Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis and Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences

Paperback | August 13, 2016

byHuw Llewelyn, Hock Aun Ang, Keir Lewis

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The third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis is available to purchase in a pack with the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences, offering complimentary content from both handbooks at a discounted price.Now revised for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis provides a concise and practical summary of the reasoning processes behind clear and confident diagnosis. The handbook is set out systematically with symptoms and signs through each specialty, and includes a detaileddescription of the basis of logical evidence-based differential diagnosis.The third edition has been updated with clearer diagrams and brand new images. Including rarer diagnoses alongside the common conditions, and vital information about longer-term management alongside the initial treatments, this handbook will ensure your excellence and confidence no matter what signsand symptoms your patient presents with. Providing practical help when dealing with problems outside your area of expertise or with unforeseen situations, you can be sure that this handbook will be your perfect companion to clear and confident diagnoses throughout your medical career.Written by biomedical scientists and clinicians to disseminate the fundamental scientific principles that underpin clinical medicine, the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences provides a clear, easily digestible account of basic cell physiology and biochemistry, and aninvestigation of the traditional piers of medicine (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology and pharmacology) integrated in the context of each of the major systems relevant to the human body. Cross-referenced to the eighth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, and thoroughlyillustrated, it is the ideal introduction to the basic medical sciences for junior medical students, and a perfect revision guide for senior students.

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The third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis is available to purchase in a pack with the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences, offering complimentary content from both handbooks at a discounted price.Now revised for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis provides a concise an...

Huw Llewelyn qualified in Medicine at the University of Wales in 1970. In 1975 he became senior registrar and lecturer in medicine and endocrinology at St Bartholomew's Hospital London. In 1979 he was appointed Consultant Physician at King's College Hospital London. His MD was sponsored by the Nobel Laureate Sir James Black FRS and des...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:1670 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 2.07 inPublished:August 13, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198793901

ISBN - 13:9780198793908

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Table of Contents

bOxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis/b1. The diagnostic process2. Interpreting the history and examination3. General and endocrine symptoms and physical signs4. Skin symptoms and physical signs5. Cardiovascular symptoms and physical signs6. Respiratory symptoms and physical signs7. Gastrointestinal symptoms and physical signs8. Urological and gynaecological symptoms and physical signs9. Joint, limb, and back symptoms and physical signs10. Psychiatric and neurological symptoms and physical signs11. Laboratory tests12. Chest X-rays13. Making the diagnostic process evidence-basedbOxford Handbook of Medical Sciences/b1. Cellular structure and function2. Cellular metabolism3. Molecular and medical genetics4. Nerve and muscle5. Musculoskeletal system6. Respiratory and cardiovascular system7. Urinary system8. Digestive system9. Endocrine organs10. Reproduction and development11. Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology12. Infection and immunity13. Growth of tissues and organs14. Medicine and society15. Techniques of medical science

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"This is a nice memory aid for new clinicians as well as a refresher for clinicians who have been in the practice of medicine for a long time." --Doody's Notes February 2015