Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine and Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Paperback | August 13, 2016

byPunit Ramrakha, Kevin Moore, Amir Sam

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Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Medical Handbooks series are now available together in this great value pack.The third edition of the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine is an up-to-date, practical and comprehensive guide to the management of the acutely ill patient. This edition has been revised throughout to include the most up-to-date guidelines and treatment management plans. A new juniorauthor ensures that the content remains relevant and accessible to all medics approaching acute medicine for the first time. This edition includes a new chapter which focuses on common presentations, and quick reference boxes throughout highlight top priorities in the management of each condition.The section on practical procedures has also been expanded to include core competencies for the Foundation Programme. With brand new figures and clinical tips from the experienced authors, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine remains the must-have resource for all those dealing with acute illness. The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns for a fourth 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. Emergency presentations are highlighted in red and indexed on the inside front cover to give you fast access to the informationyou 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. 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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Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Medical Handbooks series are now available together in this great value pack.The third edition of the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine is an up-to-date, practical and comprehensive guide to the management of the acutely ill patient. This edition has been revised throughout to include...

Punit Ramrakha is a consultant cardiologist at Stoke Madeville Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital. He graduated from Cambridge and Oxford before training in General Medicine at Hammermith Hospital, Royal Brompton Hospital, St Thomas' Hospital and National Hospital for Queen Squarr. He undertook his cardiology training as a Registrar at ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1600 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 1.98 inPublished:August 13, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198793936

ISBN - 13:9780198793939

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Table of Contents

Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine1. Cardiac emergencies2. Respiratory emergencies3. Gastroenterological emergencies4. Renal emergencies5. Shock6. Neurological emergencies7. Infectious diseases8. Emergencies in HIV9. Endocrine emergencies10. Haematological emergencies11. Rheumatological emergencies12. Dermatological emergencies13. Psychiatric emergencies14. Drug overdoses15. Practical procedures16. Differential diagnosisOxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme1. 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