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Urology continues to be one of the most rapidly advancing specialities. Approximately 20% of all surgical operations and a similar percentage of surgical emergencies are urological in nature. However, often doctors have very limited experience of the many common and varied conditions encountered in this important surgical specialty. For the doctor or nurse expected to provide the initial assessment and management of a condition with which he or she has had very limited experience, this handbook provides an invaluable source of information and advice. Covering a wide spectrum of diseases and their treatment in the field of urology and surgical aspects of kidney, bladder, prostate and scrotal disorders, this handbook aims to give a brief overview of many different urological subjects including urological emergencies, cancers, infections, children's disorders and kidney stone disease. It is designed so that it can be quickly and efficiently accessed by a range of professionals involved in patient care, including medical students, nurses, surgical and urology doctors and general practitioners. Thoroughly revised for the third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Urology covers all recent guidelines and criteria including the significant advances in medical and surgical options that are now available to patients; key papers and national recommendations in the field of neurourology; expanded information on medical therapy of bladder overactivity with relevant anticholinergic drug trials and evidence; and brand new information on the subject of urethral diverticulum. An invaluable tool relevant not only to specialist trainees and specialist registrars on urology and surgical rotations, but also to general practitioners, emergency staff and the growing number of urological specialist nurses.

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Reviewer: Costas D. Lallas, MD, FACS (Thomas Jefferson University)
Description: This is the third edition of an important reference for practicing and budding urologists (the previous edition was published in 2009). Experts in the field provide a succinct yet relevant and contemporary review of pertinent topics in urology.
Purpose: The authors successfully update with current data and literature one of the most recognized reviews of urology. The chapters continue to be well organized, contemporary, and densely packed with useful information. The book remains pocket-friendly, with small print, thin pages, and a flexible cover.
Audience: One can easily imagine trainees carrying this book in pockets of their white coats, with certain topics bookmarked, ready to access at a moment's notice. It is also appropriate on practitioners' shelves ready to serve as a current guide to obscure topics in a rapidly changing field.
Features: The first three chapters review general principles of patient evaluation and management, including common signs/symptoms of urology patients, pertinent positives in the history taking and physical examination, and modern tests that may be useful with a guide to interpretation. The next 11 chapters comprehensively review common topics in urology, including epidemiology, presentation, evaluation, pathology, and staging (when pertinent), treatment options, and prognosis. The next four chapters outline specialty topics in urology that are more intended for particular situations or practitioners, such as considerations in pregnancy, pediatric urology, and renal transplant. The last chapter is a fun chapter that lists and defines commonly used eponyms in urology. The chapters are well organized, concise, and easy to navigate. They are accompanied by simple black-and-white illustrations where necessary.
Assessment: This book will continue to be a necessary part of any student's or practicing urologist's library. Its beauty lies in its ability to pack so much relevant information into a small, portable package. In the rapidly changing field of urology, this update is necessary.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199534944
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 4/15/2009
  • Series: Oxford Handbooks Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 816
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

John Reynard is a consultant urological surgeon based in Oxford. He also provides a specialist neurourological service for patients with spinal cord injury at the National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital. He has published widely in the field of neurourology. He teaches medical students from the University of Oxford Clinical Medical on a variety of topics and has written several books on urological subjects for both medical students and trainee surgeons.
Mr Simon F Brewster Bsc MD FRCS (Urol.) is Consultant Urological Surgeon and Clinical Director at the Churchill Hospital, Oxford, and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Oxford University. His main clinical and research interest is prostate cancer, with over 50 journal publications and contributions in 3 textbooks. He is former Secretary of the British Prostate Group and Board member of the European Society of Oncological Urologists. Simon enjoys teaching students and junior doctors, and is a MB Finals examiner. Suzanne Biers qualified from St. George's Hospital Medical School, London University in 1998, with a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc Hons) in Physiology and Medical Sciences, and Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Degrees (MBBS) with distinction in surgery. Basic surgical training was completed at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Urology training and a Doctor of Medicine (MD) postgraduate degree in Physiology and Pharmacology of the bladder was conducted at the Churchill Hospital, and the Oxford University Department of Pharmacology in Oxford. She was awarded the John Blandy Prize in 2007 from the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) and the British Journal of Urology International (BJU Int.) relating to research publications. Ms Biers is now a senior Urology Specialist Registrar in the Wessex Deanery, based in the south of England.

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Table of Contents

1 General principles of management of patients 1
2 Significance and preliminary investigation of urological symptoms and signs 7
3 Urological investigations 39
4 Bladder outlet obstruction 69
5 Incontinence 113
6 Infections and inflammatory conditions 135
7 Urological neoplasia 187
8 Miscellaneous urological disease of the kidney 325
9 Stone disease 349
10 Upper tract obstruction, loin pain, hydronephrosis 401
11 Trauma to the urinary tract and other urological emergencies 415
12 Infertility 459
13 Disorders of erectile function, ejaculation, and seminal vesicles 475
14 Neuropathic bladder 491
15 Urological problems in pregnancy 517
16 Paediatric urology 523
17 Urological surgery and equipment 555
18 Basic science of relevance to urological practice 647
19 Urological eponyms 659
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