Essentials of Family Practice / Edition 2by Robert E. Rakel
Pub. Date: 03/30/1998
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This handy book is a condensed, modified, and economical version of the larger landmark book, TEXTBOOK OF FAMILY PRACTICE. In this convenient format, the text discusses body systems, diseases, and disorders encountered in family practice. Chapters focus on the nature of family medicine, ethics, family issues related to health care, interviewing techniques, disease… See more details below
This handy book is a condensed, modified, and economical version of the larger landmark book, TEXTBOOK OF FAMILY PRACTICE. In this convenient format, the text discusses body systems, diseases, and disorders encountered in family practice. Chapters focus on the nature of family medicine, ethics, family issues related to health care, interviewing techniques, disease prevention, medical records and more. Includes useful case studies throughout the text.
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- Older Edition
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- 8.04(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.93(d)
Table of ContentsPart I: Fundamentals. The Family Physician. Ethics in Family Medicine. Family Dynamics and Health. Patient Compliance. Disease Prevention. The Consultation Process. The Problem-Oriented Medical Record. Problem Solving in Family Medicine. Interpreting Laboratory Tests. Selecting Radiographic Tests. Managed Health Care. Basics of Prescription Writing. Immunizations. Part II: Case Studies. Weight Loss and Diarrhea. Chronic Cough. Fever and Chest Pain. Dyspnea. Acute Bronchitis. Blurring of Vision. Ear Pain. Sinus Congestion. Dizziness. Sore Throat. Oral Leukoplakia. Nasal Congestion. Wheezing. Diarrhea. Pregnancy. Newborn Care. Hyperactivity. Short Child. Preschool Physical Examination. Abdominal Pain. Breast Lump. Laceration Repair. Vaginal Discharge. Amenorrhea. Postmenopausal Vaginal Bleeding. Contraception. The Abdominal Pap Smear. Menopause. Chest Pain. Shortness of Breath. Hypertension. Hypercholesterolemia. Atrial Fibrillation. Knee Injury. Neck Pain. Shoulder Pain in a Recreational Athlete. Elbow Pain. Wrist and Hand Pain. Lower Back Pain. Ankle Injury. Joint Pain and Stiffness. Skin Papule. Eczema. Acne. Rash and Fever. Obesity. Type II Diabetes. Weight Loss. Malnutrition in the Elderly. Eating Disorders. Heartburn. Constipation. Fatigue and Anemia. Anemia. Vomiting and Low Back Pain. Hematuria. Dysuria. Nocturia. Urinary Incontinence. Headache. Tremors. Child with Fever and Lethargia. Chronic Anxiety. Sleep Disturbance. Motor Vehicle Accident-Related Anxiety. Domestic Violence. Memory Loss. Alcoholism. Approaches to Patients Who Smoke. Terminal Cancer and Pain.
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