20 Common Problems in Preventive Health Care
Addresses all aspects of preventive medicine--risk assessment, risk reduction, screening, and immunization-chemoprophylaxis--as it applies to patients of all ages. Prevention problems are presented by age group and include: lead poisoning, newborn metabolic screening, and Anemia in infants and children; STD diagnosis, treatment, and prevention in teens; and diabetes screening, Pap smears, prostate cancer screening, alchohol and drug abuse, and coronary artery disease in adults.
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