: ABC of Kidney Disease

The ABC of Kidney Disease is a brand new title in the successful ABC series which explains this complicated area thoroughly and clearly, in a practical and user-friendly manner. Providing information on a wide variety of renal diseases, this book ensures non-renal healthcare workers are able to screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately.

Covering signs, symptoms, treatments and causes of renal disease, this title includes the common issues presenting to GPs, what tests to use, how to interpret results and when to refer a patient to a kidney specialist. The ABC of Kidney Disease is an ideal practical reference for GPs, GP registrars and junior doctors.

By David Goldsmith, Satish Jayawardene, Penny Ackland

Publisher: BMJ Books
Number Of Pages: 82
Publication Date: 2007-06-12
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1405136758
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781405136754


: ABC of Clinical Haematology

This ABC has established itself as a popular introduction to Clinical Haematology, relevant both for postgraduate students and primary care practitioners. Now in its third edition, the ABC of Clinical Haematology has been thoroughly revised, featuring the latest treatments for leukemia, antithrombotics and drugs for lymphoma and covering the latest advances in hematology and bone marrow transplantation.

With each chapter written by specialists in their respective fields, this is an ideal basic text for general practice and hospital staff with patients who have blood related problems, in particular GPs, hematology nurses, junior doctors, hematologists, and trainees in hematology.

By Drew Provan

Publisher: BMJ Books
Number Of Pages: 112
Publication Date: 2007-07-09
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1405153539
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781405153539


: ABC of Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer is the most common cause of cancer death and cancer symptoms. The ABC of Lung Cancer is a much needed reference for those treating and caring for patients with lung cancer such as primary care doctors, specialist cancer nurses, junior doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, radiographers and other health care professionals.
This new title in the ABC series covers the epidemiology and diagnosis of lung cancer, focusing particularly on primary care issues such as what symptoms require urgent investigation, and when to refer to a specialist. This is a practical guide for all those involved in the care of the lung cancer patient, as well as patients and their families and carers.

By Ian Hunt, Martin M. Muers, Tom Treasure

Publisher: BMJ Books
Number Of Pages: 64
Publication Date: 2009-05-11
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1405146524
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781405146524