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Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry

Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry


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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners.

The Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry is a flexi-covered, pocket clinical book, providing practical guidance in quick reference, note form. The series' reputation is built on including the best clinical information, complemented by hints, tips and advice from the authors. Thin and light, it uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. This new handbook is ideal for students, residents and anyone wanting a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series.

Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Psychiatry?

The design....
The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers.

The interior layout....
The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference.

The information....
The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively.

The history....
Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world.

The price....
You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195308846
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/28/2008
Series: Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1260
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Thinking about Psychiatry

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Linda_J More than 1 year ago
This book is ideal for med students or residents. It has pretty much every detail you would need for a clinical rotation in psychiatry. It is broken down into chapters that are easy to follow, with details for any general or specialty rotation you would do. It appears to include all the EBM for each major disorder- meds AND therapy- most anything the patients asked about was somewhere in the book. It also has a lot of background info/ buzzwords/vocab/ shelf exam type information, so you may not need additional references for exams.