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General Practice

Author : Kerryn Phelps
ISBN : 9780729538046
Genre : Medical
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The aim of the book is to provide a comprehensive General Practice text book which takes a contemporary, integrative approach to diagnosis, investigation and management of health issues and disease states encountered in the general practice environment. The book will cover the philosophy underpinning general practice in the 21st Century, and deal with primary and secondary prevention as well as acute and chronic disease management. General Practice: The Integrative Approach will inform doctors as fully as possible about potential treatment and prevention options, as well as potential pitfalls according to the growing evidence base in this area. The book is directed at best practice rather than alternative practice. The first section of the textbook lays the foundations and principles of Integrative Medicine and the second section examines important medical conditions in a systems based approach. Each chapter begins by detailing the allopathic medical and consulting knowledge required of a standard GP text, discussing physiology and pharmacological management plans of systems-based conditions. The chapter then leads into an evidence-based discussion of the therapeutic options available for the treatment of associated factors, essentially providing practitioners with the knowledge required to adapt their approach to meet the needs of the individual patient. A national panel of experts with experience in Chinese medicine, herbal medicine, nutritional medicine, naturopathy, and exercise therapy have contributed to their various fields of expertise to incorporate management plans that utilise a variety of therapeutic modalities to achieve the best clinical outcome. Incorporates evidence-based and safe therapies including conventional medical care, lifestyle interventions, complementary therapies. Approach is holistic in focus Focuses on prevention and health promotion Symptomatic layout matches the approach of contemporary medical curriculum Each therapeutic modality and therapeutics contributor will be allocated an icon, throughout the book the icon will appear near the corresponding therapeutics text for easy modality reference Unique chapter - Integrative Medicine and the Law - covering medico-legal issues. Ready reference herb/drug interaction chart
Category: Medical

Rationale Pharmakotherapie In Der Allgemeinpraxis Rational Pharmacotherapy In General Practice

Author : Michael M. Kochen
ISBN : 9783642767319
Genre : Medical
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In dem Buch werden sowohl von allgemeinärztlicher wie von klinisch-pharmakologischer Seite die Möglichkeiten, aber auch die Grenzen rationaler Arzneimitteltherapie in der primärärztlichen Praxis dargestellt; insbesondere werden die Rahmenbedingungen und Probleme des Umgangs mit Arzneimitteln in der Allgemeinpraxis behandelt, die sich in vielen Bereichen von denen der medikamentösen Therapie im Krankenhaus erheblich unterscheiden. Das Buch markiert einen neuen Anfang bei der langfristigen Kooperation zwischen Allgemeinärzten und klinischen Pharmakologen zur Optimierung der Arzneimitteltherapie in der Praxis.
Category: Medical

General Practice

Author : John Murtagh
ISBN : UOM:39015057024831
Genre : Medical
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A simple problem-based approach to general practice perfect for primary care physicians, residents, and medical students. Updated and revised, the third edition continues to feature the text's simple approach and logical structure to the diagnosis and treatment of a plethora of medical conditions. Includes 11 new chapters as well as new techniques, drugs, and topics such as anthrax and hormone replacement therapy.
Category: Medical

Oxford Handbook Of General Practice

Author : Chantal Simon
ISBN : 9780199236107
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The Oxford Handbook of General Practice is an essential lifeline for the busy GP. It includes hands-on advice to help with any day-to-day problems which might arise in general practice. Revised and updated throughout, this new edition includes several new chapters and expanded material on the new GP contract and training.
Category: Family & Relationships

Practical General Practice E Book

Author : Adam Peter Staten
ISBN : 9780702055515
Genre : Medical
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Practical General Practice is a highly practical manual, specifically designed for use during the consultation process. Containing over 1000 conditions, the unique underlying structure of the book allows the GP to see immediately what treatment is recommended and why. All recommendations are highly specific - giving a firm guide to the GP during the consultation process rather than a list of possibilities that the GP might wish to consider. Bullet points for action which give the GP an immediate summary of the issues that must be covered in the consultation. Bullet points of the key evidence which justifies those recommendations. All chapters thoroughly revised, to reflect changes in the evidence, and in major guidelines, since the last edition. NNT values provided when available
Category: Medical

Practical General Practice

Author : Alex Khot
ISBN : 9780702049095
Genre : Medical
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Practical General Practice is a highly practical manual, specifically designed for use during the consultation process. Containing over 1000 conditions, the unique underlying structure of the book allows the GP to see immediately what treatment is recommended and why. All recommendations are highly specific - giving a firm guide to the GP during the consultation process rather than a list of possibilities that the GP might wish to consider. Bullet points for action which give the GP an immediate summary of the issues that must be covered in the consultation. Bullet points of the key evidence which justifies those recommendations. All chapters thoroughly revised, to reflect changes in the evidence, and in major guidelines, since the last edition. NNT values provided when available
Category: Medical

Professional Education For General Practice

Author : Peter Havelock
ISBN : UOM:39015034851553
Genre : Medical
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Vocational training for general practice has been tremendously successful over the past two decades, but the need became apparent at the beginning of the 1990s for revision of the education of GP trainers already experienced in setting up a training practice, who were demanding a fresh, moredetailed consideration of the educational aspects of vocational training.The authors of Professional Education for General Practice comprise general practitioners from training practices, regional advisers in primary care, and an expert in adult education. They describe the history of vocational training and examine the educational requirements of adult learners, thengo on to discuss particular aspects of curriculum design, assessment, teaching methods, trainer-trainee relationships, and evaluation, followed by an appraisal of what changes are needed in training for general practice in the future. Throughout the preparation of the book the authors worked closelywith general practice trainers and trainees as well as their educators, thus ensuring that the book is completely appropriate for these groups.This book is essential for everyone involved in teaching GP trainers as well as for the trainers themselves, and will be of interest to doctors training in primary care.
Category: Medical

A Celebration Of General Practice

Author : Mayur K. Lakhani
ISBN : 1857759230
Genre : Family medicine
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This collection of essays on general practice, written by a variety of eminent contributors working in primary care, considers the influence and leadership of GPs and general practice in the wider community in order to improve the understanding of general practice.
Category: Family medicine

Occupational Health Matters In General Practice

Author : Ruth Chambers
ISBN : 1857754638
Genre : Family medicine
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Practical guide bridges theory and practice, by introducing the basics of occupational medicine and describes commonly encountered occupational health problems.
Category: Family medicine

Practical Ethics For General Practice

Author : Wendy A Rogers
ISBN : 9780199235520
Genre : Medical
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General practitioners have obligations to patients in their care, the government for responsible use of resources, and to communities for the standard of health services provided. Ethics is at the heart of health services, dealing with fundamental questions about what ought to be valued, and why. The two disciplines inevitably impact upon each other, and this book brings them together to focus on practical ethics for general practitioners.The focus is on practicethroughout, ensuring through real cases and discussions with practitioners that the book is not abstract and esoteric in its discussion of philosophical principles, but that it is applicable in the real world of the doctor's surgery. Themes covered include the authors research-based account of trustand the doctor-patient relationship, acting in the patient's best interests, confidentiality, making decisions with patients, beginning and end of life issues, treating children and adolescents, and role conflicts in general practice.
Category: Medical

Choosing General Practice

Author : Anne Hastie
ISBN : 9781444312560
Genre : Medical
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This book takes the reader through the various aspects of a careerin general practice from the time of applying to medical schooluntil retirement. It will be a practical guide for anyone who isinterested in the profession. There have been a lot of changes to medical careers over thelast few years that are now coming to completion, making this athoroughly up to date guide for all those thinking of going intogeneral practice.
Category: Medical

General Practice

Author : Rupal Shah
ISBN : 1904627447
Genre : Clinical medicine
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The only book that offers an easy-to-access guide for GP Registrars in the workplace and GP SHOs on hospital placements.
Category: Clinical medicine

General Practice

Author : Richard Jones
ISBN : 1857752503
Genre : Family medicine
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Fast access to useful facts for GPs and health planners.
Category: Family medicine

The General Practice Journey

Author : Tim Swanwick
ISBN : 1857758099
Genre : Family medicine
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This comprehensive book provides up-to-date information examining the breadth and depth of postgraduate general practice education at the outset of the 21st century. It includes many keynote contributions from representatives of the Department of Health, undergraduate medicine and the Royal College of General Practitioners. The journey of general practice is challenging and eventful, from undergraduate education through vocational training and on to the Higher Professional Education (HPE). This book provides guidance for readers to benefit from the changing structures of general practice by sharing knowledge and best practice on eduction and professional development. It is essential reading for all general practitioners involved in training and all members of the primary healthcare team facing change and opportunities within their organisations.
Category: Family medicine

A Textbook Of General Practice 3e

Author : Patrick White
ISBN : 9781444172713
Genre : Medical
File Size : 43.7 MB
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An essential guide to general practice and being a general practitioner, A Textbook of General Practice is written specifically with the medical student and foundation doctor in mind. Reflecting current practice, the book does not seek to reiterate the content of a general medical textbook, but instead teaches the fundamental principles of general practice. The coverage is comprehensive, with everything the undergraduate student or foundation doctor will encounter in a general practice module or rotation. The skills and knowledge presented can usefully be applied to all areas of clinical practice. With practical exercises throughout the book, readers are encouraged to learn through doing. Quotes from students and tutors offer insights into personal experience, while thinking and discussion points encourage reflection. New features in this edition include improved organization, "red flag" pointers to serious illnesses, and SBA-style self assessment questions. With content entirely updated to reflect the latest recommendations from Tomorrow's Doctors, the third edition of A Textbook of General Practice is the number one choice for undergraduates seeking a narrative introduction to this important discipline.
Category: Medical

General Practice And Ethics

Author : Christopher Dowrick
ISBN : 9781134710119
Genre : Philosophy
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Explores the ethical issues faced by GPs in their everyday practice, addressing two central themes; the uncertainty of outcomes and effectiveness in general practice and the changing pattern of general practitioners' responsibilities.
Category: Philosophy

General Practice

Author : James White
ISBN : 9781429965569
Genre : Fiction
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At Sector General, anything can happen-and frequently does. In this vast hospital in the depths of space, the thousands of staff, human and alien both, have a single mission: to care for all patients, of all species. For decades, these dramas of humanity and humor have commanded a following among science fiction readers. Now, in a single omnibus, the seventh and eighth volumes of the series-Code Blue: Emergency and The Genocidal Healer-return to print, along with an introduction by John Clute. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Category: Fiction

General Practice Etextbook

Author : Emma Storr
ISBN : 9781444392968
Genre : Medical
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Rehearse for life in clinical practice with this easy-to-use andunique series, which combines cases drawn from real-lifeexperiences with a refreshing approach to presentations as youwould see them in day-to-day situations. Get the most from clinical practice, with Clinical CasesUncovered With more than 30 cases to work through, General Practice:Clinical Cases Uncovered is perfect for medical students andjunior doctors to get to grips with what to expect from PrimaryCare in the UK. Presented in a narrative style with questions andpatient background, everything from a chest infection to panicattacks can be investigated in these real-life situations. This is the ideal resource for exam preparation or attachmentsand provides up-to-date and concise information when students needit most. For further information, visitwww.clinicalcasesuncovered.com
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From General Practice To Primary Care

Author : Steve Iliffe
ISBN : 0199214506
Genre : Medical
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Anxiety about medicine becoming impersonal and mechanised permeates the NHS. This is particularly prevalent in general practice, as plans for massive policlinics are revealed and payment systems shift seemingly inexorably towards incentives and targets. The ethos of family medicine, which places so much stress on continuity of care, psychosocial understanding of illness, and the careful management of doubt, is challenged by guidelines, governance, qualityframeworks, and patient satisfaction surveys. General practice is being industrialized into primary care, or so it can seem. This book explores the origins of industrialization, why it is being implemented by government policy, and what it offers both patients and staff. Are thereboth benefits and disadvantages? Finally, how should those working in the community work with the changes to offer the best possible quality of health care?
Category: Medical

Women S Health In General Practice

Author : Danielle Mazza
ISBN : 9780729578714
Genre : Medical
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A clear, accessible guide to women’s health, providing evidence-based information relevant to the primary care setting Women’s Health in General Practice, 2nd Edition has been written for General Practitioners, family physicians and doctors undertaking general practice training programs. This comprehensive women’s health textbook will also assist health practitioners working in rural and remote areas, and nurse practitioners working in primary care settings. This new edition of Women’s Health in General Practice textbook incorporates a fresh style and format focused on the needs of busy doctors and nurses. Of particular benefit are the textbook’s practice tips and examples of useful approaches to take when dealing with women’s sexual health issues and reproductive health issues. Key point summaries, pullout boxes and tables highlighting pertinent points, tips for practitioners, case scenarios and a Q&A format all make Women’s Health in General Practice, 2nd Edition an essential addition to any general practice. Addresses common issues seen by GPs in their practice and addresses the questions and quandaries they face on a day to day basis Gives practical information and advice to GPs that where possible is based on up to date guidelines or research evidence Tips and example of useful approaches when undertaking histories, examining, and managing women’s health problems Discussion of current controversies in women’s health This second edition has been fully revised to include recent developments in women’s health such as: • the quick-start method for commencement of contraception, better ‘missed pill’ rules, developments in the provision of emergency contraception and an overview of new contraceptive devices such as the NuvaRing • the epidemiology of HPV infection, its relationship to cervical cancer and HPV vaccination • better characterisation of the risk inherent in a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer • greater awareness of the importance of preconception care, the breadth of issues that need to be addressed and the effect of lifestyle factors on fertility • developments in the understanding of the aetiology and management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) • evidence-based guidelines to support diagnosis and management of common conditions such as menorrhagia, endometriosis, miscarriage and postnatal care, and support of evidence-based counselling regarding ovarian cancer screening, sexual problems and intimate partner violence
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