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Murray Longmore, Ian Wilkinson, Andrew Baldwin and Elizabeth Wallin. Now in its ninth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be the definitive pocket-friendly guide to medicine. The culmination over 25 years of experience at the bedside and in the community, this handbook is packed with practical advice, wit, and wisdom. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine presents clinical information in a clear way that makes it easy to revise, remember, and implement on the ward. It gives reliable advice on what to do, when to do it, and how to do it, with clinical photographs and diagrams that bring theory to life. Uniquely for a medical text, this book weaves history, literature, art, and philosophy into its survey of medicine, casting new light on the specialties and encouraging the reader to see beyond the practical aspects of medicine and adopt a patient-centred approach to care. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine looks better than ever, with a more modern design and over 600 colour images and illustrations. The History and Examination chapter has been completely revamped with systematic flowcharts and new illustrations so that it better reflects real bedside practice. The index, cross-references, and references have been overhauled to make them even easier to use. Every chapter has been written with supervision from experts in each field to ensure accuracy, and updated to reflect relevant guidelines from the NHS, NICE, the Resuscitation Council and other key professional bodies. Loved and trusted by generations of doctors, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be an indispensable companion for the practice of modern medicine.
Basavanthappa Bt. Key Features most of the researches in nursing are done at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels. Increasing number of clinical nurses with master degree and bachelor degree are beginning to participate in research activities as part of their nursing role. If nursing has to be research-based practice, it is reasonable to expect the nurse in the clinical area to have some awareness of the process and language of research. Nurses should be sensitive to the issues related to protecting the rights of human subjects. They should participate in the identification of significant researchable problem and be a consumer of research findings for which the nursing students are expected to learn research functions early in their career. This book entitled Nursing Research and Statistics is based on course and curriculum of nursing students. This book has been designed for nursing students to provide the knowledge and skills they need to become competent in assuming research functions in several ways. It has been written in simple language covering the concepts of research required by the nurses. The author has made earnest attempt to give enough exposure to nursing students for better understanding of the concepts of nursing research. This title is organised into 27 chapters. Ideally, the text is followed sequentially, but every effort has been made to respect the differing needs of diverse curriculum and students. Also, every attempt has been made to maintain simplicity and lucidity of language and style throughout the text. So that students can grasp the subjects very clearly and completely. About the Book: Nursing Research and Statistics: 3rd Edition Nursing research is essential if nurses need to understand the varied dimensions of their profession. It enables nurses to describe the characteristics of a particular nursing situation about which little is known; to explain the phenomena that must be considered in planning nursing care; to predict the probable outcome of cer