Blackwell's Primary Care Essentials: The Complete Guide

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Blackwell Pub., 2002 - Medical - 882 pages
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Completely revised and updated, this is your resource for fast and easy access to the most important primary care information. The fourth edition contains over 6000 fact-specific references and clinical pearls. Extensively indexed for quick reference and written in medical doc-talk with current standard medical abbreviations and reference table, emphasis is mostly put on commonly encountered disorders.

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Great succinct primary care resource book.
Each disease is broken into cause, epidemiology, pathophysiology, symptoms, signs, complications, investigations & treatments.
All are evidence based with good references, although being a 2003 book, may not be up to date in some areas.  

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Daniel K. Onion, MD, MPH, FACP, is Director of the Maine–Dartmouth Family Practice Residency Program in Augusta, Maine, and Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and did his residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington. Dr. Onion has trained physicians and practiced in Maine for 25 years.

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