Oxford Handbook of Dental Nursing

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Author: Elizabeth Boon,Rebecca Parr,Dayananda Samarawickrama,Kevin Seymour

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199235902

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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The Oxford Handbook of Dental Nursing serves as a practical, easily accessible, informative, and up-to-date quick reference guide that a dental nurse can use throughout their career, from the initial training stage to qualification and beyond. It enables users to find relevant information quickly, and will support dental nurses in their everyday work and provide easy access to information they may require in clinical sessions. As well as the basics it highlights the core competencies and contains further information which is of use to qualified dental nurses working in general dental practice, in the NHS or private sector, dental hospitals, and community dental services. The book is aimed primarily at dental nurses and will also be valuable to dental surgeons, tutors, and assessors to facilitate the learning and development of their students.

Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

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Author: Michael Tadman,Dave Roberts,Mark Foulkes

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191004464

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing is an essential aid to the practising cancer nurse. It provides a quick reference to the key issues in cancer nursing, and a concise and systematic account of all of the main areas of cancer nursing practice. Filled with key tips and reflection points, each chapter supports professional development for the reader. The patient, their family, and the experience of cancer are at the heart of this handbook. For the new edition there is a greater focus on survivorship, drawing on recent developments in the area. The Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing promotes a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care, with references to current best evidence and the latest developments in treatment. Detailed guidance on complex aspects of care are outlined, integrating both psychosocial and physical care to better treat the whole patient. Written by experienced nurses, the book is laid out to enable quick access to precise, targeted information on the vast majority of potential clinical scenarios.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry

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Author: David A. Mitchell,Laura Mitchell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198529200

Category: Medical

Page: 797

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The new edition of this essential pocket guide covers the whole of clinical dentistry in a concise format. The authors have distilled the key elements of clinical practice into a readily accessible book, with blank pages provided for readers to add their own notes. This edition has been completely updated with a wealth of new information.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry

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Author: Laura Mitchell,David A. Mitchell

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: N.A

Category: Dentisterie - Guides, manuels, etc

Page: 760

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Dental students are required to treat patients from an early stage of their training, and therefore have to assimilate a large amount of information in a relatively short time. In addition, clinical work will often involve different specialties on successive days. This handbook is designed to provide a readily accessible source of information, not only for students but also vocational and hospital trainees, available at the point of need - in the white coat pocket. Particular emphasis is placed on recent techniques and developments which will also be of interest to the more experienced GDP who wishes to keep up-to-date. The whole of clinical dentistry is covered, plus chapters on practice management, law and ethics, medicine relevant to dentistry, and useful information and addresses, in a concise page a subject format, with an adjacent blank page for notes.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry

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Author: David Mitchell,Laura Mitchell

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199679851

Category: Medical

Page: 794

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This essential pocket guide covers clinical dentistry in a concise format. All the fundamentals of clinical practice are included in a readily accessible style. Now completely revised, it includes a wealth of new information and full colour throughout.

Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Author: Luke Cascarini,Clare Schilling,Ben Gurney,Peter Brennan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019108042X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Now in its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery has been fully updated to reflect current guidelines, with new images and annotated x-rays to support the text. Split into sections based on clinical areas, vital knowledge is distilled into bullets and summary boxes for quick and easy reference. Covering all common complaints likely to arise in everyday duties alongside a dedicated emergencies section, this handbook ensures all trainees from both medical and dental backgrounds, specialist nurses, and medical students gain a solid understanding of oral and maxillofacial surgical presentations, practices, and procedures.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology

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Author: Drew Provan,Trevor Baglin,Inderjeet Dokal,Johannes de Vos

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019107389X

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology provides core and concise information on the entire spectrum of blood disorders affecting both adults and children. Updated for its fourth edition, it includes all major advances in the specialty, including malignant haematology, haemato-oncology, coagulation, transfusion medicine, and red cell disorders, with a brand new chapter on rare diseases. Practically focused, and specifically designed for ease-of-use, and rapid access to the information you need, this handbook is an indispensable resource on all aspects of haematology for all trainee doctors, nurses, technicians, and research professionals. The handbook is divided into clinical approach and disease-specific areas. The clinical approach section outlines various symptoms and signs in patients with blood disease to enable the reader to formulate a sensible differential diagnosis beofre embarking on investigation and treatment. The disease-specific section is written by four authors whose expertise covers the whole breadth of diseases included in the book. All authors have contributed to national guidelines (e.g. British Committee for Standards in Haematology, BCSH) and are experts in the evidence base that exists for each topic. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology offers a concise and logical approach to caring for patients with diseases of the blood.

Oxford Handbook of Dental Patient Care

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Author: Crispian Scully,Athanasios Kalantzis

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198566236

Category: Medical

Page: 751

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This pocket guide bridges the gap between dental and medical knowledge. It provides practical information for the dental professional on how to take a full medical history, examine the patient, perform the appropriate investigations, appreciate the patient's medical problems and their implications on dental management, and treat their patients in a safe and effective way. This edition includes new material on the management of emergencies, patients with bleeding tendencies, cardiac problems, diabetes, and infections.

Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing

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Author: Vari Drennan,Claire Goodman

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199653720

Category: Medical

Page: 819

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Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is the essential guide to caring for patients in primary care and the community. Concise, easy-to-use, and comprehensive, this handbook ensures that the reader has the skills and knowledge required by any nurse working in modern primary and community care which cuts across different speciality and care settings. Chapters range from common adult health problems to vulnerable groups with extra needs, medicine management, and nurse prescribing. The handbook includes information on how health and social care services are organised and funded, from common technical care procedures to complex situations requiring practical, concise guidance. This is the essential guide to all aspects of the nurse's role. For the new edition material on end of life care has been revised and expanded, with more focus on care of dying children. It also includes new clinical topics such as nursing technology, dependent children at home, and frailty. All chapters have been written and reviewed by primary care nurses and other experts directly engaged in current practice and research. Providing an accessible and instant resource for everyday nursing, and a benchmark of good practice, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for all health care professionals working in the primary care and community setting.

Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

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Author: Chris Johnson,Shane Winser

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199688419

Category: Medical

Page: 822

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Revised for its second edition to include the latest national and international guidelines, the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine continues to be the essential resource forexpedition medics and all well-informed travellers, including gap-year students. Clear and concise,readers can rely on this handbook to provide the knowledge and practical advice they need. It enables efficient preparation and planning before the journey, advises on camp logistics, risk management, and medical problems during the trip, as well as highlighting rare but important risks to thosevisiting remote areas. Focusing on preventative measures, the handbook also contains chapters dealing with crisis management, emergency care, and evacuation from challenging environments.Now containing more guidance about the obligations of a clinician joining an expedition, and the ethical approach to such work, the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine also provides an increased emphasis on medicine in various extreme environments. Withrevised and additional illustrations, more colour plates, and an increased use of important algorithms, this edition will give you the confidence and skills you need to travel to any extreme or remote environment. Updated with the support of the Royal Geographical Society, and incorporating thecombined knowledge and experience of a team of experienced clinicians and expeditioners, this is a practical, easy-to-use guide to all aspects of expedition and wilderness medicine. Anyone who might ever step into the natural countryside, away from tarmac or gravelled paths, to seek the freedom and beauty of unspoiled nature needs to be aware of the content of this book, to enhance their enjoyment, and minimise the risk of pursuing adventurous travel.