Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology and Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma by Alan HakimOxford Handbook of Rheumatology and Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma by Alan Hakim

Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology and Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma

byAlan Hakim, Gavin Clunie, Inam Haq

Paperback | August 13, 2016

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Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Medical Handbooks series are available together in this great value pack.Extensively revised and fully updated, this third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology provides everything you need to understand the wide range of rheumatic conditions. Including the latest guidelines and the most up-to-date information, this is the indispensible guide for students,trainees, consultant rheumatologists, and everyone dealing with patients with musculoskeletal disease.Rheumatic conditions are common in both general and hospital practice; a primary feature of many multi-system illnesses, and in the context of injury, age-related change, and psychological distress. This handbook provides practical advice, guidance, and key clinical facts to help you provide thebest care for your patients. Practically structured, the handbook focuses first on presenting symptoms, and then considers key diseases, emergencies, and rare diseases in more detail, finishing with a comprehensive account of assessment, guidelines, and treatment options including the latestadvances in biological therapy. It provides practical guidelines on the management and diagnosis of patients with acute and chronic musculoskeletal disease. Colour plates and line drawings are present throughout along with tables of key information. Taking a clinical, evidence-based approach, written by experts, and presented in a clear, practical, bullet-point style for rapid reference, this handbook will be your constant companion and a joy to use. The Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma offers junior doctors, medical students, and all those with an interest in the field the practical and up-to-date information needed for clinical practice. It presents the essentials of orthopaedics and trauma in a concise and user-friendly style foruse with patients, in the operating room, and in tutorials. As well as covering the basic principles and conditions of both adult and paediatric orthopaedics and trauma, it also contains a comprehensive overview of anatomy and surgery. Helpful illustrations and diagrams guide the reader, aiding theunderstanding of movements and anatomical relationships, which are of particular importance in establishing a diagnosis. Information is extensively referenced with further reading materials, providing a structured basis in for all levels of training. Emergency topics are highlighted for quick accessand the appendix provides information on common drugs in orthopaedics and trauma, as well as fracture diagrams. The book is clearly laid out, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages are included for the reader, so that notes, observations, and local protocols can be included,thereby individualising the Handbook. Written by trainees and qualified surgeons, the Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma is an accessible and informative tool for all junior doctors and students in the field.
Dr Hakim qualified in Medicine at United Medical and Dental Schools (Guys Hospital campus) in 1993, with an additional intercalculated BSc in Biochemistry. He trained in Rheumatology in the North Thames Region, where he developed his interest in medical education. He took time out to complete an MD that studied the learning needs of GP...
Title:Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology and Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and TraumaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1344 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 1.8 inPublished:August 13, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019879388X

ISBN - 13:9780198793885

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Table of Contents

The Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology1. Evaluating musculoskeletal symptoms2. Regional musculoskeletal conditions: making a working diagnosis3. Patterns of disease presentation: making a working diagnosis4. The spectrum of presentation of rheumatic disease5. Rheumatoid arthritis6. Osteoarthritis7. The crystal arthropathies8. The spondylarthropathies9. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)10. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)11. The antiphospholipid (antibody) syndrome (APS)12. Sjogren's syndrome (SS)13. Systemic sclerosis and related disorders14. Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies - polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM)15. Primary vasculitides16. Metabolic bone diseases and disorders of collagen17. Infection and inflammatory rheumatic diseases18. Miscellaneous conditions19. Common upper limb musculoskeletal lesions20. Back pain21. Medicines22. Injections23. Complementary and alternative medicine in rheumatology24. Rheumatologic emergenciesOxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma1. Orthopaedic history and examination2. Orthopaedic investigations3. Orthopaedic management4. Perioperative care5. Biomaterials and implants6. Anatomy7. Surgical approaches8. Adult orthopaedics9. Adult trauma10. Child orthopaedics11. Child trauma12. Rehabilitation

Editorial Reviews

"[The book] is a comprehensive and extremely practical guide and a valuable companion to any health professional working in rheumatology...[I] would highly recommend this pocket guide to both trainees and qualified practitioners with an interest in the speciality." --British Health Professionals in Rheumatology