Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills

Author: James Thomas,Tanya Monaghan

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199593973

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills is the only truly comprehensive pocket guide to all aspects of history taking, physical examination, practical procedures, data interpretation, and communication skills. Packed with expert knowledge and practical guidance it gives realistic advice on coping with common situations. The handbook is structured to allow rapid reference of key information, and to aid understanding with concise and practical clinical guidance. Full colour throughout, it includes over 140 detailed photographs and diagrams of all common examination skills to show you exactly what you need to do and the theory, practice and complications for each. More photos have been included, with over half completely new and specially produced for this edition. Each system chapter covers applied anatomy, history, examination, and the presentation of common and important disorders. Data interpretation covers the basics of x-rays, ECGs and other key areas. A new chapter on the eyes is included along with the sections on body language and non-verbal communication, and the section on practical procedures has been expanded. This handbook will help to ensure you have the confidence and skill to carry out an 'A' grade examination every time.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis

Author: Huw Llewelyn

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192632494

Category: Medical

Page: 702

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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis helps the reader to interpret symptoms, physical signs and initial test results and to allow students (or doctors not familiar with all aspects of medicine) to arrive at diagnoses logically and to explain their reasoning confidently. The book starts with a review of the techniques of history taking and examination, with hints on how to interpret the information and practical advice on the diagnostic process. The bulk of the book is divided by body system and describes the findings that can emerge at each stage of the assessmentprocess. The main differential diagnoses of significant findings are given as a starting point for the diagnostic reasoning process. With each diagnosis is listed the findings which suggests that the diagnosis might be present and the evidence which confirms the diagnosis. This unique book concentrates entirely on the diagnosis, referring readers to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties for management information. It will also train readers to describe the diagnosis and reasoning behind it to a patient, relative, peer,or senior colleague.

Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Author: Punit Ramrakha,Kevin Moore,Amir Sam

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191039276

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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The best-selling Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine is an up-to-date, practical and comprehensive guide to the management of the acutely ill patient. This third edition has been revised throughout to include the most up-to-date guidelines and treatment management plans. A new junior author ensures that the content remains relevant and accessible to all medics approaching acute medicine for the first time. This edition includes a new chapter which focuses on common presentations, and quick reference boxes throughout highlight top priorities in the management of each condition. The section on practical procedures has also been expanded to include core competencies for the Foundation Programme. With brand new figures and clinical tips from the experienced authors, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine remains the must-have resource for all those dealing with acute illness.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine

Author: 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.

Material turn: Feministische Perspektiven auf Materialität und Materialismus

Author: Imke Leicht,Christine Löw,Nadja Meisterhans,Katharina Volk

Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich

ISBN: 3847404067

Category: Political Science

Page: 205

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Das Thema Materialität wird innerhalb feministischer Forschungen in den letzten Jahren erneut diskutiert. Vor dem Hintergrund des material turn widmet sich der Band aktuellen Auseinandersetzungen mit Materialität und Materialismus. Dabei sollen zum einen bestehende Konfliktfelder zwischen Diskurs und Materialität sowie Struktur, Handlungsfähigkeit und Subjektivität aus feministischer Perspektive aufgezeigt werden. Zum anderen strebt der Band an, Potenziale einer verbindenden Perspektive auf 'neue' und 'alte' Konzeptionen von Materialität und Materialismen innerhalb feministischer Theorien und Praxen kritisch auszuloten.

Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health

Author: Julia Smedley,Finlay Dick,Steven Sadhra

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191653306

Category: Medical

Page: 944

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Fully revised for this second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health provides a concise practice-based guide. Bringing together the latest legislation and guidance with current practice in the field, this is your authoritative guide to assessing and managing health risks in the workplace. Consisting of twelve sections covering the full breadth of practice, the Handbook includes workplace hazards and diseases, occupational health emergencies, and practical procedures. This second edition is also updated with new information on psychiatric emergencies, psychological therapies, chronic pain management, writing a policy, and obesity. Providing a thorough, easy-to-use guide to the whole of occupational health, this Handbook is the essential resource for all occupational physicians, occupational health nurses, occupational hygienists, and all those dealing with workplace health and fitness, giving you the information you need at your fingertips.

Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health

Author: Richard Pattman,Nathan Sankar,Babiker Elawad,Pauline Handy,David Ashley Price

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191043680

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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The new edition of this successful handbook provides a balance of evidence-based information on Genitourinary Medicine (GUM), including HIV/AIDS. It provides high quality, digestible clinical detail and also practical information on the ever-increasing medico-legal, ethical, and procedural issues of growing importance when dealing with these complex topics. Designed primarily for the trainee in GUM, it is also a valuable reference and resource for the specialist physician, nurse, and other professionals working in the field of sexual health. The new edition remains relevant to those working in this field and features practical enhanced sections on contraception and genital dermatology written by specialist contributors, and information for general practitioners in order to provide services for STIs. The book consists of three easy-to-follow sections. The first section deals with routine management within GUM; medico-legal and ethical issues, the standard patient, special situations, and routine clinical and laboratory processes that include simple flow chart guidance on common clinical presentations. The second section details GUM conditions in a disease-orientated style, including STIs and also other genitourinary problems that may present. The third section on HIV provides a contemporary epidemiological overview of this infection, basic viral biology and pathogenesis, a disease-orientated description of conditions both directly related and opportunistic, and their management and data on special situations such as pregnancy. Finally guidance on commonly used abbreviations is shown together with a useful resource directory for staff. In essence this handbook provides a wealth of simple and easy to follow information on STIs and the principles of providing a service including administrative and medico-legal issues that are sometimes difficult to locate. This book will be of global use to all those with an interest in sexual health whatever their level of expertise and wherever they may practice.

Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine

Author: John A. Flynn

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019974825X

Category: Medical

Page: 784

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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The most popular medical handbook in the world, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, is a dependable manual geared for ultra-quick reference any time. At almost 900 pages, it is comprehensive enough to serve as a mini-text in clinical medicine, yet it is thin and light and uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. Written by a team of authors from the acclaimed Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, this new Handbook presents the basics of clinical medicine for students, residents, nurses, and anyone wanting a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine? The design.... The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The iPhone App.... An intuitive iPhone application has been designed for the Handbook with the objective of allowing professional users to access the precise information they need or reference content with a three-click action. Available at http://itunes.com/apps/oxfordamericanhandbookofclinicalmedicine The interior layout.... The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!

Clinical skills ;Investigations and their interpretation ;Ocular trauma ;Lids ;Lacrimal ;Conjunctiva ;Cornea ;Sclera ;Lens ;Glaucoma ;Uveitis ;Vitreoretinal ;Medical retina ;Orbit ;Intraocular tumours ;Neuro-ophthalmology ;Strabismus ;Paediatric ophthalmology ;Refractive ophthalmology ;Aids to diagnosis ;Vision in context ;Ophthalmic surgery: anaesthetics and perioperative care ;Ophthlmic surgery - theatre notes ;Laser ;Therapeutics ;Evidence-based ophthalmology ;Resources

Author: Alastair Denniston,Philip I. Murray

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199679983

Category: Medical

Page: 1069

View: 1977

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This handbook offers a systematic summary of ophthalmic disease directed towards diagnosis, interim assessment and ongoing management. The third edition is an invaluable companion to the practice of ophthalmology, providing rapid access to the information when it is needed, whether in the clinic, theatre or on the ward.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing

Author: Jacqueline Randle,Frank Coffey,Martyn Bradbury

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199211043

Category: Medical

Page: 679

View: 7590

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Fast access to concise, targeted information on all essential aspects of clinical skills in nursing Written by experienced nurses and packed full of up-to-the minute guidance and information An indispensable companion for practising and student nurses in a variety of care settings Patient centred, evidence-based and in line with the latest guidelines Includes practice tips and pitfalls to aid patient careIncreasingly nurses are developing and extending their clinical skills into areas that were once considered only for doctors. With the rise of post-registration clinical skills courses, advanced practitioners, and the new medical assistant roles, it is anticipated that future professional practice will involve more emphasis on clinical skills for nurses.The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing provides a practical, easily accessible, concise and evidence-based guide to all the essential elements of clinical skills for nursing practice in one portable format. The first section deals with the principles underlying patient assessment, and professional issues relating to clinical skills in order to help practitioners perform procedures safely and competently. This is followed by chapters on generic skills such as communication, hygiene and comfort, infection control, intravenous access, and care of the theatre patient. There are separate sections on drug administration and emergency and high dependency care. The book then takes a systems-based approach to the care of patients covering the key concepts which underpin all good nursing practice, including the social and psychological aspects of nursing. Information is included on how to relate the principles of clinical skills to different groups such as the elderly and the mentally ill, which will have relevance to practitioners whether in a hospital or community setting.A unique and comprehensive guide to clinical skills in nursing, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing will help nurses and other health care workers to perform clinical skills safely and competently. Readership: Nursing students in pre-registration diploma, degree and masters level degree programmes; registered nurses at staff nurse, advanced and specialist level and charge nurse/sister level; registered nurses undertaking post-registration education programmes.

Pack of Ohceps 2e and Ohcm 9e

Author: Murray Longmore,Andrew Baldwin,Ian Wilkinson,Specialist Registrar in Renal Medicine Elizabeth Wallin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198758228

Category:

Page: 1692

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The ninth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine and the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills are bundled together in a pack that represents excellent value. These bestselling handbooks serve as the ultimate guide to the practice and philosophy of medicine and provide clear guidance on all aspects of history taking, physical examination, and practical procedures. 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 professional 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. Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills is the only truly comprehensive pocket guide to all aspects of history taking, physical examination, practical procedures, data interpretation, and communication skills. Packed with expert knowledge and practical guidance it gives realistic advice on coping with common situations. The handbook is structured to allow rapid reference of key information, and to aid understanding with concise and practical clinical guidance. Full colour throughout, it includes over 140 detailed photographs and diagrams of all common examination skills to show you exactly what you need to do and the theory, practice and complications for each. More photos have been included, with over half completely new and specially produced for this edition. Each system chapter covers applied anatomy, history, examination, and the presentation of common and important disorders. Data interpretation covers the basics of x-rays, ECGs and other key areas. A new chapter on the eyes is included along with the sections on body language and non-verbal communication, and the section on practical procedures has been expanded. This handbook will help to ensure you have the confidence and skill to carry out an 'A' grade examination every time.

"Ergo perit coelum--"

die Supernova des Jahres 1572 und die Überwindung der aristotelischen Kosmologie

Author: Michael Weichenhan

Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

ISBN: 9783515083744

Category: History

Page: 688

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In der traditionellen Kosmologie galt seit Aristoteles der Himmel als unver�nderlich. Die Erscheinung eines neuen Sterns 1572 und der Kometen nach 1577 erschuetterten diese Gewi�heit. Auf Grund pr�ziser Beobachtungen und Berechnungen gelang der Nachweis, da� die Region oberhalb des Mondes im Gegensatz zur Kosmologie des Aristoteles ver�nderlich ist. Das letzte Drittel des 16. Jahrhunderts erweist sich demnach astronomiegeschichtlich nicht allein von der allm�hlichen Rezeption des heliostatischen Weltsystems gepr�gt, sondern st�rker noch von den Interpretationen �neuer� Erscheinungen am Himmel. Der Band zeichnet die Geschichte der Auffassungen von der Unver�nderlichkeit des Himmels seit Aristoteles nach, diskutiert einzelne traditionelle Alternativen und zeigt, in welch unterschiedlichen Kontexten die neuen Objekte des Himmels interpretiert wurden. Indem neben astronomischen und philosophischen Konzeptionen auch astrologische und theologische Vorstellungen thematisiert werden, entsteht ein Bild der Genese neuzeitlicher wissenschaftlicher Kosmologie, das deren Facettenreichtum zur Geltung bringt. �W.s Werk, das mit dem in dieser Weise exponierten Brahe um einen eigenen Helden kreist, ist von stupender Gelehrsamkeit. Der begrenzende Untertitel verstellt den Blick dafuer, dass hier ueber weite Strecken eine Einfuehrung in die astronomische Diskussion des Mittelalters und der Fruehen Neuzeit gegeben und ein Entwurf zum Verstz�ndnis ihrer Entwicklung geboten wird. [�] Aber das ist nur ein h�chst willkommener Nebeneffekt einer Dissertation, die vorbehaltlos als Opus magnum anzusprechen ist.� Theologische Literaturzeitung .

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis

Author: Hock Aun Ang,Keir E Lewis,Anees Al-Abdullah

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 794

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The Oxford Handbook of CLinical Diagnosis is the first (and only book so far) to describe the diagnostic process clearly and logically so that it can be taught as opposed to 'absorbed' by imitation in a hit and miss way. The book helps medical students and others who wish to improve their diagnostic performance and to learn more about the diagnostic process. It can be used to arrive at diagnosis when actually seeing patients, and to choose tests and initial treatments. It provides all doctors with practical help when dealing with problems that are outside their immediate field of expertise, especially general practitioners and those who may have to deal with unselected, unexpected emergencies. It also describes the logical and mathematical basis of diagnosis so that it can be made evidence-based.

Klinische Notfälle griffbereit

Internistische Akutsituationen auf einen Blick

Author: Frimmel, Marcel

Publisher: Schattauer Verlag

ISBN: 3794530403

Category:

Page: 204

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Notfälle im Griff – auf jede Frage eine schnelle Antwort! Der große Erfolg der 1. Auflage zeigt: Frimmels Kitteltaschenbuch liefert genau die Informationen, um in Akutsituationen sicher entscheiden und rasch handeln zu können. Alle wichtigen Notfälle der internistischen Intensivmedizin werden übersichtlich und an den aktuellen Leitlinien orientiert dargestellt. Die 2. Auflage wurde überarbeitet, aktualisiert und um neue Themen erweitert. • Überblick: Zu jedem Notfall finden Sie klare diagnostische Algorithmen und konkrete Therapieoptionen. • Cave: Was Sie auf jeden Fall bei der Diagnostik beachten müssen und mit welchen Fallstricken Sie bei der Akuttherapie rechnen können. • Neu: u.a. Asthmaanfall, Hypoglykämie, Malaria, Lungensonographie des Pneumothorax, Volumenmanagement auf der Intensivstation, Antibiotikatabelle. Das Buch enthält einen unverzichtbaren Wissens- und Erfahrungsschatz, lässt aber auch Raum für eigene Notizen, z.B. für klinikinterne Maßnahmen. So können Sie mit der Zeit Ihr eigenes, individuelles Kitteltaschenbuch entwickeln. Ein wichtiger Begleiter für alle Ärzte, die ihre Weiterbildung in der Klinik beginnen und im Notfall sicher handeln wollen.

Taschenatlas der Zungendiagnostik

Mit Therapiehinweisen zu Akupunktur, Rezeptur und Diätetik

Author: Claus C. Schnorrenberger,Beate Schnorrenberger

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3830455704

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Spezifische Zungenzeichen erkennen und daraus die Therapie ableiten: Wie das geht, zeigt Ihnen dieser Taschenatlas. Vom Befund direkt zur Therapie: Eine übersichtlich strukturierte Doppelseite liefert Ihnen im Hauptteil zu einem spezifischen Zungenbild diagnostische und therapeutische Informationen. Diesen folgen Therapiehinweise zu Akupunktur, chinesischer Phytotherapie und Diätetik. Sie profitieren vom klaren didaktischen Nutzen: Die einzelnen Buchteile sind so konzipiert, dass Sie sich immer wieder selbst überprüfen können. Die bereits gelernten diagnostischen Kriterien sind im klinisch-therapeutischen Teil farbig hervorgehoben - ideal für einen unmittelbaren Wissenstest.