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Oxford Medical Handbooks

The Oxford Medical Handbooks are the market leading series of pocket handbooks, written for a broad medical readership, from students, junior doctors and specialist trainees, to nurses, dentists, paramedics, and allied health professionals.

Beginnings

The series began with the publication in 1985 of the beloved Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine. Starting life as handwritten notes to help the authors get through their junior doctor years, it is now the world's best-selling medical handbook. Since then the series has grown to around 50 books, covering medical specialties from paediatrics to geriatric medicine, and more. Titles fall into two broad categories; those for medical students and junior doctors, and those for specialist trainees.

Reputation for quality

The Oxford Medical Handbooks' reputation is built on including only the best quality, clinically relevant information. Every book is reviewed by people who fit the profile of the intended readership, and each book is also checked by subject experts. Extensive market research makes sure that the books feature the most recent information about medical training and practice, so every book in the series delivers exactly what readers need. Where relevant, junior co-authors ensure the content is kept relevant to the core readership and reflects the reality of day-to-day medical practice.

Unique format and top-quality production

We are proud not only of the content of our handbooks, but also of the unique format and high standards of production for which the Oxford Medical Handbooks have become known. Information is presented with one topic per page spread, in a style which is quick and easy to take in. The books are designed to help readers find the information they need quickly, with contents tabbed on the back cover and the sides of pages, and emergency sections banded in red. The heavy-duty plastic covers and ribbon bookmarks are perennially popular, and blank pages for the reader's notes mean that an Oxford Medical Handbook can be kept for years and years.

The future

OUP is continually reassessing the way we transmit information. We now produce apps for many of our Handbooks, including apps for the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, and Android.

We've also relaunched Oxford Medical Handbooks online, which makes electronic versions of most of the Oxford Medical Handbooks available for purchase by institutions and libraries.

We're also proud of our mini version of the Oxford Medical Handbook of Clinical Medicine, and the Oxford Handbooks in Nursing series continues to grow, as does both the Emergencies in series, and the Oxford Specialist Handbooks series, which covers specific areas within various specialities —Cardiology, End-of-Life Care, Surgery, Paediatrics, Nephrology, and Anaesthesia, to name a few.

Used in every hospital and GP surgery across the UK and known throughout the world, the Oxford Medical Handbooks series continues to grow, expand, and provide a practical and trustworthy resource for medics and nurses everywhere.

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties 10e and Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties 3e

£42.99

Andrew Baldwin, Nina Hjelde, Charlotte Goumalatsou, Gil Myers, Luci Etheridge, Alex Bonner

9780198830566
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08 August 2018
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery

Fourth Edition

£32.99

Greg McLatchie, Neil Borley, Joanna Chikwe

9780199699476
Flexicover
28 February 2013
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery and Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Surgery Pack

£42.99

Greg McLatchie, Neil Borley, Joanna Chikwe, Frank Smith, Paul McGovern, Bernadette Pereira, Oliver Old, Katharine Boursicot, David Sales

9780198722359
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03 April 2014
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery and Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma

£52.99

Greg McLatchie, Neil Borley, Joanna Chickwe, Gavin Bowden, Martin McNally, Simon Thomas, Alexander Gibson

9780198793915
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14 July 2016
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Critical Care

Third Edition

£34.99

Mervyn Singer, Andrew Webb

9780199235339
Flexicover
26 March 2009
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

Fourth Edition

£34.99

Jeremy Levy, Edwina Brown, Anastasia Lawrence

9780199644766
Flexicover
18 February 2016
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

Fourth Edition

£36.99

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Robin N. Illingworth, Colin A. Graham, Kerstin Hogg, Colin Robertson, Michael Clancy

9780199589562
Flexicover
16 February 2012
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine and Oxford Assess and Progress: Emergency Medicine Pack

£45.99

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Pawan Gupta, Colin A. Graham, Robin N. Illingworth, Kerstin Hogg

9780199670659
Pack
14 February 2013
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine and Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care Pack

£54.99

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Robin N. Illingworth, Colin A. Graham, Kerstin Hogg, Ian Greaves, Keith Porter

9780199645961
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15 March 2012
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Third Edition

£36.99

John Wass, Katharine Owen

9780199644438
Flexicover
17 April 2014
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Third Edition

£34.99

Rogan Corbridge, Nicholas Steventon

9780198725312
Flexicover
10 December 2019
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians

£32.99

Helen Ward, Mireille B. Toledano, Gavin Shaddick, Bethan Davies, Paul Elliott

9780198529880
Flexicover
24 May 2012
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians and Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics Pack

£49.99

Helen Ward, Mireille B. Toledano, Gavin Shaddick, Bethan Davies, Janet Peacock, Philip Peacock

9780198785071
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03 March 2016
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians and Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice Pack

£52.99

Helen Ward, Mireille B Toledano, Gavin Shaddick, Bethan Davies, Charles Guest, Walter Ricciardi, Ichiro Kawachi, Iain Lang

9780198785064
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03 March 2016
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

Second Edition

£36.99

Chris Johnson, Sarah R. Anderson, Jon Dallimore, Chris Imray, Shane Winser, James Moore, David Warrell

9780199688418
Flexicover
21 May 2015
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

£36.99

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk, Jason Payne-James

9780199229949
Flexicover
17 March 2011
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Second Edition

£36.99

Stuart Bloom, George Webster, Daniel Marks

9780199584079
Flexicover
15 December 2011
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology Pack

£52.99

Stuart Bloom, George Webster, Daniel Marks, Marcus Harbord

9780199686360
Pack
05 September 2013
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Fifth Edition

£36.99

Chantal Simon, Hazel Everitt, Francoise van Dorp, Nazia Hussain, Emma Nash, Danielle Peet

9780198808183
Flexicover
19 March 2020
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Oxford Handbook of General Practice

Fourth Edition

£36.99

Chantal Simon, Hazel Everitt, Francoise van Dorp, Matt Burkes

9780199671038
Flexicover
27 March 2014
Oxford Medical Handbooks

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