Primary Care for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist / Edition 1

Primary Care for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist / Edition 1

by Thomas E. Nolan
     
 

Primary Care for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Thomas E. Nolan, MD

Primary Care for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist is a practical, quick-reference handbook for ob/gyns, outlining the essential health management concerns for common diseases normally considered outside their specialty. Chapters present key data on specific diseases or syndromes and provide

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Primary Care for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Thomas E. Nolan, MD

Primary Care for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist is a practical, quick-reference handbook for ob/gyns, outlining the essential health management concerns for common diseases normally considered outside their specialty. Chapters present key data on specific diseases or syndromes and provide a detailed description for each ailment, important risk factors, prevention guidelines, screening protocols, diagnostic strategies, and discussions on control, treatment, and referral.

Areas covered in this handbook include:

  • Cardiovascular and lipid diseases
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Nongynecologic cancer
  • Gastrointestinal disease
  • Skin disease
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Otolaryngology and pulmonary disorders
  • Infectious disease
  • Geriatrics

Based on the American College of Gynecologists' guidelines for primary care, Primary Care for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist is an indispensable resource for all ob/gyns, family practitioners, or physicians who want to offer increased health care options to female patients.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471122791
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
349
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.01(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

THE BASICS OF PRIMARY CARE.

The Evolution of Primary Care.

Principles of Screening.

WELLNESS, HEALTH PROMOTION, AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE.

Preventive Medicine.

Counseling.

Screening: High-Risk Factors and Screening Recommendations.

CARDIOVASCULAR AND LIPID DISEASES.

Hypertension.

Cholesterol.

ENDORCINE DISORDERS.

Diabetes Mellitus.

Thyroid Disease.

NONGYNECOLOGIC CANCER.

Breast Disorders.

Colorectal Cancer.

GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Diarrhea, and Constipation.

Gallbladder Disease.

Gastric Disorders.

SKIN DISEASE.

Acne.

Actinar Keratosis and Malignant Melanoma.

NEUROPSYCHIATRY.

Depression.

Headache.

OTOLARYNGOLOGY AND PULMONARY DISORDERS.

Upper Respiratory Infections.

Lung Disorders.

INFECTIOUS DISEASE.

Hepatitis.

Tuberculosis.

Syphilis.

GERIATRICS.

Musculoskeletal Disorders.

Incontinence in the Elderly.

Index.

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