Key Features

  • Short, concise handbook focusing on clinical and practical aspects of disease management
  • Covers all the diseases commonly seen in primary care
  • Omits complexities such as disease aetiology to focus on practical aspects of the GPs' role
  • Chapters are divided into systems of the body for ease of organisation and reference
  • Topics presented as a diagnosis [e.g. epilepsy] or as a symptom [e.g. chest pain] to aid physician guidance
  • Helpful appendices, including drug monitoring, private medical examinations, patient reports, notifiable diseases, management of anaphylaxis, immunisation, growth charts, dermatomes, etc.
  • Incorporates all the latest national guidelines for diseases such as asthma, hypertension, diabetes
  • Quality and Outcomes Framework features

Table of Contents

Contraception. Obstetrics. Gynaecology. Urology. Men's health. Paediatrics. Endocrinology. Gastroenterology. Dermatology. Cardiology. Respiratory medicine. Infectious diseases. Ear, nose and throat. Ophthalmology. Rheumatology and orthopaedics. Haematology. Surgery. Neurology. Psychiatry. Terminal care.

Details

No. of pages:
392
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702050732
Print ISBN:
9780443103599

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