ABC of Medically Unexplained Symptoms

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Christopher Burton
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 20, 2012 - Medical - 88 pages
This brand new title addresses the complex issues faced by primary health care practitioners in treating and managing patients with ‘medically unexplained symptoms'. It aims to develop guidelines and principles to help identify patients with medically unexplained symptoms, as they are typically underdiagnosed, and to manage symptoms more effectively with active patient involvement.

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Myopic, misguided and potentially harmful. Uses discredited information.

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Women are more likely to have medically unexplained symptoms because we haven’t spent any money researching their diseases.

Contents

Considering Depression and Anxiety
10
Headache
27
Widespread Musculoskeletal Pain
40
Cognitive Approaches to Treatment
56
Behavioural Approaches to Treatment
60
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About the ABC series

The new ABC series has been thoroughly updated, offering a fresh look, layout and features throughout, helping you to access information and deliver the best patient care. The newly designed books remain an essential reference tool for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors and those in primary care, designed to address the concerns of general practitioners and provide effective study aids for doctors in training.

Now offering over 70 titles, this extensive series provides you with a quick and dependable reference on a range of topics in all the major specialities. Each book in the new series now offers links to further information and articles, and a new dedicated website provides you with even more support.

The ABC series is the essential and dependable source of up-to-date information for all practitioners and students in general practice.

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