Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties

Publication Year: 2016

Edition: 10th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Baldwin, Andrew; Hjelde, Nina; Goumalatsou, Charlotte; Myers, Gil

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-871902-1

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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Covering each of the fourteen core medical specialties, the tenth edition is the must-have reference guide to each of the specialties you will encounter through your medical school and Foundation Programme rotations.

Now updated with the latest guidelines, and developed by a new and trusted author team who have contemporary experience of life on the wards, this unique resource presents the content in a concise and logical way, giving clear advice on clinical management and offering insight into holistic care.

Packed full of high-quality illustrations, boxes, tables, and classifications, this handbook is ideal for use at direct point of care, whether on the ward or in the community, and for study and revision. Each chapter is easy to read and filled with digestible information, with features including ribbons to mark your most-used pages and mnemonics to help you memorize and retain key facts, while quotes from patients help the reader understand each problem better, enhancing the doctor/patient relationship. With reassuring and friendly advice throughout, this is the ultimate guide for every medical student and junior doctor for each clinical placement, and as a revision tool.

Key Features:

  • The only book you need as a concise reference to the fourteen core specialties
  • Over 400 colour diagrams, tables, and photographs to aid your diagnosis
  • Helpful quotes and questions improve understanding of illness and issues from the patient's perspective
  • Clear, logical focus on presentation, diagnosis, and management of conditions makes this an indispensable guide on the ward, or as a revision tool
  • The perfect companion to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Baldwin, Andrew; Hjelde, Nina; Goumalatsou, Charlotte; Myers, Gil
ISBN: 978-0-19-871902-1
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language: English
Edition: 10th Ed.
Pages: 848
Year: 2016
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100