Publication Year: 2013
Authors/Editor: Reynard, John; Brewster, Simon; Biers, Suzanne
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 91
For the doctor or nurse expected to provide the initial assessment and management of a condition with which he or she has had very limited experience, this handbook provides an invaluable source of information and advice.
Covering a wide spectrum of diseases and their treatment in the field of urology and surgical aspects of kidney, bladder, prostate and scrotal disorders, this handbook aims to give a brief overview of many different urological subjects including urological emergencies, cancers, infections, children's disorders and kidney stone disease. It is designed so that it can be quickly and efficiently accessed by a range of professionals involved in patient care, including medical students, nurses, surgical and urology doctors and general practitioners.
Thoroughly revised for the third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Urology covers all recent guidelines and criteria including the significant advances in medical and surgical options that are now available to patients; key papers and national recommendations in the field of neurourology; expanded information on medical therapy of bladder overactivity with relevant anticholinergic drug trials and evidence; and brand new information on the subject of urethral diverticulum. An invaluable tool relevant not only to specialist trainees and specialist registrars on urology and surgical rotations, but also to general practitioners, emergency staff and the growing number of urological specialist nurses.
Aimed primarily at junior doctors and trainees in urology and surgery, the book will also appeal to trainees in accident and emergency medicine, medical students on surgical rotations, consultant urologists, urology nurse practitioners, urology ward and theatre nurses, accident and emergency nurses, and general practitioners.