Oxford Handbook of General Practice and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Paperback | September 17, 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 Clinical Immunology and Allergy, 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, the fourth edition 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.The third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy is a unique, practical, and clinically relevant guide for clinicians and laboratory staff to assist with the diagnosis and management of immunological/allergic disease, and the correct selection and interpretation ofimmunological tests. Now fully updated for the third edition, the handbook has been expanded to include the latest developments, drugs, diagnostic tests, and therapy options in the field. With concise, bullet-point coverage of the entire breadth of immunological and allergic disease, the third edition has been specially written to ensure the information you need is always at your fingertips. The first section covers clinical diseases, giving guidance on test selection andinterpretation for both diagnosis and monitoring. The second section covers diagnostic tests, summarizing the methodology and pros and cons of each. Expertly written, reviewed by specialists, and fully up-to-date, you can be sure that the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy providesall the vital information you will need to assist you in effective practice.

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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 Clinical Immunology and Allergy, 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, th...

Chantal Simon is a General Practitioner at Banks and Bearwood Medical Practice, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK and the Executive Editor of InnovAiT. Hazel Everitt is a Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care at Southampton University, UK. Francoise van Dorp is a General Practitioner in Brentford, Essex, UK. Having studied at Grenoble University, St...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1840 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 1 inPublished:September 17, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198793979

ISBN - 13:9780198793977

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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 Clinical Immunology and Allergy1. Primary immunodeficiency2. Secondary immunodeficiency3. Allergic disease4. Autoimmunity and the endocrine system5. Autoimmunity affecting the nervous system6. Autoimmunity associated with cardiac, respiratory, and renal disease7. Autoimmunity in gastrointestinal disease8. Autoimmunity in liver disease9. Autoimmune haematological disorders10. Autoimmune skin disorders11. Autoimmune eye disease12. Connective tissue disease13. Vasculitis14. Miscellaneous conditions15. Transplantation16. Immunotherapy17. Immunochemistry18. Autoantibodies19. Allergy tests20. Cellular investigations21. Tissue typing22. Quality and managerial issues

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"This is an excellent pocket reference for clinical immunology and allergy. The sections are arranged to allow for quick retrieval of key facts. It is small and convenient to carry...[it] will be particularly helpful to students or physicians who want a quick, convenient resource to retrievekey facts in a broad range of topics related to this field." --Doody's Notes