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Author Murtagh, John, 1936-, author.

Title John Murtagh’s general practice [electronic resource] / John Murtagh, Dr. Jill Rosenblatt.

Published North Ryde, NSW : McGraw-Hill Education, c2015.

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Edition 6th edition.
Physical description xxviii, 1603 p. : ill., figs., tables.
Series Murtagh collection
Murtagh collection.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Part 1: The basis of general practice -- Chapter 1: The nature, scope and content of general practice -- Chapter 2: The family -- Chapter 3: Consulting skills -- Chapter 4: Communication skills -- Chapter 5: Counselling skills -- Chapter 6: Difficult, demanding and angry patients -- Chapter 7: Health promotion and patient education -- Chapter 8: The elderly patient -- Chapter 9: Prevention in general practice -- Chapter 10: Nutrition in health and illness -- Chapter 11: Palliative care -- Chapter 12: Pain and its management -- Chapter 13: Research and evidence-based medicine -- Chapter 14: Travel medicine -- Chapter 15: Tropical medicine and the returned traveller -- Chapter 16: Inspection as a clinical skill -- Chapter 17: A safe diagnostic strategy -- Chapter 18: Genetic conditions -- Part 2: Diagnostic perspective in general practice -- Chapter 19: Depression -- Chapter 20: Diabetes mellitus -- Chapter 21: Drug and alcohol problems -- Chapter 22: Anaemia -- Chapter 23: Thyroid and other endocrine disorders -- Chapter 24: Spinal dysfunction -- Chapter 25: Urinary tract infection -- Chapter 26: Malignant disease -- Chapter 27: HIV/AIDS-could it be HIV? -- Chapter 28: Baffling viral and protozoal infections -- Chapter 29: Baffling bacterial infections -- Chapter 30: Infections of the central nervous system -- Chapter 31: Chronic kidney failure -- Chapter 32: Connective tissue disease and the vasculitides -- Part 3: Problem solving in general practice -- Chapter 33: Neurological dilemmas -- Chapter 34: Abdominal pain -- Chapter 35: Arthritis -- Chapter 36: Anorectal disorders -- Chapter 37: Thoracic back pain -- Chapter 38: Low back pain -- Chapter 39: Bruising and bleeding -- Chapter 40: Chest pain -- Chapter 41: Constipation -- Chapter 42: Cough -- Chapter 43: Deafness and hearing loss -- Chapter 44: Diarrhoea -- Chapter 45: The disturbed patient -- Chapter 46: Dizziness/vertigo -- Chapter 47: Dyspepsia (indigestion) -- Chapter 48: Dysphagia -- Chapter 49: Dyspnoea -- Chapter 50: The painful ear -- Chapter 51: The red and tender eye -- Chapter 52: Pain in the face -- Chapter 53: Fever and chills -- Chapter 54: Faints, fits and funny turns -- Chapter 55: Haematemesis and melaena -- Chapter 56: Headache -- Chapter 57: Hoarseness -- Chapter 58: Jaundice -- Chapter 59: Nasal disorders -- Chapter 60: Nausea and vomiting -- Chapter 61: Neck lumps -- Chapter 62: Neck pain -- Chapter 63: Shoulder pain -- Chapter 64: Pain in the arm and hand -- Chapter 65: Hip, buttock and groin pain -- Chapter 66: Pain in the leg -- Chapter 67: The painful knee -- Chapter 68: Pain in the foot and ankle -- Chapter 69: Walking difficulty and leg swelling -- Chapter 70: Palpitations -- Chapter 71: Sleep disorders -- Chapter 72: Sore mouth and tongue -- Chapter 73: Sore throat -- Chapter 74: Tiredness/fatigue -- Chapter 75: The unconscious patient -- Chapter 76: Urinary disorders -- Chapter 77: Visual failure -- Chapter 78: Weight gain -- Chapter 79: Weight loss -- Part 4: Chronic disorders: continuing management -- Chapter 80: Allergic disorders including hay fever -- Chapter 81: Anxiety disorders -- Chapter 82: Asthma -- Chapter 83: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Chapter 84: Epilepsy -- Chapter 85: Cardiovascular disease -- Chapter 86: Hypertension -- Chapter 87: Dyslipidaemia -- Chapter 88: Chronic heart failure -- Chapter 89: Osteoporosis -- Part 5: Child and adolescent health.
Chapter 90: An approach to the child -- Chapter 91: Specific problems of children -- Chapter 92: Surgical problems in children -- Chapter 93: Common childhood infectious diseases (including skin eruptions) -- Chapter 94: Behavioural and developmental issues and disorders in children -- Chapter 95: Child abuse -- Chapter 96: Emergencies in children -- Chapter 97: Adolescent health -- Part 6: Women’s health -- Chapter 98: Cervical cancer screening -- Chapter 99: Family planning -- Chapter 100: Breast pain (mastalgia) -- Chapter 101: Lumps in the breast -- Chapter 102: Abnormal uterine bleeding -- Chapter 103: Lower abdominal and pelvic pain in women -- Chapter 104: Premenstrual syndrome -- Chapter 105: The menopause -- Chapter 106: Vaginal discharge -- Chapter 107: Vulvar disorders -- Chapter 108: Basic antenatal care -- Chapter 109: Infections in pregnancy -- Chapter 110: High-risk pregnancy -- Part 7: Male health -- Chapter 111: Postnatal care -- Chapter 112: Male health: an overview -- Chapter 113: Scrotal pain -- Chapter 114: Inguinoscrotal lumps -- Chapter 115: Disorders of the penis -- Chapter 116: Disorders of the prostate -- Part 8: Sexual health -- Chapter 117: The subfertile couple -- Chapter 118: Sexual health -- Chapter 119: Sexually transmitted infections -- Chapter 120: Intimate partner violence and sexual assault -- Part 9: Problems of the skin -- Chapter 121: A diagnostic and management approach to skin problems -- Chapter 122: Pruritus -- Chapter 123: Common skin problems -- Chapter 124: Acute skin eruptions -- Chapter 125: Skin ulcers -- Chapter 126: Common lumps and bumps -- Chapter 127: Pigmented skin lesions -- Chapter 128: Hair disorders -- Chapter 129: Nail disorders -- Part 10: Accident and emergency medicine -- Chapter 130: Emergency care -- Chapter 131: The doctor’s bag and other emergency equipment -- Chapter 132: Stroke and transient ischaemic attacks -- Chapter 133: Thrombosis and thromboembolism -- Chapter 134: Common skin wounds and foreign bodies -- Chapter 135: Common fractures and dislocations -- Chapter 136: Common sporting injuries -- Part 11: Health of specific groups -- Chapter 137: The health of Indigenous peoples -- Chapter 138: Refugee health -- Chapter 139: Catchy metaphors, similes and colloquial expressions in medicine -- Appendix I: Percentile charts: infant girls -- Appendix II: Percentile charts: infant boys -- Appendix III: Percentile charts: girls -- Appendix IV: Percentile charts: boys -- Appendix V: The Australian Nutrition Foundation: weight for height chart.
Summary Suitable for general practice and primary health care, both for doctors already established in practice and those starting out in their careers. This book includes chapters dedicated to cardiovascular along with key updates to the Child and adolescent health and Male health chapters.
Other formats Also issued in Online and PDF version.
Notes Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on Oct. 14, 2016.
Other author Rosenblatt, Jill, ath.
Subject General Practice -- methods.
Physicians (General practice)
Family medicine.
Variant Title Murtagh’s general practice
General practice
ISBN 9781743760031 (print ISBN)
1743760035 (print ISBN)