A Textbook of General Practice 3E / Edition 3

A Textbook of General Practice 3E / Edition 3

by Anne Stephenson
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Taylor & Francis

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A Textbook of General Practice 3E / Edition 3

An essential guide to general practice and being a general practitioner, A Textbook of General Practice is written specifically with the medical student and foundation doctor in mind, reflecting current teaching practice. Readers are encouraged to learn through doing, with practical exercises throughout the book. Student and tutor quotes offer insights into personal experience, while thinking and discussion points encourage reflection. With content entirely updated to reflect the latest recommendations from Tomorrow's Doctors, the third edition of A Textbook of General Practice is the number one choice for undergraduates seeking a narrative introduction to this important discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781444120646
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/30/2011
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Learning in general practice: why and how?
General practice and its place in primary healthcare
The general practice consultation
General practice skills
Diagnosis and acute management in general practice
Prescribing in general practice
Common illnesses in general practice
Psychological issues in general practice
Chronic illness and its management in general practice
Treating people at home
Health promotion in general practice
Healthcare ethics and law
Quality assurance in general practice
The management of general practice
Preparing to practice
Being a general practitioner

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