Essential Practice Guidelines in Primary Care

Essential Practice Guidelines in Primary Care

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This new volume in the Current Clinical Practice (TM) series puts the most important evidence-based, nationally recognized clinical guidelines together in one place. As a result, busy clinicians can go to one source when, in the care of a patient, a question arises that is best answered by an existing clinical guideline. The chapters are written by world leaders in their respective fields. This book has been constructed with the busy clinician in mind.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 388 pages
  • 160 x 230 x 34mm | 621.43g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007 ed.
  • 62 Tables, black and white; 13 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 388 p. 13 illus.
  • 1588295087
  • 9781588295088
  • 2,459,271

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From the reviews: "Audience: Primary care physicians, residents, medical students, as well as faculty members involved in their education and training. ... This book is an excellent summary of the most important evidence-based, nationally recognized, clinical guidelines, with aim to improve the quality of medical care. It represents understandable, useful, easy to implement, one source for questions arises that is best answered by an existing clinical guideline. Together with electronic (PDA) version, should facilitate the implementation of nationally recognized clinical guidelines by primary care physicians." (Mirjana Huic, Croatian Medical Journal, October, 2007)show more

Table of contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION CARDIOLOGY Chapter 1: Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (Epstein) Chapter 2: Hyperlipidemia (Cohen/Skolnik) Chapter 3: Management of Newly Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation - A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians (Schneider) Chapter 4:Antithrombotic Therapy for Venous Thromboembolic Disease (Samraj) Chapter 5: Antithrombotic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation, Valvular Heart Disease, Management of Elevated INRs and Perioperative Management (Schneider) Chapter 6: Prevention of Bacterial Endocarditis (Schneider) RESPIRATORY Chapter 7: Clinical Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma (Gagnon/Skolnik) INFECTIOUS DISEASE Chapter 8: Community Acquired Pneumonia And Health-Care Associated Pneumonia Clinical Guidelines (Russell) Chapter 9: Diagnosis and Management of Otitis Media - Joint Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Family Physicians (Neill) Chapter 10: Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Treatment of Nonspecific Upper Respiratory Infections, Rhinosinusitis, and Acute Bronchitis in Adults (Degnan/Skolnik) Chapter 11: Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis - The Infectious Disease Society of America (Napoletano) Chapter 12: Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease (Albert/Skolnik/Neill) Chapter 13: Adult Immunizations (Fissell/Skolnik) Chapter 14: Rabies Prevention (Skolnik) Chapter 15: Practice Guidelines For The Management Of Infectious Diarrhea (Fenstemacher) Chapter 16: Tuberculosis Testing And Treatment Of Latent Infection (Fenstemacher) ENDOCRINOLOGY Chapter 17: Screening for Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women (Neill) GYNECOLOGY Chapter 18: ManagingAbnormal Cervical Cytology And Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia: 2001 Consensus Guidelines (Clouse) NEUROLOGY Chapter 19: Dementia (Carberg) Chapter 20: Diagnosis and Treatment of Migraine Headaches (Neill) Chapter 21: Concussion Guidelines in Athletes (Webner) Chapter 22: Restless Legs Syndrome (Clark) PSYCHIATRY Chapter 23: Depression - Pharmacological Treatment (Sutherland) Chapter 24: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of the School-Aged Child With Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (Neill) Chapter 25: Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Patients with Delirium (Schneider) Chapter 26: Panic Disorder (Schneider)show more

Review Text

From the reviews: "Audience: Primary care physicians, residents, medical students, as well as faculty members involved in their education and training. ... This book is an excellent summary of the most important evidence-based, nationally recognized, clinical guidelines, with aim to improve the quality of medical care. It represents understandable, useful, easy to implement, one source for questions arises that is best answered by an existing clinical guideline. Together with electronic (PDA) version, should facilitate the implementation of nationally recognized clinical guidelines by primary care physicians." (Mirjana Huic, Croatian Medical Journal, October, 2007)show more