Oxford Handbook of General Practice 4e and Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice 3e

Paperback | September 27, 2015

byChantal Simon, Hazel Everitt, Francoise van Dorp

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Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Handbook series are available together in this great value pack.Fully revised to reflect the new changes to the GP contract and the GP curriculum, this fourth edition of the best-selling Oxford Handbook of General Practice is a practical guide to all aspects of general practice; from vital clinical information, to valuable practical guidance from experiencedGPs. This is the essential guide for all those working in general practice. Comprehensively covering everything a doctor needs to work in, or manage a GP practice, this handbook ensures readers are always up-to-date with the latest guidelines, the most recent protocols, and cutting-edge clinical information. With concise, bullet-point information the chapters are nowcolour-coded to ensure the reader can find vital emergency or clinical information without delay. Fully illustrated, and packed with even more figures, diagrams, management boxes, and tables to improve ease-of-reference, the reader will always have the vital information they need at theirfingertips. Fully revised and updated for the third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice remains the first resort for all those working in this broad field. Structured to assist with practical tasks, translating evidence into policy, and providing concise summaries and real-world issues fromacross the globe, this literally provides a world of experience at your fingertips. Easy-to-use, concise and practical, it is structured into seven parts that focus on the vital areas of assessment, data and information, direct action, policy, health-care systems, personal effectiveness and organisational development. Reflecting recent advances, the most promising developments inpractical public health are presented, as well as maintaining essential summaries of core disciplines. This handbook is designed to assist students and practitioners around the world, for improved management of disasters, epidemics, health behaviour, acute and chronic disease prevention, communityand government action, environmental health, vulnerable populations, and more.

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Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Handbook series are available together in this great value pack.Fully revised to reflect the new changes to the GP contract and the GP curriculum, this fourth edition of the best-selling Oxford Handbook of General Practice is a practical guide to all aspects of general practice; from vital clinica...

Dr Charles Guest has worked in government and academic public health in Australia and elsewhere, following graduation from Melbourne, Deakin and Harvard Universities. After medical registration in 1980 and clinical practice in Melbourne, he joined the Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, posted to ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1840 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 2.5 inPublished:September 27, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198758065

ISBN - 13:9780198758068

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Oxford Handbook of General Practice 4e1. What is General Practice2. Contracts3. Practice management4. Education, monitoring, and research5. Consulting and certification6. Prescribing7. Minor surgery8. Healthy living9. Chronic disease management and elderly care10. Cardiology and vascular disease11. Respiratory medicine12. Endocrinology13. Gastrointestinal medicine14. Renal medicine and urology15. Musculoskeletal problems16. Neurology17. Dermatology18. Infectious diseases19. Haematology and immunology20. Breast disease21. Gynaecology22. Sexual health and contraception23. Pregnancy24. Child health25. Ear, nose, and throat26. Ophthalmology27. Mental health28. Cancer and palliative care29. Emergencies in general practiceOxford Handbook of Public Health Practice 3e1.1 Scoping public health problems by Gabriele Bammer1.2 Priorities and ethics by Sian Griffiths, Robyn Martin, and Don Sinclair1.3 Assessing health needs by John Wright and Ben Cave1.4 Assessing health impacts by Alex Scott-Samuel, Kate Ardern, and Martin Birley1.5 Economic assessment by Peter Brambleby2.1 Understanding data, information, and knowledge by Barry Tennison2.2 Information technology and informatics by Don Detmer2.3 Qualitative methods by Sara Mallinson, Jennie Popay, and Gareth Williams2.4 Epidemiological approach and design by Walter Ricciardi and Stefania Boccia2.5 Inference, causality and interpretation by Iain Lang2.6 Finding and appraising evidence by Anne Brice, Amanda Burls, and Alison Hill2.7 Health status by Julian Flowers2.8 Surveillance by Daniel Sosin and Richard Hopkins2.9 Investigating clusters by Patrick Saunders, Andrew Kibble, and Amanda Burls2.10 Health trends: registers by Jem Rashbass and John Newton3.1 Communicable disease epidemics by Sarah O'Brien3.2 Environmental health risks by Roscoe Taylor and Charles Guest3.3 Protecting and promoting health in the workplace by Tar-Ching Aw, Stuart Whitaker, and Malcolm Harrington3.4 Engaging communities in participatory research and action by Meredith Minkler and Charlotte Chang3.5 Emergency response by Paul Bolton and Frederick Burkle3.6 Screening by Angela Raffle, Alexandra Barratt, and Muir Gray3.7 Genetics by Hilary Burton, Alison Stewart3.8 Health communication by Vish Viswanath3.9 Public health practice in primary care by Steve Gillam4.1 Developing healthy public policy by Don Nutbeam4.2 Translating policy into indicators and targets by John Battersby4.3 Translating goals, indicators, and targets into public health action by Rebekah Jenkin, Christine Jorm, and Michael Frommer4.4 Media advocacy for policy influence by Simon Chapman4.5 Influencing international policy by Tim Lang and Martin Caraher4.6 Public health in poorer countries by Nicholas Banatvala and Eric Heymann4.7 Regulation by Lawrence Gostin5.1 Planning health services by David Lawrence5.2 Funding and delivering health care by Anna Dixon5.3 Commissioning health care by Richard Richards5.4 Using guidance and frameworks by Rubin Minhas, Gene Feder, and Chris Griffiths5.5 Evaluating health-care systems by Martin McKee, Bernadette Khoshaba, and Marina Karanikolos5.6 Health-care process and patient experience by Diana Delnoij5.7 Evaluating health-care technologies by Ruairidh Milne and Andrew Stevens5.8 Improving equity by Sharon Friel5.9 Improving quality by Nick Steel, David Melzer, Iain Lang6.1 Developing leadership skills by Fiona Sim6.2 Effective meetings by Edmund Jessop6.3 Effective writing by Edmund Jessop6.4 Working with the media by Alan Maryon-Davis6.5 Communicating risk. by Nick Steel and Charles Guest6.6 Consultancy in a national strategy by Charles Guest6.7 Assessing and improving your own professional practice by Caron Grainger6.8 Activism by Muir Gray6.9 Innovation by Muir Gray7.1 Governance and accountability by Virginia Pearson7.2 Business planning by Mike Gogarty7.3 Controlling expenditures by Thomas Rice and Iain Laing7.4 Partnerships by Julian Elston7.5 Knowledge transfer by Jeanette Ward, Jeremy Grimshaw, and Martin Eccles7.6 Health, sustainability, and climate change by David Pencheon, Sonia Roschnik, Paul Cosford7.7 Workforce by Felix Greaves and Charles Guest7.8 Effective public health action by Chris Spencer Jones

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"This is an absolute gem of a book. I would not be without it for my general practice training...It is portable, comprehensive and relevant and the logical format covers practice management as well as medical conditions." --BMA Medical Book Competition 2010