Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine

Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine
  • 2nd Ed.
  • 2013
  • © Oxford University Press Inc.,
  • John A. Flynn MD, MBA, MED; L. Dwight Wooster MD; Michael J. Choi MD
  • ISBN-10: 0-19-991494-X / ISBN-13: 978-0-19-991494-4
  • eISBN-13: 978-0-19-998515-9
  • Primary Care, Point of Care

 

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Description

The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine Second Edition covers all areas of internal medicine and surgery, offering up-to- date advice on examination, diagnostic testing, common procedures, and in-patient care. Students, residents, nurses, and clinicians will find the handbook to be a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable introduction to clinical medicine in the popular format of the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine series. The second edition includes a thorough updating of diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines, updated information on key clinical trials, numerous new images, and new information on palliative care. This handbook has everything you need for on-the-spot access to evidence-based clinical management guidelines.

Overview:

  • • Comprehensive yet compact resource
  • • Covers the spectrum of internal medicine and surgery

New to this Edition:

  • • Includes updated information on key clinical trials
  • • Includes a thorough updating of diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines

 

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"This title is organized in a traditional organ system format, with numerous systematic approaches to the information. Each section focuses on the relevant basic facts of clinical features, pertinent tests, and management -- essentially the items clinicians would want at their fingertips.
This is an extremely well-produced, title that provides all levels of clinicians a handy reference on rounds and in the office."

-- -- Vincent Carr, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences)Doody's Review

 

Audience

Explaining they were motivated by the longstanding tradition of sharing medical knowledge with colleagues, the editors relate this book was written for physicians in training: students in medical school and physicians in their residency. They end their preface most appropriately with the exhortation, "Relish the journey, it will last a lifetime."

As noted, this book is for young physicians and students. However, it is much more inclusive than that implies, as it provides a comprehensive, yet compact reference for clinicians at every level.

 

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