John Murtagh's General Practice

ISBN-10: 0070285381

ISBN-13: 9780070285385

Edition: 5th 2010

Authors: John Murtagh

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List price: $117.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Publication date: 2/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1535
Size: 8.10" wide x 10.10" long x 2.16" tall
Weight: 6.776
Language: English

John Murtagh, AM, is Executive Director, Education at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Adjunct Professor of General Practice at the Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Monash University, Victoria, Australia.

The basis of general practice
The nature and content of general practice
The family
Consulting skills
Communication skills
Counselling skills
Difficult, demanding and angry patients
Health promotion and patient education
The elderly patient
Prevention in general practice
Nutrition in health and illness
Palliative care
Pain and its management
Research and evidence-based medicine
Travel medicine
Tropical medicine and the returned traveller
Laboratory investigations
Inspection as a clinical skill
A safe diagnostic strategy
Genetic conditions
Diagnostic perspective in general practice
Diabetes mellitus: diagnosis
Drug problems
Thyroid and other endocrine disorders
Spinal dysfunction
Urinary tract infection
Malignant disease
HIV/AIDS—could it be HIV?
Baffling viral and protozoal infections
Baffling bacterial infections
Infections of the central nervous system
Chronic kidney failure
Connective tissue disease and the vasculitides
Neurological dilemmas
Problem solving in general practice
Abdominal pain
Anorectal disorders
Thoracic back pain
Low back pain
Bruising and bleeding
Chest pain
Deafness and hearing loss
The disturbed patient
Dyspepsia (indigestion)
The painful ear
The red and tender eye
Pain in the face
Fever and chills
Faints, fits and funny turns
Haematemesis and melaena
Nasal disorders
Nausea and vomiting
Neck lumps
Neck pain
Shoulder pain
Pain in the arm and hand
Hip, buttock and groin pain
Pain in the leg
The painful knee
Pain in the foot and ankle
Walking difficulty and leg swelling
Sleep disorders
Sore mouth and tongue
Sore throat
The unconscious patient
Urinary disorders
Visual failure
Weight gain
Weight loss
Child and adolescent health
An approach to the child
Specific problems of children
Surgical problems in children
Common childhood infectious diseases (including skin eruptions)
Behaviour disorders in children
Child abuse
Emergencies in children
Adolescent health
Women���s health
Cervical cancer and Pap smears
Family planning
Breast pain (mastalgia)
Lumps in the breast
Abnormal uterine bleeding
Lower abdominal and pelvic pain in women
Premenstrual syndrome
The menopause
Vaginal discharge
Vulvar disorders
Domestic violence and sexual assault
Basic antenatal care
Infections in pregnancy
High-risk pregnancy
Postnatal care
Men���s health
Men���s health: an overview
Scrotal pain
Inguinoscrotal lumps
Disorders of the penis
Disorders of the prostate
Sexually related problems
The subfertile couple
Sexual health
Sexually transmitted infections
Problems of the skin
A diagnostic and management approach to skin problems
Common skin problems
Acute skin eruptions
Skin ulcers
Common lumps and bumps
Pigmented skin lesions
Hair disorders
Nail disorders
Chronic disorders: continuing management
Alcohol problems
Allergic disorders including hay fever
Anxiety disorders
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Diabetes mellitus: management
Chronic heart failure
Accident and emergency medicine
Emergency care
The doctor���s bag and other emergency equipment
Stroke and transient ischaemic attacks
Thrombosis and thromboembolism
Common skin wounds and foreign bodies
Common fractures and dislocations
Common sporting injuries
Health of specific groups
The health of Indigenous peoples
Refugee health
Catchy metaphors, similes and colloquial expressions in medicine
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