Primary Care Medicine: Office Evaluation and Management of the Adult Patient

Publication Year: 2020

Edition: 8th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Goroll, Allan H.; Mulley, Albert G.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-639811-6

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Long regarded as “the book” in the field for in-depth learning as well as decision support at the point of care, Primary Care Medicine, 8th Edition, continues its tradition as a comprehensive, evidence-based, action-oriented information resource.

This book's problem-based orientation spans the full spectrum of problems encountered in adult primary care practice. Chapters address screening, diagnosis, prevention and management, including indications for referral and approaches to patient education and shared decision making. Clear, practical, bulleted recommendations and an extensive annotated bibliography of best references follow detailed discussions of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, and strategies for workup and treatment. Now with its 40th-anniversary edition, this exceptional text is a must-have resource for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, students, and residents- offering the most complete and up-to-date resource available for primary care education and practice.

  • Fully updated chapter content based on nearly 4,000 new references and real-world advice in bulleted form at the end of each chapter ensure current, easily accessible, evidence-based point-of-care decision support.
  • Unique problem-based chapter organization covers the spectrum of adult primary care, highlighted by more than 400 tables, figures, and photographs, many in color.
  • Chapters present actionable, scientifically validated guidance that allows physicians to go beyond standard consensus guidelines and provide highly personalized care.
  • Best evidence is integrated with considerations of affordability, cost-effectiveness, convenience, and patient preference.
  • Special consideration is given to team-based approaches of primary care delivery, recognizing its increasing importance to achieving high levels of practice performance.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Goroll, Allan H.; Mulley, Albert G.
ISBN: 978-1-49-639811-6
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language: English
Edition: 8th Ed.
Pages: 1648
Illustrations: 124
Year: 2020