- John Murtagh AM, MBBS, MD, BSc, BEd, FRACGP, DipObstRCOG, Emeritus Professor in General Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Melbourne, Professorial Fellow, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Adjunct Clinical Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia, Guest Professor, Peking University, Health Science Centre, Beijing
This reference guide offers diagnostic and therapeutic skills that can be used in the offices of general practitioners around the world. Provided are ideas, alternatives and encouragement to practitioners in family practice. Line drawings enable quick assessment of management techniques.
“Murtagh’s Practice Tips” is exactly that, tips for GPs and other medical practitioners drawn from John Murtagh’s extensive experience in practice. Extensively updated and redesigned for this sixth edition, “Murtagh’s Practice Tips”, provides essential information and step-by-step instructions on how to deal with conditions encountered by GPs around the world. Topics covered include: musculoskeletal injections; wound management; principles for fractures; and tips on treating children. “Murtagh’s Practice Tips” provides tried-and-tested approaches to treatment and improvisation methods, using convenient tools and readily available equipment to treat patients as effectively as possible. Written with the busy modern practitioner in mind, this edition describes techniques using common terminology to suit practitioners at all levels of experience. More than 450 detailed illustrations, including some new and many revised, supplement the text.
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