Rheumatology

A Clinical Handbook

Author: Ahmad Al-Sukaini,Mohsin Azam,Ash Samanta

Publisher: Scion Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781907904264

Category: Medical

Page: 156

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Rheumatology: A clinicalhandbookis an essentialresource for medical students who need an introduction, understanding and overviewof the subject. Most competing textseither burden medical students with information they do not require, or coverrheumatology alongside orthopaedics and as a result compromise fundamentals ofrheumatology. This book is different -it provides all the information students need during their rheumatology placementand signposts them to where they can find further information. A definition and brief pathophysiologyfor each condition is provided, which is linked to the respective clinicalfeatures. The book covers the core elements of diagnosis and treatment based onthe latest national guidelines to swiftly bring students and junior doctors intraining up-to-date. Self-assessment questions and an OSCE chapter provide a way of checking that users have understood and grasped the core material, as well as enabling students to be well equipped for their written and OSCE examinations. Written by two medicalstudents and an experienced consultant rheumatologist, the book combines a reader-friendly writing style with coverage of the material through clinical experienceof a professional in the field. Printed in fullcolour throughout, with an attractive design, a clear and concise writing styleas well as a range of pedagogical features including an array of mnemonics,pictures and diagrams, Rheumatology: Aclinical handbookis exactly the sort of book medical students and newlyqualified doctors would benefit from.
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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine

Author: J. Murray Longmore,Murray Longmore,Ian Wilkinson,Edward Davidson,Alexander Foulkes,Ahmad Mafi

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199232172

Category: Medical

Page: 863

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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine is a guiding star for all medical students, junior doctors and trainees. The Key references are clearly identified for each subject, representing the essential reading that underpins each area.
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Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology

Author: Susan Burge,Dinny Wallis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199558329

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 9845

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This book provides accessible and practical advice on medical dermatology that meets the needs of healthcare professionals working in hospitals. It will also be of value to those working in the community, and to medical students.
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Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology and Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma

Author: Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist and Director of Strategy and Business Development Alan Hakim,Consultant Rheumatologist Gavin Clunie,Senior Lecturer in Medical Education and Rheumatology and Director of Undergraduate Studies Inam Haq

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198793885

Category:

Page: N.A

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Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Medical Handbooks series are available together in this great value pack. Extensively revised and fully updated, this third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology provides everything you need to understand the wide range of rheumatic conditions. Including the latest guidelines and the most up-to-date information, this is the indispensible guide for students, trainees, consultant rheumatologists, and everyone dealing with patients with musculoskeletal disease. Rheumatic conditions are common in both general and hospital practice; a primary feature of many multi-system illnesses, and in the context of injury, age-related change, and psychological distress. This handbook provides practical advice, guidance, and key clinical facts to help you provide the best care for your patients. Practically structured, the handbook focuses first on presenting symptoms, and then considers key diseases, emergencies, and rare diseases in more detail, finishing with a comprehensive account of assessment, guidelines, and treatment options including the latest advances in biological therapy. It provides practical guidelines on the management and diagnosis of patients with acute and chronic musculoskeletal disease. Colour plates and line drawings are present throughout along with tables of key information. Taking a clinical, evidence-based approach, written by experts, and presented in a clear, practical, bullet-point style for rapid reference, this handbook will be your constant companion and a joy to use. The Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma offers junior doctors, medical students, and all those with an interest in the field the practical and up-to-date information needed for clinical practice. It presents the essentials of orthopaedics and trauma in a concise and user-friendly style for use with patients, in the operating room, and in tutorials. As well as covering the basic principles and conditions of both adult and paediatric orthopaedics and trauma, it also contains a comprehensive overview of anatomy and surgery. Helpful illustrations and diagrams guide the reader, aiding the understanding of movements and anatomical relationships, which are of particular importance in establishing a diagnosis. Information is extensively referenced with further reading materials, providing a structured basis in for all levels of training. Emergency topics are highlighted for quick access and the appendix provides information on common drugs in orthopaedics and trauma, as well as fracture diagrams. The book is clearly laid out, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages are included for the reader, so that notes, observations, and local protocols can be included, thereby individualising the Handbook. Written by trainees and qualified surgeons, the Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma is an accessible and informative tool for all junior doctors and students in the field.
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Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology

Author: Richard A. Watts,Philip G. Conaghan,Christopher Denton,Helen Foster,John Isaacs,Ulf Müller-Ladner

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191081183

Category: Medical

Page: 1552

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The field of rheumatology has undergone numerous exciting advances in recent years, especially the development of biological drugs with novel targets, made possible by rapid advances in the basic science of musculoskeletal diseases together with improved imaging techniques. This thoroughly revised fourth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology reflects the changing face of the specialty and the many recent advances in the science, treatment, and understanding of rheumatic diseases. The focus of this comprehensive reference work is the presentation and management of rheumatic conditions at all ages. Where relevant, treatment approaches are evidence-based and cross-referenced to national and international guidelines. Each clinical chapter provides up-to-date treatment advice illustrated with clinical vignettes as appropriate, and the authors consistently emphasize the overlap of rheumatology with other disciplines. With full colour illustrations throughout and a complementary online version, the Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology, Fourth Edition is an essential reference for all trainees and specialists in the field.
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Oxford Handbook of Medical Imaging

Author: M J Darby,D Barron,R E Hyland

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199216363

Category: Medical

Page: 440

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A practical quick reference guide to the main techniques used to image common medical and surgical conditions.
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Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology

Author: Susan Burge,Rubeta Matin,Dinny Wallis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198747926

Category: Medical

Page: 693

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This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology provides practical and accessible advice on how to reach a diagnosis or create a management plan when faced with patients with a range of skin conditions. Giving concise and clear guidance on investigation and treatment, this Handbook helps doctors adopt a step-by-step approach at the bedside to make sense of skin problems by analyzing clinical signs. Illustrated and in full colour, it covers skin physiology, an overview of common skin conditions, and skin problems commonly seen in a broad range of specialities, from rheumatology to psychiatry, as well as children and the elderly. Now comprehensively updated with new clinical pictures, references, and extensively reworked chapters on skin in infancy and childhood, cutaneous reactions to drugs, skin tumours, and rheumatology. This second edition now includes a brand new chapter on skin and genetics, detailing this fast-growing and important area of dermatology, promoting good communication with a patient-centred and practical common-sense approach for trainees in dermatology, junior doctors, GPs, and medical students.
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Handbook of Clinical Skills

Second Edition

Author: Peter Kopelman,Jane Dacre

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351258397

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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" ... well-structured with good "bullet" points, diagrams, and quality coloured pictures making it most easy to read. Overall, I considered this little gem a worthwhile possession for all trainees" - Postgraduate Medicine Journal First published in 2002, this popular handbook focuses on the practical application of clinical skills aimed specifically at medical students and doctors in training. This much-anticipated second edition remains readable, concise and pocket-sized, while being extensively updated to reflect the latest learning requirements. Existing chapters, including an overview of the general examplination followed by chapters on examination specific to each body system, child healrth and mental health, are supplemented by the general practice consultation and a new chapter that brings the specialist clinical methods of previous chapters together and considers their application within and abbreviated timescale. Key features: • New edition of well-established and highly respected handbook focused on the needs of medical students and junior doctors • Reflects the expansion of the traditional skills of history taking and clinical examination, whilst ensuring complete familiarity with and understanding of the ‘basics’ • Places the patient at the centre of care recognising that good, compassionate communication with patients and their relatives contributes to satisfactory clinical outcomes • Video clips provide additional, illustrative guidance to good procedural practice – visit https://www.crcpress.com/cw/kopelman The second edition of this classic handbook continues to provide brief, readable chapters on important skills, enhanced by supplementary videos to demonstrate how they can be mastered and how they may be applied.
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