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Family Medicine by Martin S Lipsky
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The second edition of Blueprints Family Medicine covers the essentials of family medicine that students need to know during their rotation and while preparing for the USMLE. The thoroughly updated and extensively reorganized second edition features coverage of the most common conditions encountered on the wards. Features include: New chapters covering elements of family medicine, communication and coordination of care, and maternity care, among others Expanded chapters on women's health, care of infants, children and adolescents, and geriatrics 50 board-format Q As with answer explanations Now includes evidence-based resourcesTotally revised, thoroughly updated, and trusted by students, the Blueprints series keeps getting better.

Table of Contents

Contributors Reviewers Preface Acknowledgments Abbreviations Part I Principles of Family Medicine 1. Elements of Family Medicine 2. Patient Communication and Coordination of Care 3. Screening 4. Immunizations 5. Preventative Care: 19 to 64 Years 6. Preoperative Evaluation 7. Family Violence Awareness and Prevention Part II Common Signs and Symptoms 8. Allergies 9. Back Pain 10. Chest Pain 11. Constipation 12. Cough 13. Diarrhea 14. Dizziness/Vertigo 15. Fatigue 16. Headache 17. Heartburn 18. Hematuria 19. Jaundice in Adults 20. Knee Pain 21. Lymphadenopathy 22. Nausea and Vomiting 23. Painful Joints 24. Palpitations 25. Pharyngitis 26. Proteinuria 27. Red Eye 28. Respiratory Infections 29. Shortness of Breath 30. Shoulder Pain 31. Somatization 32. Swelling 33. Weight Loss Part III Common Medical Conditions 34. Acne 35. Alcohol and Substance Abuse 36. Anemia 37. Anxiety 38. Asthma 39. Atopic Dermatitis 40. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 41. Congestive Heart Failure 42. Depression 43. Diabetes Mellitus - Type 2 44. Diverticulitis 45. Human Immunodeficiency Virus 46. Hypertension 47. Hyperthyroidism 48. Hypothyroidism 49. Obesity 50. Osteoporosis 51. Prostate Disease 52. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 53. Skin Infections 54. Tobacco Abuse 55. Urinary Tract Infections 56. Urticaria Part IV Women's Health 57. Abnormal Pap Smear 58. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding 59. Amenorrhea 60. Breast Masses 61. Contraception 62. Vaginitis Part V Maternity Care 63. Preconception Counseling and Prenatal Care 64. Common Medical Problems in Pregnancy 65. Postpartum Care Part VI Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents 66. Preventive Care: Newborn to 5 Years 67. Preventive Care: 5 to 12 Years 68. Adolescent Medicine 69. Common Medical Problems in Children 70. Behavioral Issues in Children 71. Fever in Children 72. Otitis Media 73. Preparticipation Exam Part VII Care for Older Adults 74. Preventive Care: 65 Years and Older 75. Geriatric Assessment 76. Common Medical Problems in Older Adults 77. Dementia 78. Urinary Incontinence 79. Nursing Home and End-of-Life Care Questions Answers Appendix A: Evidence-Based Resources Index
Release date NZ
August 1st, 2005
Country of Publication
United States
2nd Revised edition
Blackwell Science Ltd
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