oxford handbooks

OSH End of Life Care in the ICU: From advanced disease to bereavement

Author: Graeme Rocker, Kathleen Puntillo, √Člie Azoulay, and Judith Nelson
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2010
Print ISBN-13: 9780199239245
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199239245.001.0001

End of life care in the ICU presents its own unique challenges, and this resource highlights real clinical issues which need to be addressed if quality palliative care within ICUs is to be consistently delivered.

Oxford Handbook of Urology (3 ed.)

Author: John Reynard, Simon Brewster, and Suzanne Biers
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2013
Print ISBN-13: 9780199696130
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199696130.001.0001

The Oxford Handbook of Urology, Third Edition, covers a wide spectrum of diseases and their treatment in urology, as well as surgical aspects of kidney, bladder, prostate and scrotal disorders, and aims to give a brief overview of many different urological subjects, including urological emergencies, cancers, infections, children’s disorders and kidney stone disease

Oxford Handbook of Women’s Health Nursing

Author: Sunanda Gupta, Debra Holloway, and Ali Kubba
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2009
Print ISBN-13: 9780199239627
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199239627.001.0001

The Oxford Handbook of Women’s Health Nursing is a concise and invaluable reference on women’s health for nurses and other health professionals working in primary care, community, health promotion or acute settings. It focuses on practical care pathways for common gynaecological conditions.

Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Medicine and Family Planning (2 ed.)

Author: Enda McVeigh, John Guillebaud, and Roy Homburg
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2013
Print ISBN-13: 9780199650682
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199650682.001.0001

Fully updated for the second edition, this resource now contains additional practical guidance, algorithms and diagrams, a new chapter on recurrent miscarriage, as well as expanded information on topics such as 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.

Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine (3 ed.)

Author: Stephen Chapman, Grace Robinson, John Stradling, Sophie West, and John Wrightson
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2014
Print ISBN-13: 9780198703860
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780198703860.001.0001

Revised and updated for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine is concise, practical, and designed for rapid access to essential information. It covers the latest clinical guidelines and developments in the field and features unique sections on practical procedures as well as a symptoms section to aid in differential diagnosis and clinical management. Practical advice on management is integrated throughout and a dedicated section on respiratory emergencies ensures the ability to cope with any eventuality. New sections such as thoracic ultrasound, indwelling pleural catheters, safe sedation, and cardiopulmonary exercise testing have been added, and all major respiratory diseases and symptoms are also covered.

Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Nursing

Author: Terry Robinson and Jane Scullion
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2010
Print ISBN-13: 9780199226238
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199226238.001.1

The Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Nursing gives a systematic account of the main respiratory diseases in adults, covering assessment, diagnosis and nursing management. It highlights the multiple needs of respiratory patients – not only the physical requirements but also psychosocial needs, including palliative care and end of life issues.

Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology (3 ed.)

Author: Alan Hakim, Gavin Clunie, and Inam Haq
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2011
Print ISBN-13: 9780199587186
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199587186.001.0001

A unique guide which emphasizes a clinical, evidence-based approach to rheumatology. The resource provides practical guidelines to the management and diagnosis of patients with acute and chronic musculoskeletal disease.

Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine (2 ed.)

Author: Domhnall MacAuley
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2015
Print ISBN-13: 9780199660155
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780198703853.001.0001

This resource brings together the common problems and diagnoses in sports and exercise medicine with a focused summary of the latest strategies, management plans, and evidence-based protocols. Arranged by system, it focuses on the needs of the patient and offers an immediate guide to all aspects of diagnosis and treatment, exercise benefits and epidemiology.

Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine (4 ed.)

Author: Andrew Brent, Robert Davidson, and Anna Seale
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2014
Print ISBN-13: 9780199692569
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199692569.001.0001

This new fourth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine is the definitive resource for medical problems in tropical regions, and in low-resource settings. Comprehensive in scope, and concise in style, it is fully revised and updated and includes brand new chapters on humanitarian crises, poisoning and envenoming, nosocomial infections, and antibiotic resistance. The paediatric illness sections have been expanded, and website links have been fully updated and extended.

Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing

Author: Althea Mahon, Karen Jenkins, and Lisa Burnapp
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2015
Print ISBN-13: 9780199600533
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199600533.001.0001

An indispensable clinical guide, this resource provides a wealth of useful information on the aetiology of kidney disease, and aids with decision-making from initial assessment and diagnosis, through to the available treatments. Taking a multi-professional approach to the care and management of patients with kidney disease, the Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing is an essential tool for all renal nurses, studying and practising, as well as a valuable resource for all those who work in renal care.