20 Common Problems in Primary Care

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Barry D. Weiss
McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, 1999 - Medical - 592 pages
A key part of your success in primary care is successfully managing the most common problems you see every day. This book can help. 20 COMMON PROBLEMS focuses on the most commonly seen cases in primary practice and foreach gives you an in-depth review od pthatophysiology, patient evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, and patient education.
Asy ou read ..., helpful icons highlight the key information you need: reviews incidence and provides a thoughtful overview of each problempresents the principal diagnoses, then systematically leads through the differential of eachexamines typical presentation in the patientemphasizes key points of the patient history including which questions to asktakes you step-by-step through the physical examrecommends ancillary tests and lab work to ordersummarizes treatment options and adds a detailed treatment algorithmalerts you to themost common errors made in diagnosis and treatment.

For each problem you'll also review important considerations of family dynamics, patient education, emerging concepts, alternative therapies, and much more.

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CIGARETTESMOKING
3
OBESITY
27
HYPERTENSION
51
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