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TitleFamily Medicine [electronic resource] : Principles and Practice / edited by Robert B. Taylor, Alan K. David, Scott A. Fields, D. Melessa Phillips, Joseph E. Scherger
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2003
Edition Sixth Edition
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-21744-4
Descript LXVIII, 1172 p. 74 illus. in color. online resource

SUMMARY

Family Medicine: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive reference text providing clear guidelines for diagnosing and managing acute and chronic illnesses regularly seen in family practice. The sixth edition will follow the format successfully established with the fourth edition. In addition, it will include new chapters on: Herbal Medicine, Hospitalist Medicine, Telemedicine, Evidence-Based Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Effective Office Management. Also, a whole new section on The Future of Family Medicine will be added. All chapters will be completely updated and with new clinical guidelines and references. Websites will be included in the references as well


CONTENT

I. The Principles of Family Medicine -- 1 Family Medicine: Now and Future Practice -- 2 Stages of Human Development -- 3 Cultural, Race, and Ethnicity Issues in Health Care -- 4 Family Issues in Health Care -- 5 Information Mastery: Practical Evidence-Based Family Medicine -- 6 Population-Based Health Care -- II. The Practice of Family Medicine -- 7 Clinical Prevention -- 8 Health Promotion -- 9 Health Care of the International Traveler -- 10 Preconception Care -- 11 Normal Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery -- 12 Medical Problems During Pregnancy -- 13 Obstetric Complications During Pregnancy -- 14 Problems During Labor and Delivery -- 15 Postpartum Care -- 16 Genetic Disorders -- 17 Problems of the Newborn and Infant -- 18 Communicable Diseases of Children -- 19 Behavioral Problems of Children -- 20 Musculoskeletal Problems of Children -- 21 Selected Problems of Infancy and Childhood -- 22 Health Care of the Adolescent -- 23 Selected Problems of Aging -- 24 Common Problems of the Elderly -- 25 Alzheimerโ{128}{153}s Disease and Related Dementias -- 26 Elder Abuse -- 27 Child Abuse and Neglect -- 28 Domestic Violence -- 29 Sexual Assault -- 30 Family Stress and Counseling -- 31 Anxiety Disorders -- 32 Depression -- 33 The Suicidal Patient -- 34 Somatoform Disorders and Related Syndromes -- 35 Selected Behavioral and Psychiatric Problems -- 36 Allergic Rhinitis -- 37 Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactoid Reactions -- 38 Epstein-Barr Virus Infection and Infectious Mononucleosis -- 39 Viral Infections of the Respiratory Tract -- 40 Sinusitis and Pharyngitis -- 41 Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- 42 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- 43 Bacteremia and Sepsis -- 44 Selected Infectious Diseases -- 45 Occupational Health Care -- 46 Problems Related to Physical Agents -- 47 Bites and Stings -- 48 Poisoning -- 49 Care of Acute Lacerations -- 50 Selected Injuries -- 51 Medical Problems of the Athlete -- 52 Athletic Injuries -- 53 Care of the Obese Patient -- 54 Home Care -- 55 Care of the Patient with Fatigue -- 56 Care of the Patient with a Sleep Disorder -- 57 Medical Care of the Surgical Patient -- 58 Counseling the Patient with Sexual Concerns -- 59 Care of the Alcoholic Patient -- 60 Care of the Patient Who Misuses Drugs -- 61 Care of the Patient with Chronic Pain -- 62 Care of the Dying Patient -- 63 Headache -- 64 Seizure Disorders -- 65 Cerebrovascular Disease -- 66 Movement Disorders -- 67 Disorders of the Peripheral Nervous System -- 68 Selected Disorders of the Nervous System -- 69 The Red Eye -- 70 Ocular Trauma -- 71 Selected Disorders of the Eye -- 72 Otitis Media and Externa -- 73 Oral Cavity -- 74 Selected Disorders of the Ear, Nose, and Throat -- 75 Hypertension -- 76 Ischemic Heart Disease -- 77 Cardiac Arrhythmias -- 78 Valvular Heart Disease -- 79 Heart Failure -- 80 Cardiovascular Emergencies -- 81 Venous Thromboembolism -- 82 Selected Disorders of the Cardiovascular System -- 83 Obstructive Airway Disease -- 84 Pulmonary Infections -- 85 Lung Cancer -- 86 Selected Disorders of the Respiratory System -- 87 Gastritis, Esophagitis, and Peptic Ulcer Disease -- 88 Diseases of the Large and Small Bowel -- 89 Diseases of the Pancreas -- 90 Diseases of the Liver -- 91 Diseases of the Rectum and Anus -- 92 Colorectal Cancer -- 93 Surgical Problems of the Digestive System -- 94 Selected Disorders of the Digestive System and Nutrition -- 95 Urinary Tract Infections -- 96 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders -- 97 Diseases of the Kidney -- 98 Diseases of the Prostate -- 99 Surgery of the Male Genital System -- 100 Selected Disorders of the Genitourinary System -- 101 Family Planning and Contraception -- 102 Vulvovaginitis and Cervicitis -- 103 Menstrual Disorders -- 104 Menopause -- 105 Tumors of the Female Reproductive Organs -- 106 Benign Breast Conditions and Disease -- 107 Breast Cancer -- 108 Selected Disorders of the Female Reproductive System -- 109 Disorders of the Back and Neck -- 110 Disorders of the Upper Extremity -- 111 Disorders of the Lower Extremity -- 112 Osteoarthritis -- 113 Rheumatoid Arthritis and Related Disorders -- 114 Selected Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System -- 115 Common Dermatoses -- 116 Skin Infections and Infestations -- 117 Skin Tumors -- 118 Selected Disorders of the Skin -- 119 Dyslipidemias -- 120 Diabetes Mellitus -- 121 Thyroid Disease -- 122 Osteoporosis -- 123 Gout -- 124 Selected Disorders of the Endocrine and Metabolic System -- 125 Anemia -- 126 Selected Disorders of the Blood and Hematopoietic System -- III. Family Medicine Applications -- 127 Medical Informatics, the Internet, and Telemedicine -- 128 Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- 129 The Family Physicianโ{128}{153}s Role in Responding to Biologic and Chemical Terrorism -- 130 Profile of Family Physicians in the United States -- 131 Chronology of the Evolution of Family Practice as a Specialty in the United States


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