Oxford Handbook of Urology (Oxford Medical Handbooks)
Featuring both additional and expanded topics, the new edition is up to date for use in everyday urological clinical practice, and now includes recent urological controversies such as the use of vaginal mesh, to offer the newest guidance to help with doctors' consultations with the patient.
The handbook is a comprehensive and concise resource, spanning the whole field of urology in an easily digestible format, including the basics of patient assessment and investigations. Providing bite-sized topics with easily navigable sections and summary diagrams and photographs, it is a key source for quick reference during clinical duties in clinics, theatre, and A&E settings, whilst providing enough information for urology doctors taking the FRCS exam. The authors have a wide range of subspecialist interests, and have welcomed a brand new co-author to ensure coverage of the needs of junior doctors. The Oxford Handbook of Urology is an invaluable resource for junior urology doctors, A&E and general surgery doctors, urology ward and theatre nurses, and medical students.
- A fully comprehensive reference, packaged in a compact size suitable for pockets and bags
- Written by an author team with a diverse range of subspecialist interests, providing a full breadth of expertise in all areas
- Clear pictures and diagrams aid comprehension throughout the handbook, including techniques for surgical procedures and anatomical illustrations
- Presented in a concise bullet-point format, which helps readers find information quickly
- Offers management pathways to help deliver evidence-based patient care
- Provides an excellent revision tool for junior doctors specialising in urology, and for clinical medicine students, with a level of detail suitable for preparation for the FRCS exam
- Features new and expanded topics, including transplant and dialysis, paediatric antenatal hydronephrosis, megaureter and incontinence, pelvic floor dysfunction, and a review and revision of cancer topics to come in line with new recommendations.
- Fully updated guidelines and recommendations from national and international bodies, including AUA, EAU, NICE, and BAUS.
- A new co-author, Naomi Sharma, has been added to the author team to ensure the handbook caters to the level and needs of junior doctors.
- Urological controversies have been included, to guide doctors' consultations with the patient.
2: Significance and preliminary investigation of urological symptoms and signs
3: Urological investigations
4: Bladder outlet obstruction
5: Urinary incontinence and female urology
6: Infections and inflammatory conditions
7: Urological neoplasia
8: Miscellaneous urological diseases of the kidney
9: Stone disease
10: Upper tract obstruction, loin pain, hydronephrosis
11: Trauma to the urinary tract and other urological emergencies
13: Sexual health
14: Neuropathic bladder
15: Urological problems in pregnancy
16: Paediatric urology
17: Urological surgery and equipment
18: Basic science and renal transplant
19: Urological eponyms
John Reynard, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK, Simon F. Brewster, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK, Suzanne Biers, Consultant Urological Surgeon and Honorary Lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK, and Naomi Laura Neal, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
John Reynard is a consultant urological surgeon based in Oxford. He also provides a specialist neurourological service for patients with spinal cord injury at the National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital. He has published widely in the field of neurourology. He teaches medical students from the University of Oxford Clinical Medical on a variety of topics and has written several books on urological subjects for both medical students and trainee surgeons.
Suzanne Biers graduated from St. George's Hospital in London with a distinction in surgery. She trained in Cambridge, Oxford, and Wessex, completing a postgraduate research degree in functional bladder problems at the Oxford University Department of Pharmacology, and achieved the John Blandy Prize for her work. After completing a female urology fellowship in Leicester, she became a consultant Urological Surgeon at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, sub-specialising in female and male lower urinary tract symptoms, incontinence, and reconstruction. She is lead for the Urology Masters Degree in Cambridge, and director of the Cambridge Emergency Urology Course, Emergency Surgical Skills Workshops, and Reconstructive Techniques in Urology Course. Suzanne remains active in teaching, publication and research.
Mr Simon F Brewster Bsc MD FRCS (Urol.) is Consultant Urological Surgeon and Clinical Director at the Churchill Hospital, Oxford, and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Oxford University. His main clinical and research interest is prostate cancer, with over 50 journal publications and contributions in 3 textbooks. He is former Secretary of the British Prostate Group and Board member of the European Society of Oncological Urologists. Simon enjoys teaching students and junior doctors, and is a MB Finals examiner.
Naomi Neal graduated from the University of Nottingham Medical School and completed her basic surgical training in Leeds. She then took up the first national Academic Clinical Fellow post in Urology and completed a PhD in prostate cancer in Cambridge with Professor David Neal. Naomi continued post-doctoral research in bladder cancer with Professor Freddie Hamdy and completed her specialist registrar training in the Oxford Deanery, developing her surgical skills in complex stone surgery. Naomi holds a postgraduate certificate in medical education and has a strong interest in delivering teaching to undergraduates, including as a surgical tutor with the University of Oxford, and junior doctors.