Blueprints Family Medicine / Edition 3

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Overview

Blueprints Family Medicine, Third Edition provides students with a complete review of key concepts and topics and serves as a rapid reference during day-to-day activities in patient care—perfect for clerkship rotations and the USMLE. This edition has been completely updated while maintaining its succinct, organized, and concise style.

  • 100 USMLE-style multiple-choice questions with full explanations
  • Key Points at the end of each chapter summarize important information
  • Updated Appendix of evidence-based resources
  • Companion website offers access to fully searchable text plus an additional 50 USMLE-style questions with answers
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608310876
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 3/26/2010
  • Series: Blueprints Series
  • Edition description: Third
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 207,950
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors to the third edition viii

Contributors to the second edition ix

Contributors to the first edition x

Reviewers xi

Preface xii

Acknowledgments xiii

Abbreviations xiv

Part 1 Principles of Family Medicine 1

1 Elements of Family Medicine 1

2 Patient Communication and Coordination of Care 3

3 Screening 6

4 Immunizations 9

5 Preventive Care: 19 to 64 Years 14

6 Preoperative Evaluation 18

7 Family Violence: Awareness and Prevention 23

Part 2 Common Signs and Symptoms 27

8 Allergies 27

9 Back Pain 31

10 Chest Pain 35

11 Constipation 39

12 Cough 42

13 Diarrhea 45

14 Dizziness/Vertigo 49

15 Fatigue 52

16 Headache 55

17 Heartburn 61

18 Hematuria 65

19 Jaundice in Adults 68

20 Knee Pain 71

21 Lymphadenopathy 74

22 Nausea and Vomiting 77

23 Painful Joints 80

24 Palpitations 84

25 Pharyngitis 87

26 Proteinuria 90

27 Red Eye 93

28 Respiratory Infections 96

29 Shortness of Breath 100

30 Shoulder Pain 103

31 Somatization 106

32 Swelling 108

33 Weight Loss 110

Part 3 Common Medical Conditions 113

34 Acne 113

35 Alcohol and Substance Abuse 116

36 Anemia 120

37 Anxiety 123

38 Asthma 126

39 Atopic Dermatitis 130

40 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 133

41 Congestive Heart Failure 137

42 Depression 141

43 Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 145

44 Diverticulitis 149

45 Human Immunodeficiency Virus 152

46 Hypertension 155

47 Hyperthyroidism 159

48 Hypothyroidism 162

49 Obesity 165

50 Osteoporosis 168

51 Prostate Disease 172

52 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 175

53 Skin Infections 179

54 Tobacco Abuse 182

55 Urinary Tract Infection 185

56 Urticaria 190

Part 4 Women's Health 193

57 Abnormal Pap Smear 193

58 Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding 197

59 Amenorrhea 201

60 Breast Masses 206

61 Contraception 208

62 Vaginitis 212

Part 5 Maternity Care 214

63 Preconception Counseling and Prenatal Care 214

64 Common Medical Problems in Pregnancy 217

65 Postpartum Care 220

Part 6 Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents 222

66 Preventive Care: Newborn to 5 Years 222

67 Preventive Care: 5 Years to 12 Years 227

68 Adolescent Medicine 229

69 Common Medical Problems in Children 232

70 Behavioral Issues in Children 236

71 Fever in Children 241

72 Otitis Media 244

73 Preparticipation Evaluation 247

Part 7 Care for Older Adults 250

74 Preventive Care: 65 Years and Older 250

75 Geriatric Assessment 252

76 Common Medical Problems in Older Adults 255

77 Dementia 259

78 Urinary Incontinence 263

79 Nursing Home and End-of-Life Care 266

Questions 268

Answers 280

Appendix: Evidence-Based Resources 301

Index 309

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2012

    Very good for differential diagnosis

    This book is a quick read; it categorizes different symptoms as chapters, so it is excellent for pre-ward read.
    Highly recommended it.

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