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Oxford Handbook of General Practice By Chantal Simon

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

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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 material on the new GP contract and training.

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Oxford Handbook of General Practice by Chantal Simon

The Oxford Handbook of General Practice has been a lifeline for busy GPs since the first edition published in 2002. Covering the whole of general practice, with hands-on advice from experienced practitioners, this essential handbook provides rapid access to information to help with any day-to-day problems which might arise in general practice. The new third edition takes into account the significant changes in primary care since publication of the second edition in 2005. Written in line with the new GP curriculum, the authors have provided new material on the GP contract, foundation level doctors in general practice, and training for general practice. All chapters have been completely revised and updated throughout, with input from a team of specialist reviewers and contributors. The chapter on child health has been radically updated and specific chapters have now been dedicated to pregnancy and contraception/sexual health. The handbook also includes quick reference practical management boxes for paediatric and elderly patients, a plate section of colour images, and reference to online guidelines and resources.Revised to include the latest guidelines and management practices, this authoritative handbook is critical reading for all those working in general practice.

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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 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 disease ; 19. Haematology and immunology ; 20. Breast disease ; 21. Gynaecology ; 22. Sexual health and contraception ; 23. Pregnancy ; 24. Child health ; 25. ENT ; 26. Ophthalmology ; 27. Mental Health ; 28. Oncology and palliative care ; 29. Emergencies

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GOR003970808
Oxford Handbook of General Practice by Chantal Simon
Chantal Simon
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Oxford University Press
2009-05-09
1200
0199236100
9780199236107
N/A
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