Category: Oxford Handbook Of General Practice

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Front of Book > Preface Preface This is the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of General Practice— so what’s changed? When we wrote the first edition, we spent many long hours debating what […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Front of Book > Note Note Oxford University Press makes no representation, express or implied, that the drug dosages in this book are correct. Readers must therefore always check the product information and clinical […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 9 – Symptoms, signs, and laboratory results Chapter 9 Symptoms, signs, and laboratory results In general practice, patients do not come neatly packaged with a diagnosis. Moreover, they do […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Front of Book > Abbreviations and symbols Abbreviations and symbols Evidence-based superscripts N NICE guideline CE Clinical evidence G Guideline from a major guideline-producing body S Systematic review or mata-analysis published in a major […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Front of Book > Acknowledgements Acknowledgements We would like to give special thanks to all the staff in the Department of Primary Care at Southampton University for their patience and tolerance whilst we worked […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Back of Book > Appendices Appendices P.1086 Reference intervals These are guides only—different labs use different ranges. Pregnant women and children also have different normal ranges—consult the lab. Biochemistry   Reference interval Sodium P […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Front of Book > Editors Editors Chantal Simon University of Southampton Hazel Everitt University of Southampton Tony Kendrick University of Southampton

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 7 – Minor surgery Chapter 7 Minor surgery ‘A minor operation: one performed on someone else’ Unaccredited Penguin Dictionary of Humerous Quotations (2001) P.182 Providing minor surgery Under the […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 8 – Miscellaneous topics Chapter 8 Miscellaneous topics Complications of surgery and injury that might be seen in general practice Wound infection Risk factors Malnutrition DM Carcinomatosis Steroid therapy […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 5 – Prevention Chapter 5 Prevention All patients aged 16–75y. are entitled to request a routine health check if they haven’t been seen, for health reasons, in the practice […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 6 – Chronic disease management Chapter 6 Chronic disease management Chronic disease The predominant disease pattern in the developed world is one of chronic or long-term illness. In the […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 28 – Palliative care Chapter 28 Palliative care Andrea L. Zuckerman Further information NICE Improving supportive and palliative care for adults with cancer (2004) http://www.nice.org.uk Hospice information Tel: 0870 […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 29 – Emergencies Chapter 29 Emergencies Andrea L. Zuckerman Being prepared This chapter contains information on conditions in which immediate action is essential. For the sake of brevity, it […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 3 – Prescribing Chapter 3 Prescribing Further information British National Formulary (BNF) http://www.bnf.org P.118 NHS prescriptions (1) ‘A doctor is a man who writes prescriptions till the patient either […]

Editors: Simon, Chantal; Everitt, Hazel; Kendrick, Tony Title: Oxford Handbook of General Practice, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 4 – Complementary medicine Chapter 4 Complementary medicine Complementary medicine In the UK ~90% of the population have tried complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) at some time. But, although […]

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