John Murtagh's Practice Tips
5th Revised edition
By (author) John Murtagh
John Murtagh's Practice Tips by John Murtagh
Book Description"There are very few medical texts that endure to a fifth edition with the same sole author. Practice Tips is one. The incredible success of this book is due to the fact that it presents a solution to common technical problems encountered in everyday general practice."--Clinical Associate Professor Geoff Quail, Department of Surgery, Monash University, Melbourne The fifth edition of Practice Tips continues to be an invaluable reference for GPs, family physicians, and medical practitioners, offering practical advice and handy tips on patient treatment. Drawn from John Murtagh's extensive experience as a rural GP, the book provides essential information and step-by-step instructions on how to deal with patient ailments and medical conditions encountered in everyday practice. It adopts a common sense approach to medicine, providing tried-and-tested approaches to treatment and improvisation methods using convenient tools and readily available equipment to treat patients as painlessly and effectively as possible. Written with the busy practitioner in mind, the book clearly and concisely explains common procedures and is supplemented with more than 450 simple line drawings to demonstrate the techniques. A comprehensive range of medical conditions is presented, such as how to remove swallowed foreign bodies, how to treat ingrown toenails, and how to reposition a dislocated shoulder, as well as new information on musculoskeletal injection guidelines, wound management tips, and principles for fractures. Using simple, non-technical language, the book is easily accessible for medical students and the nursing community as well as medical practitioners. This fifth edition has been completely revised and updated with new tips and diagrams throughout, and more than 30 new problems have been added.
Buy John Murtagh's Practice Tips book by John Murtagh from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780070158986
Classification: General practice
Format: Paperback (250mm x 200mm x 15mm)
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Medical
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Customers who bought this also bought...
You might also like...
Maximising Quality and Outcomes Framework Quality Points by Anita Sharma
Filled with practical guidance and tips, the book explains everything you need to do in order to score 'maximum' on all the clinical indicators in the QOF.
Advice to the Healer by Richard Colgan
Maintaining the caring professions' high standards of humanism requires the transmission of the wisdom that comes with experience, and this second edition of stories, anecdotes, and biographies from the world of healing is full of inspiring examples.
Advanced Consulting in Family Medicine by Peter Worrall
Describes behaviours in terms that can be observed day to day, providing a picture of what constitutes advanced consulting behaviour, how family doctors can be helped to acquire these higher levels of expertise, and how changes in behaviour can be identified and evaluated. This book provides a vision of higher order family doctor consulting.
Restoring Primary Care by Anton J. Kuzel» View more books like these...
Offers insights into avoidable harms and innovative clinical practice across the US, before presenting ten practical, deliverable steps to improve primary care provision.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about John Murtagh's Practice Tips book by John Murtagh and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - John Murtagh
John Murtagh, AM, is Executive Director, Education at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Adjunct Professor of General Practice at the Department of Community Medicine and General Practice , Monash University, Victoria, Australia.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
© 2003-2014. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.