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Oxford University Press
11 November 2016
This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence provides an alternative to the growing volumes of trial data for students, trainees and researchers looking for the key evidence affecting medical practice. Written by a team of leading figures across the major specialities, the Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence carefully selects and brings together key information on some of the most important trials currently impacting clinical practice. With introductory chapters on the history and importance of evidence based medicine complemented by in-depth analysis of the impact of each trial and its practical implications, this text is a definitive quick-reference guide in this increasingly important field. This second edition includes a brand new chapter on paediatrics and re-reviews trials to ensure consistency with current practice. It is essential reading for everyone with an interest in getting to grasps with the fundamental evidence underpinning modern practice
Edited by:   Kunal Kulkarni (Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery North-West Thames Rotation), James Harrison (Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology, Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology, King's College, London), Mohamed Baguneid (Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, University Hospitals South Manchester), Bernard Prendergast (Consultant Cardiologist, Consultant Cardiologist, Oxford University Hospitals)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 185mm,  Width: 106mm,  Spine: 38mm
Weight:   502g
ISBN:   9780198729426
ISBN 10:   0198729421
Series:   Oxford Medical Handbooks
Pages:   992
Publication Date:   11 November 2016
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction 1: The history of evidence-based medicine 2: An introduction to evidence-based medicine Medical specialties 3: Cardiology 4: Dermatology 5: Diabetes 6: Emergency medicine 7: Endocrinology 8: Gastroenterology 9: Genitourinary medicine 10: Geriatric medicine 11: Haematology 12: HIV medicine 13: Infectious diseases and tropical medicine 14: Neurology 15: Psychiatry 16: Renal medicine 17: Respiratory medicine 18: Rheumatology 19: Paediatrics Surgical specialties 20: Anaesthetics 21: Breast surgery 22: Cardiac surgery 23: Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery 24: Intensive care 25: Neurosurgery 26: Obstetrics and gynaecology 27: Ophthalmology 28: Otorhinolaryngology 29: Plastic and reconstructive surgery 30: Transplantation 31: Trauma and orthopaedics 32: Urology 33: Vascular surgery

Mr Kunal Kulkarni is a surgical trainee in Trauma and Orthopaedics in Oxfordshire. He qualified from the University of Oxford with a first-class degree in Physiological Sciences and a special prize in the final BM BCh examination, before completing his MRCS with the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has an interest in medical writing and education and has published two textbooks and numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a peer-reviewer for several journals, runs the popular 'revise4finals' website for medical students, and has taught as a Teaching Associate for Green Templeton College, Oxford and a Surgical Tutor for the University of Oxford Clinical Medical School. He is currently undertaking an MSc in Healthcare Leadership with the NHS Leadership Academy. Dr James Harrison is a Specialist Registrar in Cardiology in the London region. He graduated from Green College, Oxford, having completed his pre-clinical studies at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He completed his Foundation Years at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester and Core Medical Training at St Mary's Hospital, London. He has recently completed a PhD at St Thomas' Hospital, London, combining interests in cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac magnetic resonance. He also has a particular interest in medical writing and has edited undergraduate publications and contributed articles to many peer-reviewed journals. Professor Mo Baguneid is a consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon in Manchester. As a surgical trainee, he was one of the longest serving executives of Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) both as the Yearbook Editor and Treasurer. He co-developed popular surgical examination courses, The Manchester MRCS Course (ASiT Affiliated) and the Alpine FRCS course (www.surgicalcourses.com ). He developed and leads a Masters programme in Surgical Practice and is developing further postgraduate surgical programmes for vascular trainees. His other educational achievements included redesigning the North Western Deanery Core Surgical Teaching Programme. He has also taken clinical leadership roles both in Manchester as the Medical Director of the South Sector Partnership and abroad where he completed a 18month sabbatical and helped res-shape surgical services in Abu Dhabi as the Chief of General and Vascular Surgery. Dr Bernard Prendergast qualified from The University of Nottingham Medical School in 1987 and trained in Cardiology in Cardiff, Paris and Edinburgh followed by Consultant appointments in Manchester, Oxford and London. He has specialist clinical and research interests in coronary heart disease, percutaneous cardiac intervention, valvular heart disease and infective endocarditis and is an experienced practitioner of evidence-based medicine.

Reviews for Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

Review from previous edition: 'Each chapter is well laid-out, the summaries are easy to read and the take-home message and statistics are highlighted...This book should become a valuable tool for medical students and junior doctors alike.' - Oxford Medical School Gazette


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