Textbook of Family Medicine E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2007 - Family medicine - 1604 pages
This text has been admired for as long as Family Medicine has been a recognized specialty. Edited by the legendary Robert E. Rakel, MD, this superb 7th edition continues to break new ground.
  • Includes materials to help hone your clinical skills and prepare for the ABFP boards and SPEX exams.
  • Highlights especially important points of diagnosis and therapy in the case section of book.
  • Provides Best Evidence Recommendations boxes to promote greater reliability of information.
  • Offers a free CD-rom containing video clips of diabetes testing, stress test and all the illustrations from the book!
  • Contains new chapters on complementary and alternative medicine.
  • Takes a fresh new approach to evidence based medicine in clinical practice.
  • Uses a visually appealing, functional 4-color design and a full-color insert.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Family Physician
3
Chapter 2 Developing Optimal Healing Environments in Family Medicine
15
Chapter 3 The Familys Influence on Health
25
Chapter 4 Psychosocial Influences on Health
35
Chapter 5 Practicing Biopsychosocial Medicine
42
Chapter 6 Domestic Violence
47
Chapter 7 Care of the Elderly
67
Chapter 8 Care of the Dying Patient
107
Chapter 37 Contraception
689
Chapter 38 Interpretation of the Electrocardiogram
705
Chapter 39 Cardiovascular Disease
735
Chapter 40 Emergency Medicine
807
Chapter 41 Sports Medicine
835
Chapter 42 Orthopedics
857
Chapter 43 Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Problems
915
Chapter 44 Dermatology
955

Chapter 9 Ethics in Family Practice
127
Chapter 10 The Periodic Health Examination
139
Chapter 11 Preventive Health Care
159
Chapter 12 EvidenceBased Medicine
185
Applying EvidenceBased Medicine in Practice
203
Chapter 14 Electronic Health Records andHealth Information Technology
209
ANew Dimension of Integrative Care
223
Chapter 17 Herbs and Other Dietary Supplements
243
Chapter 19 Patient Education
285
Chapter 20 Interviewing Techniques
293
Chapter 21 Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Acuteand Chronic Pain
305
Chapter 22 Infectious Diseases
317
Chapter 23 Care of the Adult HIV1Infected Patient
353
Chapter 24 Pulmonary Medicine
375
Chapter 25 Otorhinolaryngology
413
Chapter 26 Allergy
463
Chapter 27 Parasitology
477
Chapter 28 Travel Medicine
491
Chapter 29 Obstetrics
497
Chapter 30 Care of the Newborn
535
Chapter 31 Growth and Development
555
Chapter 32 Childhood and Adolescence
585
Chapter 33 Behavioral Problems in Childrenand Adolescents
611
Chapter 34 Office Surgery
627
Chapter 35 Perioperative Care
653
Chapter 36 Gynecology
669
Chapter 45 Diabetes Mellitus
989
Chapter 46 Endocrinology
1021
Chapter 47 Obesity
1075
Chapter 48 Nutrition and Family Medicine
1089
Chapter 49 Gastroenterology
1115
Chapter 50 Oncology for the Primary Care Physician
1173
Chapter 51 Hematology
1191
Chapter 52 Urinary Tract Disorders
1217
Chapter 53 Ophthalmology
1253
Chapter 54 Neurology
1283
Chapter 55 Medical Human Sexuality inFamily Medicine Practice
1335
Chapter 56 Clinical Genetics
1357
Chapter 57 Anxiety Disorders
1371
Chapter 58 Depression
1387
Chapter 59 Crisis Intervention Trauma and Disasters
1399
Chapter 60 Personality Disorders
1411
Chapter 61 The Somatic Patient
1427
Chapter 62 Dementia
1435
Chapter 63 Alcohol Abuse
1445
Chapter 64 Nicotine Addiction
1457
Chapter 65 Substance Use Disorders
1473
Chapter 66 Interpreting Laboratory Tests
1485
Appendices
1515
Index
1519
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