An Insiders Guide to the Medical Specialties

Paperback | November 9, 2006

EditorIan Reckless, John ReynoldsbyRaghib Ali

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Do you want the task of keeping up-to-date to be enjoyable rather than a chore? Do you feel that you risk losing touch with advances occurring in medical specialties other than your own? If so, then keep reading.An Insider's Guide to the Medical Specialties is written to allow physicians ofall grades to absorb knowledge with the minimum of effort, and a degree of pleasure. Generalists need to be skilled in the management of the early stages of a very diverse range of conditions. Never having heard of an investigation or hanging on to dated misconceptions about a patient's prognosis can be frustrating at best, and dangerous at worst. The aim of this book is to strikea balance between refreshing old knowledge and updating the reader on significant advances that have occurred in a particular specialty. Over forty consultants and trainees have contributed to An Insider's Guide to the Medical Specialties. The content will be of interest to consultants and trainees in the medical specialties, general practitioners, and others. At times entertaining, irreverent and controversial, this is not a bookto be left nestling in the pocket of a white coat or gathering dust on a shelf.

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Do you want the task of keeping up-to-date to be enjoyable rather than a chore? Do you feel that you risk losing touch with advances occurring in medical specialties other than your own? If so, then keep reading.An Insider's Guide to the Medical Specialties is written to allow physicians ofall grades to absorb knowledge with the minim...

Dr Ian Reckless has been a Specialist Registrar in General Medicine since 2003. He has a particular interest in the quality of health services and the ways in which services are delivered. In addition to his clinical post, Ian has spent time as clinical adviser to the Healthcare Commission (the healthcare inspectorate in England) and ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.18 inPublished:November 9, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019856970X

ISBN - 13:9780198569701

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Table of Contents

1. Ian Reckless and Jeremy Dwight: Cardiology2. Razeen Mahroof and Jonathan Salmon: High Dependency Medicine3. Jamie Coleman and Robin Ferner: Poisoning4. Paul Newey and John Reckless: Endocrinology and Lipids5. Aparna Pal and David Matthews: Diabetes and Obesity6. Peter Hill and Christopher O'Callaghan: Hypertension and Nephrology7. Christopher Kipps and Martin Lee: Neurology8. Matthew Giles and Andrew Coull: Stroke Medicine9. John Frater and Nicola Jones: Infectious Diseases10. Will Gelson and Graeme Alexander: Hepatology11. Will Gelson and Tony Ellis: Gastroenterology12. Fiona McCann and Lorraine Hart: Respiratory Medicine13. Kate Scratchard, David Church and Ed Gilby: Oncology14. Katherine Lowndes and David Perry: Haematology15. Chi Chi Cheung and Bee Wee: Palliative Care Medicine16. Matthew Giles and Andrew Coull: Gerontology17. Wendy Holden and Joseph Joseph: Rheumatology18. Catherine Sargent, Aamir Aslam and Richard Steele: Immunology19. Ashley Cooper and Barbara Leppard: Dermatology20. Deborah Harrington and Christopher Redman: Obstetric Medicine21. Michael Browning and Christopher Bass: Liaison Psychiatry