Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine by Murray Longmore

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine

byMurray Longmore, Ian Wilkinson, Andrew Baldwin

Paperback | February 7, 2014

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Now in its ninth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be the definitive pocket-friendly guide to medicine. The culmination over 25 years of experience at the bedside and in the community, this handbook is packed with practical advice, wit, and wisdom. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine presents clinical information in a clear way that makes it easy to revise, remember, and implement on the ward. It gives reliable advice on what to do, when to do it, and how to do it, with clinical photographs and diagrams that bring theory to life. Uniquelyfor a medical text, this book weaves history, literature, art, and philosophy into its survey of medicine, casting new light on the specialties and encouraging the reader to see beyond the practical aspects of medicine and adopt a patient-centred approach to care.The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine looks better than ever, with a more modern design and over 600 colour images and illustrations. The History and Examination chapter has been completely revamped with systematic flowcharts and new illustrations so that it better reflects real bedside practice.The index, cross-references, and references have been overhauled to make them even easier to use. Every chapter has been written with supervision from experts in each field to ensure accuracy, and updated to reflect relevant guidelines from the NHS, NICE, the Resuscitation Council and other keyproffesional bodies. Loved and trusted by generations of doctors, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be an indispensable companion for the practice of modern medicine.

About The Author

Murray Longmore is a GP working in Sussex, UK. Ian Wilkinson is Reader in Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Cambridge and an Honorary Consultant Physician in Cambridge, UK. Andrew Baldwin is a GP Registrar working in Sussex, UK. Elizabeth Wallin is a Specialist Registrar in Renal Medicine working in Cambridge, UK.

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Title:Oxford Handbook of Clinical MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:920 pagesPublished:February 7, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199609624

ISBN - 13:9780199609628

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Table of Contents

1. Thinking about medicine2. History and examination3. Cardiovascular medicine4. Chest medicine5. Endocrinology6. Gastroenterology7. Renal medicine8. Haematology9. Infectious diseases10. Neurology11. Oncology and palliative care12. Rheumatology13. Surgery14. Epidemiology15. Clinical chemistry16. Eponymous syndromes17. Radiology18. Reference intervals19. Practical procedures20. Emergencies

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"...well formatted and beautifully presented...what impresses me most...is the attention given arguably to the most agonising and difficult matters in medicine. These are ethical and philosophical ideals...a truly indispensable medical gem. Every doctor should have ready access to this smallvolume." --The Society of Occupational Medicine September 2010