ISBN 9780198732136,Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Oxford Handbook of General Practice



Oxford University Press

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780198732136

ISBN-10 0198732139


Edition 4th
Number of Pages 1184 Pages
Language (English)


Fully revised to reflect the new changes to the GP contract and the GP curriculum, this fourth edition of the best-selling Oxford Handbook of General Practice is a practical guide to all aspects of general practice, from vital clinical information, to valuable practical guidance from experienced GPs. This is the essential guide for all those working in general practice.

Comprehensively covering everything a doctor needs to work in or manage a GP practice, this handbook ensures readers are always up-to-date with the latest guidelines, the most recent protocols and cutting-edge clinical information. With concise, bullet-point information the chapters are now color-coded to ensure the reader can find vital emergency or clinical information without delay. With new full color photographs added to the chapters on dermatology and ophthalmology. Fully illustrated and packed with even more figures, diagrams, management boxes and tables to improve ease-of-reference, the reader will always have the vital information they need at their fingertips.

Key Features:

Written by GPs for GPs
Provides comprehensive coverage on all aspects of primary medical care
Contains practical guidance, with hands on advice from experienced GPs, with clinical and emergency sections clearly marked for rapid access
Includes web links on the relevant guidelines and online resources
Packed with essential, clinical, evidence-based information, to ensure the reader has the information they need at their fingertips
Contains new full color photographs in the chapters on dermatology and ophthalmology
Table of Contents

What is General Practice
Practice management
Education, monitoring and research
Consulting and certification
Minor surgery
Healthy living
Chronic disease management and elderly care
Cardiology and vascular disease
Respiratory medicine
Gastrointestinal medicine
Renal medicine and urology
Musculoskeletal problems
Infectious diseases
Hematology and immunology
Breast disease
Sexual health and contraception
Child health
Ear, nose and throat
Mental health
Cancer and palliative care
Emergencies in general practice