Textbook of Family Practice / Edition 4

Textbook of Family Practice / Edition 4

by Robert E. Rakel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721631150

ISBN-13: 9780721631158

Pub. Date: 07/01/1990

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

For more than 25 years, this trusted reference has guided physicians through every aspect of their practice, offering advice that has encouraged excellence, strengthened careers, and broadened patient bases. Now thoroughly updated and streamlined, the 6th edition features many all-new chapters and meticulous revisions to reflect the latest approaches and findings.

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For more than 25 years, this trusted reference has guided physicians through every aspect of their practice, offering advice that has encouraged excellence, strengthened careers, and broadened patient bases. Now thoroughly updated and streamlined, the 6th edition features many all-new chapters and meticulous revisions to reflect the latest approaches and findings. This new edition is a comprehensive, authoritative source that helps readers meet every clinical and professional challenge they face.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721631158
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/01/1990
Edition description:
4th ed
Pages:
1952

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Table of Contents

Principles of Family Practice

1. The Family Physician
2. The Family Genogram: Standard Genogram Structure * Reading and Interpreting Genograms
3. The Family's Influence on Health
4. Psychosocial Influences on Health
5. Mind-Body Medicine
6. Practicing Biopsychosocial Medicine
7. Domestic Violence: Elder Abuse * Partner Abuse * Child Abuse * Sexual Assault
8. Care of the Elderly
9. Care of the Dying Patient
10. Ethics in Family Practice

Family Medicine in the Community

11. The Periodic Health Examination
12. Preventive Health Care
13. Practice-Based Research
14. Evidence-Based Medicine

Communication in Family Medicine

15. Establishing Rapport
16. Patient Education
17. Interviewing Techniques

Practice of Family Medicine

18. Clinical Problem Solving
19. Infectious Diseases
20. Care of the Adult HIV-Infected Patient
21. Pulmonary Medicine
22. Otolaryngology
23. Allergy
24. Parasitology
25. Travel Medicine
26. Obstetrics
27. Care of the Newborn
28. Growth and Development
29. Childhood and Adolescence
30. Behavioral Problems in Children and Adolescents
31. Office Surgery
32. Gynecology
33. Contraception
34. Interpretation of the Electrocardiogram
35. Arrhythmias
36. Cardiovascular Disease
37. Emergency Medicine: Introduction * Trauma * Thermal and Environmental Injuries * Poisoning * Bites and Stings
38. Sports Medicine
39. Orthopedics
40. Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Problems
41. Dermatology
42. Endocrinology
43.Nutrition and Family Medicine
44. Gastrointestinal Disorders
45. Oncology
46. Hematology
47. Urinary Tract Disorders
48. Ophthalmology
49. Neurology
50. Sexuality in Family Medicine
51. Clinical Genetics
52. Anxiety Disorders
53. Depression
54. Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster Intervention
55. Office Evaluation and Management of Personality Disorders
56. Somatic Patient
57. Dementia
58. Alcohol Abuse
59. Nicotine Addiction
60. Abuse of Controlled Substances
61. Interpreting Laboratory Tests

Management of the Practice

62. The Problem-Oriented Medical Record
63. Managed Health Care: Practicing Effectively in the 21st Century
64. Clinical Guidelines
65. Accounting Systems
66. Clinical Informatics in Office Practice
67. Risk Management

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