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Breast Disease Management

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Allied Health Professions; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Clinical Skills; Surgical Skills; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Nursing Skills; Communication Skills. 264 pages.

Breast cancer affects 1 in 10 women and the majority of UK women will attend a breast clinic at least once during their lives. The patient's journey through assessment and management is one...

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Clinical error: the scale of the problem

John Reynard, John Reynolds and Peter Stevenson.

in Practical Patient Safety

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 5119 words.

Chapter 1 discusses the evidence that is accumulating that harm to patients resulting from errors by healthcare professionals is a very significant problem. The consequential costs in...

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Clinical errors: What are they?

John Reynard, John Reynolds and Peter Stevenson.

in Practical Patient Safety

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 17514 words.

Chapter 2 describes generic types of clinical errors that can occur in day-to-day practice together with practical ways of preventing these common sources of error. By generic we mean those...

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Current Surgical Guidelines

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Surgical Skills; Peri-operative Care; Communication Skills; Nursing Skills; Haematology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Critical Care; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Bariatric Surgery; General Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Breast Surgery. 464 pages.

Current Surgical Guidelines covers the main conditions requiring surgical care, such as breast cancer, critically ill surgical patients, and diverticular disease, and focuses on the...

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Error management

John Reynard, John Reynolds and Peter Stevenson.

in Practical Patient Safety

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 11631 words.

Chapter 5 discusses error management, which is the science and practice of controlling or mitigating human error and is a fundamental discipline in high reliability organizations. When...

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FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics Viva

Nev Davies, Will Jackson, Andrew Price, Jonathan Rees and Chris Lavy.

July 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Professional Development in Medicine; Pathology; Rheumatology; Infectious Diseases; Clinical Radiology; Paediatrics; Histopathology; Surgical Skills; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 224 pages.

FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics Viva offers a unique approach to this high stakes exam, from the team behind the highly successful Oxford revision course. Based on the principle that viva...

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OSH Day Case Surgery

Edited by Ian Smith, Douglas McWhinnie and Ian Jackson.

P ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Peri-operative Care; Anaesthetics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatric Surgery; Breast Surgery; Otolaryngology (ENT); Gynaecology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Urology; Vascular Surgery; Nursing Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Public Health; Patient Education and Information; Professional Development in Medicine; Anaesthetics. 448 pages.

This online guide provides the practising day surgery professional with a modern overview of current practice to act as both a reference and a practical guide to everyday challenges.

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Edited by Geoffrey Hanks, Nathan I. Cherny, Nicholas A. Christakis, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa and Russell K. Portenoy.

P ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; History of Medicine; Pharmacology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Medical Oncology; Medical Ethics; Nursing Skills; Occupational Therapy; Arts Therapies; Dietetics; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatrics; Communication Skills; Clinical Science; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Interventional Radiology; Psychiatry; Gastroenterology; Dermatology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neurology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Critical Care; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Professional Development in Medicine. 1704 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is the definitive textbook on the subject. The book is used across the world by the wide range of health care professionals involved in the care...

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Oxford Textbook of Public Health

Edited by Roger Detels, Robert Beaglehole, Mary Ann Lansang and Martin Gulliford.

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health; History of Medicine; Dietetics; Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology; Medical Ethics; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Patient Education and Information; Occupational Medicine; Communication Skills; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Medical Dentistry; Neurology; Emergency Medicine; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine. 1,922 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Public Health is the ultimate resource on the subject of public health and epidemiology. With contributors drawn from across the world, offering perspectives from...

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Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Edited by James Wilson-MacDonald, Deborah M. Eastwood, John McMaster, Jeremy Fairbank, Parminder J. Singh, Sandeep Bawa, Panagoitis D. Gikas, Tim Bunker, Grey Giddins, Mark Blyth, David Stanley, Paul H. Cooke, Richard Carrington, Peter Calder, Paul Wordsworth and Tim Briggs.

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Anatomy; Haematology; Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Neurology; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Rheumatology; Reproduction, Growth and Development; Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases; Surgical Skills; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Communication Skills; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Critical Care; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Neonatology. 1800 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics provides comprehensive coverage of the relevant background science, theory, practice, decision-making skills and operative techniques required...

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