Oxford American Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Author: Errol R. Norwitz,S. Arulkumaran,I. Symonds,A. Fowlie
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199748266
Category: Medical
Page: 760
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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. Part of the most popular medical handbook series in the world, the Oxford American Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology is a dependable manual geared for ultra-quick reference any time. It is comprehensive enough to serve as a mini-text, yet it is thin and light and uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. Written by an acclaimed team of authors, this Handbook presents information in a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology? The design.... The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The interior layout.... The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!

Oxford American Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynecology PDA


Author: Errol R. Norwitz,S. Arulkumaran,I. M. Symonds,A. Fowlie
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195339338
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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The PDA _ version enables enhanced, mulit-layered access to the entire text, illustrations, and tables. Fast access is available via the key word search, and there is a facility for bookmarking and annotating the text. It is suitable for Palm and Windows Mobile. Accept no limitations! This has everything you need. _ _ _ _

Oxford American Handbook of Reproductive Medicine


Author: Hugh S. Taylor,Tamir S. Aldad,Enda McVeigh
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 019973576X
Category: Medical
Page: 290
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The Oxford American Handbook of Reproductive Medicine provides a practical overview of the reproductive system and a systematic approach to its disorders, covering diagnosis, assessment, and ongoing management with particular emphasis on common and important presentations.

Oxford American Handbook of Radiology


Author: Petra J. Lewis,Nancy J. McNulty
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199744130
Category: Medical
Page: 527
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This concise, image-rich guide to radiology for non-radiologists is designed for quick reference on the wards and in the clinics.

Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine


Author: John A. Flynn,Michael J. Choi,L. Dwight Wooster
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019991494X
Category: Medical
Page: 856
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Adapted from: Oxford handbook of clinical medicine / Murray Londmore, et al. 8th ed. 2010.

Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy


Author: Michelle W. McCarthy,Denise R. Kockler
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195375106
Category: Medical
Page: 796
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The overall goal of clinical pharmacy is to promote the correct and appropriate use of prescription and non-prescription medicinal products and devises and to minimize adverse effects. The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy provides an accessible and easily navigable quick-referenceguide for practicing and student pharmacists. It is not just another drug book, but a complete, portable coverage of the pharmacy profession, from high-value scientific and clinical information, such as adverse drug reactions, interactions, and pharmaceutical calculations to professional issues suchas ethics, practice management, evidence-based medicine, and research. It covers the main body systems and provides a wealth of practical information required by pharmacists on a day-to-day basis, including many topics not traditionally found in handbooks.

Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills


Author: Elizabeth Burns,Kenneth Korn,James Whyte IV
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019983203X
Category: Medical
Page: 720
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The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills is a comprehensive pocket guide for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students. It is designed to help students transition from classroom to clinical internships, preceptorships, and clerkships. Providing clear and user-friendly guidance on all aspects of history taking, physical examination, common practical procedures, data interpretation and communication skills, it gives realistic advice on coping with and mastering common situations. Each systems chapter follows a structured format covering applied anatomy, history, examination, and the presentation of common and important disorders. The procedures section includes approximately forty practical procedures that the final year medical student and senior nurse are expected to perform. The section on data interpretation covers the basics of chest x-rays, abdominal x-rays, ECGs, lung function tests and several other areas that the student is expected to carry out in their early years of training.

Oxford American Handbook of Pulmonary Medicine


Author: Kevin K. Brown,Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 848
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The Oxford American Handbook of Pulmonary Medicine is an essential quick reference guide to all the major respiratory symptoms and diseases. Each topic is covered in a consistent format including practical tips for both inpatient and outpatient care settings. The handbook features a section on practical procedures plus useful pages on lung and bronchial anatomy, CT anatomy, lung function, and blood gas nomograms. Edited and written by pulmonologists from the respected National Jewish Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, this book will be an invaluable resource for students and residents, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Pulmonary Medicine is the indispensable, evidence-based source on the subject.

Oxford American Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension


Author: Paul J. Scheel,Michael J. Choi
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195331363
Category: Medical
Page: 663
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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. This unique pocket book provides rapid access to evidence-based guidelines and practical advice about the day-to-day management of patients with renal disease. Consisting of twelve chapters, including clinical assessment, acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, and renal replacement therapies, the handbook allows easy access to precise, prescriptive information. In line with contemporary nephrological practice, a significant portion of the handbook deals with the problem of hypertension, a major cardiovascular risk factor and the most common indication for prescription drug therapy. It is an invaluable resource for residents, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension is the indispensable source on the subject right in your pocket! Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Nephrology and Hypertension? The design.... The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The interior layout.... The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!

Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Author: Sally Collins,Sabaratnam Arulkumaran,Kevin Hayes,Simon Jackson,Lawrence Impey
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191018317
Category: Medical
Page: 848
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Fully revised for a third edition, the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is now better than ever. It includes new algorithms for patient management, new images and full colour photographs, and new and expanded topics including female genital mutilation, consent for operations, and pre-operative assessment. Written and reviewed by a team of highly experienced clinicians and academics, and UK trainees, this handbook is a perfect starting point for preparation for postgraduate exams. Practical advice is presented with key evidence-based guidelines, supported by web references, providing the most up-to-date clinical information as well as the perfect starting point for preparation for postgraduate exams. The indispensable, concise and practical guide to all aspects of obstetric and gynaecological medical care, diagnosis, and management, this is the must have resource for all specialist trainees, junior doctors and medical students, as well as a valuable aide memoir for experienced clinicians.

The British National Bibliography


Author: Arthur James Wells
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: English literature
Page: N.A
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Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology + Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Medicine and Family Planning, 2nd Ed.


Author: Senior Fellow in Reproductive Medicine Consultant Gynaecologist Medical Director Enda McVeigh,Professor of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Honorary Consultant in Family Planning and Reproductive Health John Guillebaud,Professor of Reproductive Medicine Roy Homburg
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780198758044
Category:
Page: 1264
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Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Handbook series are available together in this great value pack. Fully revised for a third edition, the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is now better than ever. It includes new algorithms for patient management, new images and full colour photographs, and new and expanded topics including female genital mutilation, consent for operations, and pre-operative assessment. Written and reviewed by a team of highly experienced clinicians and academics, and UK trainees, this handbook is a perfect starting point for preparation for postgraduate exams. Practical advice is presented with key evidence-based guidelines, supported by web references, providing the most up-to-date clinical information as well as the perfect starting point for preparation for postgraduate exams. The indispensable, concise and practical guide to all aspects of obstetric and gynaecological medical care, diagnosis, and management, this is the must have resource for all specialist trainees, junior doctors and medical students, as well as a valuable aide memoir for experienced clinicians. The Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Medicine and Family Planning, second edition provides essential practical information in the care of the adolescent and reproductive age females and males. Evidence-based and concise, this handbook is the must-have resource for all practitioners, trainees, and students in sexual and reproductive healthcare. Fully updated for the second edition, this handbook now contains additional practical guidance, algorithms and diagrams, a new chapter on recurrent miscarraige, as well as expanded informaiton on topics such as fragile X syndrome, PCOs and hirsuitism. It follows chronological age up to the menopause, covering areas such as the reproductive system, puberty, the menstrual cycle, contraceptive methods, and infertility. This is the essential guide to all aspects of reproductive medicine, family planning and sexual health, providing all the vital information the reader needs.

Emergencies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Author: Stergios K. Doumouchtsis,S. Arulkumaran
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191080268
Category: Medical
Page: 392
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The second edition of Emergencies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology provides a practical and accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered in obstetrics and gynaecology, from the immediately life-threatening to the smaller but urgent problems that may arise. Designed around the symptoms and signs with which the patient presents to the hospital, this handbook explains how to arrive at a differential diagnosis and how to prevent, manage, or treat an emergency. The 'Obstetric emergencies' section covers topics from early pregnancy through to post-delivery complications, whilst the 'Gynaecologic emergencies' section addresses those issues that could potentially pose a threat to a women's fertility or even her life. Addressing new topics on issues that have become more prevalent, such as substance misuse in pregnancy, and violence against women and children, the second edition of Emergencies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology is an essential read. A new topic on 'preoperative assessment' outlines how to manage consent, the risks, benefits, and what the patient should expect.

Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry


Author: David Kupfer, M.D.,David Lewis, M.D.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 1206
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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry is a flexi-covered, pocket clinical book, providing practical guidance in quick reference, note form. The series' reputation is built on including the best clinical information, complemented by hints, tips and advice from the authors. Thin and light, it uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. This new handbook is ideal for students, residents and anyone wanting a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series.

The Oxford Handbook of Gender in Organizations


Author: Savita Kumra,Ruth Simpson,Ronald J. Burke
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191632759
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 752
View: 3501
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The issue of gender in organizations has attracted much attention and debate over a number of years. The focus of examination is inequality of opportunity between the genders and the impact this has on organizations, individual men and women, and society as a whole. It is undoubtedly the case that progress has been made with women participating in organizational life in greater numbers and at more senior levels than has been historically the case, challenging notions that senior and/or influential organizational and political roles remain a masculine domain. The Oxford Handbook of Gender in Organizations is a comprehensive analysis of thinking and research on gender in organizations with original contributions from key international scholars in the field. The Handbook comprises four sections. The first looks at the theoretical roots and potential for theoretical development in respect of the topic of gender in organizations. The second section focuses on leadership and management and the gender issues arising in this field; contributors review the extensive literature and reflect on progress made as well as commenting on hurdles yet to be overcome. The third section considers the gendered nature of careers. Here the focus is on querying traditional approaches to career, surfacing embedded assumptions within traditional approaches, and assessing potential for alternative patterns to evolve, taking into account the nature of women's lives and the changing nature of organizations. In its final section the Handbook examines masculinity in organizations to assess the diversity of masculinities evident within organizations and the challenges posed to those outside the norm. In bringing together a broad range of research and thinking on gender in organizations across a number of disciplines, sub-disciplines, and conceptual perspectives, the Handbook provides a comprehensive view of both contemporary thinking and future research directions.

Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine E-Book


Author: Giovanni Maciocia
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702049212
Category: Medical
Page: 1092
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New edition of the most comprehensive Chinese Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology textbook in the English language World-renowned author and teacher Giovanni Maciocia gives a clear, detailed explanation of the physiology, pathology and aetiology of women's disorders in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and adapts these to Western conditions and patients. Seventy gynecological conditions are discussed in detail with consideration given to differentiation between conditions, the advised treatment using acupuncture and herbs, prevention and prognosis. Guidelines on lifestyle and use of the eight Extraordinary Vessels are provided, with case studies allowing easy application of theory to practice throughout. New for this edition: New attractive two-colour layout with book marks to ease navigation Endometriosis and its treatment now included and fully covered in a new chapter Infertility chapter includes recent research highlighting factors in infertility All prescriptions now removed from the text and attractively presented in three appendices: Patient Remedies, Prescriptions and Three Treasure Remedies "Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine is a paradigmatic work. It is tempered with reverence and innovation, meticulous archival attention and detailed modern clinical insight. When future generations look back at this work...they will find not only knowledge and wisdom but also reasons for inspiration and awe." From the Foreword to the first edition by Ted J. Kaptchuk, Associate Director, Centre for Alternative Medicine Research, Beth Israel Hospital; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard medical School, Boston, USA. • Physiology and pathology of women’s disorders in Chinese medicine • Aetiology and diagnosis of women’s disorders • Differentiation and treatment – including acupuncture, herbs and patent remedies – of 64 gynecological conditions • Prevention and prognosis for each disease • Approximately 100 case histories from the author’s own practice • A detailed discussion of the use of the eight extraordinary vessels in gynecology

Handbook of Social Work Practice with Vulnerable and Resilient Populations


Author: Alex Gitterman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231537018
Category: Social Science
Page: 896
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When community and family support systems are weak or unavailable, and when internal resources fail, populations that struggle with chronic, persistent, acute, and/or unexpected problems become vulnerable to physical, cognitive, emotional, and social deterioration. Yet despite numerous risk factors, a large number of vulnerable people do live happy and productive lives. This best-selling handbook examines not only risk and vulnerability factors in disadvantaged populations but also resilience and protective strategies for managing and overcoming adversity. This third edition reflects new demographic data, research findings, and theoretical developments and accounts for changing economic and political realities, including immigration and health care policy reforms. Contributors have expanded their essays to include practice with individuals, families, and groups, and new chapters consider working with military members and their families, victims and survivors of terrorism and torture, bullied children, and young men of color.

The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice


Author: Barry C. Feld,Donna M. Bishop
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019020883X
Category: Social Science
Page: 960
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Over the last two decades, researchers have made significant discoveries about the causes and origins of delinquency. Specifically, we have learned a great deal about adolescent development and its relationship to decision-making, about multiple factors that contribute to delinquency, and about the processes and contexts associated with the course of delinquent careers. Over the same period, public officials have made sweeping jurisprudential, jurisdictional, and procedural changes in our juvenile justice systems. The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice presents a timely compilation of state-of-the-art critical reviews of knowledge about causes of delinquency and their significance for justice policy, and about developments in the juvenile justice system to prevent and control youth crime. The first half of the handbook focuses on juvenile crime and examines trends and patterns in delinquency and victimization, explores causes of delinquency-at the individual, micro-social, and macro-social levels, and from natural and social science perspectives-and their implications for structuring a youth justice system. The second half of the handbook concentrates on juvenile justice and examines a range of issues-including the historical origins and re-invention of the juvenile court; juvenile offenders' mental health status and considerations of trial competence and culpability; intake, diversion, detention, and juvenile courts; and transfer/waiver strategies-and considers how the juvenile justice system itself influences delinquency. The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice provides a comprehensive overview of juvenile crime and juvenile justice administration by authors who are all leading scholars involved in cutting-edge research, and is an essential resource for scholars, students, and justice officials.

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development


Author: Usha Goswami
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444351737
Category: Psychology
Page: 816
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This definitive volume is the result of collaboration by top scholars in the field of children's cognition. New edition offers an up-to-date overview of all the major areas of importance in the field, and includes new data from cognitive neuroscience and new chapters on social cognitive development and language Provides state-of-the-art summaries of current research by international specialists in different areas of cognitive development Spans aspects of cognitive development from infancy to the onset of adolescence Includes chapters on symbolic reasoning, pretend play, spatial development, abnormal cognitive development and current theoretical perspectives