Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 May 2010

5,708 Pages | More than 2500 illustrations and photographs


ISBN: 9780199204854

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Includes 12 months access to the online version

Oxford Textbook of Medicine

David A. Warrell, Timothy M. Cox, and John D. Firth

Oxford Textbook

  • More comprehensive, more authoritative, and more international than any other medical textbook
  • The very best in international medicine from over 750 of the world's greatest clinicians and medical scientists
  • Unparalleled integration of basic science and clinical practice, covering all areas of internal medicine in detail
  • The most comprehensive coverage of infectious diseases to be found in any textbook of medicine, along with unique sections on the foundations, achievements and limitations of modern medicine and global patterns of disease
  • Clear, accessible writing and memorable descriptions, enhanced by more 2,500 full colour illustrations and photographs
  • Individual purchasers of the book get 6 months free online access

New to this Edition:

  • Now in full colour throughout, with over 2,500 illustrations and photographs
  • New chapter summaries give overviews of the content and draw out key points
  • All the sections and chapters have been completely updated with the latest evidence base for clinical practice and patient management
  • Expansion of the unique section on Modern Medicine to include large-scale randomized clinical trials and the future of clinical trials, as well as new material on the fair provision and rationing of health care
  • Extension of the Global Patterns of Disease and Medical Practice chapter to encompass economic entrapment and human disasters
  • The Cell Biology section has an additional focus on stem cells and regenerative medicine
  • Greater discussion of the immuno-compromised host in the Infectious Diseases section
  • New focus on sexually-transmitted diseases and sexual health

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