Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery

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The third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis is available to purchase in a pack with the fourth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery, offering complimentary content from both handbooks at a discounted price.

Now revised for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis provides a concise and practical summary of the reasoning processes behind clear and confident diagnosis. The handbook is set out systematically with symptoms and signs through each specialty, and includes a detailed description of the basis of logical evidence-based differential diagnosis.

The third edition has been updated with clearer diagrams and brand new images. Including rarer diagnoses alongside the common conditions, and vital information about longer-term management alongside the initial treatments, this handbook will ensure your excellence and confidence no matter what signs and symptoms your patient presents with. Providing practical help when dealing with problems outside your area of expertise or with unforeseen situations, you can be sure that this handbook will be
your perfect companion to clear and confident diagnoses throughout your medical career.

The bestselling Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery has been thoroughly revised for the fourth edition, to include brand new chapters on Paediatric Orthopaedics and Common Surgical Procedures, as well as new presentations, illustrations, and new anatomy and emergency indexes to aid quick reference. It is an invaluable tool for junior surgical trainees, medical students, nursing, paramedical, and rehabilitation staff.

The fourth edition covers the assessment and preparation of the patient, anaesthesia and critical care, inflammation, wound healing and infection, and the key components of general surgical practice, as well as chapters on other surgical specialties, including plastic, paediatric, and orthopaedic surgery. There are step-by-step descriptions of common operative surgical techniques, practical hints and procedures, and information on signs, symptoms, and rarities. Emergency presentations are
clearly identified for rapid reference, and investigations and management plans are set out in a clear and easy-to-follow way. Surgically relevant anatomy and physiology has been expanded for each area, quick reference symbols ensure the reader is guided to key facts, and there is an increased focus on
evidence-based practice with key references throughout.

A cut above the rest, the fourth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery is the essential guide to clinical surgery and the surgical specialities.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1520 pages
  • 108 x 181 x 48mm | 774g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0198793898
  • 9780198793892
  • 577,362

Table of contents

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS; OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CLINICAL SURGERY
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Review quote

I found it friendly and easy to find any source of information in a systematic order. I would recommend it for junior doctors and final year medical students. * BMA Book Awards 2014. Highly Commended * ...provides a succinct surgical guide for junior residents and medical students...the book is a needed addition to the surgical literature. * Doody's Notes * ...succeeds as an efficient study companion...perfect for last-minute cramming. * ICSM Gazette * The third edition...represents an excellent consensus of specialists and surgical registrars attuned to what is happening and what is new. * Occupational Medicine * A must for all foundation year doctors and SHOs in surgery ...This book has an excellent layout * Dr Amjad Choudry * It goes the extra mile to provide enough up-to-date information to satisfy even the most hair-splitting consultant. I found it an indespensable assistant on the wards. * Priya Sastry * This book... is destined to enter the hearts, mind and pockets of medical students, housemen, junior surgical trainees and a myriad of other healthcare professionals... forms part of the essential kit for anyone who employs the art and science of surgery to improve the quality of life of their patients. * GKT Surgical Society Website June 2003 * [It] perfectly summarises surgery in all its glory... a concise and appropriate text for students and doctors alike... the 'Practical Hints and Procedures' is pure genius... I highly recommend this handbook for anyone embarking on a surgical rotation. * GKT Surgical Society Website June 2003 * Review from previous edition Review from previous edition In short it's a little surgical gem. * Glasgow University Medical Journal * This is a nice memory aid for new clinicians as well as a refresher for clinicians who have been in the practice of medicine for a long time. * Doody's Notes * a beneficial addition to any medical ward either at the nurses' station or in the doctors' office...would recommend this book for consultation at ward level. * AS Fitzpatrick, Marchall Riley * ...not only does this book provide clearly headed pages of presenting complaints together with lists of their possible differentials - its layout is specifically designed in such a way to make you consistently mimic that used by clinicians on wards everyday...The usefulness of this book to your clinical years, combined with your OHCM, shouldn't be underestimated * Steve Knight, Fourth Year Intercalating student, Leicesterscrubs.com * Whether you use its easy layout and concise size as a quick reference on wards or as a key text on those differential diagnosis questions in your private study, this book aims to help you come to terms with one of the hardest skills known to medical students. * Steve Knight, Year 4 Intercalating Student, Leicesterscrubs.com * The idea is brilliant - take symptoms, signs, and examination findings, and suggest the most likely diagnosis. Then discuss how best to confirm it...once again OUP have come up trumps with another fine addition to the handbook family. * Dr Jeremy Sagar, Univadis * Review from previous edition Review from previous edition It is pitched perfectly for the student studying for undergraduate clinical exams and for the general practice specialist training knowledge test. It would also serve as a helpful aide memoir for doctors dealing with a patient presenting with a problem outside their speciality. * British Journal of Hospital Medicine *
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About Huw Llewelyn

Huw Llewelyn qualified in Medicine at the University of Wales in 1970. In 1975 he became senior registrar and lecturer in medicine and endocrinology at St Bartholomew's Hospital London. In 1979 he was appointed Consultant Physician at King's College Hospital London. His MD was sponsored by the Nobel Laureate Sir James Black FRS and describes new theorems in probability theory that allow tests to be designed and assessed in a systematic way for differential diagnosis
and identify patients who probably respond (or do not respond) to specific treatments. His clinical and teaching experience is based on work in university teaching hospitals in inner cities, rural district general hospitals and general practice. He is currently adapting the Oxford Handbook of
Clinical Diagnosis so that it can be used by trainee doctors at Kettering General Hospital to write sophisticated electronic discharge and handover summaries that explain medical reasoning to patients and students.

Hock Aun Ang is a medical graduate from University College Cork, Ireland. After jobs in various medical specialties in the UK, he pursued a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Liverpool) and MSc in Infectious Diseases (University of London). Currently, as a Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at Seberang Jaya Hospital in Penang, Malaysia, he is actively involved in the supervision of clinical specialists, medical officers, and house officers, and the teaching of medical students from
Penang Medical College.

Keir Lewis qualified from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and after various jobs in North and East London, he completed his specialist training in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine in Wales. He has a First Class Intercalated BSc in Psychology and his current research interests include Sleep-Disordered Breathing (in which he did his MD Thesis) and Smoking Cessation.

Annes Al-Abdulla graduated from Baghdad University Medical School in 1977. He came to the UK in 1983 and started training in Chemical Pathology in 1985 first at Kings College London then at the Middlesex and University College, London Medical Schools. His last post was a lecturer and senior registrar in chemical pathology. During this period he obtained two master degrees from London University in General and Clinical Biochemistry and finished the examinations for membership of the Royal
College of Pathology, which was awarded in 1990. After this he decided to move into general practice and after a couple of years he was able to get a job as a full time general practitioner in Carmarthenshire. In 2000 he was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Pathology. Currently in addition to
his job as a GP, he regularly covers for the absence of the local Chemical Pathologist and participates in two hospital diabetic clinics as a diabetes specialist.

Greg McLatchie is a Consultant Surgeon in Hartlepool NHS Trust, and Professor of Sports Medicine at the University of Sunderland. He has previously been the director of the National Sports Medicine Institute.

Neil Borley trained at Guy's Hospital Medical School, Cambridge, Canterbury and Oxford. He is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon with an interest in the education and training of undergraduate and postgraduate students of basic sciences and surgery. He is also an examiner in surgery.

Joanna Chikwe is the inaugural chairman of the newly established Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mount Sinai St. Luke's. She is Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery at Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and serves as Program Director of the Thoracic Surgery Residents and Advanced Fellowship Programs for the Mount Sinai Health System. She specialises in minimally invasive cardiac surgery techniques.
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