Family Oriented Primary Care

Author: Susan H. McDaniel
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387263106
Format: PDF, ePub
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The first edition helped bring the family approach to health care into the medical mainstream. This new edition, like the first, provides health care professionals with a practical guide to working with and treating both the individual patient and the family. Tackling challenging and emerging issues, such as AIDS and the family, race and gender, child abuse and domestic violence in addition to pregnancy, child behavior and chronic illness, this volume is sure to be an indispensable guide for primary care providers.

Family Oriented Primary Care

Author: Susan H. McDaniel
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387986142
Format: PDF
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The first edition helped bring the family approach to health care into the medical mainstream. This new edition, like the first, provides health care professionals with a practical guide to working with and treating both the individual patient and the family. Tackling challenging and emerging issues, such as AIDS and the family, race and gender, child abuse and domestic violence in addition to pregnancy, child behavior and chronic illness, this volume is sure to be an indispensable guide for primary care providers.

Community oriented primary care

Author: Robert Rhyne
Publisher: Amer Public Health Assn
ISBN: 9780875532363
Format: PDF, Docs
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This essential book offers a complete set of community-oriented primary care skills for health professionals who need to access these skills quickly & learn the basics in a brief amount of time. It provides a broad view of experiences & processes faced by health professionals & community leaders in addressing a series of health problems for their defined populations. Chapters include an Introduction to Community-Oriented Primary Care, Building a Community-Oriented Primary Care Team, Leadership & Management Techniques for Developing a Community Partnership, Defining & Characterizing Community Denominators, Identifying & Characterizing Community Health Problems, Evaluating Your Intervention, Incorporating Community-Oriented Primary Care into Primary Care & Education & Training.

Ten Minutes for the Family

Author: Eia Asen
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415301893
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The provision of suitable mental health care is one of the major tasks facing general practitioners and their teams. Family-oriented primary care has moved from doctor-controlled to patient-centred consultations, with a greater emphasis on collaboration. The systemic framework uniquely lends itself to this shift in emphasis, as it views the delivery of care in social rather than merely medical terms. There is now a strong evidence base for the efficacy of systemic approaches in managing many different types of mental health and relationship issues. This text is a practical guide for health professionals working in primary care who wish to improve their management of problem patients, problem families and problem situations. Step-by-step, it introduces both the theory and the practice of the family approach - from interviewing individual patients in routine consultations to conducting specific family crisis meetings. It includes many concrete suggestions for using simple family therapy techniques and encourages the clinician to think about cases constructively. Case histories and patient stories are used extensively to illustrate the techniques as well as boxed information to highlight key points.

Community Oriented Primary Care

Author: Paul A. Nutting
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780826312303
Format: PDF
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The American health care system is rediscovering the importance of primary care. This book, first published in 1987 by the US Department of Health and Human Services, is a useful resource for primary care practitioners, educators, and researchers committed to primary care and interested in expanding primary care activities beyond the confines of the examining room.

Family Medicine Obstetrics

Author: Stephen D. Ratcliffe
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323070825
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Whether you offer comprehensive pregnancy care in your primary care facility, or provide prenatal and postpartum care, this book delivers the guidance you need to optimize health for both mothers and their babies. It covers all aspects of birth care, from preconception counseling and prenatal care, through labor and delivery (both low-risk and complicated), to postpartum care and the first month of life. The completely revised third edition includes the most up-to- date, evidence-based standards of care. It offers information that is patient centered, prevention oriented, educational, and sensitive to the care of the whole woman and her family. Features a reader-friendly outline/narrative format for ease of use in daily clinical practice. Describes how to care for patients with a wide range of medical conditions during pregnancy as well as pregnancy-related conditions. Takes a whole-family approach to maternity care, with discussions of maternal and paternal adjustment, marital adjustment, sibling adjustment, single-parent families, and return-to-work issues. Provides patient and family education materials on a full range of topics, from nutrition in pregnancy to breastfeeding. Features a section on alternative medicine in maternity care. Provides detailed instruction for a wide array of procedures, including cesarean delivery, perineal repair of simple and complex lacerations, circumcision, assisted deliveries, and amnioinfusion. A continued strong emphasis on evidence-based medicine includes an ongoing summary of Level A recommendations throughout the text. A new chapter summarizes practical applications of how to incorporate continuous quality improvement and enhanced medical safety into the maternity care setting. A new section details which immunizations can be used safely during pregnancy. A section on "Centering Pregnancy" discusses this new model of care and how it incorporates longitudinal group.

Behavioral Sciences and Health Care

Author: Olle-Jane Sahler
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing
ISBN: 1613343078
Format: PDF, Docs
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A clearly structured, compact text on the behavioral sciences for medical and other students and trainees, including practical features such as annotated review questions and a practice exam.The brand new edition of this compact text presents succinct information about the wide variety of behavioral, social, and psychological sciences that comprise the behavioral sciences relevant to health and wellness.Based around but expanding on the Integrated Sciences Model, and integrating the Institute of Medicine¿s key themes for medical training, the new edition is organized in sections covering: ¿ Biological Mediators of Behavior ¿ Individual-Environment Interaction ¿ Development Through the Life Cycle ¿ Social and Cultural Determinants ¿ Societal and Behavioral Health Challenges ¿ The Health Care System, Policy, and Economics ¿ Physician-Patient Interaction ¿ PsychopathologyNew chapters deal with Stress, Adaptation, and Illness; Geriatric Health and Successful Aging; Palliative Care; Health Care Issues Facing Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals; Competency in Clinical Education; Health Literacy; and Changing Risk Behaviors. Clear appendices review principles of epidemiology and biostatistics.Each chapter begins with guidance questions and ends with current recommended readings and review questions. A complete 300+ question-and-answer USMLE-type review section not only allows readers to check how well they have learned the material, but also highlights important points and adds additional specific information to supplement the text.The authors of this text are experienced teachers and researchers drawn primarily from the membership of the Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education.

Primary Care Geriatrics

Author: Richard J. Ham
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323039308
Format: PDF, ePub
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Accompanying CD-ROM contains video learning modules on gait and balance and dizziness, a dermatology quiz, and downloadable cognitive assessment tools, to hone clinical skills. File formats include QuickTime movies, PDFs, and HTML documents.

Color Atlas of Family Medicine 2 E

Author: Richard Usatine
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071769641
Format: PDF, Mobi
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MORE THAN 2,000 FULL-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS HELP YOU VISUALLY DIAGNOSE CONDITIONS AND DISEASES ENCOUNTERED IN CLINICAL PRACTICE The Color Atlas of Family Medicine, Second Edition is a comprehensive atlas designed to facilitate diagnosis using outwardly appearing signs and manifestations. The superb collection of clinical images is supported by concise, evidence-based treatment recommendations presented in convenient, easy-to-apply bulleted text. Each chapter begins with a story that ties the photographs to real-life patients. Coverage for each condition includes: Patient Story, Epidemiology, Etiology and Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis, and Management. Features: Organized by anatomic and physiologic systems Includes pediatric and adult conditions Insightful legends with each photograph provide diagnostic pearls to enhance your clinical observational skills Indexed by topic, region, and morphology Special sections on women's health, physical/sexual abuse, and substance abuse NEW chapters on important topics such as: Diabetes Hypertension Headache Osteoporosis Alcoholism Tobacco addiction Global health Essential to family physicians and all healthcare providers involved in primary care, The Color Atlas of Family Medicine, Second Edition will also prove valuable to medical students, residents, internists, pediatricians, and dermatologists.