Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Now Available Online in its Sixth Edition

Edited by John Firth, Christopher Conlon, and 
Timothy Cox

More comprehensive, more authoritative, and more international than any other textbook.


  • Recognised around the world as the ultimate reference to the whole of medicine
  • The very best in international medicine from over 900 of the world's greatest clinicians and medical scientists
  • Unparalleled integration of basic science and clinical practice
  • The most comprehensive coverage of infectious diseases to be found in any textbook of medicine


New to this edition


 Purchasers of the print version of the sixth edition will have FREE ACCESS on Oxford Medicine Online to all the content, including regular updates for the life of the edition.


  • 96 brand new chapters and nearly 1500 more pages
  • A new foreword by Professor Sir John Bell 
  •  Several new chapters:
  • 259 videos, many of them brand new, e. g.: Neurology (47  (10 new) , Respiratory medicine – 6 (5 new)  and Gastroenterology -  6 (4 new)


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