Background Reading for Translators:

1. Wyatt, Et. Al: Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine Fourth Edition and Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care Pack (Oxford Medical Handbooks)


The Oxford Handbook of Emergency MedicineFourth Edition and the Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care are bundled together in a pack that represents excellent value for money. The combination of two practical handbooks presents a package essential to every doctor with an interest in emergency medicine and pre-hospital care.

Fully revised and updated, the fourth edition of theOxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide.

Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, and written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up-to-date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. Following the latest developments in the field, such as infection control, DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability, the book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information on paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students, GPs, and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice.

The Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care provides the reader with authoritative, evidence-based advice on the assessment and management of pre-hospital care emergencies. It is designed to provide information for all immediate care practitioners including doctors, paramedics, emergency care practitioners, nurses, and voluntary aid society members. The Oxford Handbook format and size make its content readily accessible and it can be carried easily in jackets or other personal protective clothing.

Each section defines the important clinical features of the named condition and includes boxes containing essential advice. The treatment section incorporates national and international guidelines and protocols where available and reflects contemporary best practice. Topics include scene safety, personal protective equipment, basic and advanced life support, head injuries, chest injuries, abdominal and pelvic injuries, spinal injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, medical emergencies, mass gathering incidents, major incidents, burns, and all other related problems.

The authors have broad experience in pre-hospital care including civilian and military practice in various fields such as medical emergencies, road traffic collisions, entrapments, ballistic trauma, and major incidents. This is the essential quick-reference guide to pre-hospital medicine.

Flexibound: 1500 pages

Publisher: OUP Oxford; 4th Revised edition edition (15 Mar. 2012)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0199645965

ISBN-13: 978-0199645961

Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 5.1 x 10.7 cm

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2. Flynn, John A: Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine (Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine) Paperback – 12 Sep 2013


The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine Second Edition covers all areas of internal medicine and surgery, offering up-to-date advice on examination, diagnostic testing, common procedures, and in-patient care. Students, residents, nurses, and clinicians will find the handbook to be a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable introduction to clinical medicine in the popular format of the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine series. The second edition includes a thorough updating of diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines, updated information on key clinical trials, numerous new images, and new information on palliative care. This handbook has everything you need for on-the-spot access to evidence-based clinical management guidelines.

Paperback: 856 pages

Publisher: OUP USA; 2 edition (12 Sept. 2013)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 019991494X

ISBN-13: 978-0199914944

Product Dimensions: 18 x 3.3 x 10.4 cm

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3. Kumar, Parveen & Clarke, Michael: Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine, 8e Paperback – 20 Jul 2012


Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine is known, respected and admired by medical students, doctors and health professionals throughout the world. It provides in one volume a comprehensive and authoritative source of information on the management and treatment of medical problems. Clarity of writing, a hallmark of Kumar and Clark, has been combined with a colourful and attractive presentation and a companion website to produce a complete resource of medical information. Kumar and Clark is now regarded as the one book that every aspiring and qualified doctor should own.

Paperback: 1304 pages

Publisher: Saunders Ltd.; 8 edition (20 July 2012)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0702044997

ISBN-13: 978-0702044991

Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 22.9 x 27.9 cm

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Medical Electronic Devices

1. Freis, Richard C: Reliable Design of Medical Devices, Third Edition Hardcover – 5 Sep 2012


As medical devices become even more intricate, concerns about efficacy, safety, and reliability continue to be raised. Users and patients both want the device to operate as specified, perform in a safe manner, and continue to perform over a long period of time without failure. Following in the footsteps of the bestselling second edition, Reliable Design of Medical Devices, Third Edition shows you how to improve reliability in the design of advanced medical devices.

Reliability engineering is an integral part of the product development process and of problem-solving activities related to manufacturing and field failures. Mirroring the typical product development process, the book is organized into seven parts. After an introduction to the basics of reliability engineering and failures, it takes you through the concept, feasibility, design, verification and validation, design transfer and manufacturing, and field activity phases. Topics covered include Six Sigma for design, human factors, safety and risk analysis, and new techniques such as accelerated life testing (ALT) and highly accelerated life testing (HALT).

What’s New in This Edition

  • Updates throughout, reflecting changes in the field
  • An updated software development process
  • Updated hardware test procedures
  • A new layout that follows the product development process
  • A list of deliverables needed at the end of each development phase

Incorporating reliability engineering as a fundamental design philosophy, this book shares valuable insight from the author’s more than 35 years of experience. A practical guide, it helps you develop a more effective reliability engineering program―contributing to increased profitability, more satisfied customers, and less risk of liability.

Hardcover: 502 pages

Publisher: CRC Press; 3 edition (5 Sept. 2012)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1439894914

ISBN-13: 978-1439894910

Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 15.9 x 22.9 cm

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