Oxford Handbook of General Practice and Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

Paperback | August 13, 2016

byChantal Simon, Hazel Everitt, Francoise van Dorp

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The fourth edition of the Oxford Handbook of General Practice is available to purchase in a pack with the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, offering complimentary content from both handbooks at a discounted price.Fully revised to reflect the new changes to the GP contract and the GP curriculum, the 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 experienced GPs.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, Oxford Handbook of General Practice 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 thechapters are now colour-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 attheir fingertips.Fully revised and updated for the third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry provides the most up-to-date information clinically relevant to the doctor on the ground. Using a presentation-based format it provides detailed advice on clinical decision making after diagnosis. This handbook is anindispensable companion for any professional working in psychiatric medicine. Covering all major psychiatric conditions and sub-specialties, Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry provides practical and comprehensive guidelines and in-depth coverage of psychiatric assessment, psychopathology, evidence-based practice, therapeutic issues, and transcultural psychiatry. It is indexedalphabetically by classification codes and acute presentations for quick access. Reviewed by experienced clinicians, and revised by Specialist Trainees, this handbook not only gives expert advice for psychiatry professionals, but is also directly relevant to trainees in psychiatry. For the thirdedition, new information includes guidance on Adult ADHD, information on new drugs of abuse (e,g, GBL, GHB, mephodrone), and clinical decision-making in the prison setting. With such broad coverage and depth of guidance, this is the must-have pocket guide for all professionals and trainees workingin psychiatry.

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The fourth edition of the Oxford Handbook of General Practice is available to purchase in a pack with the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, offering complimentary content from both handbooks at a discounted price.Fully revised to reflect the new changes to the GP contract and the GP curriculum, the fourth edition of t...

Dr David Semple was born and educated in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, studying Medicine at the University of Edinburgh from 1987-1992. He trained in Psychiatry in the Borders/South East Scotland during which time he conducted research funded by Wellcome into the long-term effects of ecstasy. During his time as a Lecturer/Specialist Reg...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:2272 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 3.07 inPublished:August 13, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198793960

ISBN - 13:9780198793960

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Table of Contents

Oxford Handbook of General Practice1. 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 Psychiatry1. Thinking about psychiatry2. Psychiatric assessment3. Symptoms of psychiatric illness4. Evidence-based psychiatry5. Organic illness6. Schizophrenia and related psychoses7. Depressive illness8. Bipolar illness9. Anxiety and stress-related disorders10. Eating and impulse-control disorders11. Sleep disorders12. Sexual disorders13. Personality disorders14. Old age psychiatry15. Substance misuse16. Child and adolescent psychiatry17. Forensic psychiatry18. Learning disability19. Liaison psychiatry20. Psychotherapy21. Legal issues22. Transcultural psychiatry23. Therapeutic issues24. Difficult and urgent situations25. Useful resources26. ICD-10/DSM-IV index

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"As a comfort blanket for the less experienced it remains unrivalled, but truly, it is a must-have book for all" --British Journal of General Practice August 2010