Pack of Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine 9e and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties 9e (Oxford Medical Handbooks)

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9780198758211: Pack of Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine 9e and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties 9e (Oxford Medical Handbooks)

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine 9e and the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties 9e are bundled together in a pack that represents excellent value and will serve as an ultimate guide to the practice and philosophy of medicine, providing all the relevant knowledge needed in modern clinical practice.

Now in its ninth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be the definitive pocket-friendly guide to medicine. The culmination over 25 years of experience at the bedside and in the community, this handbook is packed with practical advice, wit, and wisdom.

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine presents clinical information in a clear way that makes it easy to revise, remember, and implement on the ward. It gives reliable advice on what to do, when to do it, and how to do it, with clinical photographs and diagrams that bring theory to life. Uniquely for a medical text, this book weaves history, literature, art, and philosophy into its survey of medicine, casting new light on the specialties and encouraging the reader to see beyond the practical aspects of medicine and adopt a patient-centred approach to care.

The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine looks better than ever, with a more modern design and over 600 colour images and illustrations. The History and Examination chapter has been completely revamped with systematic flowcharts and new illustrations so that it better reflects real bedside practice. The index, cross-references, and references have been overhauled to make them even easier to use. Every chapter has been written with supervision from experts in each field to ensure accuracy, and updated to reflect relevant guidelines from the NHS, NICE, the Resuscitation Council and other key proffesional bodies.

Loved and trusted by generations of doctors, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be an indispensable companion for the practice of modern medicine.

Now in its 25th year, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties has been revised and updated by a trusted author team to bring you practical, up-to-date clinical advice and a unique outlook on the practice of medicine. Twelve books in one, this is the ultimate guide to the core clinical specialties for students, junior doctors, and specialists.

This edition features a new and improved referencing system guided by a team of junior doctors, ensuring that the text is packed with valuable references to the most salient data and guidelines across the specialties. Each chapter has been updated on the advice of a team of specialists, to bring you everything you need for any eventuality on the ward or in the field. This essential handbook guides the reader through the management of an unprecedented spectrum of conditions and eventualties, from sexual health to major incident management. Compact and filled with high quality artwork, directions to further reading, and wise advice, this book is an ideal resource for revision and reference on the go.

With its companion volume, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties offers a unique perspective on the practice of medicine. Filled with wit, wisdom, and humanity, this book draws on literature, history, and personal experience to teach a philosophy of medicine that always puts the patient at the centre of compassionate care. It is a trustworthy companion for anyone with the spirit of self-improvement and a passion for their practice.

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About the Author:


Murray Longmore, General Practitioner, Sussex,Ian Wilkinson, Professor of Therapeutics, University of Cambridge, and Honorary Consultant Physician, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,Andrew Baldwin, GP Specialty Trainee, Eastbourne, Sussex,Elizabeth Wallin, Specialist Registrar in Renal Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge,Judith Collier, General Practitioner, Sussex,Keith Amarakone, Emergency Department Registrar, Cairns Base Hospital, Queensland

Murray Longmore is a GP working in Sussex, UK.

Ian Wilkinson is Professor of Therapeutics, University of Cambridge, and Honorary Consultant Physician, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Cambridge, UK.

Andrew Baldwin is a GP Registrar working in Sussex, UK.

Elizabeth Wallin is a Specialist Registrar in Renal Medicine working in Cambridge, UK.

Judith Collier is a general practitioner living in Sussex, UK.

Keith Amarakone is a Emergency Department Registrar at Cairns Base Hospital, Queensland, Australia.

Review:

"This is a valuable handbook that is well worth the investment."

--Doody's Notes, May 2014

"Incredibly helpful in almost all situations, information well laid out and easy to find, engaging to read ... useful asides to aid memorisation, essential algorithms/reference intervals helpfully situated on front and back inside covers; a generally excellent and clearly very well-thought-out
book."

--Tom Dalton, University of Birmingham, UK

"I very much appreciated the very human and caring aspect it brings to clinical medicine, it's lovely to have the dry, biomedical material broken up with humorous, motivational and touching stories."

--Sam Siljee, University of Otago, New Zealand

"THE best book that a medical student could ever use. Everything is so easy to find, and is just enough depth for me!"

--Alexander Wibberley, 3rd year medical student, University of Leeds

"This new edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialities may appear small in size but don't underestimate it. ... [This] is an essential component of any medical student's bookshelf and will be very useful in guiding you through the main clinical specialities."

--Lucy Faulkner, Northwing, November 2013

"Applying humanism as the basis of delivering medical care, the reward for the physician and proven healing effect for the patient becomes evident. I found this focus delightful and worthy of every physician's consideration... They consistently encourage sympathy and compassion in the many
types of patient interactions primary care providers will face and the reward this brings in a career that encompasses patient care from conception to end of life. The authors mine their experience for rich, authoritative insights into these many aspects of medicine."

--Doody's Notes, April 2013

"Although there are several good pocket-sized medical references, I have not seen one that has the detail and easy format for quick reference as this one does. It includes thoughtful tools and an invitation for feedback from the authors. What I find most appealing is the unique emphasis on the
human aspects of practicing medicine that is evident throughout, which is blended well with the more frequently taught technical, knowledge-based information. The authors succeed in their goal of emphasizing connection and compassion as a means to delivering more effective patient care as well as
supporting and enhancing the physician's reason for choosing this career. If you are looking for a quick reference medical book, you will not be disappointed. The focus on the perspective of compassionate humans caring for people in need is a particularly useful bonus."

--Doody's Notes, April 2013

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