Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 4

Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 4

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by Ruth Ballweg
     
 

ISBN-10: 141604485X

ISBN-13: 2901416044856

Pub. Date: 05/29/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This third edition of a text for students in physician assistant programs contains eight new chapters. Learning features include case studies and questions on clinical applications. The text is organized in sections on overview, core competencies, the health care system, roles and settings, and current issues. There is an appendix of sample job descriptions. Ballweg…  See more details below

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This third edition of a text for students in physician assistant programs contains eight new chapters. Learning features include case studies and questions on clinical applications. The text is organized in sections on overview, core competencies, the health care system, roles and settings, and current issues. There is an appendix of sample job descriptions. Ballweg teaches in the Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901416044856
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/29/2008
Series:
In Focus Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
960

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Table of Contents

Sect. IOverview1
1History of the Profession1
2Education23
3Credentialing: Accreditation, Certification, and Licensing38
Sect. IICore Competencies50
4The Political Process50
5Public Health Perspectives70
6Ethical Issues102
7Medical Legal Issues127
8Cross-Cultural Perspectives137
9Patient Record157
10Interviewing and Communication Skills181
11Content of the Medical History197
12Performing and Recording the Physical Examination238
13Utilizing Diagnostic Skills284
14Clinical Procedures311
15Pharmacology: The Use of Medications346
16Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Patient Education360
17Utilizing Consultants and Community Resources369
18Using the Medical Literature: Lifelong Learning Skills389
19Evidence-Based Medicine413
20Dealing With Stress and Burnout429
21Employment: Building Your Career439
Sect. IIIThe Health Care System452
22Financing and Reimbursement452
23Health Insurance and Managed Care467
24Ambulatory Services488
25Inpatient Systems512
26Inner City Health Care538
27Rural Health Care548
28Alternative Delivery Sites567
Sect. IVRoles and Settings576
29Family Practice and Internal Medicine576
30Emergency Medicine590
31Pediatrics648
32Obstetrics and Gynecology668
33Surgery681
34Orthopedics745
35Dermatology764
36Oncology777
37Infectious Disease Medicine786
38Geriatric Medicine797
39Correctional Medicine823
40Occupational and Environmental Medicine844
41Behavioral Science: Essentials in Practice874
42Military Medicine889
43Alternative Roles896
Sect. VCurrent Issues
44Critical Incident Stress Management: Managing Traumatic Stress With Group Crisis Intervention915
45Health Care for the Homeless932
46Dying and Death941
47International Health Care951
48Residency Programs962
49Genetics in Primary Care970
50Complementary and Alternative Medicine977
51Violence Prevention989
App. 1Facts and Timeline in PA History995
App. 2Sample Job Descriptions1001
App. 3Matrix for Critical Appraisal1006

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Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice: Expert Consult - Online and Print 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
CupcakeJenni More than 1 year ago
This is a great book for aspiring, accepted, current and recently graduated Physician Assistant students. It covers an astounding amount of relevant topics, and I only wish I had owned it earlier!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago