Oxford Handbook of General Practice 4e and Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health 2e

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 for this second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health provides a concise practice-based guide. Bringing together the latest legislation and guidance with current practice in the field, this is your authoritative guide to assessing and managing health risks in theworkplace. Consisting of twelve sections covering the full breadth of practice, the Handbook includes workplace hazards and diseases, occupational health emergencies, and practical procedures. This second edition is also updated with new information on psychiatric emergencies, psychological therapies, chronicpain management, writing a policy, and obesity. Providing a thorough, easy-to-use guide to the whole of occupational health, this Handbook is the essential resource for all occupational physicians, occupational health nurses, occupational hygienists, and all those dealing with workplace health andfitness, giving you the information you need at your fingertips.

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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...

After completing her undergraduate training at Nottingham University Medical School, Julia Smedley subsequently spent several years in hospital medical specialties before embarking on higher specialist training in occupational medicine (a joint clinical/academic post at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust and the Medical Resear...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:2128 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 2.85 inPublished:September 27, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198766327

ISBN - 13:9780198766322

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Table of Contents

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 Occupational Health 2e1. Physical hazards2. Chemical hazards3. Biological hazards4. Mechanical and ergonomic hazards5. Psychosocial hazards6. Occupational Infections7. Respiratory and cardiovascular disorders8. Skin disorders9. Musculoskeletal disorders10. Gastrointestinal and urinary tract disorders11. Eye disorders12. Neurological disorders13. Psychiatric disorders14. Reproductive disorders15. Haematological disorders16. Medically unexplained syndromes17. Operational issues18. Ethics19. Policies20. Sickness absence, rehabilitation and retirement21. Risk assessment and risk management22. Health surveillance23. Generic fitness for work and specific disorders24. Fitness for specific work25. UK Health and Safety law26. Employment law27. Law and records28. Environmental law29. Occupational Hygiene overview30. Monitoring exposure31. Biological monitoring32. Prevention and control of exposure33. Toxicology34. Epidemiology35. Environmental protection36. Safety science37. Clinical tasks and procedures38. Non-clinical tasks39. Acute poisoning40. Non-chemical emergencies41. TerrorismA1 Hazard statements for 'health effects' used under CLP RegulationsA2 Consent for occupational health assessmentA3 List of prescribed diseasesA4 List of RIDDOR reportable diseasesA5 Informatics in occupational healthA6 Lung volumesA7 Height and weight converter and body mass index (BMI) calculatorA8 Agents evaluated by IARC Agents evaluated by IARC as Group 1

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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