CMJ | 15 Oct 2013 | Media

Title: Complete Revision Notes for Medical And Surgical Finals (2nd edition)
ISBN: 9781444120660
Author: Kinesh Patel

CMJ | 15 Oct 2013 | Media

Proclaiming it possesses the historical magnitude of the ‘Natural History Museum’ or the g-forces created by the Typhoon Jet simulator in the ‘Science Museum’ is perhaps overstepping the mark. However, the Anaesthesia Museum in London is certainly worth an hour of your time if you ever find yourself shimmying the droves of wide-eyed cash-flashers on Oxford Street. Equidistant between Oxford Circus and Regent’s Park tube stations, the museum boasts over 3000 anaesthetic items from throughout the anaesthetic ages.

CMJ | 19 Sep 2012 | Media

Title: The Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 9780199588442
Author: Robert Wilkins

The iconic Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine has long been a favourite of medical students and junior doctors alike from all over the country. It is used routinely for reference, revision and help on the wards. The Oxford Handbooks series has greatly expanded over the last few years, and there are now handbooks dedicated to a vast number of medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties targeted at all levels of medical training.

CMJ | 17 Apr 2012 | Media

Title: Clinical Biochemistry
ISBN: 9780199533930
Author: Nessar Ahmed

Clinical Biochemistry is taken from Oxford’s new “Fundamentals of Biomedical Science” range. The authors set out to bridge the gaps between basic science, disease processes and diagnostic medicine. The book would be particularly useful for preclinical students who wish to gain a better insight into the relevance of biochemistry in a clinical context.

CMJ | 14 Jan 2012 | Media

Title: OGPL Child Health
ISBN: 9780199215683


OGPL Child Health is a publication of the Oxford Handbook (OHB) range written predominantly for GPs and other primary health care professionals who have to manage paediatric patients. It covers the majority of common conditions and presentations on a systematic basis with a view to diagnosis and management within the community.

What was good?

CMJ | 3 Jan 2012 | Media

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine (4th Edition)
ISBN 9780198570295

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine aims to be a comprehensive guide to palliative care, presenting ‘practical clinical advice backed up by the most up-to-date scientific data’ and for the most part it fulfils this aim.

Layout and organisation

CMJ | 14 Sep 2011 | Media

CMJ Image Challenge

CMJ | 23 Mar 2011 | Media

Picturing Medicine: Differential Diagnoses is not your typical medical textbook. The brainchild of Mr John Dickson (a plastic surgery trainee and Cambridge University graduate), it taps into the use of visual memory to aid learning.

CMJ | 16 Jan 2011 | Media

The first edition of Sir Stanley Davidson’s famous work was published in 1952. More than half a century later, it has gone through twenty-one editions and has sold over two million copies.

CMJ | 29 Sep 2010 | Media

There is something unsettling about a doctor appearing as a main character in a novel. The doctor’s character is often in two dimensions – the surgeon with pocketwatch and paunch or Eliot’s softly-strong Lydgate consumed with fighting his patients’ typhoid fever – but rarely rings true as both a medic and a plausible human being.

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