Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Paperback | August 3, 2014

byTim Raine, James Dawson, Stephan Sanders

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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 from NICE, Resuscitation Council UK, and the British Thoracic Society among others. This book gives you practical, step-by-step guidance on everything from neurological to gastroenterological presentations. Emergencypresentations are highlighted in red and indexed on the inside front cover to give you fast access to the information you need. This edition also includes a fully revised chapter on pharmacopeia with references to the British National Formularly, as well as chapters on practical procedures andinterpreting results.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 andpension, 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.

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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 from NICE, Resuscitation Council UK, and the British Thoracic Society among o...

Tim Raine is Clinical Fellow and Honorary Registrar, Gastroenterology and General Medicine at Wellcome Trust and Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK. James Dawson is Consultant Anaesthetist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK. Stephan Sanders is Assistant Specialist at the University of California, San Francisco, USA. Si...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:688 pagesPublished:August 3, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199683816

ISBN - 13:9780199683819

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Table of Contents

1. Being a doctor2. Life on the wards3. History and examination4. Prescribing5. Pharmacopeia6. Resuscitation7. Cardiovascular8. Respiratory9. Gastroenterology10. Endocrinology11. Neurology and psychiatry12. Fluids and renal13. Haematology14. Skin and eyes15. Emergency department16. Procedures17. Interpreting results18. Appendices

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"I would whole-heartedly recommend this book to any new doctorsdeals with all the situations I have encountered so far as a FY1.realistic and focussedIt's a fantastic resource. Every new junior doctor should have a copy. And, as I have found, for some things their seniors will want to look atit too." --BMA Book Awards, September 2012