Oxford Handbook of General Practice (5th edition)

ISBN : 9780198808183

Chantal Simon; Hazel Everitt; Francoise van Dorp; Nazia Hussain; Emma Nash; Danielle Peet
1184 ページ
100 x 180 mm
Oxford Medical Handbooks

The well-loved Oxford Handbook of General Practice is a lifeline for busy GPs, medical students, and healthcare professionals. With hands-on advice from experienced practitioners, this essential handbook covers the entire breadth and depth of general practice in small sections that can be located, read, and digested in seconds. Now in its fifth edition, the Handbook has been fully revised to reflect the major new developments shaping general practice today.

Fully updated with the latest guidelines and protocols, this edition offers even more full colour diagrams and tables, and colour-coded chapters on general practice (green), clinical topics (purple), and emergencies (red). Covering the whole of general practice from practice management to hands-on advice dealing with acute medical emergencies, this comprehensive, rapid-reference text will ensure that everything you need to know is only a fingertip away.


1 What is general practice?

2 Practice management

3 Consulting with patients

4 Social aspects of primary care

5 Medicines and prescribing

6 Minor surgery

7 Healthy living

8 Chronic disease and elderly care

9 Cardiology and vascular disease

10 Respiratory medicine

11 Endocrinology

12 Gastrointestinal medicine

13 Renal medicine and urology

14 Musculoskeletal problems

15 Neurology

16 Dermatology

17 Infectious disease

18 Haematology and immunology

19 Breast disease

20 Gynaecology

21 Sexual health and contraception

22 Pregnancy

23 Child health

24 Ear, nose, and throat

25 Ophthalmology

26 Mental health

27 Cancer care

28 Palliative care

29 Emergencies in general practice


Dr Chantal Simon is a General Practitioner, Programme Lead for Physician's Associate Studies at Bournemouth University, and Medical Director for Professional Development, RCGP, UK; Dr Hazel Everitt is an Associate Professor in General Practice at Southampton University and a GP at Totton Health Centre, Southampton, UK; Dr Francoise van Dorp is a General Practitioner in Brentford, Essex, UK; Dr Nazia Hussain is a General Practitioner in Gwent, South Wales, UK; Dr Emma Nash is a General Practitioner in Manchester, UK; Dr Danielle Peet is a GP Partner at the Westlands Medical Centre, Portchester, and GP Lead for Mental Health, Fareham & Gosport and South Eastern Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Groups, UK