The Oxford Textbook of Medicine is a CD version of the said reference material. It makes use of a browser-based application that enables users to search the book’s contents, and is ideal for use by medical practitioners, students, interns, and others who may be interested in medicine. This program may be used as a reference for problems that are encountered in general medicine.
For those who are using the CD for the first time, a Help file is provided, which contains all of the necessary information about how to browse and search content and how to maximize the program’s features. The content of the book’s CD version is fully searchable, including figures, captions, references, and even the details about the contributors.
Aside from the key term search tool for phrases and medical expressions, users can also navigate through the CD’s contents through the index and the Table of Contents. Users can bookmark pages, add favorites, and create notes. There is a browsing panel at the left portion of the main window for easier content searching and browsing.
Among the topics included in the Oxford Textbook of Medicine are the following:
• Common variable immunodeficiency
• Heart and lung transplant
• Clinical presentation and the pathology of multiple sclerosis
• Brachial neuralgia