CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine / Edition 3 by Jeannette South-Paul, Samuel Matheny, Evelyn Lewis | | 9780071624367 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine / Edition 3

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine / Edition 3

by Jeannette South-Paul, Samuel Matheny, Evelyn Lewis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071624368

ISBN-13: 9780071624367

Pub. Date: 12/24/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Concise, evidence-based coverage of the diseases and syndromes most commonly seen in clinical practice

For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or

Overview

Concise, evidence-based coverage of the diseases and syndromes most commonly seen in clinical practice

For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient care, there's a LANGE book that guarantees success.

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!

CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment in Family Medicine is an easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of the full range of clinical conditions seen in primary care. The book covers all age groups—from pediatric to geriatric—and includes end-of-life issues. An essential clinical reference for house staff and practicing family physicians, the book is also great for USMLE Step 3 review, board certification, and maintenance of certification.

Features

  • Organized according to the developmental lifespan, beginning with childhood and adolescence and progressing through adulthood and senior years
  • Complementary and alternative treatments included where appropriate
  • Recommendations for both immediate and ongoing management strategies
  • Numerous algorithms, charts, and tables encapsulate important information
  • Conservative and pharmacologic therapies
  • Patient education information
  • Sections on Therapeutics, Genetics, and Prevention; Psychosocial Disorders; and Physician-Patient Issues
  • NEW chapter on patient-centered medicine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071624367
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/24/2010
Series:
LANGE CURRENT Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
7.64(w) x 11.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Authorsix
Prefacexv
Section IInfancy & Childhood
1.Well Child Care1
2.Failure to Thrive16
3.Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia25
4.Breast-feeding & Infant Nutrition33
5.Common Infections in Children41
6.Skin Diseases in Infants & Children66
7.Childhood Vaccines78
8.Disruptive Behavioral Disorders in Children94
9.Seizures114
Section II.Adolescence
10.Adolescent Development & Screening129
11.Physical Activity in Adolescents139
12.Eating Disorders150
13.Adolescent Sexuality160
14.Menstrual Disorders170
15.Sexually Transmitted Diseases185
Section III.Adults
16.Preconception Care203
17.Contraception211
18.Adult Sexual Dysfunction221
19.Cardiovascular Disease231
20.Dyslipidemias244
21.Urinary Tract Infections253
22.Arthritis: Osteoarthritis, Gout, & Rheumatoid Arthritis265
23.Low Back Pain285
24.Neck Pain297
25.Evaluation of Breast Lumps304
26.Respiratory Problems308
27.Evaluation & Management of Headache328
28.Osteoporosis336
29.Abdominal Pain348
30.Anemia369
31.Diseases of the Biliary Tract & Liver383
32.Vaginal Bleeding402
33.Hypertension411
34.Diabetes Mellitus424
35.Endocrine Disorders443
36.Common Upper & Lower Extremity Fractures462
Section IV.Geriatrics
37.Healthy Aging479
38.Common Geriatric Problems494
39.Urinary Incontinence506
40.Assessing the Vulnerable Elderly518
41.Depression in Older Patients531
42.Elder Abuse538
43.Pharmacotherapy544
44.Movement Disorders561
45.Hearing & Vision Impairment in the Elderly573
46.Oral Health585
Section V.Psychosocial Disorders
47.Depression599
48.Anxiety Disorders610
49.Personality Disorders622
50.Somatoform Symptoms & Disorders631
51.Substance Use Disorders640
52.Tobacco Cessation654
Section VI.Doctor--Patient Issues
53.Communication663
54.Cultural Competence669
55.Health Disparities680
56.Health Care Needs of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Patients688
57.Complementary & Alternative Medicine698
58.Chronic Pain Management707
59.Hospice & Palliative Medicine714
Index731

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