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Family Medicine

Principles and Practice

Editors: Paulman, P., Taylor, R.B., Paulman, A.A., Nasir, L.S. (Eds.)

  • Vastly updates on the previous edition with new topics and information relevant to daily practice
  • Provides an invaluable working tool for students, practicing physicians, and nurse practitioners/PAs
  • Comprises a high quality work from authoritative volume editors
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About this book

The seventh edition of this classic reference book has been vastly updated from its previous edition to reflect the many changes in clinical medicine since 2003. Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition, is a must-have reference for medical students, residents and practicing physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants actively involved in patient care.

New topics included in this edition include: recent changes in screening requirements and immunization schedules; new antibiotics used in primary care; inflammatory biomarkers in diagnosis and management of common diseases; personality disorders; the patient-centered medical home; electronic health records in office practice; chronic pain management; pediatric and adolescent obesity; pelvic pain syndromes; concussion in sports and other trauma; health literacy; venous thromboembolic disease; management of opiate dependence; vaginal birth after cesarean section; autism spectrum disorders and Asperger syndrome; older drivers, dementia and safety; infections with public health significance; and managing mentally ill patients in primary care.

This book is organized into short, focused chapters almost exclusively dedicated to topics relevant to daily practice. All lead authors are themselves accomplished family physicians who can specifically address the needs, concerns, and interests of this crucial profession.

About the authors

Dr. Robert B. Taylor is a luminary in the field of family medicine. He has edited or authored more than 25 books, 100 textbook chapters, and nearly 200 research papers, articles, and other publications. A professor emeritus of the Department of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University, Dr. Taylor is also a Charter Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, served on the board of directors of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, and belongs to the World Organization of Family Doctors. In 2003, he was given the Award for Lifetime Contributions to Family Medicine by the AAFP.

Dr. Paul Paulman is a professor and director of predoctoral education in the Department of Family Medicine at University of Nebraska Medical Center. In addition, he is the Assistant Dean for Clinical Skills and Quality in the College of Medicine. He received the Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity award for 2010. Dr. Paulman is a supervising faculty member for medical students’ rural healthcare experience in Jamaica and was one of the founders of the SHARING Clinic, designed to aid the medically indigent in the Omaha area. He has published numerous books, book chapters, and journal articles.

Reviews

“The authors and editors deserve a large amount of praise for the amount of material collected herein. Spanning nearly 2,000 pages, they have provided an up-to-date, readable update of the field. … Each chapter is well organized and clearly written; brief enough to read at a sitting … . Some of the material is clearly organized so as to be readily accessible to the practitioner, such as the material on care of acute lacerations, bites and stings.” (Omar Khan, Family Medicine, Vol. 50 (1), January, 2018)


Buy this book

Print + eBook $899.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-04415-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
Print $599.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-04413-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
eReference $599.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-04414-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Family Medicine
Book Subtitle
Principles and Practice
Editors
  • Paul Paulman
  • Robert B Taylor
  • Audrey A. Paulman
  • Laeth S. Nasir
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-319-04415-6
Print ISBN
978-3-319-04413-2
eReference ISBN
978-3-319-04414-9
Edition Number
7
Number of Pages
XXXVIII, 1865
Number of Illustrations and Tables
77 b/w illustrations, 98 illustrations in colour
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