The Minor Illness Manual
Fifth Edition

Editors: Gina Johnson, Ian Hill-Smith and Chirag Bakhai
Spiral-bound: 202 pages
Publisher: CRC Press 5th edition

ISBN-10: 1138497584
ISBN-13: 978-1138497580

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The book has been completely rewritten and updated. It now includes sections on drug side effects masquerading as minor illness and how to interpret and manage red flag symptoms. There are new infographics to help you to interpret clinical data, and flowcharts on managing acute conditions. Relevant prescribing information has been placed next to each recommended medicine. The NMIC formulary (which is currently being updated) is still available to view on the members' section of our website.

The book contains a voucher for six months free access to the members' section of our website.

Review for the fifth edition:

What a fabulous new book! I really like the logical and concise layout of it. Very easy to read and follow for study and I can see it will be very nice to use in practice too. Graham Lucas, paramedic

Reviews for the fourth edition:

  • Clearly laid out, useful and interesting. DOCTORS.NET.UK
  • Easy to use. Comprehensive. A valuable addition to every general practice. WORK BASED LEARNING IN PRIMARY CARE
  • A worthy book in any practice library. SOU'WESTER
  • Comprehensive. An invaluable resource. COMMUNITY NURSE
  • A book that nurses have been waiting for. PRACTICE NURSING

The NHS of the future- diverse, adaptive and united. Introduction. Fever and Sepsis. Respiratory Tract Infections. Ear, Nose and Throat. Eye. Neurology. Skin. Abdomen. Women's Health. Mental Health. Musculoskeletal/injuries. Management of Minor Illness. Prescribing for Minor Illness. Resources.