This easy-to-use and practical textbook of primary care medicine takes a diagnostic approach to the patient, addresses common symptoms and presents a systematic review of the physical examination, probable causes and treatment strategies. Illustrations showing exam techniques and tables assist differential diagnosis. The author's clinical insights makes this a useful resource for all primary care physicians.
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Practice Tips is an essential reference for medical and health practitioners to gain a range of practical, useful information and instruction on methods of dealing with everyday ailments and medical conditions. In this valuable guide to basic medical practice, John Murtagh draws on his simple terms hands-on techniques that do not require sophisticated equipment, but use improvisation and easy-to-hand instruments in tried and tested approaches. John Murtagh has written this book in his inimitable style with the busy medical practitioner in mind, presenting key information that is easy to access, constructive and to the point.
In this third edition, the author has updated the methods in the second edition and added over twenty new tips to make it an even more comprehensive reference. The text is amply supplemented with over 400 illustrations and has an easy to-follow format.
Reviews of the first edition:
"This book is superb. I only wish such a book had been available while I was an undergraduate student." - Professor Peter Baume, Head, School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney
"It is a text with a difference: most of this invaluable material is not available in conventional textbooks...A key feature of the tips is that they are simple and safe to perform, requiring minimal equipment and technical know-how." - Australian Family PhysicianAbout the Author:
John Murtagh, MD, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
John Murtagh AM is Adjunct Professor of General Practice at Monash University; Professorial Fellow of General Practice at the University of Melbourne; Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, Swinburne University; and a general practitioner at the East Bentleigh Murrumbeena Medical Group.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0074701800
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