Pocket Primary Care

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Overview

Support your clinical decision making and prepare for everyday challenges in the primary care setting with Pocket Primary Care, a brand new, pocket-sized loose-leaf resource that offers the most current, evidence-based approaches to delivering quality care in the outpatient setting.

Representing the efforts of a dedicated team of primary care and specialist physicians at the Massachusetts General Hospital, this practical resource provides the key clinical data you need to manage your patients effectively and quickly.

  • Gain insights into the most up-to-date evidence-based practices, accepted best practices, and expert opinions of physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, including appropriate workups and when to refer
  • Quickly find the information you need through tabs that make it easy to locate topics of interest.
  • Customize the book to meet your specific needs by inserting your own notes into the 6-ring binder’s front and back pockets, leaving out pages you don't need, or adding others to it.
  • Get instant access to key clinical information on the most common issues seen in practice, including preventive medicine, cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, GI, hematology, infectious disease, musculoskeletal complaints, neurology, ophthalmology, ENT, psychiatry, pulmonary, nephrology, women’s health, men’s health, and geriatrics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451128260
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 3/14/2014
  • Pages: 374
  • Sales rank: 120,938
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

GENERAL MEDICINE
Routine Visit
Disease screening
Health literacy
Counseling Patients
Evidence-Based medicine
Chronic pain
Chronic Opioid Use
Immunizations
Infertility
Obesity
Tobacco use
 
CARDIOLOGY
Coronary Artery Disease
Aortic disease
Atrial fibrillation and Flutter
Carotid Disease
Chest Pain and Noninvasive Testing
Heart Failure
Dyslipidemia
Hypertension
Lower Extremity Edema & Ulcers
Palpitations
Peripheral Artery Disease
Pre-Flight Assessment
Pre-Operative Risk Assessment
Sports and Exercise Clearance
Sudden Cardiac Death
Syncope
Valvular Heart Disease
 
DERMATOLOGY
Approach to Skin Lesions
Acne
Alopecia
Atopic Dermatitis
Common Benign growths
Burns
Dermatitis
Cutaneous Drug Eruptions
Melanoma
Psoriasis
Rheumatologic Skin Disease
Rosacea
Scabies
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
Tinea
Topical corticosteroids
Urticaria
Wound Care
 
ENDOCRINE
Adrenal Nodules
Calcium Disorders
Cushing Syndrome
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Insipidus
Hyperprolactinemia
Male Hypogonadism
Osteoporosis
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Thyroid Disorders
Vitamin D Deficiency
 
GASTROENTEROLOGY
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Liver Function Tests
Celiac Disease
Cirrhosis
Constipation
Diarrhea
Diverticular disease
Dysphagia
Gallstones
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
H. pylori Disease
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer Disease
 
HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY
Abnormal WBC Count
Anemia
Folate & Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Bleeding Disorders
DVT and Pulmonary Embolus
Hemochromatosis
Lymphadenopathy & Splenic Disorders
Polycythemia
 
INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Bites and Infestations
Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis
Fever of Unknown Origin
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
HIV/AIDS
Herpes Simplex Virus
Other Viral Hepatitides
Pneumocystis (PCP) Prophylaxis
Pharyngitis
Pneumonia
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Skin & Soft Tissue Infections
Tick-Borne Illnesses
Travel Medicine
Tuberculosis
URI and Influenza
Herpes Zoster
Urinary Tract Infections
 
MUSCULOSKELETAL
Back Pain
Fibromyalgia
Foot & Ankle Disorders
Gout and Pseudogout
Hand Disorders
Hip Pain
Knee Pain
Monoarticular Arthritis
Muscle Pain
Osteoarthritis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Polyarticular Arthritis
Rheumatologic Tests
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
 
NEUROLOGY
Bell's Palsy
Concussion
Diplopia
Dizziness and Vertigo
Weakness
Headache
Peripheral Neuropathy
Parkinson's Disease
Restless Legs Syndrome
Seizure
Stroke, TIA, & Poststroke Care
Tremor
 
OPHTHALMOLOGY AND ENT
Allergic Rhinitis
Eye Trauma
Hearing Loss
Hoarseness
Jaw & Dental Pain
Otitis
Red Eye
Sinusitis
Snoring
Vision Complaints
 
PSYCHIATRY
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Alcohol Use Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Bipolar Disorder
Depression
Care of the “Difficult Patient”
Domestic Violence
Eating Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Psychotic Disorders
Psychotropic Medications
Insomnia and Sleep Disorders
Somatoform Disorders
Substance Use Disorders
Suicide Risk Assessment
 
PULMONARY
Asthma
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic Cough
Dyspnea
Hemoptysis
Pulmonary Nodules
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
 
RENAL/UROLOGY
Chronic Kidney Disease
Hematuria
Nephrolithiasis
Potassium Disorders
Proteinuria
Sodium Disorders
 
WOMEN’S HEALTH
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Amenorrhea
Breast Disease
Cervical Cancer Screening
Contraception
Dysmenorrhea
Menopause
Pelvic Pain
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Vaginitis
 
MEN’S HEALTH
BPH & Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Male Sexual Dysfunction
Prostate Cancer
Prostatitis
Scrotal & Testicular Lesions
 
GERIATRICS
Dementia
End-of-life & Advanced Care Planning
Fall Prevention
Urinary Incontinence
 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2014

    This is a great book, very comprehensive, well written, and thor

    This is a great book, very comprehensive, well written, and thorough. It has a lot of pearls and is organized in a concise fashion that makes it easy to use in clinic. This is something I keep in my pocket and use every day on my outpatient rotations!

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