ISBN-10:
078173391X
ISBN-13:
9780781733915
Pub. Date:
04/28/2002
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Essentials of Family Medicine / Edition 4

Essentials of Family Medicine / Edition 4

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Essentials of Family Medicine / Edition 4



Now in its Sixth Edition, Essentials of Family Medicine is a comprehensive introduction to family medicine for clerkship students. It is organized into three sections—principles of family medicine, preventive care, and common problems—and includes chapters on evidence-based medicine and complementary therapies. The text has a user-friendly writing style, focuses on common clinical problems, and uses case studies to show practical applications of key concepts. A companion website offers the fully searchable text.

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ISBN-13: 9780781733915
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 827
Product dimensions: 7.02(w) x 9.94(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

    I. PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY MEDICINE

  1. From Cradle to Rocker: Providing Care Across the Human Life Cycle / 3
    B. LEWIS BARNETT, JR.
  2. Keeping the Focus on "Family" in Family Medicine / 19
    SUSAN M. THROWER AND TODD S. WALLENIUS
  3. Outside the Office Walls / 37
    MARYJEAN SCHENCK, GRACE K. PARANZINO, AMRIT SINGH, ADAM O. GOLDSTEIN, BEAT STEINER, AND DONALD E. PATHMAN
  4. Family Practice in an Era of Rapid Change / 61
    LOUIS B. JACQUES AND GARY R. GRAY
  5. The Challenging Patient Encounter / 73
    SAMUEL E. ROMANO AND THOMAS L. SCHWENK
  6. Information Mastery: Basing Care on the Best Available Evidence / 85
    ALLEN F. SHAUGHNESSY, MARK H. EBELL, AND DAVID C. SLAWSON
  7. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Family Medicine / 97
    SUSAN GAYLORD AND REMY COEYTAUX

    II. PREVENTIVE CARE

  8. Helping Your Patients Stay Healthy / 117
    LOUIS B. JACQUES, PETER CURTIS, AND ADAM O. GOLDSTEIN
  9. Pregnancy Prevention and Contraception / 127
    MELANIE MINTZER, PHILIP D. SLOANE, AND TIMOTHY J. IVES
  10. Prenatal Care / 153
    MARGARET R. HELTON
  11. Well Child and Adolescent Care / 167
    BEAT STEINER
  12. Well Adult Care / 183
    STEVEN M. SCHWARTZ
  13. Promoting Health for Women at Menopause / 201
    LINDA FRENCH
  14. End-of-Life Care / 215
    GREGG K. VANDEKIEFT, HOWARD BRODY, AND KAREN S. OGLE

    III. COMMON PROBLEMS

  15. Approach to Common Problems in Family Medicine / 231
    PHILIP D. SLOANE
  16. Abdominal Pain / 241
    JOHN SMUCNY AND JOHN EPLING
  17. Acute Respiratory Infections / 259
    ARCH G. MAINOUS AND WILLIAM J. HUESTON
  18. Addiction / 277
    ROBERT E. GWYTHER AND ADAM O. GOLDSTEIN
  19. Allergies and Asthma / 301
    DOROTHY E. VURA-WEIS
  20. Ankle and Knee Pain / 327
    JAMES E. DUNLAP AND HENRY C. BARRY
  21. Anxiety and Depression / 345
    DON NEASE
  22. Arthritis and Rheumatism / 357
    PETER CURTIS
  23. Breast Problems / 377
    KENDRA L. SCHWARTZ
  24. Chest Pain / 395
    LEE A. GREEN AND PHILLIP E. RODGERS
  25. Chronic Cardiac Disease / 419
    JAMES P. BRILLHART AND DOUGLAS R. SMUCKER
  26. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease / 441
    DOROTHY E. VURA-WEIS
  27. Diabetes Mellitus / 453
    GREGORY STRAYHORN
  28. Dizziness / 471
    PHILIP D. SLOANE AND ALEXANDER W. CHESSMAN
  29. Dyspepsia / 483
    CHERYL A. FLYNN AND JOHN SMUCNY
  30. Dysuria / 495
    GEORGE R. BERGUS
  31. Ear Pain / 511
    WILLIAM J. HUESTON AND ARCH G. MAINOUS
  32. Fatigue / 523
    DAVID N. LITTLE
  33. Fever in Infants and Preschool Children / 533
    WILLIAM C. WADLAND
  34. Headache / 547
    JOHN P. FOGARTY
  35. Hypertension / 563
    WARREN P. NEWTON AND TIMOTHY J. IVES
  36. Leg Pain and Swelling / 575
    DAVID WEISMANTEL
  37. Low Back Pain / 589
    PHILIP D. SLOANE AND TIMOTHY CAREY
  38. Menstrual Syndromes / 609
    BARBARA SUPANICH
  39. Neck Pain / 629
    CARYL J. HEATON
  40. Prostate Diseases / 643
    JOHN M. HICKNER AND MARK H. EBELL
  41. Sexually Transmitted Infections / 659
    MARGARET R. H. NUSBAUM
  42. Shoulder Pain / 683
    ROBERT E. NEID AND RANDALL PEARSON
  43. Skin Problems / 699
    RICHARD P. USATINE
  44. Skin Wounds: Contusions, Abrasions, Lacerations, and Ulcers / 715
    WAYNE A. HALE
  45. Sore Throat / 727
    MARK H. EBELL
  46. Thyroid Disease / 739
    MINDY A. SMITH AND JANIS M. RYGWELSKI
  47. Vaginitis / 763
    BARBARA D. REED
  48. Weight Management and Nutrition / 783
    MARGARET E. THOMPSON AND MARY BARTH NOEL

    Index / 803

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