Oxford Handbook Of Clinical & Laboratory Investigation

Item Information
Item#: 9780198766537
Edition 04
Author Provan, Drew (Ed)
Cover Paperback

With major advances in technology there are thousands of clinical and laboratory tests available, forming a key part of the diagnostic process in the highly complex field of modern medicine. This handbook provides a patient-orientated approach to investigation, with a comprehensive review of specialty-related tests. Written in the Oxford Handbook style, this book features references and up-to-date website links for extra clinical detail. This new edition has been revised to include the most recent developments in investigatory tests, with clear step-by-step instructions and updated illustrations to provide greater clarifying background to the text. Written by an experienced team of active clinicians, this is invaluable for junior doctors as a quick reference, as well as senior medical students preparing for examinations.

Table of Contents
1: The Patient 1. Drew Provan: Symptoms and signs 2: Investigations 2. Colin Dayan: Endocrinology and metabolism 3. Vanessa Fogo and Drew Provan: Haematology 4. Gavin Spickett: Immunology and allergy 5. Prof Brian Angus: Infectious and tropical diseases 6. Andrew R. Houghton: Cardiology 7. Emma Greig: Gastroenterology 8. Joanna Brown: Respiratory medicine 9. Martyn Bracewell: Neurology 10. Charlie Tomson and Sarah McLoskey: Renal medicine 11. Alison Jones: Poisoning and overdose 12. Suzanne Lane: Rheumatology 13. Tanya Chawla: Radiology 14. Jim Ballinger and Gopinath Gnanasegaran: Nuclear medicine