Forensic Psychiatry

Author: Nigel Eastman
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191627143
Format: PDF
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Forensic Psychiatry is the first book to cover the clinical, legal and ethical issues for the treatment of mentally disordered offenders for all of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland jurisdictions. Written by an expert interdisciplinary team from the fields of both law and psychiatry, including the eminent Nigel Eastman who has engaged with many high-profile legal cases, this is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide which includes clinical observations, guidance and ethical advice across the psychiatric discipline. Uniquely focusing on the interface between psychiatry and law and including suggestions, using case examples, on how to navigate this interface successfully, this book contains clear guidance on all aspects of forensic psychiatry, for both mental health and legal professionals. It also contains extensive cross-referencing which allows the reader to access all the relevant clinical, legal and ethical information quickly and effectively. Alongside the practical advice on managing clinical and legal situations, there are also case examples, summaries of relevant legislation and introductions to different ethical approaches and clinical observations, derived from the experience of the authors. Also included are brief summaries of important legal cases and inquiries relevant to the subject.

Oxford Specialist Handbook of Hand Surgery

Author: David Warwick
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198757689
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the Oxford Specialist Handbook of Hand Surgery has been broadened to reflect the diverse nature of the speciality, providing more detail on hand therapy and alternatives to hand surgery, whilst maintaining surgical techniques in line with current guidelines. The compact format is designed to work both as a revision guide, with clearly organised chapters and headings throughout, and as an aide-memoire for fine detail such as pathology classifications. Featuring an authoritative list of contributors from hand surgeons and therapists, this new edition reflects the close working relationships between the two disciplines and draws from the knowledge of experts in the field.

Medical Psychotherapy

Author: Jessica Yakeley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199608385
Format: PDF, Docs
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Medical Psychotherapy draws together succinct descriptions of the major models of psychotherapy, written by specialists who offer an accessible, theoretical, and evidence based depiction of each therapy and its clinical role for patients. Written by the foremost voices on psychotherapy in the UK, this handbook will appeal to specialist trainees in psychiatry and consultants working in psychotherapy, along with psychologists, and allied health professionals.

Oxford Specialist Handbook of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Author: Mark Beattie
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198759924
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Oxford Handbook of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition has been fully updated, with new chapters on transplantation, nutritional management, and liver function and biopsy to increase the breadth and depth of coverage of this range of closely related disciplines. Written by a team of experts at the top of their field, this handbook is a practical reference manual containing information on the day-to-day management of both rare and common conditions that are encountered by those who regularly see children with gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutritional problems. Containing up-to-date information and clearly organised for ease of reference, management guidelines and references to key articles for further reading are included to make this handbook an invaluable resource for both established and trainee clinicians, as well as other members of multidisciplinary teams such as specialist nurses, dieticians, and pharmacists.

Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

Author: David Semple
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199693889
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This handbook provides portable reassurance to doctors beginning psychiatry. There is helpful advice for the management of difficult and urgent situations, and the text is peppered with clinical observations on the practice of clinical psychiatry and guidance based upon the experience of the authors.

Cardiothoracic Critical Care

Author: Robyn Smith
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199692955
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An indispensible pocket reference for critical care trainees, consultants and intensive care nurses, this new Oxford Specialist Handbook provides an evidence-based approach to all aspects of patient care in cardiothoracic intensive care. Written in the Oxford Handbook format, each section is comprised of short topics ideal for quick reference. Portable, accessible, and reliable, the book equips the clinician with the basic scientific and clinical knowledge to safely assist in formulating management plans, based on current best practice. Cardiothoracic Critical Care addresses major recent developments in cardiothoracic critical care, such as cardiovascular support, mechanical support (IABP, VADS, and ECMO), and drug therapies such as nitric oxide and other new inotropic agents. The management of postoperative bleeding is covered in detail, as it increasingly involves updated fluid and blood-product therapies including blood preservation techniques such as cell salvage.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Cyrus Kerawala
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191047171
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Second Edition gives a concise and structured overview of current maxillofacial practice in a user friendly format. The handbook covers all specifics concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. It is particularly useful to trainees in maxillofacial surgery at both junior and senior level, working towards the MFJDS and the FRCS and comprehensively covers the syllabus for exit FRCS (OMFS). The new edition updates this Oxford Specialist Handbook with respect to new evidence, practice and revised guidelines.

Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

Author: Manohar Sharma
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199661626
Format: PDF, ePub
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Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain provides practical advice on advanced pain management techniques for cancer pains. Comprehensive case histories give readers insight into the treatment of pain management.

Regional Anaesthesia Stimulation and Ultrasound Techniques

Author: Paul Warman
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191060607
Format: PDF, ePub
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Regional anaesthesia is used across specialties within anaesthesia, and is a rapidly growing sub-specialty. This new handbook covers both traditional and ultrasound guided techniques, concentrating on the differences between them. Offering readers a comprehensive overview for clinical practice, it includes paediatric and acute pain applications. Each topic covers anatomy, contraindications, landmark/US settings, technique, complications, and clinical notes. Discrete sections on pharmacology, principles, and training further the book's use for teaching purposes. It will appeal to both trainees and consultants in regional anaesthesia, as well as anaesthetic nurses and anaesthetic practitioners. Presented in the Oxford Specialist Handbook series, it offers practical advice as well as background information in a convenient pocket-sized title.

Vascular Anaesthesia

Author: Jonathan P. Thompson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199594422
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Providing a practical, current, evidence-based approach to all aspects of perioperative care for the patient with vascular disease, Vascular Anaesthesia is an essential read for all vascular anaesthetists, anaesthetic nurses and anyone else involved in the care of vascular patients throughout the world. Vascular Anaesthesia summarizes current knowledge, particularly on interventional procedures (radiological, diagnostic, and surgical). This book also equips the trainee anaesthetist with the scientific and clinical knowledge to pass the Final FRCA examination. It enables doctors to approach vascular surgical patients with a firm understanding of a particular procedure, particularly its risks and options for perioperative management based on current best practice. The management of the patient with vascular disease is evolving rapidly: this indispensible poket reference is of sufficient detail to update the regular and occasional vascular anaesthetist with current best practice for particular, common clinical scenarios. The book also equips the non-anaesthetic medical, nursing, and theatre staff with knowledge and understanding of all other aspects of perioperative care.