John Murtagh's Practice Tips

John Murtagh's Practice Tips


By (author) John Murtagh

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 200mm x 248mm x 15mm | 598g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2013
  • ISBN 10: 1743070128
  • ISBN 13: 9781743070123
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 46,850

Product description

"Murtagh's Practice Tips" is exactly that, tips for GPs and other medical practitioners drawn from John Murtagh's extensive experience in practice. Extensively updated and redesigned for this sixth edition, "Murtagh's Practice Tips", provides essential information and step-by-step instructions on how to deal with conditions encountered by GPs around the world. Topics covered include: musculoskeletal injections; wound management; principles for fractures; and tips on treating children. "Murtagh's Practice Tips" provides tried-and-tested approaches to treatment and improvisation methods, using convenient tools and readily available equipment to treat patients as effectively as possible. Written with the busy modern practitioner in mind, this edition describes techniques using common terminology to suit practitioners at all levels of experience. More than 450 detailed illustrations, including some new and many revised, supplement the text.

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Author information

John Murtagh, AM, is Executive Director, Education at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Adjunct Professor of General Practice at the Department of Community Medicine and General Practice , Monash University, Victoria, Australia.

Table of contents

1. Emergency procedures 2. Basic practical medical procedures 3. Injection techniques 4. Skin repair and minor plastic surgery 5. Treatment of lumps and bumps 6. Treatment of ano-rectal problems 7. Foot problems 8. Nail problems 9. Common trauma 10. Removal of foreign bodies 11. Musculoskeletal medicine 12. Orodental problems 13. Ear, nose and throat 14. The eyes 15. Tips on treating children 16. The skin 17. Varicose veins 18. Miscellaneous