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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology

  • Author: Drew Provan,Trevor Baglin,Inderjeet Dokal,Johannes de Vos
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0199683301
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 864
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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology provides core and concise information on the entire spectrum of blood disorders affecting both adults and children. Updated for its fourth edition, it includes all major advances in the specialty, including malignant haematology, haemato-oncology,coagulation, transfusion medicine, and red cell disorders, with a brand new chapter on rare diseases. Practically focused, and specifically designed for ease-of-use, and rapid access to the information you need, this handbook is an indispensable resource on all aspects of haematology for all traineedoctors, nurses, technicians, and research professionals.The handbook is divided into clinical approach and disease-specific areas. The clinical approach section outlines various symptoms and signs in patients with blood disease to enable the reader to formulate a sensible differential diagnosis beofre embarking on investigation and treatment. Thedisease-specific section is written by four authors whose expertise covers the whole breadth of diseases included in the book. All authors have contributed to national guidelines (e.g. British Committee for Standards in Haematology, BCSH) and are experts in the evidence base that exists for eachtopic. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology offers a concise and logical approach to caring for patients with diseases of the blood.

Oxford Handbook of Oncology

Oxford Handbook of Oncology

  • Author: Jim Cassidy,Donald Bissett,Roy A. J. Spence OBE,Miranda Payne,Gareth Morris-Stiff
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191075027
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 896
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Now fully revised and in its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Oncology has been the essential go-to guide for students and practitioners in oncology for over a decade. The scientific basis and diagnosis of cancers is covered, as well as drugs, biomarkers, and the presentation and psychosocial aspects of oncology. Concise, practical, and comprehensive, there is no better companion for both common conditions and challenging emergencies. The field of oncology has surged forward since the last edition was published and the Oxford Handbook of Oncology has been fully revised and updated to reflect these recent advances so you can be sure that the vital information you need is in your hands. This handbook incorporates changes such as the understanding of the science of cancer, novel therapies in breast, lung, renal, and melanoma, molecular sub-classification of common solid cancers, personalized therapy approaches, new agents in hard to treat cancers, the benefits of new technologies in radiotherapy, and the emerging data on the importance of the immune response. Written by experts in the field to ensure that it is grounded in real life clinical practice, this handbook provides a concise guide to all aspects of oncology for all students, nurses, and junior faculty responsible for the care of cancer patients, while also providing further reading and highlighting areas of controversy for those who need a more detailed understanding.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation

Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation

  • Author: Drew Provan
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0191079278
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1008
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With major advances in technology there are thousands of clinical and laboratory tests available, forming a key part of the diagnostic process in the highly complex field of modern medicine. This handbook provides a patient-orientated approach to investigation, with a comprehensive review of specialty-related tests. Written in the Oxford Handbook style, this book features references and up-to-date website links for extra clinical detail. This new edition has been revised to include the most recent developments in investigatory tests, with clear step-by-step instructions and updated illustrations to provide greater clarifying background to the text. Written by an experienced team of active clinicians, this is invaluable for junior doctors as a quick reference, as well as senior medical students preparing for examinations.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

  • Author: Gavin Spickett
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199603243
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 627
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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy is a unique, practical and clinically relevant guide to assist with the diagnosis and management of immunological/allergic disease, and the correct selection and interpretation of immunological tests.

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.

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

  • Author: Max Watson,Caroline Lucas,Andrew Hoy,Jo Wells
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199234353
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1035
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This practical guide briefly covers the historical and epidemiological background of palliative care and the growth of palliative medicine as a specialty, before dealing with major physical, psychological, spiritual, and symptom management issues from diagnosis to bereavement care.

Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

  • Author: Punit Ramrakha,Jonathan Hill
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191629987
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 880
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Cardiovascular disease remains the major cause of morbidity and mortality throughout developed countries and is also rapidly increasing in developing countries. Cardiovascular medicine and the specialty of cardiology continue to expand, and the remit of the cardiologist is forever broader with the development of new sub-specialties. The Oxford Handbook of Cardiology provides a comprehensive but concise guide to all modern cardiological practice with anemphasis on practical clinical management in many different contexts. This second edition addresses all the key advances made in the field since the previous edition, including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, and pharmacology. It expands the remit to medical students and the more junior doctor whileretaining the level of detail required by more senior practitioners within the field.

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 Anaesthesia

Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

  • Author: Keith Allman,Iain Wilson,Aidan O'Donnell
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0191059366
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1280
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Now on its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia provides authoritative, concise guidance on all aspects of anaesthesia. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and clinically-focused, it is indispensable for both anaesthetic trainees and experienced practitioners. Building on the award-winning success of previous editions, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is as relevant and important as ever. Fully revised to follow the latest guidelines, drugs, and procedures, this book ensures readers have the most up-to-date knowledge easily to hand. Now including brand new content on obesity surgery, colloids vs crystalloids, enhanced recovery and intraoperative fluid management, new anticoagulants, BIS updates, pulse contour analysis, and much more. Whether you are studying, just starting out in practice, or an experienced practitioner in need of a revision tool, this handbook is your essential companion.

Haematology Nursing

Haematology Nursing

  • Author: Marvelle Brown,Tracey Cutler
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118276124
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 288
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Haematology Nursing is a comprehensive handbook, with a nursing focus, on the care and management of patients with haematological disorders. Divided into four sections, the first provides an introduction to haematology, looking at haemopoiesis, immunology and genetics. Section Two covers non-malignant haematology, including anaemia, haemoglobinopathies and haemochromatosis. Section Three explores the pathophysiology, care and management of myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferative disorders, including leukaemia, myeloma, and lymphoma. The final section provides information on various nursing care interventions, including blood transfusion, venous access devices, and palliative care. Aimed principally at nurses working in a variety of settings including haematology/oncology wards, medical/haematology wards, specialist bone marrow transplant centres, and community settings, Haematology Nursing is an essential and much-needed reference guide.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

  • Author: Philip Wiffen,Marc Mitchell,Melanie Snelling,Nicola Stoner
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0191054704
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 752
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Complementing the guidelines in the British National Formulary, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensable guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. It presents handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format to give the reader the knowledge and confidence needed to provide a clinical pharmacy service. Including key information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills, and confidentiality, this extensively revised addition to the bestselling Oxford Handbook series is the fundamental pharmacy reference tool. It features chapters on adherence, anaphylaxis, clinical trials, herbal medicines, palliative care, patient management, pharmaceutical calculations, research, policy, and therapy related issues. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy includes brand new topics, including content on health coaching, residency and on-call, HIV and TB and mental health.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology

  • Author: James Carton
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0191077577
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 528
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Now in its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology is the concise and rapidly accessible guide to general pathologic principles, and the pathology behind common and important conditions across all the major medical and surgical specialties. Fully updated and now including a brand new chapter on head and neck pathology, this book continues to be the definitive resource for medical students and doctors with an interest in this important specialty. Authored by leading experts, The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology uses the best-selling Oxford Handbook format to cover macroscopic and microscopic features alongside immunohistochemical and molecular pathology in a succinct and practical style. This edition is fully illustrated and now includes over new 50 full colour images and staging information for major malignancies to aid the reader and to explain the pathology of common conditions. This handbook continues to be an indispensable resource in the field for medical students, trainees, and biomedical scientists.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis

  • Author: Huw Llewelyn,Hock Aun Ang,Keir Lewis,Anees Al-Abdullah
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 019967986X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 664
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Fully 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 adetailed description of the basis of logical evidence-based differential diagnosis.This new edition has been updated with more straightforward diagrams as well as brand new images to help aid understanding. Including rarer diagnoses alongside common conditions, and vital information about longer-term management alongside the initial treatments, this handbook will ensure yourexcellence 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 the reader's perfect companion to sharp andself-assured diagnoses throughout their medical career.

Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

  • Author: John Wass,Katharine Owen
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 019103942X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 928
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The indispensable guide to all aspects of clinical care, the Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes has been fully revised for its third edition. Concise, practical, and packed with vital information and invaluable hands-on advice, this is the must have resource for all those managing patients with endocrine and diabetic disorders. This unique pocket guide has been updated with new dedicated chapters on endocrine surgery, endocrinology and ageing, and obesity, as well as new topics, including intrinsic imperfections of endocrine replacement therapy, transition to adult care, and survivors of childhood cancer. Written in conjunction with the Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes, it covers clinical investigation and management of both common and rare conditions. Following the latest protocols and clinical guidelines it ensures readers are up-to-date with the latest clinical care and practice. Clear, concise, and easy-to-use, this handbook will ensure readers have all the information they need at their fingertips.

Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

  • Author: Tim Raine,George Collins,Catriona Hall,Nina Hjelde
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0198813538
  • Category:
  • Page: 688
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The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns in a new edition to keep junior doctors, as well as their supervisors and senior medical students, up-to-date and give them the information and confidence they need to excel during and beyond the Foundation Programme. This new edition has been fully revised to take in the latest guidelines, the new junior doctors' contract, and the most recent Foundation Programme curriculum. It has new sections to demystify the NHS structure and explore key changes in social care and the interface with the NHS, and revised key information on the medical certificate of the cause of death, the role of the medical examiner, and changes to interactions with the coroner, as well as a new standalone chapter on Psychiatry. The junior doctor's pocket mentor, this handbook distils the knowledge of four authors across multiple NHS environments in an easy access format, covering everything from practical guidance at the patient's bedside to aspects of adapting to day-to-day life as a junior doctor that are rarely covered in medical school. With this indispensable survival guide to the Foundation Programme, you need never be alone on the wards again.

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.

Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

  • Author: David Semple,Roger Smyth
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191015903
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1088
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Fully revised and updated for the new edition, the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry provides the most up-to-date information clinically relevant to the doctor on the ground. Using a presentation-based format it provides detailed advice on clinical decision making after diagnosis. This handbook is an indispensable companion for any professional working in psychiatric medicine. Covering all major psychiatric conditions and sub-specialties, this handbook provides practical and comprehensive guidelines and in-depth coverage of psychiatric assessment, psychopathology, evidence-based practice, therapeutic issues, and transcultural psychiatry. It is indexed alphabetically by ICD-10 / DSM-IV classification codes and acute presentations for quick access. It reflects the recent major changes to psychiatric training and examination as well as the latest drug information. Reviewed by experienced clinicians, and revised by Specialist Trainees, this handbook not only gives expert advice for psychiatry professionals, but is also directly relevant to trainees in psychiatry. For the third edition, new information includes guidance on Adult ADHD, information on new drugs of abuse (e,g, GBL, GHB, mephodrone), and clinical decision-making in the prison setting. With such broad coverage and depth of guidance, this is the must-have pocket guide for all professionals and trainees working in psychiatry.

Haematology

Haematology

An Illustrated Colour Text

  • Author: Martin R. Howard,Peter J. Hamilton
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0443103623
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 114
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2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Internal Medicine category! This textbook on haematology in the Illustrated Colour Text series is suitable for medical students, junior doctors and others needing a concise and practical introduction to the subject. Concise and manageable coverage of the major blood diseases and their treatment. Does not overload the reader with science, unlike some competing books. Focus is on the haematology patient and on the practical aspects of the subject. Makes use of the attractive features of the ICT series - double page spreads, lots of colour illustrations, summary boxes. Updating to take account of recenty developments in stem cell biology. Increased emphasis on genomic and proteomic techniques in the diagnosis of haematological malignancy. Use of new imaging techniques including MRI and PET. Description of advances in treatment of leukaemia and lymphoma and in diagnosis and management of patients with thrombophilia and venous thrombosis. Development of new antimicrobial agents in management of immunosuppressed patients with infection. New double page spread on palliative care of patients with blood disorders. New illustrations.

Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine

Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine

  • Author: Andrew Brent,Robert Davidson,Anna Seale
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191039411
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1008
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The Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, fourth edition is the definitive resource for medical problems in tropical regions, and in low-resource settings. Comprehensive in scope, and concise in style, this portable guide ensures that you always have the vital information you need at your fingertips. Fully revised and updated for its fourth edition, it includes brand new chapters on humanitarian crises, poisoning and envenoming, nosocomial infections, and antibiotic resistance. The paediatric illness sections have been expanded, and website links have been fully updated and extended. With the clear, easy-reference style of the trusted Oxford Handbook format, written and reviewed by an international team of clinical experts, this is a truly global handbook and an essential resource. Make sure you never leave home without it!