Summary Of The Book Practicing medicine is not an easy task. Besides the complexity of the subject and the diverse conditions and medicines that have to be studied. there is an additional factor in this profession that makes it daunting. The doctors are directly responsible for lives.
As the authors point out, the scraps of practical wisdom thrown out by senior doctors during the years of internship and residency can be lost quickly from memory. So, when a situation arises when a particular piece of advice would have served well, the doctor cannot recall it.
Oxford Handbook Of Clinical Medicine collects and presents all the wisdom gained by the authors over years of practical experience. Besides this, they discuss the theory and principles of medicine. They explain how the practice of medicine has evolved over the ages.
Starting from the time of Hippocrates, to the modern era, the book presents changing views. Packed with information on all aspects of clinical medicine, from taking down patient history to prescribing dosages, the book provides practical advice for the new practitioner. It begins with essential skills like recording patient history and examination, providing useful tips on how to get the maximum information from the patient.
Neatly arranged so that readers can easily locate the information they want, this eighth edition has been revised to bring it up-to-date. Color tabs at the sides facilitate instant access to the relevant sections when something needs to be looked up.
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