Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation 2018 - Free Download


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 : Front Matter
Quick Reference Material
Preface to the fourth edition
Preface to the first edition
Symbols and abbreviations
Approach to investigations
Laboratory errors and how to avoid them
Part I The patient
Chapter 1 Symptoms and signs
Part II Investigations
Chapter 2 Endocrinology and metabolism
Chapter 3 Haematology
Chapter 4 Immunology and allergy
Chapter 5 Infectious and tropical diseases
Chapter 6 Cardiology
Chapter 7 Gastroenterology
Chapter 8 Respiratory medicine
Chapter 9 Neurology
Chapter 10 Renal medicine
Chapter 11 Poisoning and overdose
Chapter 12 Rheumatology
Chapter 13 Radiology
Chapter 14 Nuclear medicine
End Matter


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