updated and extended. With the clear, easy-reference style of the trusted Oxford Handbook format, written and reviewed by an international team of clinical experts, this is a truly global handbook and an essential resource. Make sure you never leave home without it!

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry


Author: David Mitchell,Laura Mitchell
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199679851
Category: Medical
Page: 794
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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!

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery


Author: Greg R. McLatchie
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192626388
Category: Medical
Page: 930
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This edition provides an overview of the principles, techniques and procedures of surgery. The coverage includes, the assessment and preparation of the patient; anaesthesia; inflammation; general surgical practice; and surgical specialties.

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 for the Foundation Programme


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

Oxford Handbook of Midwifery 3e


Author: Janet Medforth,Linda Ball,Angela Walker,Sue Battersby,Sarah Stables
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191070807
Category: Medical
Page: 888
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Now in its third edition the Oxford Handbook of Midwifery continues to be the essential one-stop guide to the key principles of the care and management of pregnancy, birth and beyond. Concise yet comprehensive, with its recognisable and easy-to-use Oxford Handbook format, midwives will find this a treasure trove of clear, practical guidance. Whether you are a student needing a helping hand through the subject, or an experienced practitioner needing to refresh your knowledge in an emergency, you can be sure that this handbook will be there for you. Written by experienced midwives, and following the latest guidelines and key care protocols, this is handbook is up-to-date and authoritative, with sections on sexual health, contraception, neonatal care and infant feeding. Each chapter includes assessment, diagnosis and management of care with treatment interventions. Now including new information on initiation of breast feeding with biological nurturing as well as a highlighted section on how to manage obstetric emergencies. Important psychosocial care issues are also addressed. This edition provides concise, practical and accessible information in a logical sequence, as the layout follows the woman's journey through pregnancy, birth and early motherhood.

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.

Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy


Author: Duncan Richards,Jeffrey Aronson,Jamie Coleman,D. John Reynolds
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199562857
Category: Medical
Page: 795
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Rev. ed. of: Oxford handbook of practical drug therapy / Duncan Richards, Jeffrey K. Aronson. 2005.

Oxford American Handbook of Pediatrics


Author: F. Bruder Stapleton
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195329049
Category: Medical
Page: 1201
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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Pediatrics is the essential ready reference guide for medical students, residents, and clinicians caring for pediatric patients. Written in a concise, accessible style, the Handbook covers the entire range of acute and chronic problems in children plus genetics, development, and practical procedures. Key topics such as child protection, ethics, communication, and public health issues are also included. Valuable web-based references for specific tools, guidelines, and databases guide the reader to more detailed resources. This is a "must have" resource for all stages of training and in all clinical settings. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Pediatrics? The design.... The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The interior layout.... The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!