Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Oxford University Press

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Oxford Handbook of General Practice
  • Written by GPs for GPs
  • Provides comprehensive coverage on all aspects of primary medical care
  • Contains practical guidance, with hands-on advice from experienced GPs, and clinical and emergency sections clearly marked for rapid access
  • Includes web-links on the relevant guidelines and online resources
  • Packed with essential, clinical, evidence-based information, to ensure that readers have the information they need at their fingertips
  • Contains new, full colour photographs in the chapters on dermatology and ophthalmology

New to this edition:

  • The general practice section has been fully updated to reflect the government changes to the GP contract
  • New, in-text colour photographs to illustrate skin and eye conditions
  • All sections have been revised in line with the new clinical guidelines, management practices, the GP Curriculum and changes to the GP Contract

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. The chapters, which contain concise, bullet-point information, and are now colour-coded to ensure that the reader can find vital emergency or clinical information without delay. Fully illustrated, with even more figures and diagrams, and with new, full colour photographs added to the chapters on dermatology and ophthalmology, it also uses management boxes and tables to improve ease-of-reference, so that readers will always have the vital information they need at their fingertips.

Readership: General Practitioners, GPs in training, medical students and allied health professionals working in the community.

Authors: Chantal Simon, Hazel Everitt, Francoise van Dorp, and Matt Burkes

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