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John Murtagh’s General Practice (7th Edition)

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  • Authors: J. Murtagh, Jill Rosenblatt, Clare Murtagh, Justin Coleman
  • ISBN: 9781760422295
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education
  • Edition: 7th
  • Publication Date: August 29, 2018
  • Format: Hardback – 1616 pages
  • Language: English


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John Murtagh’s General Practice is the gold standard reference for established doctors and new graduates and students in the fields of general practice and primary health care.

This new edition is completely revised and expanded, including

  • • New diagnostic strategies for common presenting problems
  • • Significant updates on sexual health and cervical cancer screening
  • • Updated information on mental health diagnosis and treatment

This seventh edition builds on its influential legacy and has been thoroughly updated by the experienced author team, including new authors who bring a new generation of knowledge and diagnostic expertise to this authoritative title.

Table of Contents
  1. The authors v
  2. Foreword viii
  3. Acknowledgments xi
  4. Preface xii
  5. Making the most of your book xiii
  6. Reviewers xvii
  7. Laboratory reference values xx
  8. Normal values: worth knowing by heart xxii
  9. Abbreviations xxiii
  10. Part 1: The basis of general practice 1
    1. Chapter 1 The nature, scope and content of general practice 2
    2. Chapter 2 The family 6
    3. Chapter 3 Consulting skills 13
    4. Chapter 4 Communication skills 19
    5. Chapter 5 Counselling skills 27
    6. Chapter 6 Difficult, demanding and angry patients 38
    7. Chapter 7 Health promotion and patient education 43
    8. Chapter 8 The elderly patient 48
    9. Chapter 9 Prevention in general practice 64
    10. Chapter 10 Nutrition in health and illness 75
    11. Chapter 11 Palliative care 83
    12. Chapter 12 Pain and its management 93
    13. Chapter 13 Research and evidence-based medicine 107
    14. Chapter 14 Travel medicine 117
    15. Chapter 15 Tropical medicine and the returned traveler 130
    16. Chapter 16 Inspection as a clinical skill 142
    17. Chapter 17 A safe diagnostic strategy 148
    18. Chapter 18 Genetic conditions 157
  11. Part 2: Diagnostic perspective in general practice 177
    1. Chapter 19 Depression 178
    2. Chapter 20 Diabetes mellitus 187
    3. Chapter 21 Drug and alcohol problems 205
    4. Chapter 22 Anaemia 222
    5. Chapter 23 Endocrine and metabolic disorders 230
    6. Chapter 24 Spinal dysfunction 243
    7. Chapter 25 Urinary tract infection 246
    8. Chapter 26 Malignant disease 255
    9. Chapter 27 HIV/AIDS—could it be HIV? 264
    10. Chapter 28 Baffling viral and protozoal infections 276
    11. Chapter 29 Baffling bacterial infections 283
    12. Chapter 30 Infections of the central nervous system 297
    13. Chapter 31 Chronic kidney failure 303
    14. Chapter 32 Connective tissue disease and the systemic vasculitides 311
    15. Chapter 33 Neurological dilemmas 321
  12. Part 3: Problem solving in general practice 339
    1. Chapter 34 Abdominal pain 340
    2. Chapter 35 Arthritis 363
    3. Chapter 36 Anorectal disorders 385
    4. Chapter 37 Thoracic back pain 394
    5. Chapter 38 Low back pain 408
    6. Chapter 39 Bruising and bleeding 429
    7. Chapter 40 Chest pain 439
    8. Chapter 41 Constipation 461
    9. Chapter 42 Cough 472
    10. Chapter 43 Deafness and hearing loss 487
    11. Chapter 44 Diarrhoea 497
    12. Chapter 45 The disturbed patient 515
    13. Chapter 46 Dizziness/vertigo 535
    14. Chapter 47 Dyspepsia (indigestion) 545
    15. Chapter 48 Dysphagia 555
    16. Chapter 49 Dyspnoea 560
    17. Chapter 50 The painful ear 573
    18. Chapter 51 The red and tender eye 587
    19. Chapter 52 Pain in the face 603
    20. Chapter 53 Fever and chills 613
    21. Chapter 54 Faints, fits and funny turns 623
    22. Chapter 55 Haematemesis and melaena 632
    23. Chapter 56 Headache 635
    24. Chapter 57 Hoarseness 653
    25. Chapter 58 Jaundice 657
    26. Chapter 59 Nasal disorders 674
    27. Chapter 60 Nausea and vomiting 684
    28. Chapter 61 Neck lumps 690
    29. Chapter 62 Neck pain 695
    30. Chapter 63 Shoulder pain 709
    31. Chapter 64 Pain in the arm and hand 722
    32. Chapter 65 Hip, buttock and groin pain 739
    33. Chapter 66 Pain in the leg 752
    34. Chapter 67 The painful knee 770
    35. Chapter 68 Pain in the foot and ankle 790
    36. Chapter 69 Walking difficulty and leg swelling 807
    37. Chapter 70 Palpitations 814
    38. Chapter 71 Sleep disorders 828
    39. Chapter 72 Sore mouth and tongue 839
    40. Chapter 73 Sore throat 850
    41. Chapter 74 Tiredness/fatigue 859
    42. Chapter 75 The unconscious patient 866
    43. Chapter 76 Urinary disorders 875
    44. Chapter 77 Visual failure 887
    45. Chapter 78 Weight gain 900
    46. Chapter 79 Weight loss 909
  13. Part 4: Chronic disorders: continuing management 917
    1. Chapter 80 Allergic disorders including hay fever 918
    2. Chapter 81 Anxiety disorders 926
    3. Chapter 82 Asthma 935
    4. Chapter 83 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 948
    5. Chapter 84 Epilepsy 956
    6. Chapter 85 Cardiovascular disease 965
    7. Chapter 86 Hypertension 969
    8. Chapter 87 Dyslipidaemia 986
    9. Chapter 88 Chronic heart failure 991
    10. Chapter 89 Osteoporosis 998
  14. Part 5: Child and adolescent health 1003
    1. Chapter 90 An approach to the child 1004
    2. Chapter 91 Specific problems of children 1014
    3. Chapter 92 Surgical problems in children 1030
    4. Chapter 93 Common childhood infectious diseases (including skin eruptions) 1041
    5. Chapter 94 Behavioural and developmental
    6. issues and disorders in children 1054
    7. Chapter 95 Child abuse 1067
    8. Chapter 96 Emergencies in children 1075
    9. Chapter 97 Adolescent health 1090
  15. Part 6: Women’s health 1097
    1. Chapter 98 Cervical cancer screening 1098
    2. Chapter 99 Family planning 1107
    3. Chapter 100 Breast pain (mastalgia) 1118
    4. Chapter 101 Lumps in the breast 1123
    5. Chapter 102 Abnormal uterine bleeding 1135
    6. Chapter 103 Lower abdominal and pelvic pain in women 1143
    7. Chapter 104 Premenstrual syndrome 1156
    8. Chapter 105 The menopause 1160
    9. Chapter 106 Vaginal discharge 1168
    10. Chapter 107 Vulvar disorders 1176
    11. Chapter 108 Basic antenatal care 1184
    12. Chapter 109 Postnatal care 1193
  16. Part 7: Male health 1201
    1. Chapter 110 Male health: an overview 1202
    2. Chapter 111 Scrotal pain 1206
    3. Chapter 112 Inguinoscrotal lumps 1211
    4. Chapter 113 Disorders of the penis 1222
    5. Chapter 114 Disorders of the prostate 1230
  17. Part 8: Sexual health 1241
    1. Chapter 115 The subfertile couple 1242
    2. Chapter 116 Sexual health 1250
    3. Chapter 117 Sexually transmitted infections 1260
    4. Chapter 118 Intimate partner violence and sexual assault 1273
  18. Part 9: Problems of the skin 1279
    1. Chapter 119 A diagnostic and management approach to skin problems 1280
    2. Chapter 120 Pruritus 1290
    3. Chapter 121 Common skin problems 1300
    4. Chapter 122 Acute skin eruptions 1322
    5. Chapter 123 Skin ulcers 1334
    6. Chapter 124 Common lumps and bumps 1344
    7. Chapter 125 Pigmented skin lesions 1362
    8. Chapter 126 Hair disorders 1372
    9. Chapter 127 Nail disorders 1383
  19. Part 10: Accident and emergency medicine 1393
    1. Chapter 128 Emergency care 1394
    2. Chapter 129 The doctor’s bag and other emergency equipment 1410
    3. Chapter 130 Stroke and transient ischaemic attacks 1415
    4. Chapter 131 Thrombosis and thromboembolism 1422
    5. Chapter 132 Common skin wounds and foreign bodies 1428
    6. Chapter 133 Common fractures and dislocations 1442
  20. Part 11: Health of specific groups 1467
    1. Chapter 134 The health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 1468
    2. Chapter 135 Refugee health 1477
  21. Appendix 1483
  22. Index 1488
Authors Biography

John Murtagh is Emeritus Professor in General Practice at Monash University; Professorial Fellow of General Practice at the University of Melbourne; and Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Graduate School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame.

Jill Rosenblatt is a general practitioner and Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Primary Health Care at Monash University. She received a Distinguished Service Award of the RACGP in 2014. Jill has a wealth of rural and urban medical experience.

Justin Coleman is a general practitioner in Brisbane and Senior Lecturer at Griffith University and University of Queensland. He is Editor of Diabetes Management Journal and a prolific writer for a number of publications.

Clare Murtagh is a general practitioner in Sydney. She holds postgraduate qualifications in Dermatology, Medical Education, and Sexual and Reproductive Health.

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