A guide to various aspects of patient examination. It helps you review the questions you should include as part of your history taking, the examination techniques you should use for different body systems and the presenting signs of common disorders.
Features a wide range of self-assessment materials, useful for testing your understanding, and helping you to prepare for your exams. This title is approached from the point of view of what you will need to know in order to understand the clinical work you will eventually be doing.
Part of the "Illustrated Colour Text" series, this book provides an illustrated short account of human anatomy for medical and other health science students. It includes a high proportion of cadavaric photographs prepared especially for this book. It concentrates on the clinical relevance of the anatomy.
In order to make an accurate diagnosis, this book teaches medical students how to ask the right questions, examine patients correctly, and to interpret commonly used tests such as the ECG and chest X-ray. Case histories are used to cover common difficulties, and solutions, tips, illustrations, and photographs are provided throughout.
Covering over 200 skills, which follow the nursing process framework, this book presents them in two-column format with rationales for each step. It includes guidelines, delegation principles for each skill, and considerations for various age groups and care settings. It also covers cultural and pediatric considerations.
Helps you to learn procedures for assessing minor injuries. Linking the underlying anatomy to the examination processes that are part of the education of a practitioner, this text covers the commonly presenting injuries, and explains how to handle them.
What causes hypertension in children? Is it common for epileptic patients to have post-ictal vomiting? If so, how often does this occur? Why is the incidence of parkinsonism less common in smokers? What is the role of urine examination in diabetic control? This book provides you with an easy way to discover the answers to your medical questions.
Reflects the importance of primary health and the community, the move towards evidence-based practice and the importance of the multi-disciplinary team. This title emphasizes on the importance of holistic, patient-focussed nursing. It addresses health assessment and introduces students to key aspects of the medical history and physical exam.
Designed to complement "Forbes and Jackson's Color Atlas and Text of Clinical Medicine 3rd Edition", this is a guide to the most common clinical disorders. Containing 525 photographs, it is suitable for use during clinical practice. It also presents signs you see in clinical practice, and is well-indexed to help you easily reach a diagnosis.
The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, a peerless classic in the field, returns for a tenth edition. Thoroughly updated in line with current guidelines, this pocket-friendly book continues to be a truly indispensable companion for the practice of modern medicine.
Back by popular demand! The world's most widely used medical reference is now in its 20th edition. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy now in its 20th edition has been thoroughly updated and thoughtfully expanded with a new larger trim size to include 40% new and revised content.
Provides an authoritative guide to investigation and diagnosis. Describes key symptoms and signs, alongisde appropriate tests, and highlights pitfalls in interpreting results. Describes a clear, rational method of investigation in order to aid quick and efficient diagnosis, and prevent over-investigation of patients.
This handbook presents medical sciences for the dental student, trainee, and practitioner in a concise and easily accessible format, to ensure a clear understanding of how the non-clinical and clinical aspects of dentistry are integrated.
A practical guide covering all aspects of the provision of care in humanitarian situations and complex emergencies. It includes evidence based clinical guidance for resource limited situations, as well as essential non-clinical information for people working in field operations and development.
A quick-reference, introductory guide to the essential information which a practitioner needs to know and understand when working in oral and maxillofacial medicine. Practical and concise, this handbook is the definitive guide to all common complaints and presentations.
This is the definitive guide to the fourteen core clinical specialties that you will face during medical school and Foundation Programme rotations, and the must-have companion to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine.
This essential pocket guide covers clinical dentistry in a concise format. All the fundamentals of clinical practice are included in a readily-accessible style. Now completely revised with a wealth of new information and full colour throughout.
Written by experts within their fields, the handbook provides up-to-date, practical advice on the management of common conditions for trainees and specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology. It covers approaches to clinical problems, including infectious disease and gastrointestinal problems in developing countries.
Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Surgery is a new revision resource for medical students. Complementing the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery and suitable for use alone, it provides an array of SBAs, EMQs and editorials on core clinical topics and themes with detailed feedback and rated levels of competence.
Shows how to develop and make efficient use of resources, and provides information to those tasked with setting up and delivering simulation facilities for medical, clinical and related purposes, and the development and delivery of simulation-based education programs.
Written by a leading team from the Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare (ASSH), Simulation Australasia, Healthcare Simulation Education is a new resource for a rapidly expanding professional healthcare simulation community.
This resource aims to provide a quick and accessible reference guide for students and practitioners of nursing and other healthcare professions to develop the necessary self-awareness, attitudes and skills to enable them safely to deliver fundamental care using a person-centred approach.
Presents the essential clinical skills for safe and professional nursing practice. This book begins with fundamental skills covering the patient's hospital stay, specimen collection, aseptic technique and wound care, and medicines management. It then focuses on procedures related to specific body systems.
Clinical Skills for Student Nurses is a comprehensive learning resource for student nurses in the UK. This textbook is based on the NMC Essential Skills Clusters and covers all the key clinical skills required for effective and efficient practice in UK healthcare.
Provides explanations of the common investigations carried out on various body systems. This work addresses the relationship between normal physiology and disease processes and the place of clinical investigation within these events. It also includes chromosome studies and blood cholesterol values.
Designed to emphasise the importance of holistic, patient-focussed nursing, this work addresses health assessment and introduces students to key aspects of the medical history and physical exam. It also examines contemporary issues such as substance misuse, and features case studies, critical incidents and care plans.
Provides guidelines for over 40 common nursing procedures carried out by carers in a variety of settings. This book also places emphasis on a holistic approach with the recognition that each patient is a unique individual. Each procedure contains rationale and information for patient education in addition to step-by-step guidance.
Provides a fully integrated solution that promotes clinical judgment, performance, and success on the NCLEX examination and in nursing practice. This title includes an expanded coverage of obesity, highlighted with a new icon, that focuses on this epidemic health problem in our society.
Details the skills identified in "Taylor's Fundamentals of Nursing, Sixth Edition" and describes additional advanced skills. This title outlines the procedures and skills in a step-by-step manner, with rationale, and offers guidance on how to respond to unanticipated outcomes.
Offers guidance and ideas for teaching and learning. This work explains how nurses make clinical decisions through the development of narratives, and how, using narratives, nurses gain a far more intimate knowledge of the patient than doctors can. It is useful for students of nursing, registered nurses and nurse managers.
This handbook provides clear guidance on all aspects of history taking, physical examination, communication, practical procedures, and interpretation of medical data. In line with current teaching methods, the book takes a systems-based approach to medicine and is an ideal revision guide and primer for junior doctors going out on the wards.