Oxford Handbook of Neurology

Author: Hadi Manji
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199601172
Release Date: 2014-02
Genre: Medical

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.

Stroke Medicine

Author: Hugh Markus
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780191058233
Release Date: 2016-12-01
Genre: Medical

The second edition of Stroke Medicine incorporates considerable advances in the treatment of stroke that have occurred since the first edition published. This provides an up-to-date and easily accessible source of information on all aspects of stroke care, from acute care through to rehabilitation and secondary prevention. The new edition includes some additional updates on cardiac investigation of stroke, due to novel methods for detecting atrial fibrillation, and new trial data has been added to the chapter on Treatment of Stroke. The book includes numerous illustrations and tables presenting information in an easy-to-follow way and is designed to be used by the practising physician as a practical handbook of stroke care.

Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Author: Punit Ramrakha
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191629983
Release Date: 2012-02-23
Genre: Medical

Cardiovascular disease remains the major cause of morbidity and mortality throughout developed countries and is also rapidly increasing in developing countries. Cardiovascular medicine and the specialty of cardiology continue to expand, and the remit of the cardiologist is forever broader with the development of new sub-specialties. The Oxford Handbook of Cardiology provides a comprehensive but concise guide to all modern cardiological practice with anemphasis on practical clinical management in many different contexts. This second edition addresses all the key advances made in the field since the previous edition, including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, and pharmacology. It expands the remit to medical students and the more junior doctor whileretaining the level of detail required by more senior practitioners within the field.

Oxford Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension

Author: Simon Steddon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199651610
Release Date: 2014-03
Genre: Medical

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 Handbook of Paediatrics

Author: Robert C. Tasker
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191015885
Release Date: 2013-01-31
Genre: Medical

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 ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Author: Rogan Corbridge
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191039645
Release Date: 2009-12-24
Genre: Medical

This second edition of a best-selling Oxford Medical Handbook provides a comprehensive guide to the practice of ENT and head and neck surgery in a concise, practical, and easily accessible format. For use on the ward or for revision purposes, this new edition is organised anatomically and each section provides a summary of the essential approach to a specific presenting complaint. Quick access chapters are included detailing emergency conditions and their acute management. This new edition includes expanded sections on anatomy, paediatrics, drugs, practical and surgical procedures, and emergencies. There are new chapters covering ENT manifestations in HIV/AIDS and sleep disorders. Still the only pocket-sized reference of ENT available, this handbook is unique in offering diagnostic flowcharts which guide readers based on specific sets of symptoms. Patient-centred and practical, this book represents a more accurate experience for those typically faced with ENT and head and neck surgery in clinical practice.

Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine 3e

Author: Lesley K. Bowker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198738381
Release Date: 2018-03-15
Genre: Medical

This new edition of the Oxford Handbook in Geriatric Medicine has been expanded and updated to reflect the substantial changes in clinical practice since the previous edition, including the Francis report and the impact on care for the older patient, the National Dementia Strategy and screening, and the evolution of the role of Geriatricians in other specialities. It includes new material on risk scoring management of TIA, and a new chapter on the older surgical patient. With an ageing population, geriatric medicine is increasingly central to emergency and internal medicine in hospital settings and in general practice. Diseases are more common in the older person, and can be particularly difficult to assess and to treat effectively in a field that has limited evidence, yet makes up a substantial proportion of the work of most clinicians. Using clinical vignettes and how-to boxes to provide practical advice on common problems, this is a practical, accessible, and essential handbook for all medical staff who manage older patients.

Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Author: Tim Raine
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191053573
Release Date: 2014-07-03
Genre: Medical

The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns for a new edition with clear and thorough clinical guidance and honest advice to help you excel in your first two years as a doctor. This edition has been fully updated in line with the latest guidelines and gives you practical, step-by-step guidance on everything from neurological to gastroenterlogical presentations. Emergency presentations are easily identifiable, giving you fast access to the information you need. This edition also includes a fully revised chapter on pharmacopeia with references to the British National Formulary, as well as chapters on practical procedures and interpreting results, acting as a guide for surviving on - and off - the wards. The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme is also a unique resource for things they don't teach you at medical school about being a doctor and life on the wards. The authors have drawn on their own experiences and careful research to help you understand issues ranging from your pay and pension, stress and workplace relations, paperwork, and career development. This is an excellent resource for Foundation Programme trainees and medical students preparing themselves for life as a doctor. With this pocket-sized guide at your side you'll never be alone on the wards again.

Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Author: Estée Török
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199671328
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Medical

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 Clinical Specialties

Author: Judith Collier
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199591183
Release Date: 2013-01-31
Genre: Medical

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 General Practice

Author: Chantal Simon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199671038
Release Date: 2014-02
Genre: Family & Relationships

The Oxford Handbook of General Practice is an essential lifeline for the busy GP. It includes hands-on advice to help with any day-to-day problems which might arise in general practice. Revised and updated throughout, this new edition includes several new chapters and expanded information on the new GP contract and training.

Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology

Author: Alan Hakim
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199587186
Release Date: 2011-09-22
Genre: Medical

This is a handbook of clinical rheumatology that provides practical guidelines to management and diagnosis. It is essential for all specialist registrars and SHO's but will also be of great relevance to general practitioners.

Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Author: John Wass
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191039423
Release Date: 2014-04-17
Genre: Medical

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 Clinical Examination and Practical Skills

Author: James Thomas
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191044540
Release Date: 2014-07-03
Genre: Medical

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 Palliative Care

Author: Max Watson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199234356
Release Date: 2009-03-26
Genre: Medical

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.