Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics

Author: Janet Peacock,Janet L. Peacock,Philip Peacock

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199551286

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 544

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The majority of medical research involves quantitative methods and so it is essential to be able to understand and interpret statistics. This book shows readers how to develop the skills required to critically appraise research evidence effectively, and how to conduct research and communicate their findings.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Healthcare Research

Author: Sumantra Ray,Sue Fitzpatrick,Rajna Golubic,Susan Fisher

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199608474

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 640

View: 2258


The Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Healthcare Research is a practical, concise, and easy-to-use reference for the full range of clinical and healthcare research topics, while incorporating evidence based medicine. Comprehensively providing a wide breadth of knowledge, this handbook clearly covers both the qualitative and quantitative aspects. This handbook includes clear instructions on the legislative requirements as well as the practical requirements of commissioning, conducting, analysing, and reporting research for those in clinical or healthcare practice, education or training. This book has been written with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) education in mind, giving valuable information needed for the accredited certificates and diploma-level benchmark exams now commonly required by employers. Whether you need practical advice on setting up and running a trial, negotiating regulations, learning vital research skills, or to study the underpinning concepts of research methods, this handbook will give you the vital information, clinical evidence, and guidance you need.

Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians

Author: Helen Ward,Mireille B. Toledano,Gavin Shaddick,Bethan Davies,Paul Elliott

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191654787

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 8333


The Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians provides all the information required by students and junior doctors who need to understand and translate key epidemiological concepts into medical practice. Unlike standard textbooks in this area, the focus throughout is on clinical applications of epidemiological knowledge. Divided into four sections, the handbook begins with the basics of epidemiology in the clinic, moving on to the theories behind evidence-based practice, discussions of optimum methods and studies, and then ends by looking at the epidemiology of common diseases. The material is presented in a logical manner, from problems to the most appropriate solutions or tools to be applied. Interesting topics such as controversies in prevention intervention encourage discussion and thought, and the authors pose sensible and important questions throughout. This handbook is a must for all junior doctors, medical students, and clinicians who need to apply epidemiological concepts to day-to-day practice or who want a practical step-by-step guide to undertaking research, conducting reviews of evidence, or writing up publications.

Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

Author: Kunal Kulkarni,James Harrison,Mohamed Baguneid,Bernard Prendergast

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198729421

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 949

View: 3115


This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence provides an alternative to the growing volumes of trial data for students, trainees and researchers looking for the key evidence affecting medical practice.Written by a team of leading figures across the major specialities, the Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence carefully selects and brings together key information on some of the most important trials currently impacting clinical practice. With introductory chapters on the history and importanceof evidence based medicine complemented by in-depth analysis of the impact of each trial and its practical implications, this text is a definitive quick-reference guide in this increasingly important field. Highlighted boxes identify the study type and evidence-level attained, while analysis of thekey message and impacts of the trial firmly place the evidence into a practical setting for the reader.This extensively revised Handbook presents the key data, facts, and evidence informing both medical and surgical specialties. This second edition includes a brand new chapter on paediatrics. It incorporates new landmark trials which are changing clinical practice, and re-reviews previously includedtrials to ensure consistency with current practice. It is essential reading for everyone with an interest in getting to grasps with the fundamental evidence underpinning modern practice.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis

Author: Huw Llewelyn,Hock Aun Ang,Keir Lewis,Anees Al-Abdullah

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 019967986X

Category: Medical

Page: 664

View: 8732


Fully revised for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis provides a concise and practical summary of the reasoning processes behind clear and confident diagnosis. The handbook is set out systematically with symptoms and signs through each specialty, and includes adetailed description of the basis of logical evidence-based differential diagnosis.This new edition has been updated with more straightforward diagrams as well as brand new images to help aid understanding. Including rarer diagnoses alongside common conditions, and vital information about longer-term management alongside the initial treatments, this handbook will ensure yourexcellence and confidence no matter what signs and symptoms your patient presents with. Providing practical help when dealing with problems outside your area of expertise or with unforeseen situations, you can be sure that this handbook will be the reader's perfect companion to sharp andself-assured diagnoses throughout their medical career.

Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice

Author: Charles Guest,Walter Ricciardi,Ichiro Kawachi,Iain Lang

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199586306

Category: Medical

Page: 629

View: 1189


Fully revised and updated for the third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice remains the first resort for all those working in this broad field. Structured to assist with practical tasks, translating evidence into policy, and providing concise summaries and real-world issues from across the globe, this literally provides a world of experience at your fingertips. Easy-to-use, concise and practical, it is structured into seven parts that focus on the vital areas of assessment, data and information, direct action, policy, health-care systems, personal effectiveness and organisational development. Reflecting recent advances, the most promising developments in practical public health are presented, as well as maintaining essential summaries of core disciplines. This handbook is designed to assist students and practitioners around the world, for improved management of disasters, epidemics, health behaviour, acute and chronic disease prevention, community and government action, environmental health, vulnerable populations, and more.

Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences

Author: Robert Wilkins,Simon Cross,Ian Megson,David Meredith

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191652296

Category: Medical

Page: 980

View: 9344


Written by biomedical scientists and clinicians, with the purpose of disseminating the fundamental scientific principles that underpin medicine, this new edition of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences provides a clear, easily digestible account of basic cell physiology and biochemistry. It also includes an investigation of the traditional pillars of medicine (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology and pharmacology) integrated in the context of each of the major systems relevant to the human body. Cross-referenced to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, and thoroughly illustrated, it is the ideal introduction to the medical sciences for medical students and biomedical scientists, as well as a valuable refresher for junior doctors.

Pharmaceutical Medicine

Author: Adrian Kilcoyne,Daniel O'Connor,Phil Ambery

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199609144

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 452

View: 3665


Pharmaceutical Medicine provides an accessible, user-friendly and up-to-date guide for those involved in clinical trials or marketing of new medicines in the pharmaceutical industry.

An Introduction to Medical Statistics

Author: Martin Bland

Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)

ISBN: 0199589925

Category: Biometry

Page: 427

View: 2206


Now in its Fourth Edition, An Introduction to Medical Statistics continues to be a "must-have" textbook for anyone who needs a clear logical guide to the subject. Written in an easy-to-understand style and packed with real life examples, the text clearly explains the statistical principlesused in the medical literature. Taking readers through the common statistical methods seen in published research and guidelines, the text focuses on how to interpret and analyse statistics for clinical practice. Using extracts from real studies, the author illustrates how data can be employed correctly and incorrectly in medicalresearch helping readers to evaluate the statistics they encounter and appropriately implement findings in clinical practice. End of chapter exercises, case studies and multiple choice questions help readers to apply their learning and develop their own interpretative skills. This thoroughly revised edition includes new chapters on meta-analysis, missing data, and survival analysis.

Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Author: Tim Raine,George Collins,Catriona Hall,Nina Hjelde

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198813538


Page: 688

View: 9182


The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns in a new edition to keep junior doctors, as well as their supervisors and senior medical students, up-to-date and give them the information and confidence they need to excel during and beyond the Foundation Programme. This new edition has been fully revised to take in the latest guidelines, the new junior doctors' contract, and the most recent Foundation Programme curriculum. It has new sections to demystify the NHS structure and explore key changes in social care and the interface with the NHS, and revised key information on the medical certificate of the cause of death, the role of the medical examiner, and changes to interactions with the coroner, as well as a new standalone chapter on Psychiatry. The junior doctor's pocket mentor, this handbook distils the knowledge of four authors across multiple NHS environments in an easy access format, covering everything from practical guidance at the patient's bedside to aspects of adapting to day-to-day life as a junior doctor that are rarely covered in medical school. With this indispensable survival guide to the Foundation Programme, you need never be alone on the wards again.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

Author: Philip Wiffen

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198735820

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 7247


Complementing the guidelines in the British National Formulary, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensable guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. It presents handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format to give the reader the knowledge and confidence needed to provide a clinical pharmacy service. Including key information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills, and confidentiality, this extensively revised addition to the bestselling Oxford Handbook series is the fundamental pharmacy reference tool. It features chapters on adherence, anaphylaxis, clinical trials, herbal medicines, palliative care, patient management, pharmaceutical calculations, research, policy, and therapy related issues. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy includes brand new topics, including content on health coaching, residency and on-call, HIV and TB and mental health.

Oxford Handbook of Integrated Dental Biosciences

Author: Hugh Devlin,Rebecca Craven

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198759789

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 6533


Practical, comprehensive, and concise, the Oxford Handbook of Integrated Dental Biosciences has been designed to reflect problem-based teaching scenarios, with extensive diagrams and illustrations to aid clinical understanding of the main text. Summary and key point boxes have been incorporated throughout to allow quick reference and easy assimilation of the content. Formally known as the Oxford Handbook of Applied Dental Sciences, this second edition has been completely rewritten by a brand new author team, to closely integrate the non-clinical and clinical aspects of dentistry. Featuring separate sections detailing the relevant clinical application and putting the science into context, this handbook is ideal for dental students, dental trainees studying for higher qualifications, and practitioners as a useful aide memoire.

Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Author: Chantal Simon,Hazel Everitt,Francoise van Dorp,Matthew Burke

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199671036

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 1157

View: 6038


The Oxford Handbook of General Practice is an essential lifeline for the busy GP. It includes hands-on advice to help with any day-to-day problems which might arise in general practice. Revised and updated throughout, this new edition includes several new chapters and expanded information on the new GP contract and training.

Oxford American Handbook of Ophthalmology

Author: James Tsai,Alastair Denniston,Philip Murray,John Huang,Tamir Aldad

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 0195393449

Category: Medical

Page: 768

View: 2286


In a compact package, the Oxford American Handbook of Ophthalmology gives quick, to-the-point guidance on diagnosis and therapy of ophthalmic disorders.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery

Author: Greg R. McLatchie

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0192626388

Category: Medical

Page: 930

View: 7263


This edition provides an overview of the principles, techniques and procedures of surgery. The coverage includes, the assessment and preparation of the patient; anaesthesia; inflammation; general surgical practice; and surgical specialties.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine

Author: Murray Longmore,Ian Wilkinson,Andrew Baldwin,Elizabeth Wallin

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199609624

Category: Medical

Page: 920

View: 6498


The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, a peerless classic in the field, returns for a ninth edition. Thoroughly updated in line with current guidelines, this pocket-friendly book is the ultimate guide to the practice and philosophy of medicine.

Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology

Author: Alan Hakim,Gavin Clunie,Inam Haq

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199587183

Category: Medical

Page: 645

View: 4342


This is a handbook of clinical rheumatology that provides practical guidelines to management and diagnosis. It is essential for all specialist registrars and SHO's but will also be of great relevance to general practitioners.

Medical Statistics

For Beginners

Author: Ramakrishna HK

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811019231

Category: Medical

Page: 181

View: 8110


This book deals with statistics in medicine in a simple way. The text is supported by abundant examples from medical data. This book aims to explain and simplify the process of data presentation. Further aspects addressed include how to design and conduct clinical trials, and how to write journal articles.

Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties

Author: Luci Etheridge,Alex Bonner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198802900

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 4950


Maximise your exam success with this unique revision guide on core clinical specialties. The third edition of Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties features over 400 Single Best Answer questions that are mapped to the medical school curricula. Packed with questions written by experienced doctors in each specialty, and rooted in real-life clinical encounters, this revision tool is an authoritative guide for students. Further reading resources and cross-references to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties have been fully updated to expand your revision further on topics you find challenging.

Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

Author: David Semple

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199693889

Category: Medical

Page: 1057

View: 6981


This handbook provides portable reassurance to doctors beginning psychiatry. There is helpful advice for the management of difficult and urgent situations, and the text is peppered with clinical observations on the practice of clinical psychiatry and guidance based upon the experience of the authors.