Oxford Textbook of Medical Education

Oxford Textbook of Medical Education

Contributors to this book come from a variety of different backgrounds, disciplines and locations, producing a book that is truly original and international.

Author: Kieran Walsh

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199652679

Category: Medical

Page: 784

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Providing a comprehensive and evidence-based reference guide for those who have a strong and scholarly interest in medical education, the Oxford Textbook of Medical Education contains everything the medical educator needs to know in order to deliver the knowledge, skills, and behaviour that doctors need. The book explicitly states what constitutes best practice and gives an account of the evidence base that corroborates this. Describing the theoretical educational principles that lay the foundations of best practice in medical education, the book gives readers a through grounding in all aspects of this discipline. Contributors to this book come from a variety of different backgrounds, disciplines and locations, producing a book that is truly original and international.
Categories: Medical

Medical Education

Medical Education

This fascinating guide to medical education introduces the reader to the historical development of this important subject through 100 powerful images from the prestigious Wellcome Library Collection that highlight key figures in the field ...

Author: Kieran Walsh

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781498751971

Category: Medical

Page: 212

View: 636

This fascinating guide to medical education introduces the reader to the historical development of this important subject through 100 powerful images from the prestigious Wellcome Library Collection that highlight key figures in the field and innovations that have taken place, not just in the recent past but over the centuries. The readable text that accompanies each image both describes that image and shows how the ideas arising from it have helped to shape modern medical education, with relevance to current clinical practice. This will be an invaluable and visual introduction for students, academics, managers and practitioners looking to gain a better understanding of the evolution of educational practice in medicine, and how it might progress in the future.
Categories: Medical

Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences

Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences

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 ...

Author: Robert Wilkins

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191652295

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.
Categories: Medical

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Emphasising the multi-disciplinary nature of palliative care the fourth edition of this text also looks at the individual professional roles that contribute to the best-quality palliative care.

Author: Nathan Cherny

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199656097

Category: Medical

Page: 1280

View: 195

The definitive Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, now in its fifth edition, has again been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field of extraordinary talent and thoughtfulness. Updated to include new sections devoted to assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the very young and the very old, this leading textbook covers all the new and emerging topics since its original publication in 1993. In addition, the multi-disciplinary natureof palliative care is emphasized throughout the book, covering areas from ethical and communication issues, the treatment of symptoms and the management of pain. The printed book is complemented with 12 months free access to the online version, which includes expanded chapter information and links from the references to primary research journal articles, ensuring this edition continues to be at the forefront of palliative medicine. This fifth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is dedicated to the memory of Professor Geoffrey Hanks, pioneer in the field of palliative medicine, and co-editor of the previous four editions. A truly comprehensive text, no hospital, hospice, palliative care service, or medicallibrary should be without this essential source of information.
Categories: Medical

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Author: Derek Doyle

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198566980

Category: Medical

Page: 1244

View: 559

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine has firmly established itself as the definitive book on the subject and is used in more than 8,000 palliative care services in over 100 countries. This new edition has been completely rewritten and revised to reflect the rapid growth of the specialty. Two world-famous doctors, Sir Kenneth Calman and Nathan Cherny, bring vast experience to the book and have joined Derek Doyle and Geoffrey Hanks on the editorial team. There are authoritative, international contributions from over 150 renowned experts. The book provides comprehensive coverage of ethical issues, communication, research, patient evaluation and outcome measures, the principles of drug use, symptom management, and the management of pain. Nutrition, paediatric palliative medicine, palliative medicine in non-malignant disease, cultural and spiritual issues, social, and work related issues, rehabilitation, complementary therapies, palliative medicine in the home, bereavement, and education and training are also covered in detail. The new edition includes sixty-six completely new chapters and contributors. New sections and chapters devoted exclusively to such non-malignant conditions as cardiac disease, non-malignant respiratory disease, non-malignant neurological disease and AIDS have been added as well as new chapters on palliative medicine in intensive care and geriatric care, and complementary and alternative therapies in palliative medicine. There is a brand new section on the contributions to palliative care of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, music- , art- and speech- therapists, stoma therapists, clinical pharmacists and clinical psychologists. Every chapter used in the first two editions has been radically reviewed and brought up to date. A striking new page and cover design reflects the significant changes made in this edition. Like its predecessors, OTPM3 will be the trusted and ultimate reference which no palliative care service or medical library can afford to be without.
Categories: Medical

Oxford Textbook of Critical Care

Oxford Textbook of Critical Care

This volume is the definitive text for all health care providers, including physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other allied health professionals who take care of critically ill patients.

Author: Andrew Webb

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780191064722

Category: Medical

Page: 1824

View: 557

Now in paperback, the second edition of the Oxford Textbook of Critical Care is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary text covering all aspects of adult intensive care management. Uniquely this text takes a problem-orientated approach providing a key resource for daily clinical issues in the intensive care unit. The text is organized into short topics allowing readers to rapidly access authoritative information on specific clinical problems. Each topic refers to basic physiological principles and provides up-to-date treatment advice supported by references to the most vital literature. Where international differences exist in clinical practice, authors cover alternative views. Key messages summarise each topic in order to aid quick review and decision making. Edited and written by an international group of recognized experts from many disciplines, the second edition of the Oxford Textbook of Critical Careprovides an up-to-date reference that is relevant for intensive care units and emergency departments globally. This volume is the definitive text for all health care providers, including physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other allied health professionals who take care of critically ill patients.
Categories: Medical

Oxford Textbook of Primary Medical Care

Oxford Textbook of Primary Medical Care

Qualifications such as a Diploma in Family Medicine can be achieved after
satisfactory participation in professional development programmes . In Singapore
, medical graduates must have one prior year of hospital - based training and
then ...

Author: Roger Jones (Prof.)

Publisher:

ISBN: 0198567839

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 1324

View: 829

Categories: Clinical medicine

Oxford Textbook of Children s Sport and Exercise Medicine

Oxford Textbook of Children s Sport and Exercise Medicine

This text explains the principles of developmental exercise science, assessment of performance, the promotion of young people's health and well-being, and the clinical diagnosis and management of sports injuries in children and adolescents

Author: Neil Armstrong

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198757672

Category:

Page: 712

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Now consisting of fifty innovative chapters authored by internationally recognised scientists and clinicians, the extensively revised third edition of the Oxford Textbook of Children's Sport and Exercise Medicine is the fundamental reference work on paediatric exercise medicine and sport science. Using a scientific evidence-based approach and new insights into understanding the exercising child and adolescent, this title covers a complex and rapidly evolving field. Designed to inform, challenge and support all involved in the study and treatment of the exercising child and adolescent, the Oxford Textbook of Children's Sport and Exercise Medicine presents complex scientific and medical material in an accessible and understandable manner. With extensive sections on Exercise Science, Exercise Medicine, Sport Science and Sport Medicine, chapters comprehensively cover training, physical activity in relation to health issues, the physiology of the young athlete and injury using the research and practical experience of a renowned author team. Fully illustrated and extensively revised, new topics and fully updated material complement the state-of-the-art approach of previous editions. With an increased focus on molecular exercise physiology, close to 75% of the content found in this edition is new material, reflecting the many advances and developments across this discipline.
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Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology

Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology

Illustrated in full colour throughout, this comprehensive edition provides the reader with complete information on clinical and practical problems in nephrology.

Author: Neil Turner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199592548

Category:

Page: 3000

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This fourth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology builds on the success and international reputation of the publication as an important resource for the practising clinician in the field. It provides practical, scholarly, and evidence-based coverage of the full spectrum of clinical nephrology, written by a global faculty of experts. The most relevant and important reference to clinical nephrology, this is an authoritative and comprehensive textbook combining the clinical aspects of renal disease essential to daily clinical practice with extensive information about the underlying basic science and current evidence available. Each section of the textbook has been critically and comprehensively edited under the auspices of a leading expert in the field. This new edition has been significantly expanded and reapportioned to reflect developments and new approaches to topics, and includes treatment algorithms to aid and enhance patient care where possible. The fourth edition offers increased focus on the medical aspects of transplantation, HIV-associated renal disease, and infection and renal disease, alongside entirely new sections on genetic topics and clinical and physiological aspects of fluid/electrolyte and tubular disorders. The emphasis throughout is on marrying advances in scientific research with clinical management. Richly illustrated throughout in full colour, this is a truly modern and attractive edition which reinforces the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology's position as an indispensable reference work of consistent quality and reliability. Enriched and refined by careful revision, this new edition continues the tradition of excellence.
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Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts Health and Wellbeing

Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts  Health  and Wellbeing

"Includes access to Oxford Medicine Online"--Cover.

Author: Paul M. Camic

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199688074

Category: Arts

Page: 368

View: 196

There is growing interest internationally in the contributions which the creative arts can make to wellbeing and health in both healthcare and community settings. A timely addition to the field, the Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health, and Wellbeing is the first work of its kind to discuss the role the creative arts have in addressing some of the most pressing public health challenges faced today. Providing an evidence-base and recommendations for a wide audience, this is an essential resource for anyone involved with this increasingly important component of public health practice. The textbook offers key insights for developing new creative arts-based approaches to health and wellbeing, and shows how these can augment established practices within a variety of social settings. Theoretically grounded and with a strong evidence base, this book brings together contributions from both practitioners and researches to provide a comprehensive account of the field. Using international examples, the textbook elucidates the various approaches that have successfully led to improvements in public health, whilst case studies in healthcare practices evaluate the impact of arts-based initiatives in a multitude of international settings, life-course stages, and social milieus. The Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health, and Wellbeing is a comprehensive resource that will be essential to anyone with an interest in this increasingly important component of public health practice.
Categories: Arts

Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The indispensable, concise and practical guide to all aspects of obstetric and gynaecological medical care, diagnosis, and management, this is the must have resource for all specialist trainees, junior doctors and medical students, as well ...

Author: Sally Collins

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191503276

Category: Medical

Page: 848

View: 250

Fully revised for a third edition, the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is now better than ever. It includes new algorithms for patient management, new images and full colour photographs, and new and expanded topics including female genital mutilation, consent for operations, and pre-operative assessment. Written and reviewed by a team of highly experienced clinicians and academics, and UK trainees, this handbook is a perfect starting point for preparation for postgraduate exams. Practical advice is presented with key evidence-based guidelines, supported by web references, providing the most up-to-date clinical information as well as the perfect starting point for preparation for postgraduate exams. The indispensable, concise and practical guide to all aspects of obstetric and gynaecological medical care, diagnosis, and management, this is the must have resource for all specialist trainees, junior doctors and medical students, as well as a valuable aide memoir for experienced clinicians.
Categories: Medical

Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

Includes Internet access card bound inside front matter.

Author: Mark Cobb

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199571390

Category: Medical

Page: 501

View: 736

Includes Internet access card bound inside front matter.
Categories: Medical

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Emphasising the multi-disciplinary nature of palliative care, the fourth edition of this text also looks at the individual professional roles that contribute to the best-quality palliative care.

Author: Geoffrey Hanks

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199693146

Category: Medical

Page: 1666

View: 963

Emphasising the multi-disciplinary nature of palliative care, the fourth edition of this text also looks at the individual professional roles that contribute to the best-quality palliative care.
Categories: Medical

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

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.

Author: Chantal Simon

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199671038

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 1157

View: 232

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 information on the new GP contract and training.
Categories: Family & Relationships

Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

The revised fourth edition of this comprehensive handbook continues to provide a reliable, compact guide to all aspects of dialysis, incorporating best practice guidelines and including the most to up-to-date information on new techniques ...

Author: Jeremy Levy

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199644766

Category: Hemodialysis

Page: 671

View: 595

The Oxford Handbook of Dialysis is a comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of dialysis, the management of patients with end stage kidney disease, and all its complications. The fourth edition has been completely updated, and covers all aspects of dialysis from haemodialysis techniques and haemodiafitration, to the medical, nursing and psychosocial aspects of managing patients with end stage kidney failure. Renal transplantation, plasma exchange, palliative care, and drug dosing are discussed, along with end of life care, and comnplications of chronic kdney disease. This handbook is packed with practical guidance and management, presented in a compact and easy to use format. The Oxford Handbook of Dialysis is aimed at all health care professionals dealing with dialysis patients from nephrologists to dieticians, as well as pharmacists, nurses, and surgeons. There are specific chapters on nursing patients on haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, and detailed nutrition and drug prescribing chapters. The fourth edition includes new sections on renal replacement therapies in acute kidney injury, home dialysis, new peritoneal dialysis fluids, new drugs including new epoietins and phosphate binders, updated sections on nocturnal dialysis, dialysis monitoring, encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis, sleep disorders, etc. The handbook is easy to read, very practical, and focussed, with individual topics covered on one or two pages. This book should have a home in every renal unit, dialysis centre, renal ward, and be close to hand for every nephrologist, renal trainee, or renal nurse.
Categories: Hemodialysis

Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine

Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine

New to this edition are sections on body composition, mechanical tests, the immunological aspects of sport, and overtraining.

Author: Mark Harries

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0192632361

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 957

View: 713

HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE 1999 BMA AWARDS. Available in paperback for the first time, the second edition of this well-referenced and unique textbook of sports science and medicine. The book covers the principles of sports physiology and internal medicine as it relates to athletes and their performance, orthopaedics and injuries to the soft tissues, and the physiological basis of training and fitness maintenance. With a distinguished and authoritative panel of authors, the multidisciplinary, international approach has a practical emphasis on the treatment of sports injuries. The second edition of this popular textbook has been fully up-dated and restructured for increased ease-of-use and will include new sections on: Body composition (both how to measure it and how to apply the information; Mechanical tests (how to do them and what they show); Immunological aspects of sport; Overtraining. From reviews of 2nd edition: 'All in all, this is an excellent book. Its strengthslie in the very scientific presentation on exercise physiology, followed by detailed and practical discussions of virtually all acute sports injuries. I believe this is a textbook that should be in the library of all sports medicine departments in Canadian universities...' Canadian Medical Association. 'A comprehensive and high quality textbook which I feel can justifiably call itself the main reference text in sports medicine now...' Rheumatology in Europe. From reviews of 1st edition: 'This Oxford Textbook is an authoritative and major volume; a landmark in sports medicine, and indeed its gold standard. It is a magnificent text with a wealth of household names among the authors, and an extremely high standard of writing. The four editors and Oxford University Press are to be congratulated.' Journal of Sports Medicine. 'all-star cast of contributors' Official Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine. 'This comprehensive textbook will be a useful resource for any medical practitioner interested in the treatment of patients who participate in amateur or professional sports. The is an excellent reference for specialists, specialists in training , and general practioners.' Annals RCPSC. 'The Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine is a multi-authored multi-editor volume that embraces many aspects of sports medicine, concentrating mainly on sports injuries, with a definite North American and British flavour. The book is an excellent overview of the advances that have occured in the past half century or so, giving the reader sound grounding in the basic science knowledge necessary to back up clinical practice. The great advantage of the Oxford Textbook of Sports Medicine is that the various topics are all together, and can be used as a useful initial landmark for further more specialised reading.' BMJ
Categories: Foreign Language Study

Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Revised edition of: Handbook of communication in oncology and palliative care. Pbk. ed. 2011.

Author: David W. Kissane

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198736134

Category:

Page: 432

View: 790

Written by an international team of authors the Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care integrates clinical wisdom with empirical findings. It draws upon the history of communication science, providing the reader with a comprehensive curriculum for applied communication skills training. An essential resource, the Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care is filled with tips and strategies for effective communication about difficult and challenging communication. In focusing on cancer and the end-of-life, it deals with the existential and spiritual challenges found across all of medicine, providing deep insights into what is at stake and how clinicians might optimally respond. This authoritative and wide-ranging book provides clinicians with state-of-the-art and evidence-based guidelines to achieve effective, patient-centred communication in the clinical settings of oncology and palliative care. Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition includes sections on the curriculum for nurses, the core curriculum, and an introductory section on communication science. The chapters embrace specialty issues across the clinical disciplines, from enrolling in clinical trials, working in teams, and discussing genetic risk, to talking about sexuality, infertility, and intercultural issues. An educational perspective is also provided, with chapters covering communication skills training, how to evaluate courses, and international models of training.
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Oxford Textbook of Urological Surgery

Oxford Textbook of Urological Surgery

A comprehensive textbook mapped to the curriculum for urological training as approved by the General Medical Council. This core text will be essential reading for both the trainee and specialist in urology in the UK and abroad.

Author: Freddie Hamdy

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199659579

Category: Genitourinary organs

Page: 1164

View: 768

A comprehensive textbook mapped to the curriculum for urological training as approved by the General Medical Council. This core text will be essential reading for both the trainee and specialist in urology in the UK and abroad.--[Ed.].
Categories: Genitourinary organs

Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women Newborns Children and Adolescents

Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women  Newborns  Children  and Adolescents

Posing child health against maltreatment, injury, and malnutrition,this book asks uncomfortable but necessary questions, and discusses how to influence policy and inspire change.

Author: Delan Devakumar

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198794684

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

View: 880

Maternal and child morbidity and mortality affect women and children all over the world. In low resource settings, it is often the result of an illness which under other circumstances would be preventable and treatable. The disease burden predominately occurs in developing countries, but thedangers facing women and children are global issues. To improve conditions for women and children everywhere, we must address maternal and child health in their own right, and ask how they affect each other. The Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents is a comprehensive study of the cycle of life. The development of children is traced from pre-natal through to newborns, childhood, and adolescence. Posing child health against maltreatment, injury, and malnutrition,this book asks uncomfortable but necessary questions, and discusses how to influence policy and inspire change. Following women from adolescence to motherhood, it discusses sexual and reproductive health, HIV, injury, pregnancy, mental health, and much more. With examples from high- and low-resource settings presented by experts in the field, the Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents is a unique resource for medical practitioners everywhere. Divided into eight sections, it takes a life course approach to femalehealth. With a clear structure, helpful illustrations, and study questions at the end of each chapter, it is an easy to use manual for healthcare workers treating patients in the clinic and out in the field.Through its descriptions of the main challenges and explanations of the key theories in the field, this is the ideal textbook for medical students in paediatrics, obstetrics, nursing, midwifery, and other related areas. Looking to the future, it is also an invaluable starting point for policymakersand anyone with a general interest in the subject area.
Categories: Health & Fitness