ISBN-10: 0199689903
ISBN-13: 9780199689903

Oxford HandBook of Clinical Medicine

Author(s): Ian Wilkinson, Tim Raine, Kate Wiles, Anna Goodhart, Catriona Hall, Harriet O'Neill
Cover: PVC soft cover
Pages: 904
Edition: 10th

Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 01 July 2017

  • The world's best-selling pocket medical handbook - the only choice for medical students and junior doctors
  • Offers up-to-date and practical clinical advice that can be implemented at the bedside
  • Clearly indexed, with colour-codes tabs and ribbons to help you navigate and find the information you need, fast
  • Features over 600 colour illustrations and clinical photographs to aid diagnosis and understanding
  • Offers a unique approach, bringing art, philosophy, history and over 25 years' of experience to the practice of medicine

New to this edition:

  • Thoroughly updated in line with new guidelines from the NHS, NICE, the Resuscitation Council, and other professional bodies
  • The History and Examination chapter has been completely revamped to make it the best possible reflection of practice at the bedside
  • More clinical photographs and anatomical line drawings than ever before
  • The index, references, and internal cross-references have been completely overhauled to make them even easier to use
  • A renewed focus on the history and philosophy of medicine, with new illustrations and vignettes opening each chapter

Now in its tenth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine has been fully revised, with five new authors on the writing team bringing content fresh from the bedside.

Space has been breathed into the design, with more core material at your fingertips in quick-reference lists and flow diagrams, and key references have been honed to the most up-to-date and relevant. Each page has been updated to reflect the latest changes in practice and best management, and the chapters on gastroenterology, history and examination, infectious disease, neurology, and radiology have been extensively revised.

Unique among medical texts, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine is a complete and concise guide to the core areas of medicine that also encourages thinking about the world from the patient's perspective, offering a holistic, patient-centred approach.

Loved and trusted by millions for over three decades, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be a truly indispensable companion for the practice of modern medicine


1. Thinking about medicine
2. Epidemiology
3. Clinical skills
4. Symptoms and signs
5. Cardiovascular medicine
6. Chest medicine
7. Gastroenterology
8. Renal medicine
9. Endocrinology
10. Neurology
11. Rheumatology
12. Oncology
13. Surgery
14. Infectious diseases
15. Haematology
16. Clinical chemistry
17. Reference intervals
18. Eponymous syndromes
19. Practical procedures
20. Emergencies


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