The Family Practice Desk Reference

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Charles E. Driscoll, Edward T. Bope
AMA Press, 2003 - Medical - 1035 pages
The Family Practice Desk Reference, Fourth Edition: The Perfect Companion for Time-Pressed Physicians Packed with a wealth of updated information in a concise, easy-to-use format, The Family Practice Desk Reference, Fourth Edition is the perfect resource for time-pressed physicians. This comprehensive guide contains more than 700 charts, tables, illustrations and algorithms that put important clinical information right at your fingertips. Fully updated chapters cover a full spectrum of conditions, helping you provide the best possible care for your patients from infancy through end of life. Improved organizational features make The Family Practice Desk Reference more user-friendly. A standardized layout and a tightened, detailed index gives you quick access to the information you need. Organized by conditions, each chapter presents symptoms using differential diagnosis tables, lab values, and diagnostics. This new edition contains expanded information on ambulatory surgery and obstetrics, as well as STD treatment protocols, more detail on sleep disorders, an expanded section on primary care of the HIV-infected patient, and new guidelines for treatment of middle ear effusion. Written by two distinguished family physicians who understand the realities of day-to-day practice, this compact guide provides the latest, most thorough medical guidelines and references. The most current, inclusive family medicine guide is now also the easiest to use. Staying on top of evolving medical guidelines is no easy job. But as a family physician, you have to do it every day. Now there's a new way for you to get the clinical information you want with the speed you need. The Family Practice Desk Reference, Fourth Edition, consolidates the latest, most essential medical information in an easy-to-use format that puts everything at your fingertips. Packed with more than 700 charts, tables, illustrations, and algorithms

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