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Cautionary Tales: authentic case histories from medical practice

John Murtagh Cautionary Tales
Learn from the master! John Murtagh's Cautionary Tales is drawn from over 30 years experience as a General Practitioner. Taken primarily from Professor Murtagh's own practice in rural Victoria, these cautionary tales are authentic cases in clinical practice and the mistakes and problems that GPs can encounter.Taken primarily from Professor Murtagh's own practice in rural Victoria, these cautionary tales are authentic cases in clinical practice and the mistakes and problems that GPs can encounter.

Each tale is enriched with psychological, social and environmental factors that form part of every patient problem.

(2nd edition/2011/9780070285408)
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Clinical cases for general practice examinations

Clinical cases for general practice examinations
This third edition maintains the role-play style of the successful previous editions, where students use a variety of case studies to practice their clinical examination skills.

All cases include instructions for both the exam candidate and the patient, with suggested approaches as well as up-to-date references and further readings.

The format is ideal for students, international medical graduates and general practice training programs.

(3rd edition/2015/9781743074497)
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Clinical sports medicine: Injuries, Vol. 1

Clinical sports medicine: Injuries, Vol. 1
Brukner & Khan’s Clinical Sports Medicine, the world-leading title in sport and exercise medicine, is an authoritative and practical guide to physiotherapy and musculoskeletal medicine for clinicians and students.

To accommodate the rapid advances in the professions, this fifth edition has been expanded into two volumes. This first volume, Clinical Sports Medicine: Injuries, is the essential guide to all aspects of preventing, diagnosing and treating sports-related injuries

(5th edition/2016/ 9781743761380)
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Dermoscopy: an atlas 3e

Dermoscopy: an atlas 3e
This book is a practical and comprehensive manual that will improve your results in diagnosis of skin tumors and related conditions.

This well illustrated, highly acclaimed reference provides a complete understanding of the use of dermoscopy, explaining diagnostic features and examining benign melanocvtic, melanoma and non-melanocvtic lesions.
 

(3rd edition/2009/9780070159099)
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Fitzpatrick's colour atlas and synopsis of clinical dermatology, 8th edition

Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and synopsis of clinical dermatology
More than 1,000 full-color photographs speed diagnosis of the dermatologic conditions most often encountered in primary care.

One of the bestselling dermatology books in the world, this quick-reference clinical guide has virtually defined the field for thousands of physicians, dermatology residents, and medical students for more than three decades. If you’ve been looking for a unique combination text, clinical reference, and color atlas that spans the entire field of dermatology your search ends here.


(8th edition/2017/9781259642197)

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General practice

John Murtagh's General PracticeJohn Murtagh's General Practice 6th Edition is the book for all GPs, registrar and student GPs.

This text is widely recognized as the most influential publication for general practice and primary health care. Updates are key in maintaining John Murtagh's reputation for having the best clinical content for GP education and reference. 

With detailed explanations of diagnoses accompanied by illustrations and diagrams to provide clear explanations, this book provides detailed descriptions with background and anatomical information.

(6th edition/2015/9781743760031)
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General practice psychiatry

General practice psychiatry
General Practice Psychiatry is compiled by a combination of practitioners and academics working in general/family practice, psychiatry and psychology.

As General or Family Practitioners (GPs) are often the first contact for clients with mental health issues, this book focuses on higher prevalence disorders and common problems that GPs may encounter, and offers a systematic, highly practical, problem-based approach to their diagnosis and treatment.

(1st edition/2006/9780074713518)
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Patient education

John Murtagh's Patient Education
First published in 1992 and now in its seventh edition, Murtagh's Patient Education is the proven international standard for patient education material.

Written in simple, non-technical language, information on each condition is presented in a concise, friendly, single-page format so it can be easily photocopied or printed and distributed to patients to help them understand and manage their medical condition.

(7th edition/2016/9781743769287)
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Practice tips

Murtagh's Practice Tips
Murtagh's Practice Tips
 is the trusted resource that provides tips for GPs and other medical practitioners drawn from John Murtagh's extensive experience in practice.

It is the essential guide for tried-and-tested approaches to treatment and improvisation methods, using convenient tools and readily available equipment to treat patients as effectively as possible.

Written with the busy practitioner in mind, this latest edition describes techniques using common terminology to suit practitioners at all levels of experience.

(7th edition/2016/9781743769300)
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