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Clinical Guidelines In Family Practice

Author : Constance R. Uphold
ISBN : 0964615193
Genre : Community health nursing
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"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."--Online book description.

Family Practice Guidelines Fourth Edition

Author : Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC
ISBN : 9780826177124
Genre : Medical
File Size : 59. 51 MB
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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 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, Sjogren's syndrome, psoriatic arthropathy, pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate), ankylosing spondylitis, 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 disorders New and updated Patient Teaching Guides Key Features: Presents information for 268 disorders in consistent format for ease of use Highlights key considerations with Practice Pointers Provides individual care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients Includes 138 printable Patient Teaching Guides Offers 18 procedure guidelines and routine health maintenance guidelines

Family Medicine

Author : Robert B. Taylor
ISBN : 9781475729474
Genre : Medical
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A comprehensive reference source providing crystal clear guidelines for diagnosing and managing the acute and chronic problems regularly encountered by all family practitioners. This expanded fifth edition includes new material on: health promotion, population based health care, genetic disorders, somatization disorders, care of the dying patient, disorders of the breast, breast cancer, developmental issues and behavioural problems of adolescents, smoking cessation, nutrition, and enlightened discussions of controversial topics such as managed care and ethical issues. An additional new section on family practice applications includes clinical guidelines and information management in clinical practice with the latest information on computers in diagnosis and management, electronic medical records, and quality assurance. All the editors and primary chapter authors are themselves practising family physicians - giving readers the advantageof the family medicine experience and viewpoint on every issue. This single volume encompasses both the latest developments in family medicine as well as serving as a single-source reference for practitioners.

12 Rules For Life

Author : Jordan B. Peterson
ISBN : 9783641239848
Genre : Social Science
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Der Nr.1-Bestseller aus den USA: Wie man in einer von Chaos und Irrsinn regierten Welt bei Verstand bleibt! Wie können wir in der modernen Welt überleben? Jordan B. Peterson beantwortet diese Frage humorvoll, überraschend und informativ. Er erklärt, warum wir Kinder beim Skateboarden alleine lassen sollten, welches grausame Schicksal diejenigen ereilt, die alles allzu schnell kritisieren und warum wir Katzen, die wir auf der Straße antreffen, immer streicheln sollten. Doch was bitte erklärt uns das Nervensystem eines Hummers über unsere Erfolgschancen im Leben? Und warum beteten die alten Ägypter die Fähigkeit zu genauer Beobachtung als höchste Gottheit an? Dr. Peterson diskutiert Begriffe wie Disziplin, Freiheit, Abenteuer und Verantwortung und kondensiert Wahrheit und Weisheit der Welt in 12 praktischen Lebensregeln. »12 Rules For Life« erschüttert die Grundannahmen von moderner Wissenschaft, Glauben und menschlicher Natur. Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben garantiert!

Practice Guidelines For Family Nurse Practitioners Revised Reprint

Author : Karen Fenstermacher
ISBN : 9780323241359
Genre : Medical
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Convenient and portable, Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 3rd Edition — Revised Reprint offers quick access to essential guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in a variety of family practice settings. Well known for its concise guidelines and extensive charts and tables, this Revised Reprint includes extensive updates throughout and offers vital information on the latest diagnostic methods, treatment options, and drug therapies for primary care conditions commonly seen by Nurse Practitioners in patients of all ages. Quick-reference outline format and a wealth of tables and charts facilitate quick access to essential information. Special populations assessment chapters, including adult, pediatric, and geriatric, allow for quick access to vital information for these specific age groups. Provides essential instructions on which problems must be referred to a physician and which constitute an emergency. Coverage includes the latest national guidelines. Color insert provides visual reinforcement for a better understanding of skin disorders. Compact size and spiral binding make this guide extremely versatile and portable. NEW! The 2014 Revised Reprint of Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 3rd Edition includes extensive updates throughout: Updated treatment guidelines, including medications for numerous skin conditions, influenza, pharyngitis, GERD, vaginitis, PID, lipid disorders, hypertension, diabetes, depression, and anxiety. Coverage of several clinical issues --- such as osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and guidelines for screening Pap smears --- has been extensively revised based on current standards of evaluation and therapy. Changes affecting diagnosis are included for several conditions, including hepatitis A, B, and C; GERD; H. pylori infection; and syncope.

Family Practice And Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination Review Questions And Strategies

Author : Jill E Winland-Brown
ISBN : 9780803669581
Genre : Medical
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Gain the extra advantage on your ANP or FNP exam with an effective plan of action. Preparation and practice make perfect! The questions in the book and online parallel the domains and content areas of the actual exams. Each question has been carefully reviewed and updated by recent exam takers to ensure accuracy and revised to conform to the style and difficulty levels on the certification examinations. Answers and in-depth rationales at the end of each chapter advance your mastery and understanding.

Child And Family Assessment

Author : Ian Wilkinson
ISBN : 9781134704170
Genre : Psychology
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Child and Family Assessment is based on Ian Wilkinson's extensive experience of working with troubled children and families over the last twenty years. This completely revised and updated edition of Family Assessment (Gardner Press, 1993) combines a clear summary of current knowledge with practical, detailed and adaptable procedures for practitioner use. Part one reviews the literature on child and family assessment; part two discusses the practical issues involved and provides detailed guidelines for practitioners; a final part examines the relationship between clinical practice, assessment and science with respect to children and families. Written from an eclectic point of view in a clear and precise style, using common sense terms, this book will be an essential guide for all those in the helping professions, including therapists, psychologists, doctors, nurses, social workers and lawyers.

Issues In Family Medicine Research And Practice 2012 Edition

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ISBN : 9781481647946
Genre : Medical
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Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about General Medicine. The editors have built Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about General Medicine in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Family Medicine Research and Practice: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Medical Management Of Diabetes Mellitus

Author : William T. Cefalu
ISBN : 1420001639
Genre : Medical
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This book is a how-to manual for practicing physicians and health care providers, nurse educators, nutritionists, and physicians in training in the management of persons with diabetes mellitus. Experts with strong clinical and teaching backgrounds provide up-to-date recom-mendations and rationale of the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to diabetes mellitus and its multiorgan micro- and macrovascular complications for patients of all ages. Gives five practical guidelines for nutrition therapy that supplies realistic recommendations! With contributions from nearly 60 clinicians who reveal a constellation of disorders with different signs, symptoms, clinical characteristics, and therapies, Medical Management of Diabetes Mellitus reviews the autoimmune process and genetics of type 1 and type 2 diabetes offers an overview of the medications that impair glucose metabolism causing hypo- or hyperglycemia covers pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and diagnosis with specialized laboratory tests surveys therapeutic modalities, their mechanisms of action, and rationale for use focuses on outcomes and how they are tracked stresses early detection and therapy of end-organ complications discusses the effect of intensive diabetes management on reducing retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy considers incorporating psychiatric techniques into the treatment of diabetes compares and contrasts diabetes in children, adults, and the elderly and more! Containing over 850 references, tables, drawings, and photographs, Medical Management of Diabetes Mellitus is a cross-disciplinary reference perfect for family practice physicians, internists, pediatricians, endocrinologists, pharmacologists, nutritionists, physiologists, dietitians, obesity specialists, psychiatrists, and medical school students in these disciplines.

The Principles And Practice Of Primary Care And Family Medicine

Author : John Fry
ISBN : 9781315345949
Genre : Medical
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Guidelines are powerful instruments of assistance to clinicians capable of extending the clinical roles of nurses and pharmacists. Purchasers and managers perceive them as technological tools guaranteeing treatment quality. Guidelines also offer mechanisms by which doctors and other health care professionals can be made more accountable to their patients. But how can clinicians tell whether a guideline has authority and whether or not it should be followed? Does the law protect doctors who comply with guidelines? Are guideline developers liable for faulty advice? This timely book provides a comprehensive and accessible analysis of the many medical and legal issues arising from the current explosion of clinical guidelines. Featuring clear summaries of relevant UK US and Commonwealth case law it is vital reading for all doctors health care workers managers purchasers patients and lawyers.

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