Oxford Handbook of General Practice and Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine Pack

Chantal Simon; Hazel Everitt; Jonathan P. Wyatt; Robin N. Illingworth; Colin A. Graham; Kerstin Hogg
Oxford Medical Handbooks

Two titles from the best selling Oxford Handbook series are available together in this great value pack. 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 colour-coded to ensure the reader can find vital emergency or clinical information without delay. 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. Fully revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide. Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up-to-date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. Following the latest developments in the field, such as infection control, DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability. The book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information on paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students, GPs and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice.


Oxford Handbook of General Practice
1 What is General Practice
2 Contracts
3 Practice management
4 Education, monitoring, and research
5 Consulting and certification
6 Prescribing
7 Minor surgery
8 Healthy living
9 Chronic disease management and elderly care
10 Cardiology and vascular disease
11 Respiratory medicine
12 Endocrinology
13 Gastrointestinal medicine
14 Renal medicine and urology
15 Musculoskeletal problems
16 Neurology
17 Dermatology
18 Infectious diseases
19 Haematology and immunology
20 Breast disease
21 Gynaecology
22 Sexual health and contraception
23 Pregnancy
24 Child health
25 Ear, nose, and throat
26 Ophthalmology
27 Mental health
28 Cancer and palliative care
29 Emergencies in general practice
Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine
1 General approach
2 Life-threatening emergencies
3 Medicine
4 Poisoning
5 Infectious disease
6 Environmental emergencies
7 Analgesia and anaesthesia
8 Major trauma
9 Wounds, fractures, orthopaedics
10 Surgery
11 Ophthalmology
12 Ear, nose, and throat
13 Obstetrics and gynaecology
14 Psychiatry
15 Paediatric emergencies


Chantal Simon is a General Practitioner at Banks and Bearwood Medical Practice, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK and the Executive Editor of InnovAiT. ; Hazel Everitt is a Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care at Southampton University, UK ; Francoise van Dorp is a General Practitioner in Brentford, Essex, UK. Having studied at Grenoble University, St. John's College, Cambridge, and St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, she has worked as a General Practitioner Registrar across a range of specialties, including palliative care, acute general psychiatry and paediatrics. ; Matt Burkes is a GP Registrar at Flansham Park Health Centre, Bognor Regis, UK. Prior to moving into General Practice he was a Research Fellow at the School of Psychology, University of Reading. He has a wide range of clinical interest, including paediatrics, psychiatry dermatology, minor surgery and joint injection. ; Jonathan P. Wyatt is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Forensic Physician at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK; Robin N. Illingworth is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at St James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK; Colin A. Graham is a Professor in Emergency Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China; Kerstin Hogg is a Lecturer in Emergency Medicine, University of Manchester, UK; Colin Robertson is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Southampton General Hospital, UK; Michael Clancy is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK