"Every Doctor spoke to me deeply and personally ... as we face the challenges of 21st Century medical practice, I felt cared for, much like I do when visiting my personal family doctor. Every Doctor will speak to you as well." Associate Professor Sandy Buchman, Family Physician Practising in Palliative Care, President-Elect of the Canadian Medical Association "As implicit in the title, the book reaches out to every doctor from recent graduates to the experienced – general practitioner and specialist. The message is universal, timeless and challenging." Emeritus Professor John Murtagh, Department of General Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia "Michael and Leanne are indeed the best family doctors to author Every Doctor because they have demonstrated in this book how much they understand about us as medical practitioners, as leaders and advocates, and about our journeys and our future. They share precious experience and offer precious advice." Dr Donald Li (Hong Kong, China), President, World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA), 2018-2020 "If you ever feel like giving up medicine - and all of us have those sorts of days - then this remarkable, courageous and joyful book is the one for you." Dr Iona Heath CBE, President, Royal College of General Practitioners (2009-2012) ‘Every Doctor’ is about thriving in medicine at a time of massive advances and changes in global health systems and medical services. The book is a must-read for doctors of all specialties at all stages of their careers wherever they practise in the world, because exemplary care of patients, peers, profession and self is a lifelong journey.
50 Imaging Studies Every Doctors Should Know presents key studies that have shaped the practice of radiology. Selected using a rigorous methodology, the studies cover topics including: headache, back pain, chest pain, abdominal and pelvic pain, bone, joint, and extremity pain, cancer screening and management, and radiation exposure from medical imaging. For each study, a concise summary is presented with an emphasis on the results and limitations of the study, and its implications for practice. An illustrative clinical case and radiologic image conclude each review, followed by brief information on other relevant studies. This book is a must-read for health care professionals and anyone who wants to learn more about the data behind clinical practice.
The Key Studies that Form the Foundation of Evidence Based Medicine
Author: Michael E. Hochman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
50 Studies Every Doctor Should Know presents key studies that have shaped the practice of medicine. Selected using a rigorous methodology, the studies cover topics ranging from dieting to cardiovascular disease, insomnia to obstetrics. For each study, a concise summary is presented with an emphasis on the results and limitations of the study, and its implications for practice. Brief information on other relevant studies is provided, and an illustrative clinical case concludes each review. A section of review questions and answers is included at the back of the book to ensure that readers take away the key messages from each study. This book is a must-read for health care professionals and anyone who wants to learn more about the data behind clinical practice.
A symptom-based ophthalmology text, ideal for the non-specialist physician. Eye Essentials for Every Doctor is a pocket-sized, symptom-based book on ophthalmology. The content in this excellent medical resource is designed to guide non-specialists towards efficient and safe diagnosis, and onward referral where necessary. Chapters in this revised edition are organised around common presenting symptoms and incorporate helpful colour illustrations. Beginning from the presenting complaint - red eye, loss of vision or floating spots, for example - this concise ophthalmology text incorporates diagnostic flowcharts to guide readers towards correct diagnosis and management. As well as dealing with specific eye symptoms, Eye Essentials for Every Doctor offers guidance on how to examine an eye patient, how to identify a patient in need of eye disease screening and basic eye procedures. This is the ideal ophthalmology textbook for the non-specialist whose main priority is to detect serious eye disease. Eye Essentials for Every Doctor is therefore an excellent addition to the bookshelves of GPs and GP registrars in training, clinical-year medical students on GP rotation, JMOs in emergency departments, optometrists, nurse practitioners and AMC candidates. A uniquely focused book, aimed at the primary care non-specialist physician Concise text and diagnostic flowcharts to guide readers towards correct diagnosis and management Chapters are organised around common presenting symptoms Colour photos illustrating common eye conditions Includes guidance on patients who need screening for eye disease
Now available in a completely updated second edition, One Hundred Orthopedic Conditions Every Doctor Should Understand is bound to delight and instruct a new generation of medical students, residents, orthopedic practitioners, and allied health care professionals. This fun-to-read, informative book encompasses 62 chapters that address common conditions that constitute most of the musculoskeletal problems doctors regularly encounter. Less common conditions are also discussed because they can be particularly devastating if not promptly diagnosed and treated. Throughout, orthopedic principles are woven into the fabric of these updated case studies. The book is arranged to stimulate your curiosity and engage you in the adventure of investigating each patient with an unknown diagnosis. Your mission is to work through the case studies to determine the probable causes and the best courses of treatment. For reference and review, the index offers a conventional organization of topics and key words.
Doctors learn a lot in medical school, but only rarely will a course teach practical, useful, or pragmatic information to help with the myriad decisions that arise in day-to-day life. Harbin addresses the business aspects of medicine, helps doctors evaluate opportunities for the future, and assists practicing doctors in dealing with the questions arising day-to-day.
In Three Parts : Part I. Contains the Theory and Practice of Physic : Part II. Diseases of Women and Children, and the Botanic Practice : Part III. Dispensatory, Anatomy, and the Practice of Surgery : Together with the History, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Asiatic Cholera ...