Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice, Volume 434

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Steven H. Woolf, Steven Jonas, Robert S. Lawrence
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1996 - Health & Fitness - 618 pages
This is the only text organized by risk factors - the same as those your patients present in the clinical setting. This valuable book reviews the recommendations from the newly revised U.S. Task Force 'Guide to Clinical Preventive Services' and provides step-by-step instructions on how to put prevention into your practice.
 

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Contents

Principles of Risk Assessment
3
What to Ask About
20
Where to Look for Preclinical Disease
49
Laboratory Screening Tests
85
section
143
Counseling and Adjunctive Treatment
163
Exercise
176
Weight Management
217
What to Do with Abnormal Screening Test Results
354
Immunizations
388
Chemoprophylaxis
426
SelfExamination of the Breasts Skin and Testes
437
What Not to Do and Why
448
section three
465
How to Organize a Practice for the Development and Delivery
483
Providing Preventive Care in the Public Health Department
505

Injun Prevention
233
Family Planning through Reversible Contraception
258
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
273
Alcohol and Other Drugs
291
Exposure to Ultraviolet Light and the Prevention of Skin Disease
303
Oral Health
315
Functional Status and Mental Health
335
Reimbursement for Preventive Services
525
ComputerAssisted Decision Making and Reminder Systems
543
Ethical Issues in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
554
Future of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
569
Recommendations of the U S Preventive Services Task Force
579
Index
593
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