Family Practice Guidelines, Fourth Edition

Family Practice Guidelines, Fourth Edition

This bible of family practice for primary care students and clinicians provides current national practice guidelines for professional standards of care across the life span. Concise and clearly organized, the resource features detailed, step-by-step instructions for physical examinations and diagnostic testing in the outpatient setting, information on health promotion, care guidelines, dietary information, information on culturally responsive care, patient resources, and abundant patient education handouts.This fourth edition is updated to include new evidence-based guidelines for rheumatology, public health (featuring updated information on substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, and lesbian health), the sports physical exam and interventions, endocrinology, new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for health maintenance, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment and management, restless legs syndrome, sexual dysfunction treatment, and psychiatric disorders. Several new and updated Patient Teaching Guides--with printable education points--add to the book's outstanding utility as a thorough and reliable clinical resource. Each of the 268 diagnoses includes defi nition, incidence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common complaints, signs/symptoms, subjective data, physical exam and diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and a care plan.New to the Fourth Edition:New and updated guidelines for:- Rheumatology: polymyalgia rheumatica, Sjögren’s syndrome, psoriatic arthropathy, pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate), ankylosing spondolitis, reactive arthritis, Raynaud's syndrome- Public Health: substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, lesbian health- Sports Exam: assessment and treatment- CDC recommendations: vaccine and cancer screening- Endocrinology: diabetes management and new Food and Drug Administration-approved medications- The latest ACC & AHA Guidelines for Hypertension (2017)- Neurology: PTSD and restless legs syndrome management- Sexual dysfunction- Bipolar and other behavioral health disordersNew and updated Patient Teaching GuidesKey Features:Presents information for 268 disorders in consistent format for ease of useHighlights key considerations with Practice PointersProvides individual care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patientsIncludes 138 printable Patient Teaching GuidesOffers 18 procedure guidelines and routine health maintenance guidelines

Family Medicine: Principles and Practice

Family Medicine: Principles and Practice

The seventh edition of this classic reference book has been vastly updated from its previous edition to reflect the many changes in clinical medicine since 2003. Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition, is a must-have reference for medical students, residents and practicing physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants actively involved in patient care.New topics included in this edition include: recent changes in screening requirements and immunization schedules; new antibiotics used in primary care; inflammatory biomarkers in diagnosis and management of common diseases; personality disorders; the patient-centered medical home; electronic health records in office practice; chronic pain management; pediatric and adolescent obesity; pelvic pain syndromes; concussion in sports and other trauma; health literacy; venous thromboembolic disease; management of opiate dependence; vaginal birth after cesarean section; autism spectrum disorders and Asperger syndrome; older drivers, dementia and safety; infections with public health significance; and managing mentally ill patients in primary care.This book is organized into short, focused chapters almost exclusively dedicated to topics relevant to daily practice. All lead authors are themselves accomplished family physicians who can specifically address the needs, concerns, and interests of this crucial profession.

Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice

Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice

Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice, 5th edition, is the fully revised and updated version of a book that has been serving primary care clinicians for more than twenty years. Using a traditional and easy-to-follow format, the book examines all of the common conditions encountered in primary care settings, while also addressing health promotion and disease prevention. For each topic, the essentials of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and corresponding treatment plans including prognosis and recommended follow-up schedules are sequentially organized. Also included are recommended web-based resources and references to more in-depth discussion of the various topics. As in previous editions, Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice aims for thoroughness in coverage and for concision in approach, a formula that helps clinicians to efficiently recognize and treat the myriad medical conditions that they face as primary-care providers.

Graber and Wilbur's Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, Fourth Edition (Family Practice Examination and Board Review)

Graber and Wilbur's Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, Fourth Edition (Family Practice Examination and Board Review)

The #1 review book for the Family Medicine Board Examination –  updated with a new full-color design!The renowned Family Practice Examination and Board Review is now Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination & Board Review, the perfect way to prepare for the primary and recertification exam in family medicine and for licensure exams. This engagingly written study guide has been completely updated with a new full-color design and is enhanced by powerful new learning aids, including 50 additional questions to the already comprehensive final exam, and chapter-ending clinical pearls that consolidate high-yield information.  You will also, of course, find the humor, wit, and approachable tone that have brought the book legions of enthusiastic – and appreciative – fans.  New to this edition!Full color layoutClinical pearls at the end of each chapter to highlight key takeaways50 brand new final exam questionsNumbered cases for easy referenceOutstanding features from the previous edition: More than 350 progressive case studies that reflect the realities of clinical practice and prepare you for your exams29 chapters based on body system and elements of patient careA comprehensive final exam (nearly 200 questions) with answers referenced to pages in the bookDetailed answer explanations that describe not only why an answer is correct, but why the other answers are wrongComprehensive coverage of ALL topics on the boards and recertifying examSuper-effective learning aids such as Quick Quizzes, Helpful Tips, learning objectives, clinical pearls, and moreColor photographs of conditions most easily diagnosed by appearanceAn outstanding refresher for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners

Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners

Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners

Prepare for FNP practice with the latest evidence-based guidelines! Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 4th Edition provides essential information on current assessment and management protocols for primary care patients of all ages. Key details are easy to find, with the book’s concise, outline-style guidelines and abundant summary tables and charts. And you’ll be ready to manage care more effectively with the latest information on topics such as pain management, bariatric surgery follow-up, restless legs syndrome, and new medications for diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. Written by expert nurse practitioners Karen Fenstermacher and Barbara Toni Hudson, this guide equips you for the conditions most commonly seen in primary care settings. Essential, evidence-based guidelines provide the latest guidance for management of disorders commonly seen by FNPs in primary care settings, including information on which problems must be referred to a physician and which constitute an emergency.Quick-reference tables and charts include pediatric conditions charts, comparative charts for similar disorders, and health maintenance guidelines charts.Coverage of special populations assessment provides quick access to information on adult, pediatric, and geriatric assessment.Compact size and spiral binding make this guide easy to carry and easy to use in the clinical setting.Full-color insert provides an illustrated, quick reference to common skin disorders.Concise outline format makes it easy to locate essential information quickly. NEW! Treatment guidelines include the latest nationally recognized evidence-based treatment guidelines, including those for dementia, asthma, and diabetes.UPDATED content throughout includes bariatric surgery follow-up after release from surgical care, assessment of pelvic masses, restless legs syndrome, the advanced eye examination including advanced staining techniques, and new medications for diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. NEW Pain chapter provides guidelines on pain management and caring for patients with pain.NEW Laboratory and Diagnostic Pearls chapter offers useful laboratory and diagnostic tips that the authors have accumulated over years of clinical practice.NEW! Coverage of respiratory and ENT disorders is presented into two separate chapters, reflecting how these problems are actually handled in clinical practice.NEW user-friendly design includes an improved outline format, easier-to-read tables, and color highlighting for essential information.

First Aid for the Family Medicine Boards, Third Edition (1st Aid for the Family Medicine Boards)

First Aid for the Family Medicine Boards, Third Edition (1st Aid for the Family Medicine Boards)

The "insider's guide" to passing the Family Medicine Boards -- now more high yield than ever!Written by recent test takers, First Aid for the Family Medicine Boards, Third Edition delivers high-yield, concise coverage of thousands of board-tested topics along with practical exam-taking and study strategies. Presented in full-color throughout, this is the most comprehensive review available for family medicine in-service, certification, and recertification exams. Following the proven First Aid formula for success, this essential review is carefully edited to include the content most likely to be included on the exam, allowing readers to focus on what they really need to know and maximize their study time. The Third Edition is distinguished by a renewed focus on high-yield content and has been updated to reflect the very latest treatment guidelines in family medicine. A COMPLETE ONE-STOP REVIEW OF THE MOST FREQUENTLY TESTED TOPICS•Essential for certification or recertification preparation •Concise summaries of thousands of board-tested topics•Hundreds of high-yield tables, diagrams, and color illustrations•Resident-tested study strategies and test-taking tips•Mnemonics make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy•Rich full-color design •Key Facts in the margins reinforce must-know information•Integrated vignette Q&As prepare you for what you will see on exam day•Timely updates available at www.firstaidteam.com

Pocket Primary Care (Pocket Notebook Series)

Pocket Primary Care (Pocket Notebook Series)

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Pocket Primary Care, Second Edition, is a practical, high-yield reference for quick answers to common diagnostic questions in the outpatient setting. This easy-to-use, loose-leaf resource contains current evidence-based practices, accepted best practices, and expert guidance from physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, including appropriate workups and when to refer. From counseling patients on insomnia to diagnosing STIs, from interpreting PFTs to treating osteoporosis, this revised second edition supports your clinical decision making and helps you meet everyday challenges in your practice. Mirrors the thought process of primary care clinicians in day-to-day practice.Contains fully updated information throughout, including the latest clinical guidelines and new therapeutic recommendations.Features bulleted lists, tables, diagrams, and algorithms that make essential facts easy to find and retain.Covers all major subspecialties, and includes topics such as routine screenings, health literacy, disease screening, women’s health, men’s health, and geriatrics.Ideal as a reference for daily practice as well as an accepted and trusted resource for students and residents to use on rounds.

Family Practice Guidelines, Fourth Edition (Book + Free App)

Family Practice Guidelines, Fourth Edition (Book + Free App)

Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller.Now with a free mobile & web app with print purchase!This bible of family practice for primary care students and clinicians provides current national practice guidelines for professional standards of care across the life span. Concise and clearly organized, the resource features detailed, step-by-step instructions for physical examinations and diagnostic testing in the outpatient setting, information on health promotion, care guidelines, dietary information, information on culturally responsive care, patient resources, and abundant patient education handouts.This fourth edition is updated to include new evidence-based guidelines for rheumatology, public health (featuring updated information on substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, and lesbian health), the sports physical exam and interventions, endocrinology, the 2015 Beers Criteria, new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for health maintenance, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment and management, restless legs syndrome, sexual dysfunction treatment, and psychiatric disorders. Several new and updated Patient Teaching Guides―with printable education points―add to the book’s outstanding utility as a thorough and reliable clinical resource. Each of the 268 diagnoses includes definition, incidence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common complaints, signs/symptoms, subjective data, physical exam and diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and a care plan.New to the Fourth Edition:New and updated guidelines for:Rheumatology: polymyalgia rheumatica, Sjögren’s syndome, psoriatic arthropathy, pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate), ankylosing spondolitis, reactive arthritis, Raynaud’s syndromePublic Health: substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, lesbian healthSports Exam: assessment and treatment2015 Beers CriteriaCDC recommendations: vaccine and cancer screeningEndocrinology: diabetes management and new Food and Drug Administration–approved medicationsUpdated to reflect the Whelton 2017 guidelines for hypertensionNeurology: PTSD and restless legs syndrome managementSexual dysfunctionBipolar and other behavioral health disordersNew and updated Patient Teaching GuidesKey Features:Presents information for 268 disorders in consistent format for ease of useHighlights key considerations with Practice PointersProvides individual care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patientsIncludes 138 printable Patient Teaching GuidesOffers 18 procedure guidelines and routine health maintenance guidelinesApp included!Includes all the high-quality content from the book!Information at your fingertips anytime, anywhere.Available on iOS, Android, and the web, with a powerful, simple-to-use interface.APP INCLUDED WITH PRINT PURCHASE


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