CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2017

Author: Jacob David
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 125986071X
Release Date: 2017-01-11
Genre: Medical

Today’s Best Practices in Your Pocket! Guidelines for the most common outpatient conditions – in a NEW user-friendly outline format! A Doody's Core Title for 2017! CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2017 has been reformatted into an easy-to-use outline to provide you with quick access to screening, prevention, and treatment guidelines for the common outpatient conditions. Content is drawn from a wide array of recommendations from government agencies, expert panels, medical specialty organizations, and other professional and scientific organizations. Each topic is carefully selected for relevance to the office practice of ambulatory medicine, and the text overflows with clinical pearls, easy-to-apply take home points, and guideline-based algorithms designed to simplify clinical decision-making. • Every topic updated • NEW user-friendly outline format speeds you to most current screening, prevention, and management guidelines • The perfect balance between brevity and clinical necessity – exactly the amount of information you need – no more, less • Authoritative content drawn from government agencies, medical and scientific organizations, and expert panels • Carefully selected for relevance to the office practice of ambulatory medicine • Easy-to-apply take-home points are perfect for busy clinicians • Clinical pearls for all healthcare providers • Spans all areas of general medicine • Website addresses for U.S. government agencies and professional societies • Updated evidence-based content

CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2018

Author: Joseph S. Esherick
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781260031072
Release Date: 2018-01-12
Genre: Medical

Guidelines and recommendations for the most common outpatient conditions – from sources you can trust! •The most current disease screening, prevention, and management recommendations at your fingertips•Consolidates information from nationally recognized government agencies, medical and scientific organizations, and expert panels into concise, easy-to-apply guidelines•Covers primary care topics in both the ambulatory and hospital settings•Carefully selected for relevance to everyday practice •The perfect balance between brevity and clinical necessity – exactly the amount of information a busy clinician needs – no more, no less•Spans all areas of general medicine•Website addresses for U.S. government agencies and professional societies•Updated evidence-based content

Essential Practice Guidelines in Primary Care

Author: Neil S. Skolnik
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781597453134
Release Date: 2007-11-19
Genre: Medical

This new volume in the Current Clinical PracticeTM 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.

CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2016

Author: Joseph S. Esherick
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 1259585468
Release Date: 2016-01-07
Genre: Medical

Guidelines for more than 60 common outpatient conditions drawn from the most reliable sources CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2016 provides you with quick access to screening, prevention, and treatment guidelines for more than 60 common outpatient conditions. Content is drawn from a wide array of recommendations from government agencies, expert panels, medical specialty organizations, and other professional and scientific organizations. CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2016 contains more than thirty brand-new topics that healthcare providers must know, making this an essential clinical companion in the primary care setting. Each topic is carefully selected for relevance to the office practice of ambulatory medicine, and the text overflows with clinical pearls, easy-to-apply take home points, and guideline-based algorithms designed to simplify clinical decision-making. Spans all areas of general outpatient medicine Updated evidence-based content Website addresses for U.S. government agencies and professional societies More than thirty new topics offer the latest clinical perspectives on primary care practice

CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2013

Author: Joseph S. Esherick
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071797511
Release Date: 2013-02-22
Genre: Medical

SUMMARIES OF THE PRACTICE GUIDELINES MOST RELEVANT TO DAILY CLINICAL PRACTICE--AT YOUR FINGERTIPS AND READY TO IMPLEMENT Spans all areas of general outpatient medicine 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 Convenient, carry-anywhere size puts today's best practices in your pocket Website addresses for U.S. government agencies and professional organizations Updated immunization schedules for all age groups New evidence and references Contains 33 new chapters Includes updates to many other primary care topics Perfect for residents, family physicians, internists, and all other clinicians who care for patients

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment Study Guide

Author: Gene Quinn
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071799782
Release Date: 2013-08-22
Genre: Medical

Case-based coverage of 80 must-know diseases and disorders Add the expertise of CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment to your exam review! For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient care, there's a LANGE book that guarantees success. Derived from CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, the world's most popular annual medical book, this unique study guide delivers case analysis of 80 of the most common topics in internal medicine. It provides a comprehensive and well organized synopsis of each topic, making it an essential study partner for a variety of examinations, including the USMLE Step 2, medicine clerkship shelf exams, ABIM internal medicine boards and recertification exams, adult and family nurse practitioner certification examination, and physician assistant national certifying exam. For practitioners, this quick reference covers patient care for 80 of the clinical problems they are most likely to encounter in daily practice. Each topic covered in CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment Study Guide is presented in a consistent, easy-to-read, in-depth manner that emphasizes problem solving. The topics were carefully selected based on their importance to the field of internal medicine and are designed to enhance your ability to think through a typical case in a logical, step-by-step fashion. Each topic includes a typical patient presentation and: Learning Objectives Salient Features Symptoms and Signs Differential Diagnosis Laboratory, Radiology, and Procedural Findings Treatment Outcomes When to Refer and When to Admit PubMed references to the most current and pertinent MEDLINE articles There is no easier or faster way to sharpen your understanding of key concepts in clinical reasoning and problem solving, and to brush up on essential clinical facts than this one-of-a-kind case-based review. CASE-BASED COVERAGE THAT SPANS THE FULL SPECTRUM OF INTERNAL MEDICINE Skin Disorders Pulmonary/Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders Heart/Hypertension/Lipid Disorders Hematologic Disorders Gastrointestinal/Liver/Pancreas Disorders Gynecologic/Urologic Disorders Musculoskeletal Disorders Kidney/Electrolyte Disorders Nervous System/Psychiatric Disorders Endocrine/Metabolic Disorders Infectious Disorders

Family Practice Guidelines

Author: Jill C Cash, Msn Apn Fnp-BC
Publisher:
ISBN: 0826177115
Release Date: 2017-01-15
Genre:

Winner, Third Place, AJN Book of the Year Awards 2014, Advanced Practice Nursing Praise for the Second Edition: "This is a wonderful book for both novice and experienced physician assistants and nurse practitioners. This latest edition will see frequent use in your daily practice." Score: 100, 5 stars Doody's Medical Reviews This bible of family practice for primary care students and clinicians provides current national practice guidelines for professional standards of care across the life span. Concise and clearly organized, the resource features detailed, step-by-step instructions for physical examinations and diagnostic testing in the outpatient setting, information on health promotion, care guidelines, dietary information, information on culturally responsive care, patient resources, and abundant patient education handouts. This fourth edition is updated to include new evidence-based guidelines for rheumatology, public health (featuring updated information on substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, and lesbian health), the sport physical exam and interventions, endocrinology, the 2015 Beers Criteria, new CDC recommendations for health maintenance, PTSD assessment and management, restless legs syndrome, sexual dysfunction treatment, and psychiatric disorders. Several new and updated patient teaching guides with printable education points add to the book s outstanding utility as a thorough and reliable clinical resource. Each of the 268 diagnoses includes definition, incidence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common complaints, signs/symptoms, subjective data, physical exam and diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and a care plan. New to the Fourth Edition: New and Updated Guidelines for: Rheumatology: Polymyalgia rheumatica, Sjogrens syndome, psoriatic arthopathy, pseudogout (calcium pyorphosphate dihydrate), ankylosing spondolitis, reactive arthritis, Raynaud s syndrome Public Health: Substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, lesbian health Sports Exam: Assessment and treatment 2015 Beers Criteria CDC Recommendations: Vaccine and cancer screening Endocrinology: Diabetes management and new FDA-approved medications JNC-8 Guidelines for Hypertension Neurology: PTSD and restless legs syndrome management Sexual dysfunction Bipolar and other behavioral health disorders New and updated teaching guides Key Features: Presents information for 268 disorders in consistent format for ease of use Highlights key considerations with Practice Pointers Provides individual care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients Includes 138 printable Patient Teaching guides Offers 18 procedure guidelines and routine health maintenance guidelines "

Pocket Primary Care

Author: Meghan M. Kiefer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451128260
Release Date: 2014-03-06
Genre: Medical

"Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized loose-leaf is created in the style of Pocket Medicine by providing key clinical data for students and residents and focuses on patient care in the outpatient setting. Pocket Primary Care is a handy summary of key clinical information designed to form the basis of an individual's pocket notebook or to be integrated into one's own notebook. Includes areas of: preventive medicine, cardiovascular, dermatology, endocrine, gastrointestinal, hematology, infectious disease, musculoskeletal, neurology, ophthalmology/ ENT, psychiatry/social, pulmonary, renal/urology, special populations, women's health, men's health, and geriatric"--Provided by publisher.

Primary Care

Author: Terry Mahan Buttaro
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323075855
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Medical

Written by and for Nurse Practitioners from a unique collaborative perspective, Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice, 4th Edition, prepares you to provide care for all of the major disorders of adults seen in the outpatient setting. Evidence-based content reflects the latest guidelines for primary care of hundreds of conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, and sexually transmitted infections. Now in full color, the 4th Edition includes chapters on emerging topics such as genetics, obesity, lifestyle management, and emergency preparedness. Combining a special blend of academic and clinical expertise, the author team provides a practical text/reference that promotes a truly collaborative primary care practice. Comprehensive, evidence-based content incorporates the latest standardized guidelines for primary care in today's fast-paced, collaborative environment. Unique! A collaborative perspective, reflecting the key roles of NPs, MDs, PAs, PharmDs, and others, promotes seamless continuity of care. A consistent format from chapter to chapters facilitates learning and clinical reference value. Diagnostics and Differential Diagnosis boxes provide a quick reference for diagnosing disorders and helping to develop effective management plans. Physician Consultation icons highlight situations or conditions in which consultation is either recommended or necessary. Emergency Referral icons identify signs and symptoms that indicate the need for immediate referral to an emergency facility. Co-management with Specialists discussions help you provide truly collaborative care in the outpatient setting. Complementary and alternative therapies are addressed where supported by solid research evidence. NEW Inclusion of evidence-based guidelines for such topics as hypertension, diabetes, advanced cardiac life support, coronary artery disease, and sexually transmitted infections equips you to provide state-of-the-science primary care in these key areas. An expanded emphasis on caring for the elderly, italicized for easy identification, equips you to provide high-quality care for our aging population. NEW Obesity and Weight Management chapter explores the causes of and risk factors for obesity, and provides in-depth strategies for its management and prevention. NEW Genetic Considerations in Primary Care chapter helps you look at primary care with a genetic perspective, focusing on risk assessment, family history-taking, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing. NEW Lifestyle Management chapter offers guidelines for helping patients to increase their quality and length of life through nutrition and diet, smoking cessation, avoidance of lifestyle-related illnesses, and curbing domestic violence. NEW Emergency Preparedness, Recognition, and Response in Primary Care chapter addresses the emerging role of primary care providers in responding to outbreaks, pandemics, and disasters. NEW Neuropsychological Evaluation chapter explains when to refer patients with cognitive difficulties for neuropsychological testing. NEW Environmental Allergies chapter addresses increasingly common allergy complaints. NEW full-color design makes the text easier to read and easier to use, with key assessment findings shown in true-to-life color photos.

Adult Gerontology Practice Guidelines

Author: Jill C. Cash
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826127624
Release Date: 2015-06-26
Genre: Medical

The first book to encompass adult-gerontology practice guidelines for primary care, this is a comprehensive resource designed for health care practitioners taking the new Adult-Gero NP certification course and exam. This user-friendly reference provides current national practice guidelines for delivering high quality primary health care to adults and older patients in the outpatient setting, along with specific care guidelines for adult, pregnant, and older adult patients. The book delivers information on the physical exam, diagnostic testing, health promotion including dietary concerns, procedure guidelines, and national resources, and includes extensive patient teaching guides with printable education points.

Primary Care

Author: Terry Mahan Buttaro
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323075015
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Written by and for Nurse Practitioners from a unique collaborative perspective, Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice, 4th Edition, prepares you to provide care for all of the major disorders of adults seen in the outpatient setting. Evidence-based content reflects the latest guidelines for primary care of hundreds of conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, and sexually transmitted infections. Now in full color, the 4th Edition includes chapters on emerging topics such as genetics, obesity, lifestyle management, and emergency preparedness. Combining a special blend of academic and clinical expertise, the author team provides a practical text/reference that promotes a truly collaborative primary care practice. Comprehensive, evidence-based content incorporates the latest standardized guidelines for primary care in today's fast-paced, collaborative environment. Unique! A collaborative perspective, reflecting the key roles of NPs, MDs, PAs, PharmDs, and others, promotes seamless continuity of care. A consistent format from chapter to chapters facilitates learning and clinical reference value. Diagnostics and Differential Diagnosis boxes provide a quick reference for diagnosing disorders and helping to develop effective management plans. Physician Consultation icons highlight situations or conditions in which consultation is either recommended or necessary. Emergency Referral icons identify signs and symptoms that indicate the need for immediate referral to an emergency facility. Co-management with Specialists discussions help you provide truly collaborative care in the outpatient setting. Complementary and alternative therapies are addressed where supported by solid research evidence. NEW Inclusion of evidence-based guidelines for such topics as hypertension, diabetes, advanced cardiac life support, coronary artery disease, and sexually transmitted infections equips you to provide state-of-the-science primary care in these key areas. An expanded emphasis on caring for the elderly, italicized for easy identification, equips you to provide high-quality care for our aging population. NEW Obesity and Weight Management chapter explores the causes of and risk factors for obesity, and provides in-depth strategies for its management and prevention. NEW Genetic Considerations in Primary Care chapter helps you look at primary care with a genetic perspective, focusing on risk assessment, family history-taking, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing. NEW Lifestyle Management chapter offers guidelines for helping patients to increase their quality and length of life through nutrition and diet, smoking cessation, avoidance of lifestyle-related illnesses, and curbing domestic violence. NEW Emergency Preparedness, Recognition, and Response in Primary Care chapter addresses the emerging role of primary care providers in responding to outbreaks, pandemics, and disasters. NEW Neuropsychological Evaluation chapter explains when to refer patients with cognitive difficulties for neuropsychological testing. NEW Environmental Allergies chapter addresses increasingly common allergy complaints. NEW full-color design makes the text easier to read and easier to use, with key assessment findings shown in true-to-life color photos. Expanded The Changing Landscape of Collaboratve Practice chapter covers new partners in collaborative practice (DPTs and PharmDs), new venues for collaborative practice (such as retail health), and the future of collaborative practice (including health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, telehealth, and electronic medical records). Expanded Health Literacy, Health Care Disparities, and Culturally Competent Care chapter includes a section on health care disparities in the treatment of patients with diabetes and LGBT patients. Expanded Principles of Geriatric Primary Care and Common Geriatric Syndromes chapter provides greater emphasis on the care of older adults, including additional information on advance directives.

Pediatric Primary Care

Author: Beth Richardson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284115567
Release Date: 2016-01-05
Genre: Medical

Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Third Edition is an advanced practice primary care text for nursing students to use in their clinical course. This user-friendly, comprehensive text guides students through situations they will encounter with pediatric patients. The Third Edition contains updated practice guidelines in existing chapters, as well as a new chapter of common genetic disorders such as orofacial clefts, spina bifida, Turner Syndrome and Down Syndrome to name a few. Important Notice: the digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners

Author: Karen Fenstermacher
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323291897
Release Date: 2015-05-27
Genre: Medical

Prepare for FNP practice with the latest evidence-based guidelines! Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 4th Edition provides essential information on current assessment and management protocols for primary care patients of all ages. Key details are easy to find, with the book’s concise, outline-style guidelines and abundant summary tables and charts. And you’ll be ready to manage care more effectively with the latest information on topics such as pain management, bariatric surgery follow-up, restless legs syndrome, and new medications for diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. Written by expert nurse practitioners Karen Fenstermacher and Barbara Toni Hudson, this guide equips you for the conditions most commonly seen in primary care settings. Essential, evidence-based guidelines provide the latest guidance for management of disorders commonly seen by FNPs in primary care settings, including information on which problems must be referred to a physician and which constitute an emergency. Quick-reference tables and charts include pediatric conditions charts, comparative charts for similar disorders, and health maintenance guidelines charts. Coverage of special populations assessment provides quick access to information on adult, pediatric, and geriatric assessment. Compact size and spiral binding make this guide easy to carry and easy to use in the clinical setting. Full-color insert provides an illustrated, quick reference to common skin disorders. Concise outline format makes it easy to locate essential information quickly. NEW! Treatment guidelines include the latest nationally recognized evidence-based treatment guidelines, including those for dementia, asthma, and diabetes. UPDATED content throughout includes bariatric surgery follow-up after release from surgical care, assessment of pelvic masses, restless legs syndrome, the advanced eye examination including advanced staining techniques, and new medications for diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. NEW Pain chapter provides guidelines on pain management and caring for patients with pain. NEW Laboratory and Diagnostic Pearls chapter offers useful laboratory and diagnostic tips that the authors have accumulated over years of clinical practice. NEW! Coverage of respiratory and ENT disorders is presented into two separate chapters, reflecting how these problems are actually handled in clinical practice. NEW user-friendly design includes an improved outline format, easier-to-read tables, and color highlighting for essential information.

The Fenway Guide to Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health

Author: Harvey J. Makadon
Publisher: ACP Press
ISBN: 193051395X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Health & Fitness

The Fenway Guide provides guidance, practical guidelines, and discussions of clinical issues pertinent to the LGBT patient and community. It also focuses on helping healthcare professionals gain a better understanding of the LGBT population, the LGBT life continuum, health promotion and disease prevention, transgender health, and patient communication and the office environment, The Fenway Guide is truly a one-of-a kind comprehensive resource!The healthcare issues surrounding sexual minorities is an area in which little research and few studies have been conducted. Written in conjunction with the world renowned Fenway Community Clinic, The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health is an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals seeking further knowledge and guidance on sexual minority health care.