Murtagh's Practice Tips 7e

Murtagh's Practice Tips 7e

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Murtagh's Practice Tips is the trusted resource that provides tips for GPs and other medical practitioners drawn from John Murtagh's extensive experience in practice. It is the essential guide for tried-and-tested approaches to treatment and improvisation methods, using convenient tools and readily available equipment to treat patients as effectively as possible.

Content throughout the resource has been updated for this seventh edition, providing essential information and step-by-step instructions on how to deal with conditions encountered by GPs around the world in everyday practice. New and updated content includes:

* wounds and suturing

* dressings for burns

* lost fillings and crowns

* CPR in children

* nasal irrigation

* eustachian tube dsyfunction and glue ear.

Written with the busy practitioner in mind, this latest edition describes techniques using common terminology to suit practitioners at all levels of experience. More than 450 detailed illustrations, including some new and revised, supplement the text.

About the author

John Murtagh is Emeritus Professor in General Practice at Monash University, Melbourne; Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Graduate School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia; and Guest Professor, Peking University Health Science Centre, Beijing, China.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 197 x 248 x 13mm | 600g
  • Australia
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 174376930X
  • 9781743769300
  • 46,300

Table of contents

1. Skin repair and minor plastic surgery

2. Injection techniques

3. Treatment of lumps and bumps

4. Basic practical medical procedures

5. Varicose veins

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. Emergency procedures

18. Miscellaneous
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About John Murtagh

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. He is one of Australia's leading GPs and community educators. A Professor in General Practice in the School of Primary Health Care at Monash University in Melbourne, Professorial Fellow in the Department of General Practice at the University of Melbourne and Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle.
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