*Highly-illustrated guide provides concise, step-by-step instructions for the management of common conditions requiring practical procedures in the office or emergency room
*"Tips" are simple and safe to perform, requiring minimal equipment and technical know-how
*Covers the full spectrum of what is needed to know on a daily basis: everything from various injection techniques to treatment of lumps and bumps, fractures, removal of foreign bodies, musculoskeletal problems, ear, nose, and throat problems, and much more
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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, AM, is Executive Director, Education at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Adjunct Professor of General Practice at the Department of Community Medicine and General Practice , Monash University, Victoria, Australia.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/Spanish Imports, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0074708872