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Concise Medical Dictionary

Concise Medical Dictionary

  • Author: Elizabeth Martin
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0199687811
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 864
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Written by a team of medical experts, this market-leading illustrated dictionary contains 12,400 authoritative entries covering all aspects of medical science. The text has been fully revised and updated for this new edition to reflect the very latest in medical knowledge and practice. Entries are accessible and jargon-free and are complemented by over 145 illustrations and diagrams. This brand new edition includes over 450 new entries and features up-to-date coverage of public healthmedicine and general practice, drugs and pharmacology, endocrinology (particularly diabetology), and cardiology, amongst other specialist areas. Recommended web links are provided for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Medical Dictionary Companion website, and appendices have been expanded to include units of alcohol and the calculation of alcohol by volume, and a table of inherited medical conditions. Selling over a million copies in previous editions, this is an essential A-Z for students and those working in the medical and allied professions, including nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, social workers, hospital administrators, and medical secretaries. It is also an invaluable home reference guide for the general reader.

Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

Concise Colour Medical Dictionary

  • Author: Elizabeth Martin
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 0199687994
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 862
  • View: 4508
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Written by a team of medical experts, this market-leading, two colour, illustrated dictionary contains 12,400 authoritative entries covering all aspects of medical science. The text has been fully revised and updated for this new edition to reflect the very latest in medical knowledge and practice. Entries are accessible and jargon-free and are complemented by over 145 illustrations and diagrams. This brand new edition includes over 450 new entries and features up-to-date coverage ofpublic health medicine and general practice, drugs and pharmacology, endocrinology (particularly diabetology), and cardiology, amongst other specialist areas. Recommended web links are provided for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Medical Dictionary Companion website, and appendices have been expanded to include units of alcohol and the calculation of alcohol by volume, and a table of inherited medical conditions. Selling over a million copies in previous editions, this is an essential A-Z for students and those working in the medical and allied professions, including nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, social workers, hospital administrators, and medical secretaries. It is also an invaluable home reference guide for the general reader.

Pocket Medical Terminology

Pocket Medical Terminology

  • Author: Andrew Hutton
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 9780443074561
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 383
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This pocket-sized, medical term "dictionary" organizes entries according to body systems and medical topics, making specific words easy to locate. Quick reference boxes in each section enable users to look up terms according to common names or learn the medical terminology for common words, and page numbers are provided to facilitate cross-referencing. Small, "pocket guide" format is convenient and easy to use in any setting. Numerous features promote easy referencing of information, including page numbers and quick reference boxes. Medical terminology definitions and content is relevant to all areas of health care.

A Dictionary of Dentistry

A Dictionary of Dentistry

  • Author: Robert Ireland
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 9780191585029
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 416
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This first edition of A Dictionary of Dentistry provides over 4,500 definitions covering all the important terms and concepts used in dentistry today. Entries are written in clear and concise English without the use of unnecessary dental or medical jargon, and many entries are supplemented by detailed line drawings. The dictionary defines terms in a broad range of dental specialist areas including primary care, anatomy and comparative anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, radiography, radiology, orthodontics, periodontology, restorative dentistry, dental public health, paediatric dentistry, oral surgery, embryology, homeopathy, pharmacology, sedation, histology, implantology, ethics, and oral medicine. For completeness, some drugs, techniques, and instruments of historical interest have been included. It also includes a number of biographies of those who are considered to have made a highly significant contribution to dentistry. The principal muscles, nerves, arteries, veins, foramina, and sinuses of the head and neck together with illustrations are grouped together as appendices: also included is a further reading list, and a list of common symbols and abbreviations used in both the UK and America. A key feature of this book is the Dictionary of Dentistry companion website, which provides quick access to recommended web links for many entries, plus over 100 full-colour illustrations.. An essential guide for dental practitioners and dental students, it is also an invaluable reference source for all members of the dental team, medical practitioners, lawyers involved with members of the dental profession, and the general reader.

Oncology at a Glance

Oncology at a Glance

  • Author: Graham G. Dark
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118369718
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 136
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This brand new title in the market-leading at a Glance series brings together fundamental information on cancer biology and treatment to provide a holistic understanding of oncology. It explores both relevant scientific content and key human issues, including communication and palliative care. Oncology at a Glance: • Provides an accessible overview of the scientific foundation of cancer medicine • Covers the common cancers as well as key information on presentation and approaches to investigation and management • Includes young adult oncology, the multidisciplinary team, clinical trials in oncology, approach to treatment and response assessment, management of nausea, and end-of-life care • Was developed with students for students, to ensure it contains exactly what students need to know Oncology at a Glance is an ideal guide for medical students and foundation-year doctors as well as any other healthcare professionals looking to consolidate their knowledge of oncology. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Black's Student Medical Dictionary

Black's Student Medical Dictionary

  • Author: Harvey Marcovitch
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1472921747
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 784
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Black's Medical Dictionary has been the best-selling medical dictionary for over 100 years. It is invaluable as a home reference and for all who need clear explanation of medical terms: nurses, health care professionals, students, health service management, actuaries, lawyers and journalists. It contains over 5000 definitions and descriptions of medical terms and concepts with over 1000 diagrams, drawings and colour illustrations. It also provides helpful appendices on common medical tests and procedures, travel and health, measurements in medicine, health economics, complementary and alternative medicine, and an address list of supporting professional organisations. This new edition contains new material on: - HPV vaccine: the vaccine now given to all young girls to protect against cervical cancer - Monoclonal Antibodies: the `designer' drugs of the future - The new guidelines for fibroid treatment - Endoscopy and laparoscopy - the more and more widely used types of keyhole surgery - Coronary angioplasty: the emergency tretament of heart attacks - The latest on MRSA and stem cell research

Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry

Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry

  • Author: David Kupfer, M.D.,David Lewis, M.D.
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1206
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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry is a flexi-covered, pocket clinical book, providing practical guidance in quick reference, note form. The series' reputation is built on including the best clinical information, complemented by hints, tips and advice from the authors. Thin and light, it uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. This new handbook is ideal for students, residents and anyone wanting a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series.

Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Author: Joan Webster-Gandy,Angela Madden,Michelle Holdsworth
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199585822
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 818
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Fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics is a practical quick-reference to the vital and valued subject of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health. This handbook will be an invaluable companion for all dieticians, nutritionists, and nurses, as well as doctors and students in a variety of specialities. Concise and bulleted, this handbook takes an integrated approach which facilitates the linksbetween all aspects of nutrition and dietetics. Including nutritional science and based on clinical evidence. Sections on obesity and a new chapter on international nutrition are timely and topical. Alsoincludes information on nutrition assessment, popular diets, nutrition in systems-based diseases, rarer conditions, as well as helpful lists of foods rich in or free from certain nutrients and normal range guides and handy reference values.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry

  • Author: David Mitchell,Laura Mitchell
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0199679851
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 794
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After more than twenty years of recognition as the indispensable guide for all dental students and practitioners, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry has been fully revised and updated for its new sixth edition, now better than ever! The authors have distilled the essentials of clinical practice into a readily accessible style. Concise and practically focused, the handbook balances a pragmatic approach alongside evidence-based clinical knowledge, guidelines and protocols. This handbook is in full colour, with even more images and diagrams to aid understanding. It has been fully updated with sources and further reading, including the most up-to-date e-learning and web resources. The handbook includes revised chapters on fast-moving areas of dental practice such as therapeutics and anaesthesia, as well as updates on the aetiology and management of cancer, reflecting recent discoveries. New material also includes the impact of bisphosphonates, and new approaches to the management of Class III malocclusions in the growing child. Sections on the differences in healthcare and legal requirements of the UK devolved countries have been added, and all life support protocols have been updated. This concise and practical distillation of the essential knowledge and skills for dental practice has been highly regarded by dental students and practitioners for over twenty years. Now it is more vital than ever for you to ensure the most up-to-date edition is always close to hand!

Essentials of Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine E-Book

Essentials of Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine E-Book

  • Author: Anne Ballinger
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702050148
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 992
  • View: 1331
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Mini Kumar & Clark goes into its fifth edition! New to this best-selling, portable, quick reference to clinical medicine: Fully updated in line with the latest edition of Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine New chapter on malignant disease Practical procedures and therapeutics taken into individual chapters as appropriate. From reviews of the previous edition: ‘This really is an excellent medical textbook ... Easily covers undergraduate medicine.’ ‘Pocket Essentials is a great little book to review the night before you start on a rotation. It is small enough that you can easily read over the chapter and then appear on the ward with a good idea of what is going on.’ ‘In short this book is concise, succinct and gets straight to the point.’ ‘This book summarises everything you need to know: causes, diagnoses and treatments.’ ‘I am finding this book very helpful and more importantly very concise. It has most things you need to know about common clinical pathologies.’ ‘... I turned to Pocket Essentials of Clinical Medicine as my clinical medicine reference guide – and what a guide! An excellent book, which gives you the clinical features, investigations and management for a whole variety of different illnesses. The book is clearly laid out, and even has normal blood chemistry values at the end. Do yourself a favour and buy this book!’ ‘This mini paperback is a must for anyone studying medicine. It gives all the information one would need and all without the pain of carrying around a large book.’ ‘I liked this book ... it was useful having a smaller reference book ... to carry around on wards etc. – it's more digestible and easier to follow than big K&C, and gives a little more background than the Oxford Handbook – and I know people who use it to revise for finals.’

Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology

Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology

  • Author: Gavin Clunie,Nick Wilkinson,Elena Nikiphorou,Deepak Jadon
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 019104394X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 768
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The Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology, 4th edition has been fully reviewed and updated to make it into an invaluable guide for students, trainees, consultant rheumatologists, and everyone caring for patients with musculoskeletal disease. With the addition of a paediatric rheumatologist to the editor team, this new edition is a fully functional rheumatology handbook for patients from childhood to adulthood. Practically structured, the handbook focuses first on presenting symptoms and then considers key diseases, emergencies, and rare diseases in detail. There is a comprehensive and updated account of assessment, guidelines, and treatment options. The text has been condensed with bullet points and summary boxes so the reader can focus on the essential information. To aid understanding over half of the images have been updated and the colour plate section has been expanded. 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.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine

  • Author: Murray Longmore,Ian Wilkinson,Andrew Baldwin,Elizabeth Wallin
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199609624
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 920
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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, a peerless classic in the field, returns for a ninth edition. Thoroughly updated in line with current guidelines, this pocket-friendly book is the ultimate guide to the practice and philosophy of medicine.

Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

  • Author: Chris Johnson,Sarah R. Anderson,Jon Dallimore,Shane Winser,David Warrell,Chris Imray,James Moore
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191066826
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 912
  • View: 749
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Revised for its second edition to include the latest national and international guidelines, the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine continues to be the essential resource forexpedition medics and all well-informed travellers, including gap-year students. Clear and concise, readers can rely on this handbook to provide the knowledge and practical advice they need. It enables efficient preparation and planning before the journey, advises on camp logistics, risk management, and medical problems during the trip, as well as highlighting rare but important risks to those visiting remote areas. Focusing on preventative measures, the handbook also contains chapters dealing with crisis management, emergency care, and evacuation from challenging environments. Now containing more guidance about the obligations of a clinician joining an expedition, and the ethical approach to such work, the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine also provides an increased emphasis on medicine in various extreme environments. With revised and additional illustrations, more colour plates, and an increased use of important algorithms, this edition will give you the confidence and skills you need to travel to any extreme or remote environment. Updated with the support of the Royal Geographical Society, and incorporating the combined knowledge and experience of a team of experienced clinicians and expeditioners, this is a practical, easy-to-use guide to all aspects of expedition and wilderness medicine. Anyone who might ever step into the natural countryside, away from tarmac or gravelled paths, to seek the freedom and beauty of unspoiled nature needs to be aware of the content of this book, to enhance their enjoyment, and minimise the risk of pursuing adventurous travel.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills

  • Author: James Thomas,Tanya Monaghan
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191044547
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 772
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Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills is the only truly comprehensive pocket guide to all aspects of history taking, physical examination, practical procedures, data interpretation, and communication skills. Packed with expert knowledge and practical guidance it gives realistic advice on coping with common situations. The handbook is structured to allow rapid reference of key information, and to aid understanding with concise and practical clinical guidance. Full colour throughout, it includes over 140 detailed photographs and diagrams of all common examination skills to show you exactly what you need to do and the theory, practice and complications for each. More photos have been included, with over half completely new and specially produced for this edition. Each system chapter covers applied anatomy, history, examination, and the presentation of common and important disorders. Data interpretation covers the basics of x-rays, ECGs and other key areas. A new chapter on the eyes is included along with the sections on body language and non-verbal communication, and the section on practical procedures has been expanded. This handbook will help to ensure you have the confidence and skill to carry out an 'A' grade examination every time.

Oral Microbiology

Oral Microbiology

  • Author: P. Marsh
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 1461575567
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 249
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would also like to thank the following individuals and publishers for granting permission to reproduce data or figures: Alan Dolby (Figure 6.2) and Pauline Handley (Figure 4.5, Table 4.6); American Society for Microbiology (Figure 4.5); Cambridge University Press (Figure 7.3, Table 7.7); Harwood Academic Publishers (Table 4.6); Journal of Dental Research (Tables 6.9 and 6.10); and MTP Press Ltd (Figures 2.6 and 4.2, Table 6.1). Particular thanks also go to our families who have put up with so much during the preparation of this book. P. D. Marsh, Salisbury M. V. Martin, Liverpool Preface to the second edition Oral microbiology forms an important part of the curriculum of dental students while the multidisciplinary nature of the research in this area means that studies of the adherence, metabolism and pathogenicity of oral bacteria are equally relevant to microbiologists. The success of the first edition of Oral Microbiology stems in part from the fact that the book satisfies successfully the needs of both of these groups of students as well as those of general dental practitioners, medical students and senior scientists.

Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary

Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary

  • Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc
  • Publisher: Merriam-Webster
  • ISBN: 9781418000561
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 958
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Offers concise definitions of medical terms and includes a chapter on the history of medical English.

Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties

Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties

  • Author: Katharine Boursicot
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199657580
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 400
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With over 350 Single Best Answer questions and many Extended Matching Questions, Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties provides top-quality revision material on the core specialties for readers looking for exam success.

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

  • Author: Chantal Simon,Hazel Everitt,Francoise van Dorp,Matthew Burke
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199671036
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 1157
  • View: 5417
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The Oxford Handbook of General Practice is an essential lifeline for the busy GP. It includes hands-on advice to help with any day-to-day problems which might arise in general practice. Revised and updated throughout, this new edition includes several new chapters and expanded information on the new GP contract and training.

Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences

Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences

  • Author: Robert Wilkins,Simon Cross,Ian Megson,David Meredith
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191652296
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 980
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Written by biomedical scientists and clinicians, with the purpose of disseminating the fundamental scientific principles that underpin medicine, this new edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences provides a clear, easily digestible account of basic cell physiology and biochemistry. It also includes an investigation of the traditional pillars of medicine (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology and pharmacology) integrated in the context of each of the major systems relevant to the human body. Cross-referenced to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, and thoroughly illustrated, it is the ideal introduction to the medical sciences for medical students and biomedical scientists, as well as a valuable refresher for junior doctors.

Black's Student Medical Dictionary

Black's Student Medical Dictionary

  • Author: Gordon Macpherson
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780713669084
  • Category: Medical sciences
  • Page: 688
  • View: 3842
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Republished for the medical student market, the latest edition of this standard work of reference contains over 5000 encyclopaedic entries, giving full definitions and descriptions of medical terms and concepts. All material has been checked and updated with new or substantially revised entries on: · apoptosis · attention deficit disorder · autism · children's physical and mental health · cognitive behaviour therapy · environmental health · ethics · general practice · nursing · occupational health · pregnancy and labour · prostheses · research fraud · suicide · transfusion