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Elsevier Health Sciences
Quality Patient Care: Making Evidence-Based, High Value Choices, An Issue of Medical Clinics of North America

Quality Patient Care: Making Evidence-Based, High Value Choices, An Issue of Medical Clinics of North America

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ISBN-13: 9780323462600
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Series: Clinics: Internal Medicine Series
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: A Convergence of Themes: Making Evidence-Based, High Value Choices Marc Shalaby Edward R. Bollard xvii

Cardiovascular Testing in Asymptomatic Patients: Carotid Duplex, Cardiac Stress Testing, Screen for Peripheral Arterial Disease David J. Aizenberg 971

Evidence-Based Recommendations for the Evaluation of Palpitations in the Primary Care Setting Joel Wilken 981

Utility of Echocardiogram in the Evaluation of Heart Murmurs Padmanabhan Premkumar 991

Avoiding Unnecessary Preoperative Testing Matthew H. Rusk 1003

The Cost-Effective Evaluation of Uncomplicated Headache Marilyn Katz 1009

The Cost-Effective Evaluation of Syncope Steven Angus 1019

Evidence-Based Evaluation and Management of Chronic Cough Andreas Achilleos 1033

The Approach to Occult Gastrointestinal Bleed Edgar R. Naut 1047

The Role of Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Surveillance for Patients with Barrett Esophagus Kerri Palamara 1057

The Evidence-Based Evaluation of Iron Deficiency Anemia Eliana V. Hempel Edward R. Bollard 1065

Indications and Usefulness of Common Injections for Nontraumatic Orthopedic Complaints Robert K. Cato 1077

Utilization and Safety of Common Over-the-Counter Dietary/Nutritional Supplements, Herbal Agents, and Homeopathic Compounds for Disease Prevention Ruchir Trivedi Marissa C. Salvo 1089

Cancer Screening in Older Adults Ashley H. Snyder Allison Magnuson Amy M. Westcott 1101

Symptom Control at the End of Life Margaret Kreher 1111

Treating Dyspnea: Is Oxygen Therapy the Best Option for All Patients? Jennifer Baldwin Jaclyn Cox 1123

The Role of intravenous Fluids and Enteral or Parenteral Nutrition in Patients with Life-limiting Illness Meghan E. Lembeck Colette R. Pameijer Amy M. Westcott 1131

Index 1143

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