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By Tim Holt
ABC of Diabetes provides primary care practitioners with a practical guide to all aspects of diabetes including the aetiology, diagnosis and management of Types 1 and 2 diabetes, detection and prevention, and the organization of care and support.
The misuse of alcohol presents both individual physical and psychological problems as well as wider social consequences. Alcohol misuse is a frequent cause of attendance in accident and emergency departments and an underlying factor in a range of long term and chronic conditions commonly treated and managed within primary care...
ABC of Transfer and Retrieval Medicine provides the key information required to help health care professionals involved in the movement of critically ill patients to do so safely, correctly and with confidence.
High blood pressure is a common chronic medical problem encountered in primary care, yet it is commonly under diagnosed. ABC of Hypertension is a long established, practical guide to the investigation, treatment and management of hypertensive patients.
Provides a structured, practical approach to clinical assessment, investigation and management of the most commonly presenting arterial and venous disorders. This revised edition incorporates new chapters on coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndrome, visceral artery stenosis and mesenteric ischaemia, and arteriovenous malformations.
By Paul Reading
A practical guide to the classification and diagnosis of sleep disorders for general practitioners and related primary care health professionals, ABC of Sleep Medicine addresses a range of the most commonly presenting sleep disorders such as daytime sleepiness, sleep apnea and insomnia, as well as sleep disorders with co-existing conditions.
This new edition of Occupational and Environmental Medicine concentrates more on the newer kinds of occupational disease including those like RSI and pesticide poisoning where exposure and effects are difficult to understand.
The ABC of Breast Diseases provides comprehensive guidance to the assessment of symptoms, and how to manage all common breast conditions and provides guidelines on referral. It covers congenital problems, breast infection and mastalgia, before addressing the epidemiology, prevention, screening and diagnosis of breast cancer.
* * This bestselling and authoritative guide to the epidemiology, incidence and management of HIV/AIDS, reflects the constantly changing knowledge of the disease and its manifestations and new developments in drug and non-drug management.