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Amendments and Errata to Third Edition 

Amendments and Errata to Third Edition
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date: 19 August 2019

Page 370

On page 370, under the heading ‘Solitary thyroid nodules,’ the text after ‘Malignant’ should read:

(~10%): primary

not

(~0%): primary.

Page 464

On page 464, after the heading ‘Conventional drug therapy,’ line three should read:

alpha adreceptor antagonist e.g. Prazosin, Doxazosin

not

alpha adrenoceptor agonist e.g. Prazosin, Doxazosin.

Page 807

On page 807, after the heading ‘Risk to the baby,’ the beginning of line two should read:

~50%>36 wk

not

750%>36 wk.

Page 921

On page 921, after the heading ‘Rehabilitation,’ the cross reference should read:

pp206 and 590.

Page 107

On page 107, in Table 5.2, ‘Religious differences important in healthcare’, the row labelled ‘Muslim’ has been amended. In the ‘Transfusion/transplant’ column, where is used to say: ‘Strict Muslims may not consent to transplant’, it now says: ‘Variable - some Muslims may not consent to transplant’.

In the ‘Family planning’ column, where is used to say: Variable - ‘Strict Muslims do not approve’, it now says: ‘Variable - some Muslims do not approve’.

In the ‘Death’ column, where is used to say: ‘The body should not be touched by non-Muslims. All Muslims are buried. No PMs unless legally required’, it now says: ‘All Muslims are buried. No post-mortems unless legally required’.