Principles of Ambulatory Medicine / Edition 3

Principles of Ambulatory Medicine / Edition 3

by L. Randol Barker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0683004379

ISBN-13: 9780683004373

Pub. Date: 11/01/1990

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Comprehensive, major reference to patient care and preventive medicine. For primary care physicians and residents, internists, and general and family practitioners in the office setting.  See more details below

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Comprehensive, major reference to patient care and preventive medicine. For primary care physicians and residents, internists, and general and family practitioners in the office setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683004373
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/01/1990
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1487

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Table of Contents

1Ambulatory care : territory and core proficiencies3
2Practicing evidence-based medicine13
3The practitioner-patient relationship and communication during clinical encounters25
4Patient education and the promotion of healthy behaviors38
5Complementary and alternative medicine61
6Sexual disorders : diagnosis and treatment73
7Sleep disorders100
8Occupational and environmental disease and bioterrorism118
9Selected special services and programs : disability insurance, vocational rehabilitation, Family and Medical Leave Act, and home health services137
10Care of the patient with cancer144
11Adolescent patients : special considerations153
12Geriatric medicine : special considerations177
13Care at the end of life192
14Integrating prevention into ambulatory practice211
15Principles of nutrition in ambulatory care228
16Exercise for the healthy patient241
17Genetic testing and counseling251
18Immunization to prevent infectious disease261
19Evaluation of psychosocial problems279
20Psychotherapy in ambulatory practice286
21Somatization293
22Anxiety and anxiety disorders306
23Personality and personality disorders324
24Mood disorders329
25Schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders349
26Cognitive impairment and mental illness in the elderly359
27Tobacco use and dependence368
28Alcoholism and associated problems382
29Illicit and therapeutic use of drugs with abuse liability411
30Allergy and related conditions437
31Approach to the patient with fever457
32Bacterial infections of the skin465
33Respiratory tract

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