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Family Practice Guidelines

Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Cash, Jill C.; Glass, Cheryl A.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-19782-5
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 100
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This is a comprehensive family practice resource for primary care clinicians, providing current national practice guidelines for a high-quality standard of care for patients across the life span in outpatient settings.

It includes individual care guidelines for adult, child, pregnant, and geriatric patients; health promotion and dietary information; procedure guidelines; national resources; and comprehensive patient teaching guides. This third edition includes updated national treatment guidelines throughout, including the most recent cardiology guidelines (JNC 8), seven new protocols, revised procedure guidelines a new chapter on pain management guidelines for patients with opioid addiction, and patient teaching sheets in print and PDF formats.

The guide includes 268 disorder guidelines organized by body system, presented in outline format for easy access. Each disorder includes definition, incidence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common complaints, signs/symptoms, subjective data, physical exam and diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, plan of care including medications, and follow-up care. Of special note are highlighted "Practice Pointers" containing critical information and "Individual Considerations" at the end of each disorder that provide specialty care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric populations.

This resource includes:
- 151 Patient Teaching Guides
- 19 Procedure guidelines
- Routine health maintenance guidelines
- Appendices covering special diets, normal lab values, and dental issues

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Cash, Jill C.; Glass, Cheryl A.
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-19782-5
  • Specialty:
    Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd Ed.
  • Pages: 1032
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2014
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 100

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