The reference GPs rely on when practical experience counts. Description John Murtagh's General Practice is widely recognized as the most influential publication for general practice and primary health care. Now in its fifth edition, this gold standard reference comprehensively covers the entire spectrum of general practice.
Key Features /three new chapters covering 'Infections of the central nervous system,' 'refugee health' and 'Colloquial expressions in medicine' /expanded coverage with two chapters on 'Travel Medicine' and 'Tropical medicine and the returned traveller' /expanded coverage with two chapters on "The menopause" and "Osteoporosis" /an increased focus on evidenced-based medicine /updated and peer reviewed to reflect the latest medical developments /insightful coverage of conditions that clinicians see, and often struggle with, in daily practice /with over 80 new photographs and illustrations, there are now more than 800 full-colour visual references Praise for John Murtagh "You only need to look at how he writes his books to see that he is a great educator and a wonderful general practitioner who teaches in a very practical, intelligent and focused way," Michael Kidd, in Australian Doctor 2005 (as President of the RACGP) "Murtagh's textbooks and his teaching are equally legendary. General Practice, Patient Education and Practice Tips have sold more than 50,000 copies excluding nine language translations and several English reprints in India."
John Murtagh was in the top 10 of Australian Doctor's 50 most influential people in general practice 2005. "The JK Rowling of General Practice", John Murtagh was listed in Australian Doctor's top 50 most influential people in general practice 2010. Professor Claire Jackson, professor of General Practice, University of Queensland medical school and RACGP president-elect, on her choice of John Murtagh as the most influential person in general practice (printed in Australian Doctor, 50 Most Infl