CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2012 / Edition 10

CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2012 / Edition 10

by Joseph S. Esherick, Daniel S. Clark, Evan D. Slater
     
 

ISBN-10: 007170194X

ISBN-13: 9780071701945

Pub. Date: 03/12/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.

The most current screening, prevention, and management guidelines for more than sixty common outpatient conditions

Every topic updated!

5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! (of a previous edition)

"The audience includes everyone who cares for patients, be they primary care clinicians, students, or residents in training. The editors, well known academic

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Overview

The most current screening, prevention, and management guidelines for more than sixty common outpatient conditions

Every topic updated!

5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! (of a previous edition)

"The audience includes everyone who cares for patients, be they primary care clinicians, students, or residents in training. The editors, well known academic clinicians, have done a wonderful job....This is a valuable addition to every primary care clinician's personal library at a very reasonable price."—Doody's Review Service

This handy, pocket-sized guide draws information from many sources and presents them in an easy-to-use, comprehensive package for use by any primary care clinician. It offers quick-access to the latest guidelines for the most appropriate preventive services, screening methods, and treatment approaches commonly encountered in the outpatient setting.

  • Drawn from the most reliable sources: government agencies, medical and scientific organizations, and expert panels
  • Easy-to-follow guideline-based algorithms speed clinical decision making
  • Spans all areas of general outpatient medicine
  • Convenient, carry-anywhere size puts today’s best practices in your pocket
  • Website addresses for U.S. government agencies and professional organizations
  • Updated immunization schedules for all age groups
  • New evidence and references
  • More than fifty new topics
  • Essential for residents and practicing physicians in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology; medical and nursing students; registered nurses; nurse practitioners; and physician assistants

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071701945
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date:
03/12/2012
Series:
LANGE CURRENT Series
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,393,611
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

A Report Card on U.S. Health Care Delivery; Preface; Abbreviations List; Part 1. Disease Screening; Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm; Alcohol Abuse & Dependence; Anemia; Attention-Getting/Hyperactivity Disorder; Cancer; Carotid Artery Stenosis; Chlamydial Infection; Cholesterol & Lipid Disorders; Coronary Artery Disease; Dementia; Depression; Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip; Diabetes Mellitus; Falls in the Elderly; Family Violence & Abuse; Gonorrhea, Asymptomatic Infection; Hearing Impairment; Hemochromatosis; Hepatitis B Virus; Hepatitis C Virus; Herpes Simplex, Genital; Human Immunodeficiency Virus; Hypertension; Kidney Disease, Chronic; Lead Poisoning; Obesity; Osteoporosis; Speech & Language Delay; Syphilis; Thyroid Disease; Tobacco Use; Tuberculosis, Latent; Visual Impairment, Glaucoma, or Cataract; Part 2. Disease Prevention; Primary Prevention of Cancer: NCI Evidence Summary; Diabetes, Type 2; Endocarditis; Falls in the Elderly; Hypertension; Myocardial Infarction; Osteoporotic Hip Fracture; Stroke; Part 3. Disease Management; Alcohol Dependence; Asthma; Atrial Fibrulation; Cancer Survivorship; Carotid Artery Stenosis; Cataract in Adults; Cholesterol & Lipid Management; COPD Management; Coronary Artery Disease; Depression; Diabetes Mellitus; Heart Failure; Hypertension; Metabolic Syndrome; Obesity Management; Osteoporosis Management; Palliative & End-of-Life Care; Pap Smear Abnormalities; Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation; Perioperative Pulmonary Assessment; Pneumonia, Community-Acquired; Pregnancy; Tobacco Cessation; Upper Respiratory Tract Infection; Urinary Tract Infections in Women; Appendices; Appendix I: Screening Instruments; Appendix II: Functional Assessment Screening in the Elderly; Appendix III: Screening and Prevention Guidelines in Perspective; Appendix IV: 95th Percentile of Blood Pressure; Appendix V: Body Mass Index Conversion Table; Appendix VI: Cardiac Risk—Framingham Study; Appendix VII: Estimate of 10-Year Stroke Risk; Appendix VIII: Immunization Schedules; Appendix IX: Professional Societies & Governmental Agencies Acronyms & Internet Sites; Index

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