Essentials of Family Practice / Edition 2

Essentials of Family Practice / Edition 2

by Robert E. Rakel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721658687

ISBN-13: 9780721658681

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721658681
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/30/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.93(d)

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Table of Contents

Part 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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