Oxford Textbook of Medicine

Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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The Oxford Textbook of Medicine is a comprehensive text which covers the practice of internal medicine and its sub-specialties. It gives specialty physicians an authoritative source to consult in day-to-day practice and when their patients have disorders which relate to other specialties. This new edition has been extensively revised and large sections have been rewritten by new authors. In the introductory sections there are new chapters on ethics and the assessment of medical care. There are completely new sections on cancer, medicine and the law, and the eye in general medicaldiseases. The introductory section on the scientific basis of medicine has been rewritten and expanded to include an account of the role of cell biology in clinical practice.These changes reflect the increasing role of the basic sciences in medicine, current concerns about ethical and legal issues, and the recent advances in methods for the dissemination of medical knowledge and for the assessment of clinical trials. The outstanding section on medical disorders inpregnancy has been extensively revised and expanded. Because the Oxford Textbook of Medicine presents a global perspective on disease, there is a particular emphasis on infectious diseases.Multiple Choice Questions related to the Oxford Textbook of Medicine (Third Edition) will be published in September 1995. Like its predecessors, this new MCQ book is an indispensible revision aid for all doctors facing multiple choice examinations. Over 400 MCQs similar in level of difficulty tothoise used in MRCP Part I, FRCS, MRCGP, MRCOG etc. Correct answers and detailed teaching notes are included for every question, together wiuth the relevant Textbook page reference. All major topics covered by the Textbook are represented in the PasTest MCQ book. A comprehensive subject index allows easy access to specific topics. Copies of the PasTest Oxford Textbook of Medicine Multiple Choice Questions can be reserved at a price of L12.00. For further details...........
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition: 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780192621405
Characteristics: 3 v.
Additional Contributors: Ledingham, J. G. G.
Warrell, D. A.


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