Taylor's Manual of Family Medicine, 3rd edition

by Herbert P. Goodheart
  • Soft Cover
Thoroughly updated by a new editorial team, this Spiral® Manual provides practical, accessible information on the full spectrum of clinical problems in primary care. Written from the family physician's perspective, the book emphasizes ambulatory care, plus pertinent hospital-based and home-based problems, and focuses on disease prevention and health maintenance. Topics include diagnostic challenges such as amenorrhea and fatigue, common disorders such as diabetes mellitus and hypertension, and selected procedures such as obstetric ultrasound and nasolaryngoscopy. New topics covered in this edition include bronchospasm and chest pain, drug addiction, sleep disorders, hematuria, metabolic syndrome, and acute and chronic pain management. =Table Of Contents: I: DISEASE PRESENTATION AND HEALTH SCREENING Health Maintenance for Infants and Children Health Maintenance for Adolescents Health Maintenance for the Adult Patient Health Maintenance for Older Adults Health Care for the International Traveler II: COMMON PRESENTING PROBLEMS Weight Loss Fatigue Dizziness Cough Chest Pain Abdominal Pain Jaundice Edema Pelvic Pain Back Pain III: EMERGENCY PROBLEMS IN AMBULATORY CARE Anaphylaxis Bronchospasm Drug Overdose Epistaxis Syncope Cerebral Concussion Fractures Requiring Special Consideration IV: PROBLEMS OF INFANTS AND CHILDREN Developmental Problems in Children Fever in Infancy and Childhood Inspiratory Stridor, Croup, and Epiglottitis Reactive Airway Disease in Children Viral Exanthems of Children Musculoskeletal Problems of Children And Adolescents Enuresis Common Poisoning in Children Behavioral Problems of Children Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder V: HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND PROBLEMS OF LIVING Anxiety, Panic Disorders, and Agoraphobia Depression Alcoholism Sexual Dysfunction Eating Disorders Sleep Disorders Drug Misuse Disorders VI: DISORDERS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM Migraine Headaches Nonmigraine Headaches Meningitis Seizures Transient Ischemic Attacks Stroke Parkinson Disease Alzheimer Disease Peripheral Neuropathy VII: EYE PROBLEMS Conjunctivitis and Other Causes of a Red Eye Age-Associated Eye Diseases: Cataracts, Glaucoma, and Macular Degeneration Ocular Injuries VIII: EAR, NOSE, AND THROAT PROBLEMS Acute Otitis Media Chronic Otitis Media Otitis Externa Pharyngitis Sinusitis Allergic Rhinitis IX: CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS Hypertension Ischemic Heart Disease Murmurs and Valvular Heart Disease Heart Failure Atrial Fibrillation and Other Supraventricular Tachycardias Ventricular Dysrhythmias Venous Thrombosis and Thrombophlebitis Peripheral Arterial Disease X: RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS Asthma Acute Bronchitis and Pneumonia Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Tuberculosis Lung Cancer XI: GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastritis XII: RENAL AND UROLOGIC PROBLEMS Cystitis and Bacteriuria XIII: PROBLEMS RELATED TO THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM Vaginitis and Cervicitis XIV: FAMILY PLANNING AND MATERNITY CARE Contraception XV: MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS AND ARTHRITIS Osteoarthritis XVI: DERMATOLOGIC PROBLEMS Pyoderma and Cellulitis XVII: ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISORDERS Obesity XVIII: DISORDERS OF THE BLOOD Iron Deficiency Anemia XIX: INFECTIOUS DISEASES Gastroenteritis XX: INJURIES AND VIOLENCE Bites of Humans and Animals XXI: OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS Pesticide and Related Poisoning XXII: THERAPEUTIC CHOICES Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis
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ISBN: 9780781766548
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication Date: Jan 10, 2007
Cover: Soft cover
Pages: 880
Weight: 0.980 kg
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