Challenging Concepts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Matthew R. Idle
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780191663284
Release Date: 2016-02-18
Genre: Medical

Challenging Concepts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery details over 25 challenging and complex scenarios matched to the OMFS syllabus including frontal sinus fractures, reconstructive challenges following blast injuries to the facial soft tissue and skeleton, and reratocystic odontogenic tumours. This case-based learning book is designed to be used by trainees and speciality registrars. Each case is supported by the commentary of a renowned expert in the field, allowing readers to improve their own management of these patients. As the reader works through each case there are 'Clinical Tips', 'Learning Points' and 'Evidence Base' boxes to enhance the learning process along with the 'Expert Commentary', providing an inside track on how the experts approach challenging cases. The range of topics discussed including three complex battlefield cases will be essential reading for trainees in oral and maxillofacial surgery and related specialties, such as otolaryngology, oral surgery, orthodontics, and dentistry.

Challenging Concepts in Respiratory Medicine

Author: Lucy Schomberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780191663246
Release Date: 2018-01-25
Genre: Medical

A case-based guide with expert commentary Challenging Concepts in Respiratory Medicine, deals with contemporary clinical scenarios in respiratory medicine. Each chapter is based around a real-life case, and interspersed with the most up-to-date evidence, management strategies, guidelines and controversies in management. As the reader works through each case there are a number of 'Clinical Tips', 'Learning Points' and 'Landmark Trial Summaries' to enhance the learning process along with an 'Expert Commentary' written by a nationally or internationally-renowned expert in that particular field. This will provide a unique inside track on how the experts approach these types of challenging cases. The approach taken in this series is highly attractive to those in training preparing for their specialist exams.

Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine

Author: Sam Thenabadu
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191066047
Release Date: 2015-03-19
Genre: Medical

Providing the inside track on how the experts approach and deal with real-world clinical scenarios, Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine selects specific challenging cases that are encountered in everyday clinical practice but do not have simple answers. A case-based guide to challenging areas in emergency medicine, this book covers the core and sub-specialty areas, in particular the often grey areas of intensive care and paediatric emergency medicine. Complex cases are comprehensively examined from a multidisciplinary perspective with detailed consideration given to management options and the contemporary evidence base behind these decisions. An effective revision aid for MCEM and FCEM and a reference during workplace-based assessments, Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine highlights critical information through the use of boxed features: 'Learning points', 'Clinical tips', 'Evidence base', and 'Future advances'. Each chapter has been reviewed by a national or international expert in the field and they have provided an 'Expert commentary', giving a unique insight into how today's opinion leaders confront and deal with the very same management challenges that all clinicians can potentially face on a daily basis. Containing summaries of current national and international guidelines, this book is ideal for continuing medical education and revalidation as well as for trainees preparing for examinations.

Challenging Concepts in Neurology

Author: Krishna Chinthapalli
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199664771
Release Date: 2016-01-14
Genre: Neurology

Part of the Challenging Concepts in series, this book is a case-based guide to challenging clinical scenarios in neurology, covering 25 sub-speciality areas of the neurology curriculum. Each chapter is based around a potential real-life case, which is used as a platform to discuss the subject in a broader way and to explore the most up-to-date evidence regarding diagnosis and management. The book is written in a concise and easy to use format using "learning points", "clinical tips" and "evidence-base" boxes as well as an "expert commentary" written by an internationally renowned expert in the field. The editors, expert commentators, and contributors are drawn from the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) at Queen Square, which has a unique position in the field of Neurology as a tertiary referral centre of world renown.

Challenging Concepts in Anaesthesia

Author: Phoebe Syme
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191018022
Release Date: 2014-02-27
Genre: Medical

Providing the inside track on how the experts approach and deal with real-world clinical scenarios, Challenging Concepts in Anaesthesia selects specific challenging cases that are encountered in everyday clinical practice but do not have simple answers. A case-based guide to challenging areas in anaesthesia and pain management, this book covers the major sub-specialty areas in both fields. Complex cases are comprehensively examined from a multidisciplinary perspective with detailed consideration given to management options and the contemporary evidence base behind these decisions. An effective revision aid and a reference during workplace-based assessments, Challenging Concepts in Anaesthesia highlights critical information through the use of boxed features: 'Learning points', 'Clinical tips', 'Evidence-base'. Each chapter has been reviewed by a national or international expert in the field and they have provided an 'Expert commentary', giving a unique insight into how today's opinion leaders confront and deal with the very same management challenges that all clinicians can potentially face on a daily basis. Mapped to the Royal College of Anaesthetists' matrix for CME and the FRCA syllabus, this book is ideal for continuing medical education and revalidation as well as for trainees preparing for examinations.

Challenging Concepts in Neurosurgery

Author: Ian Sabin
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199656400
Release Date: 2015-05-28
Genre: Nervous system

Part of the Challenging Concepts in series, this book is a case-based guide to challenging clinical scenarios in neurosurgery covering the major sub-speciality areas of oncology, vascular neurosurgery, brain and spine trauma, paediatrics, spinal degenerative disease, peripheral and cranial nerves, functional neurosurgery and infection. Specific cases are examined with consideration of clinical presentation, diagnostics, and surgical principles, with a summary of evidence from the neurosurgical literature highlighting areas of interest and controversy. This book serves as a useful and engaging resource for consultants and trainees in neurosurgery as well as in the disciplines of neurology, maxillofacial surgery, spinal surgery and neuro-oncology.

Challenging Concepts in Oncology

Author: Madhumita Bhattacharyya
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191002731
Release Date: 2015-05-21
Genre: Medical

Providing the inside track on how the experts approach and deal with real-world clinical scenarios, Challenging Concepts in Oncology contains wide-ranging and in-depth reviews of contemporary and often contentious topics in the world of oncology today. With a case-based approach and expert commentary throughout, complex patient presentations are discussed from a multidisciplinary perspective and all the angles necessary for accurate assessment, diagnosis, and management are fully considered and explored. Each case contains 'Clinical Tips', 'Learning Points', 'Expert Comments' and 'Evidence Base' to enhance the learning process and provide easy reference to important supplementary material. Aimed primarily at specialty trainees and registrars in oncology, this text will appeal to all those healthcare professionals with an interest in oncology.

Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Author: Natasha Hezelgrave
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199654994
Release Date: 2015-01-16
Genre: Medical

Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology is a case-based guide to difficult scenarios faced in both fields, covering many of the majoy sub-specialty areas of each. The 24 cases have been selected to cover a spectrum of challenges in obstetrics and gynaecology that are commonly encountered in clinical practice, but by no means have simple answers or outcomes. Complex cases are examined from a multidisciplinary approach withconsideration of diagnostic procedures, practical skills, evidence base, and the application of national and international guidelines. There is also a summary of evidence from the medical literature in varioussubspecialty areas of obstetrics and gynaecology, alongside current controversies in management. Each case is set off by an 'Expert Commentary' written by an internationally-renowned expert in the field, leaving the reader with both a solid base of knowledge and a nuanced view of current challenges in obstetrics and gynaecology. Challenging Concepts in Obstetrics and Gynaecology makes a useful, relevant and interesting read, enabling the reader to readilytransfer knowledge gained to everyday clinical practice. Cases are punctuated by easy-to-read 'Learning Points', 'Clinical Tips', and 'Evidence Base' boxes, speeding the learning process as well as providing a handydip-into guide for those just refreshing their memory.

Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Luke Cascarini
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780191080425
Release Date: 2018-06-14
Genre: Medical

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.

Challenging Concepts in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology

Author: Amber Arnold
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
ISBN: 9780199665754
Release Date: 2014-06-24
Genre: Medical

Challenging Concepts in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology details over 30 challenging cases from a wide area of infectious diseases, medical microbiology and virology and includes topics ranging from HIV and drug resistant Tuberculosis to recurrent typhoid and viral haemorhagic fever. This case-based learning book ideal for trainees and speciality registrars. Each case is supported by the commentary of a renowned expertin the field, allowing readers to improve their own management of these patients. All areas of clinical care are convered including medical management, infection control and public health. As the reader works through each case there are 'Clinical Tips', 'Learning Points' and 'Evidence Base' boxes to enhance the learning process along with the 'Expert Commentary', providing an inside track on how the experts approach challenging cases ranging.

Operative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Third Edition

Author: John D. Langdon
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482254587
Release Date: 2017-10-24
Genre: Medical

Since the first edition was published, this book has become the standard text for trainees in oral and maxillofacial surgery preparing for their exit examinations (intercollegiate FRCS). This third edition represents a major advance with each chapter thoroughly revised and updated and relevant new topics added, such as robotics, laser resurfacing and face transplantation. Once again, the editors have selected renowned experts from around the world to author the chapters, ensuring that the book continues to reflect international best practices.

Clinical Head and Neck Anatomy for Surgeons

Author: Peter A. Brennan
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781444157383
Release Date: 2015-10-28
Genre: Medical

Clinical Head and Neck Anatomy for Surgeons provides a refreshing new approach to the surgical anatomy of one of the most complex regions of the human body, the head and neck region. While similar books exist, few are written by surgeons for surgeons, detailing and illustrating the relevant surgical anatomy that needs to be mastered before operating in this fascinating area. The book provides an expert overview of the relevant anatomy encountered during surgery along with anatomical relationships and valuable tips. Each chapter describes in detail the anatomy of a key area or structure, accompanied by high-quality medical illustrations to aid in understanding. The book also includes text with essential details of both common and rare anatomical variants as well as potential danger areas and pitfalls, thus enabling surgeons to be fully prepared for most eventualities. Thoroughly illustrated with colour clinical photographs taken during surgery, the book displays the essential anatomy as encountered in the operating theatre. Line diagrams have been added where needed or when surgical photographs do not succinctly illustrate the point being made. A few radiological images have also been incorporated to complement the surgical anatomy. This book will provide you with trustworthy guidance to avoid hazards and assist with consistent outcomes for your patients.

Challenging Concepts in Cardiovascular Medicine

Author: Aung Myat
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199695546
Release Date: 2011-09-08
Genre: Medical

A comprehensive guide to the assessment, diagnosis, investigation and management of complex clinical scenarios in cardiovascular medicine. This book contains a series of challenging concepts in cardiovascular medicine covering all subspecialty areas including general cardiology, intervention, cardiac imaging, electrophysiology, heart failure and cardiomyopathies, cardiac devices, transplant medicine, epidemiology, heart disease in pregnancy and congenital heart disease. Each case provides an in-depth review of current practice, the application of national and international guidelines and a summary of evidence from the medical literature. Data sets, investigation results and cardiac imaging give the reader a 'real-life' sense of being in the outpatient clinic, emergency room, coronary care unit or cardiac catheterisation laboratory. Each case is punctuated by 'Clinical Tips', 'Learning Points' and 'Landmark Trial Summaries' to enhance the learning process alongside an 'Expert Commentary' written by internationally-renowned leaders in the field of cardiology.

Challenging Concepts in Interventional Radiology

Author: Miltiadis Krokidis
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199664382
Release Date: 2015-08-27
Genre: MEDICAL

Challenging Concepts in Interventional Radiology is a cased based guide to the most challenging aspects of interventional radiology and endovascular procedures. The 31 Cases have been selected to cover a wide-spectrum of scenarios, from the endovascular repair of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms to the ablation of lung and kidney tumours. Cases are examined from a multidisciplinary approach with consideration of diagnosis, practical procedures, evidence base, and guidelines. Case commentaries from renowned experts in the field provide a useful and high level narrative across each case and compliment the clinical tips and evidence provided throughout. The collaboration of authorship between trainees and experts provides a unique insight into the management of the most complex and important cases in the radiology field. With a highly user friendly format, the textbook provides clinical tips and expert commentary for easy use in every day clinical practice. Suitable for candidates for the European Board of Interventional Radiology exam, fellows of Interventional Radiology, British Society of Endovascular Therapy fellows and radiologists, Challenging Concepts in Interventional Radiology appeals to a wide-ranging level of radiologists.