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    DescriptionFully 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 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, 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 now colour-coded to ensure the reader can find vital emergency or clinical information without delay. With new full colour photographs added to the chapters on dermatology and ophthalmology. 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 their fingertips.


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    Title
    Oxford Handbook of General Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chantal Simon, By (author) Hazel Everitt, By (author) Francoise Van Dorp, By (author) Matt Burkes
    Physical properties
    Format: Part-work (fascículo)
    Number of pages: 1184
    Width: 106 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 580 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199671038
    ISBN 10: 0199671036
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    BIC subject category V2: MBN, MJ
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16920
    BIC subject category V2: MBPC
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED029000
    Libri: ALLG7300
    DC23: 616
    Thema V1.0: MJ, MBN, MBPC
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    158 full colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    27 May 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Chantal Simon, General Practitioner, Banks and Bearwood Medical Practice, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK, and Executive Editor of InnovAiT, Hazel Everitt, Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care, Southampton University, UK, Francoise van Dorp, General Practitioner, Brentford, Essex, UK, Matthew Burke, GP Registrar, Flansham Park Health Centre, Bognor Regis, UK
    Review quote
    ...covers an amazing breadth of relevant topics..this new edition retains its brilliant usefullness...covers all spheres of general practice and is an ideal when a GP is stuck for an answer when the patient is in front of them or a consultant is imminent... like a GP, this is a good all rounder, which will solve a significant majority of problems that is thrown at it. It can occupy a small bit of real estate on a desk or inside a bag...built to withstand a fair amount of use-which this book deserves. I would say it is ideal for practicing GPS, GP registrars and practice burses and other primary health care professionals... this is for someone on the frontline who wants a friend to help them. This book is their friend. Review from previous edition Review from previous edition An outstanding and useful text, de rigeur for young registrars. British Journal of General Practice At less than one quarter of the price of a QOF point (GBP29.95), this book is excellent value for money and...it should be on the shelves of every Director of Public Health, or public health professional working within primary care organisations. Public Health The best book by a country mile. I'd definitely recommend it! medicworld.co.uk This is a book that demands to be used. It is well built for the job... The book is hugely and surprisingly comprehensive, covering vast tracts of areas of knowledge that GPs need to possess. Clinical and non clinical areas are amply covered in really good detail. The style is factual yet helpful and accessible and a simple scan of the relevant section is likely to help a GP manage a situation... For GP trainers like myself, this is an excellent source of tutorial material. The clinical sections are just as good... it is a frontline recipe book for all GPs-busy or not so busy. Without doubt, in my mind this is the best available book for British general practice and it ideal for GP registrars, newly starting GPs, mid career GPs and GPs wanting to freshen up their knowledge... there is little excuse not to buy it. Dr Harry Brown What a treat - 1,100 pages of condensed knowledge and wisdom on everything from the new contract to what to do for obstetric shock... this is an essential - and I mean essential - piece of kit. The Sessional GP A comprehensive guide to nearly everything. It is the yellow book equivalent for general practice. If you only buy one book, make sure it is this one. British Medical Journal Small yet perfectly formed! This book is small enough to fit into any bag, or a capacious pocket, yet covers almost anything (clinical, practical, administrative) that any doctor or undergraduate working in general practice needs to know...I am extremely pleased to have been able to use and review this book. I have no hesitation in recommending it to its target audience. BMA Medical Book Award Panel 2006 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 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
    Table of contents
    1. What is General Practice ; 2. Contracts ; 3. Practice management ; 4. Education, monitoring, and research ; 5. Consulting and certification ; 6. Prescribing ; 7. Minor surgery ; 8. Healthy living ; 9. Chronic disease management and elderly care ; 10. Cardiology and vascular disease ; 11. Respiratory medicine ; 12. Endocrinology ; 13. Gastrointestinal medicine ; 14. Renal medicine and urology ; 15. Musculoskeletal problems ; 16. Neurology ; 17. Dermatology ; 18. Infectious diseases ; 19. Haematology and immunology ; 20. Breast disease ; 21. Gynaecology ; 22. Sexual health and contraception ; 23. Pregnancy ; 24. Child health ; 25. Ear, nose, and throat ; 26. Ophthalmology ; 27. Mental health ; 28. Cancer and palliative care ; 29. Emergencies in general practice