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Breast cancer—facts and figures

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

in Breast Disease Management

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 1412 words.

Breast cancer- Facts and Figures. This chapter first outlines the epidemiology of breast cancer around the world, looking at national and international incidence and prevalence, along with...

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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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Challenging Concepts in Cardiovascular Medicine

Edited by Aung Myat, Shouvik Haldar and Simon Redwood.

September 2011; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Haematology; Infectious Diseases; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Transplant Surgery; Neonatology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Rehabilitation Medicine. 288 pages.

This resource contains a series of challenging concepts in cardiovascular medicine covering all subspecialty areas. Each case provides an in-depth review of current practice, the...

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Classification and outcome measures

Hemant Pandit.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 2089 words.

Classification is needed to:

Plan treatment

Communicate between clinicians

Carry out research.

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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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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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Injury severity scoring systems

Matthew Rosengart.

in Trauma Intensive Care

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 4111 words.

Discerning who the most critically injuredpatients are from among the overall population ofinjured necessitates a method by which to estimate the risk of an outcome, suchas death, and thus...

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Landmark Papers in General Surgery

Edited by Graham MacKay, Richard Molloy and Patrick O'Dwyer.

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Book. Subjects: General Surgery; Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Breast Surgery; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. 416 pages.

Critiquing key papers in the field, Landmark Papers in General Surgery gives surgeons and trainees an expert appraisal and contextual discussion of the evidence base behind current clinical...

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Methodological considerations in surgical trials

Graham J. MacKay, Richard G. Molloy and Patrick J. O’Dwyer.

in Landmark Papers in General Surgery

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 9240 words.

Introduction - Designs for surgical trials - Specific design issues in surgical trials - Issues in the conduct of randomized controlled trials - Analysis of surgical trials - Other issues...

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Neurologic Outcomes of Surgery and Anesthesia

Edited by George A. Mashour and Michael S. Avidan.

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Neurology; Anaesthetics; Critical Care; Pain Medicine; Ophthalmology; Peri-operative Care; Chemical Pathology. 144 pages.

Neurologic Outcomes of Surgery and Anesthesia fills a gap in perioperative medicine literature and provides a concise yet thorough overview of adverse outcomes involving the brain, spine,...

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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. 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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Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

Giles Warner, Andrea Burgess, Suresh Patel, Pablo Martinez-Devesa and Rogan Corbridge.

March 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT); Communication Skills; Clinical Radiology; Nursing Skills; Allied Health Professions; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Paediatric Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 880 pages.

This resource aims to provide ENT trainees with the information they need to progress from their introduction to ENT practice through the hurdles of assessments and exams into independent...

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Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Edited by Christopher Bulstrode, 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. 1,800 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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Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

Edited by Nadey S. Hakim, Robert J. Stratta, Derek Gray, Peter Friend and Alan Colman.

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; History of Medicine; Peri-operative Care; Communication Skills; Surgical Skills; Immunology; Histopathology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 544 pages.

This resource reflects recent advances in the field of pancreas transplantation, especially the increasing number of islet transplantations and the growing interest in stem cell research...

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Pancreas transplant outcomes for United States (US) cases as reported to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and the International Pancreas Transplant Registry (IPTR)

Angelika C. Gruessner and David E.R. Sutherland.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 4977 words.

Chapter 17 covers pancreas transplant outcomes for United States (US) cases as reported to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and the International Pancreas Transplant Registry...

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Preventive Cardiology

Catriona Jennings, Alison Mead, Jennifer Jones, Annie Holden, Susan Connolly, Kornelia Kotseva and David Wood.

February 2009; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics and Nutrition; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Pharmacology; Urology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 240 pages.

Preventive Cardiology provides practical advice on how to structure and run a preventive cardiology programme for existing patients, those at risk of developing cardiovascular disease, and...

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Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia

Edited by Graeme McLeod, Colin McCartney and Tony Wildsmith.

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; History of Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Neurology; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Peri-operative Care; Clinical Skills; Communication Skills; Anatomy; Ophthalmology; Obstetrics; Paediatric Surgery. 304 pages.

The fourth edition of this highly successful textbook discusses the practical applications of the various methods of regional anaesthesia, including ultrasound, as well as giving an account...

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Principles of evidence-based medicine

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

in Current Surgical Guidelines

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 2207 words.

Principles of evidence-based medicine

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Quality issues in pancreas transplantation

Robert J. Stratta and Jack M. Zuckerman.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 8912 words.

Chapter 15 discusses quality issues in pancreas transplantation, including the concept of quality, quality of life, employment status, the economics of pancreas transplantation, costs of...

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Research and audit

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

in Breast Disease Management

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 2259 words.

Research and audit. Breast cancer is at the forefront of research and the development of new treatment strategies. All doctors must demonstrate their participation in audit for appraisal...

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