Oxford Handbook of General Practice by Chantal Simon

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

byChantal Simon, Hazel Everitt, Francoise van Dorp

Paperback | April 27, 2014

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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 fromexperienced 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, 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.

About The Author

Chantal Simon is General Practitioner at Banks and Bearwood Medical Practice, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK, and Executive Editor of InnovAiT. Hazel Everitt is Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care at Southampton University, UK. Francois van Dorp is General Practitioner in Brentford, Essex, UK. Matthew Burke is GP Registrar at Flansham Park Heal...

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Title:Oxford Handbook of General PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1200 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0 inPublished:April 27, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199671036

ISBN - 13:9780199671038

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Table of Contents

1. 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 practice

Editorial Reviews

"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