Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice

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Ruth Ballweg, Sherry Stolberg, Edward M. Sullivan
Saunders, 1999 - Medical - 863 pages
Here's the 2nd Edition of the popular resource that covers everything from the general history and context of physician assisting to the clinical skills PAs must learn. Provides guidance in history taking, physical exam techniques, and case presentations, and also covers professional issues of stress, health care financing, and more. Contains strong coverage of pharmacology -- including drug selection, patient education, placebos, and prescriptive practice. This edition presents extensive updates in the chapters covering the role of the PA in emergency medicine and obstetrics and gynecology.

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