Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, Hiv, and Sexual Health (Oxford Medical Handbooks) (Paperback)

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Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, Hiv, and Sexual Health (Oxford Medical Handbooks) (Paperback)

By Laura Mitchell (Editor), Bridie Howe (Editor), D. Ashley Price (Editor)


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The Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health returns for a third edition, fully updated to encompass the changes in the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, British HIV Association, and Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare guidelines and

Developments in sexual healthcare provision, including identifying child sexual exploitation, legal obligations in regard to female genital mutilation, and gender diversity, are covered in new chapters and topics. HIV management is covered in greater detail, including PrEP for prophylaxis, drug
interactions during treatment, and antiretroviral toxicity, with expanded topics on managing pregnancy with HIV. More colour plates are included, to feature a greater number of common dermatological presentations in genitourinary medicine and HIV to better aid diagnosis.

Maintaining the concise yet comprehensive style of the Oxford Handbook series, The Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health provides a wealth of detailed, evidence-based, and clinically focused information on all aspects of the discipline, from STI diagnosis and management
to medico-legal issues. This Handbook is a key single reference work for healthcare professionals, sexual health specialists, trainee doctors, and nurses with an interest in the field, making it an indispensable resource to keep on hand at all times.
Laura Mitchell, Consultant in Sexual Health, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, Plymouth, UK, Bridie Howe, Speciality Trainee in GU Medicine and HIV, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, D. Ashley Price, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle uponTyne, UK, Babiker Elawad, Consultant Physician in Genitourinary Medicine, Northumbria Healthcare Trust, and Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, K. Nathan Sankar, Retired Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine, formerly ofNHS Newcastle and North Tyneside Community Health, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Dr Mitchell completed her specialty training in GUM/HIV in the North of England in 2013 and currently works as a Consultant in Sexual Health in Plymouth. She has an MSc in Medical Anthropology and has recently spent some time working as a Consultant in the West of England Specialist Gender IdentityClinic. She is an active member of the BASHH Gender and Sexual Minorities Special Interest Group. Dr Sankar qualified in 1977 from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. After obtaining the MRCP he completed higher specialist training in Genitourinary medicine in Newcastle upon Tyne and was appointed as consultant GUM physician in Cumbria in 1988, and in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1989. He retired inNovember 2017. He was also an honorary lecturer at the University of Newcastle between 1990 and 2013.Dr Sankar has served as Northern deanery's training programme director for genitourinary medicine and organised undergraduate teaching in genitourinary medicine. His special interests include HIV, complex GUM and genital dermatology. Dr Elawad received his primary medical qualification from the University of Khartoum (Sudan) and obtained the MRCPI (Ireland) and the MRCP (UK) after taking various training posts in general internal medicine in the UK. In the North East of England Dr Elawad gained training in general internalmedicine and infectious diseases and then specialist training in GUM and HIV medicine. Dr Elawad is currently working as a Consultant in Sexual Health with Northumbria Healthcare Trust and an honorary consultant in infectious diseases with the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne. Dr Elawadhas regular clinics with the infectious diseases unit of the RVI which has a cohort of over 1000 people living with HIV. Dr Elawad trains and supervises a number of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. Dr Elawad has special interest in drug treatment of HIV, sexual health needs of people living with HIV and complex GUM. Dr Howe studied medicine and obtained an intercalated honours degree in developmental biology at the University of Edinburgh, then moved to the North East of England for speciality training in genitourinary medicine and HIV. She has contributed to national guideline writing for the British HIVAssociation and started her first consultant post with NHS Highlands, based in Inverness, in Autumn 2018. Dr Price is a consultant working at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle upon Tyne. He works in Infectious Diseases and Acute Medicine and in this time has led the acute admissions unit in Newcastle. He was Director of Infection Prevention and Control in the trust for 6yrs. He helps to look after a cohort of over 1000 patients living with HIV and is part of the ID on call team providing a regional service and advice regarding infectious diseases and HIV.He has a regular hepatitis clinic and set up the first hepatitis outreach clinic to a drug rehabilitation centre in the North East. He has a wide research interest and has published/presented on the basic science of hepatitis, various clinical aspects of blood borne viruses and the complications of HIV medication. More recently he has become lead in infection in the Newcastle's NIHR Medtech and In vitro diagnostics Co-operativeand has been involved in the clinical development of in-vitro diagnostics including point of care tests.
Product Details ISBN: 9780198783497
ISBN-10: 0198783493
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 13th, 2019
Pages: 704
Language: English
Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks