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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy


Author: Philip Wiffen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198735820
Category: Medical
Page: 752
View: 890
Complementing the guidelines in the British National Formulary, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensable guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. It presents handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format to give the reader the knowledge and confidence needed to provide a clinical pharmacy service. Including key information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills, and confidentiality, this extensively revised addition to the bestselling Oxford Handbook series is the fundamental pharmacy reference tool. It features chapters on adherence, anaphylaxis, clinical trials, herbal medicines, palliative care, patient management, pharmaceutical calculations, research, policy, and therapy related issues. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy includes brand new topics, including content on health coaching, residency and on-call, HIV and TB and mental health.

    • Medical

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy


Author: Philip Wiffen,Marc Mitchell,Melanie Snelling,Nicola Stoner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191054704
Category: Medical
Page: 752
View: 3766
Complementing the guidelines in the British National Formulary, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensable guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. It presents handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format to give the reader the knowledge and confidence needed to provide a clinical pharmacy service. Including key information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills, and confidentiality, this extensively revised addition to the bestselling Oxford Handbook series is the fundamental pharmacy reference tool. It features chapters on adherence, anaphylaxis, clinical trials, herbal medicines, palliative care, patient management, pharmaceutical calculations, research, policy, and therapy related issues. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy includes brand new topics, including content on health coaching, residency and on-call, HIV and TB and mental health.

    • Medical

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy


Author: Philip Wiffen,Marc Mitchell,Melanie Snelling,Nicola Stoner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199603642
Category: Medical
Page: 674
View: 8912
Now fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensible guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. Presenting handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format, this handbook will supply the knowledge and confidence needed to provide a clinical pharmacy service. Complementing the current British National Formulary guidelines, the handbook givesprescribing points and linked concepts of relevance to clinical pharmacists. The contents are evidence-based and contain a wealth of information from the authors' many years of clinical pharmacy experience. This handbook is the definitive quick-reference guide for all practising and studentpharmacists.

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Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy


Author: Michelle McCarthy,Denise R. Kockler
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199705224
Category: Medical
Page: 840
View: 945
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 Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy provides an accessible and easily navigable quick-reference guide for practicing and student pharmacists. It is not just another drug book, but a complete, portable coverage of the pharmacy profession, from high-value scientific and clinical information, such as adverse drug reactions, interactions, and pharmaceutical calculations to professional issues such as ethics, practice management, evidence-based medicine, and research. It covers the main body systems and provides a wealth of practical information required by pharmacists on a day-to-day basis, including many topics not traditionally found in handbooks. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy? The design.... The Handbook 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 interior layout.... The Handbook 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 Handbook 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!

    • Medical

Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy


Author: Duncan Richards,Jeffrey Aronson,Jamie Coleman,D. John Reynolds
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199562857
Category: Medical
Page: 795
View: 5118
Rev. ed. of: Oxford handbook of practical drug therapy / Duncan Richards, Jeffrey K. Aronson. 2005.

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine


Author: Murray Longmore,Ian Wilkinson,Andrew Baldwin,Elizabeth Wallin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199609624
Category: Medical
Page: 920
View: 840
The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, a peerless classic in the field, returns for a ninth edition. Thoroughly updated in line with current guidelines, this pocket-friendly book is the ultimate guide to the practice and philosophy of medicine.

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Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences


Author: Robert Wilkins,Simon Cross,Ian Megson,David Meredith
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191652296
Category: Medical
Page: 980
View: 3519
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.

    • Medical

Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology


Author: Gavin Clunie,Nick Wilkinson,Elena Nikiphorou,Deepak Jadon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019104394X
Category: Medical
Page: 768
View: 763
The Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology, 4th edition has been fully reviewed and updated to make it into an invaluable guide for students, trainees, consultant rheumatologists, and everyone caring for patients with musculoskeletal disease. With the addition of a paediatric rheumatologist to the editor team, this new edition is a fully functional rheumatology handbook for patients from childhood to adulthood. Practically structured, the handbook focuses first on presenting symptoms and then considers key diseases, emergencies, and rare diseases in detail. There is a comprehensive and updated account of assessment, guidelines, and treatment options. The text has been condensed with bullet points and summary boxes so the reader can focus on the essential information. To aid understanding over half of the images have been updated and the colour plate section has been expanded. 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.

    • Medical

Oxford Handbook of Oncology


Author: Jim Cassidy,Donald Bissett,Roy A. J. Spence,Miranda Payne,Gareth Morris-Stiff
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199689849
Category: Medical
Page: 896
View: 7481
The fourth edition of this practical guide to clinical consultation in oncology reflects advances in oncology with particular emphasis on new therapies. Covering the scientific basis as well as diagnosis, it includes updates on drugs, childhood cancers in adults, and the psychosocial aspects of cancer.

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties


Author: Judith Collier,Murray Longmore,Keith Amarakone
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199591180
Category: Medical
Page: 858
View: 589
Now in its 25th year, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties has been fully 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. Guided by specialists and junior doctors, the ninth edition of this handbook sees fully revised and updated artwork, references, and clinical advice. This edition maintains its unique perspective on patient care, drawing on literature, history, and philosophy to encourage the reader to broaden their definition of medicine. Fully cross-referenced to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, this is essential book contains everything needed for training, revision, and clinical practice.

Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy 2e and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy 2e


Author: Duncan Richards,Clinical Reader in Clinical Pharmacology Jeffrey Aronson,Consultant Physician Oxford Radcliffe Hospital Honorary Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology John Reynolds,Philip Wiffen,Specialist Registrar in Clinical Pharmacology Honorary Lecturer in Medicine Jamie Coleman,Director of Training at the UK Cochrane Centre and Co-Ordinating Editor of Cochrane Pain Philip Wiffen,Divisional Pharmacist and Lead Cancer Pharmacist Marc Mitchell,Lead Pharmacist HIV and Infectious Diseases Melanie Snelling,Lead Cancer Pharmacist Cancer Directorate and Cancer Research UK Nicola Stoner
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198785095
Category:
Page: 1536
View: 2954
The Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy, Second Edition and the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy, Second Edition are now available together this great value package. The Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy links practical information about how to use medicines with concise details about the pharmacology of a drug, and the principles of clinical pharmacology that govern its action. The overall structure of this handbook is similar to the UK national formulary, with topics on each drug arranged broadly by therapeutic category. When a drug has several different uses, these are brought together in a single topic, allowing the reader to appreciate its full range of actions, whether therapeutic or adverse. Each drugs topic provides information in a clearly laid out and standardised form, and includes a graphical representation of the pharmacological actions of the drug, and its potential uses, practical advice on a drug's major indications, a list of common and serious adverse effects, major drug-drug interactions, practical advice on monitoring for therapeutic and adverse effects, and what to tell the patient. Teaching points throughout the text, draw out pharmacological principles, so that readers can increase their basic knowledge by linking theory with practical examples. Also included are several boxes giving guidance on the approach to therapy of specific diseases an clinical problems. In some cases, algorithms for the treatment of medical emergencies are given, and this new edition features case histories throughout the text to illustrate the issues one may face in practical prescribing. The Oxford Handbook of Practical Drug Therapy brings together for the first time in a single book really practical information on safe prescribing, with the background knowledge that underpins clinical pharmacology. Fully revised with new guidance and important safety information, this book is aimed primarily at medical students and trainees, it will also be invaluable to family doctors, clinical pharmacists, and nurse prescribers. Now fully updated for a second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensible guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. Presenting handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format, it will supply the knowledge and confidence you need to provide a clinical pharmacy service. The handbook includes information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills, and confidentiality. It also features chapters on adherence, anaphylaxis, clinical trials, herbal medicines, patient management, pharmaceutical calculations, research, policy, and therapy related issues. Palliative care sections have been expanded to include symptom management and end-of-life pathways. Other new sections such as pharmacogenetics, thyroid disorders, and domiciliary oxygen therapy have been included. Complementing the current British National Formulary guidelines, the handbook gives prescribing points and linked concepts of relevance to clinical pharmacists. The content is evidence-based and contains a wealth of information from the authors' many years of clinical pharmacy experience.

    • Medical

Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry


Author: David Semple,Roger Smyth
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191015903
Category: Medical
Page: 1088
View: 6633
Fully revised and updated for the new edition, the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry provides the most up-to-date information clinically relevant to the doctor on the ground. Using a presentation-based format it provides detailed advice on clinical decision making after diagnosis. This handbook is an indispensable companion for any professional working in psychiatric medicine. Covering all major psychiatric conditions and sub-specialties, this handbook provides practical and comprehensive guidelines and in-depth coverage of psychiatric assessment, psychopathology, evidence-based practice, therapeutic issues, and transcultural psychiatry. It is indexed alphabetically by ICD-10 / DSM-IV classification codes and acute presentations for quick access. It reflects the recent major changes to psychiatric training and examination as well as the latest drug information. Reviewed by experienced clinicians, and revised by Specialist Trainees, this handbook not only gives expert advice for psychiatry professionals, but is also directly relevant to trainees in psychiatry. For the third edition, new information includes guidance on Adult ADHD, information on new drugs of abuse (e,g, GBL, GHB, mephodrone), and clinical decision-making in the prison setting. With such broad coverage and depth of guidance, this is the must-have pocket guide for all professionals and trainees working in psychiatry.

    • Medical

Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics


Author: Robert C. Tasker,Robert J. McClure,Carlo L. Acerini
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019960830X
Category: Medical
Page: 1072
View: 875
Fully revised for the new edition, this handbook covers all significant aspects of acute and chronic paediatrics. Areas such as neonatology, surgery, genetics and congenital malformations and child protection are covered in a user-friendly and succinct style.

    • Medical

Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine


Author: Stephen Chapman,Grace Robinson,John Stradling,Sophie West,John Wrightson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198703864
Category: Medical
Page: 906
View: 1404
Respiratory ailments are the most common reason for emergency admission to hospital, the most common reason to visit the GP, and cost the NHS more than any other disease area. This pocket-sized handbook allows instant access to a wealth of information needed in the day-to-day practice of respiratory medicine.

    • Medical

Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties


Author: Katharine Boursicot
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199657580
Category: Medical
Page: 400
View: 1464
With over 350 Single Best Answer questions and many Extended Matching Questions, Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties provides top-quality revision material on the core specialties for readers looking for exam success.

    • Family & Relationships

Oxford Handbook of General Practice


Author: Chantal Simon,Hazel Everitt,Francoise van Dorp,Matthew Burke
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199671036
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 1157
View: 9312
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.

    • Medical

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery


Author: Greg R. McLatchie
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192626388
Category: Medical
Page: 930
View: 1140
This edition provides an overview of the principles, techniques and procedures of surgery. The coverage includes, the assessment and preparation of the patient; anaesthesia; inflammation; general surgical practice; and surgical specialties.

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Oxford Handbook of Complementary Medicine


Author: Edzard Ernst,Max H Pittler,Barbara Wider,Kate Boddy
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191039608
Category: Medical
Page: 448
View: 4013
The Oxford Handbook of Complementary Medicine presents evidence-based information on CAM in an easily accessible form, thereby enabling hospital doctors, GPs, nurses, medical students and other healthcare professionals to competently advise patients about CAM treatments. The book covers definitions, cost, safety, regulation, legal and ethical questions and a range of practical issues, diagnostic techniques, and risk-benefit assessments of CAM modalities. The main part of the book is organised by condition, outlining for each the CAM treatments available, ranked according to level of evidence of effectiveness, followed by a concise clinical bottom line assessing risks and benefits, also in relation to conventional treatment. The information is presented in a concise, matter-of-fact fashion, avoiding the obscure jargon sometimes used in CAM. Many issues surrounding CAM remain controversial and this handbook discusses them openly and critically.

    • Hemodialysis

Oxford Handbook of Dialysis


Author: Jeremy Levy,Edwina Brown,Anastasia Lawrence
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199644764
Category: Hemodialysis
Page: 671
View: 8075
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.

    • Medical

Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes


Author: John Wass,Katharine Owen
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019103942X
Category: Medical
Page: 928
View: 7846
The indispensable guide to all aspects of clinical care, the Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes has been fully revised for its third edition. Concise, practical, and packed with vital information and invaluable hands-on advice, this is the must have resource for all those managing patients with endocrine and diabetic disorders. This unique pocket guide has been updated with new dedicated chapters on endocrine surgery, endocrinology and ageing, and obesity, as well as new topics, including intrinsic imperfections of endocrine replacement therapy, transition to adult care, and survivors of childhood cancer. Written in conjunction with the Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes, it covers clinical investigation and management of both common and rare conditions. Following the latest protocols and clinical guidelines it ensures readers are up-to-date with the latest clinical care and practice. Clear, concise, and easy-to-use, this handbook will ensure readers have all the information they need at their fingertips.