OUP ventures into healthcare academic and clinical solutions in India

| Updated: Feb 21, 2017 14:12 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): Known for its diverse publishing programmes across different disciplines, Oxford University Press (OUP) introduced its medical publishing programme to India. OUP's Medicine and Health publishing programme strives to provide excellent content, authored by experts across the globe and mapped to the requirements of the medical fraternity in the region. The content made available to readers is a blend of thoroughly researched and developed concepts that have undergone in-depth peer reviews for ensuring quality scholarship. Offering academic and clinical content in the form of books, journals, and online platforms, the programme is targeted at medical and healthcare professionals. The programme also extends to cover topics such as popular medicine, the history of medicine, public health, and so on. OUP India will now cater to the healthcare and medical segment with the release of the following: •Handbook of Nutrition in Kidney Disease by Dr Anita Saxena: In this handbook, Dr Saxena, who is associated with the Department of Nephrology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow as an additional professor, brings together theoretical and practical approaches to managing malnutrition in kidney diseases. •Handbook of Benign Proctological Disorders by Dr Pravin Jaipraksh Gupta: This handbook by Dr Gupta, a proctologist, would serve as a reference for family physicians that are usually the first consult for hemorrhoids, anal fissure, anal abscess, fistula, pruritus ani, constipation, and other anal complaints. •Complications after Gastrointestinal Surgery edited by Dr Samiran Nundy and Dr Dirk J. Gouma: In this reference work, Dr Nundy and Dr Gouma, world-renowned gastrosurgeons from India and the Netherlands respectively, along with other contributors present the various complications that may arise from gastrointestinal surgeries along with their management based on resource-sufficient or resource-limited settings. •Healers or Predators: Healthcare Corruption in India edited by Dr Samiran Nundy, Dr Sanjay Nagral, and Keshav Desiraju: Renowned gastro surgeons Dr Nundy and Dr Nagral come together with India's former Health Secretary Desiraju and other contributors to look at healthcare corruption in India from the grass-roots level. They analyse the causes, development, and progress and recommend various ways to annihilate the issue. A participant at prominent medical conferences like APICON (official conference of Association of Physicians in India), World Health Congress and ESICON (official conference of Endocrinological Society of India) in the years 2015-16, OUP aims to collaborate with premium medical institutions, academies, and societies as it works towards imparting valuable insights into medicine and healthcare in India. (ANI)