Family Medicine

Principles and Practice

Editors: Taylor, R.B., David, A.K., Johnson, T.A.J., Phillips, D.M., Scherger, J.E. (Eds.)

  • Providing crystal clear guidelines for diagnosing and managing the common acute and chronic problems regularly encountered by the family practitioner

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Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 5th edition is a comprehensive reference source providing crystal clear guidelines for diagnosing and managing the common acute and chronic problems regularly encountered by the Family Practitioner. The expanded fifth edition will utilize a similar format to the fourth edition, but will include new chapters and material on: health promotion, population based health care, genetic disorders, somatization disorders, care of the dying patient, disorders of the breast, breast cancer, developmental issues and behavioral problems of adolescents, smoking cessation, nutrition, and enlightened discussions of controversial topics such as managed care and ethical issues. There will also be a new section on Family Practice Applications including: Clinical Guidelines and Information Management in Clinical Practice with the latest information on computers in diagnosis and management, electronic medical records, and quality assurance. All editors and primary chapter authors are practicing family physicians, giving the reader the advantage of the family medicine experience and viewpoint on every issue. This volume encompasses both the latest developments in family medicine as well as serving as a single-source reference for practitioners.

Table of contents (130 chapters)

  • Family Medicine: Current Issues and Future Practice

    Taylor, Robert B.

    Pages 1-5

  • Human Development and Aging

    Brummel-Smith, Kenneth

    Pages 6-12

  • Approach to the Patient

    Squier, Harriet A. (et al.)

    Pages 13-18

  • Sociocultural Issues in Health Care

    Fernandez, Enrique S. (et al.)

    Pages 19-25

  • Families and Health

    Baird, Macaran A. (et al.)

    Pages 26-31

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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Family Medicine
Book Subtitle
Principles and Practice
Editors
  • A.K. David
  • T.A.Jr. Johnson
  • D.M. Phillips
  • J.E. Scherger
  • Robert B Taylor
Copyright
1998
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4757-2947-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4757-2947-4
Edition Number
5
Number of Pages
LXI, 1194
Topics