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CURRENT PRACTICE GUIDELINES in PRIMARY CARE 2009,9780071601337

CURRENT PRACTICE GUIDELINES in PRIMARY CARE 2009

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9th
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9780071601337

ISBN10:
0071601333
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/20/2008
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Professional
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Summary

Today's Best Practice In Your Pocket .This handy, pocket-sized guide draws information from many sources and presents them in an easy-to-use, comprehensive package for use by any primary care clinician. It offers quick-access to the latest guidelines for the most appropriate preventive services, screening methods, and treatment approaches commonly encountered in the outpatient setting. ..Features:.. Updated annually. Screening, prevention, and treatment guidelines for more than 60 common outpatient conditions. Content drawn from the most reliable sources: government agencies, medical and scientific organizations, and expert panels. Easy-to-follow guideline-based algorithms speed clinical decision-making. Immunization schedule for children. Website addresses for U.S. government agencies and professional organizations ..NEW TO THIS EDITION: . Major updates to disease management guidelines. More international guidelines. Appendix of Guidelines in Perspective identifying areas of discordance and where new directions are emerging .

Author Biography

Ralph Gonzales, MD, MSPH
.Professor of Medicine
.Division of General Internal Medicine
.University of California, San Francisco,.San Francisco, CA

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Jean S. Kutner, MD, MSPH
.Associate Professor of Medicine And Division Head
.Division of General Internal Medicine
.University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
.Denver, CO

...

Table of Contents

A Report Card on U.S. Health Care Delivery
Preface
Abbreviations List

1. Disease Screening

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Alcohol Abuse & Dependence
Anemia
Attention-Getting/Hyperactivity Disorder
Cancer
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Chlamydial Infection
Cholesterol & Lipid Disorders
Coronary Artery Disease
Dementia
Depression
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
Diabetes Mellitus
Falls in the Elderly
Family Violence & Abuse
Gonorrhea, Asymptomatic Infection
Hearing Impairment
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis B Virus
Hepatitis C Virus
Herpes Simplex, Genital
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Hypertension
Kidney Disease, Chronic
Lead Poisoning
Obesity
Osteoporosis
Speech & Language Delay
Syphilis
Thyroid Disease
Tobacco Use
Tuberculosis, Latent
Visual Impairment, Glaucoma, or Cataract

Disease Prevention

Primary Prevention of Cancer: NCI Evidence Summary
Diabetes, Type 2
Endocarditis
Falls in the Elderly
Hypertension
Myocardial Infarction
Osteoporotic Hip Fracture
Stroke

Disease Management

Alcohol Dependence
Asthma
Atrial Fibrulation
Cancer Survivorship
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Cataract in Adults
Cholesterol & Lipid Management
COPD Management
Coronary Artery Disease
Depression
Diabetes Mellitus
Heart Failure
Hypertension
Metabolic Syndrome
Obesity Management
Osteoporosis Management
Palliative & End-of-Life Care
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation
Perioperative Pulmonary Assessment
Pneumonia, Community-Acquired
Pregnancy
Tobacco Cessation
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
Urinary Tract Infections in Women

Appendices

Appendix I: Screening Instruments
Appendix II: Functional Assessment Screening in the Elderly
Appendix III: Screening and Prevention Guidelines in Perspective
Appendix IV: 95th Percentile of Blood Pressure
Appendix V: Body Mass Index Conversion Table
Appendix VI: Cardiac Risk--Framingham Study
Appendix VII: Estimate of 10-Year Stroke Risk
Appendix VIII: Immunization Schedules
Appendix IX: Professional Societies & Governmental Agencies Acronyms & Internet Sites

Index



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