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Family Medicine

Principles and Practice

  • Providing crystal clear guidelines for diagnosing and managing the common acute and chronic problems regularly encountered by the family practitioner

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Table of contents (130 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxx
  2. The Principles of Family Medicine

    1. Front Matter

      Pages N1-N1
    2. Human Development and Aging

      • Kenneth Brummel-Smith
      Pages 6-12
    3. Approach to the Patient

      • Harriet A. Squier, Howard Brody, Barbara Supanich
      Pages 13-18
    4. Sociocultural Issues in Health Care

      • Enrique S. Fernandez, Jeannette E. South-Paul, Samuel C. Matheny
      Pages 19-25
    5. Families and Health

      • Macaran A. Baird, William D. Grant
      Pages 26-31
    6. Population-Based Health Care

      • Bruce W. Goldberg
      Pages 32-36
  3. The Practice of Family Medicine

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37
    2. The Person, Family, and Community

      1. Clinical Prevention
        • Evan W. Kligman, Frank A. Hale
        Pages 39-55
      2. Health Promotion
        • Richard Kent Zimmerman
        Pages 56-63
      3. Health Care of the International Traveler
        • David N. Spees
        Pages 64-72
      4. Preconception Care
        • Brian W. Jack, Larry Culpepper
        Pages 73-83
      5. Normal Pregnancy, Labor, and Delivery
        • Joseph E. Scherger, Margaret V. Elizondo
        Pages 84-92
      6. Medical Problems During Pregnancy
        • Jose A. Arevalo, Thomas S. Nesbitt
        Pages 93-105
      7. Obstetric Complications During Pregnancy
        • Mindy A. Smith, Judith A. Suess
        Pages 106-121
      8. Problems During Labor and Delivery
        • Stephen D. Ratcliffe, Kent Petrie
        Pages 122-130
      9. Postpartum Care
        • Dwenda K. Gjerdingen
        Pages 131-137
      10. Genetic Disorders
        • John W. Bachman
        Pages 138-145
      11. Problems of the Newborn and Infant
        • Richard B. Lewan, Robert W. Sander, Bruce Ambuel
        Pages 146-162

About this book

Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 5th edition is a comprehensive reference source providing crystal clear guidelines for diagnosing and managing the common acute and chronic problems regularly encountered by the Family Practitioner. The expanded fifth edition will utilize a similar format to the fourth edition, but will include new chapters and material on: health promotion, population based health care, genetic disorders, somatization disorders, care of the dying patient, disorders of the breast, breast cancer, developmental issues and behavioral problems of adolescents, smoking cessation, nutrition, and enlightened discussions of controversial topics such as managed care and ethical issues. There will also be a new section on Family Practice Applications including: Clinical Guidelines and Information Management in Clinical Practice with the latest information on computers in diagnosis and management, electronic medical records, and quality assurance. All editors and primary chapter authors are practicing family physicians, giving the reader the advantage of the family medicine experience and viewpoint on every issue. This volume encompasses both the latest developments in family medicine as well as serving as a single-source reference for practitioners.

Keywords

  • breast cancer
  • care
  • family medicine
  • health promotion
  • infection
  • infectious disease
  • infectious diseases
  • management
  • medicine
  • nutrition
  • osteoporosis
  • pregnancy
  • prevention
  • respiratory system
  • sepsis

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, USA

    Robert B. Taylor

  • Department of Family Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, USA

    Alan K. David

  • Department of Family Medicine, St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, USA

    Thomas A. Johnson

  • Department of Family Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, USA

    D. Melessa Phillips

  • Department of Family Medicine, University of California—Irvine College of Medicine, Orange, USA

    Joseph E. Scherger

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Family Medicine

  • Book Subtitle: Principles and Practice

  • Editors: Robert B. Taylor, Alan K. David, Thomas A. Johnson, D. Melessa Phillips, Joseph E. Scherger

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-2947-4

  • Publisher: Springer New York, NY

  • eBook Packages: Springer Book Archive

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag New York 1998

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4757-2947-4

  • Edition Number: 5

  • Number of Pages: LXI, 1194

  • Topics: General Practice and Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

  • Industry Sectors: Health & Hospitals

Buying options

eBook USD 74.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4757-2947-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout