Primary Care Medicine: Office Evaluation and Management of The Adult Patient: Sixth Edition

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Jan 1, 2011 - 1632 pages
Now in its Sixth Edition, this comprehensive text provides pertinent information on medical diagnosis, therapy, lab tests, and health maintenance essential to decision making in primary care medicine. Every chapter has been revised to include more images, tables, and bulleted lists. Practical recommendations that incorporate the best available evidence, expert consensus guidelines, and clinical judgement are listed in bulleted items at the end of every chapter. The dermatology section has been extensively revised for this edition by a new section editor. A companion Website offers the fully searchable text and an image bank. This is the tablet version which does not include access to the supplemental content mentioned in the text.

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Chapter 1The Practice of Primary Care
Chapter 222Approach to the Patient with Chronic Nasal Congestion
Chapter 7Screening for HIV1 Infection
Chapter 14Screening for Hypertension
Chapter 15Screening for Hyperlipidemia
Chapter 20Evaluation of Chest Pain
Chapter 24Evaluation of Syncope
Chapter 27Approach to the Patient with a Lipid Disorder
Chapter 137Approach to the Patient with Gonorrhea
Chapter 138Approach to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Chapter 139Management of Acute and Chronic Prostatitis
Chapter 140Management of Urinary Tract Infection in
Chapter 141Management of Syphilis and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Chapter 142Management of the Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease
Chapter 144Screening for Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women
Chapter 145Evaluation of Acute Monoarticular Arthritis

Chapter 32Approach to the Patient with Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chapter 33Management of Valvular Heart Disease
Chapter 34Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease
Chapter 35Management of Peripheral Venous Disease
Chapter 36Stress Testing and Other Noninvasive Studies for Detection
Chapter 38Tuberculosis Screening and Prophylaxis
Chapter 40Evaluation of Chronic Dyspnea
Chapter 51Management of Sarcoidosis
Chapter 53Approach to the Patient with Lung Cancer
Chapter 54Smoking Cessation
Chapter 55Screening for Gastric Cancer
Chapter 58Evaluation of Abdominal Pain
Chapter 59Evaluation of Nausea and Vomiting
Chapter 62Evaluation of Jaundice
Chapter 63Evaluation of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Chapter 66Approach to the Patient with Anorectal Complaints
Chapter 70Management of Hepatitis
Chapter 72Management of Pancreatitis
Chapter 73Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chapter 74Approach to the Patient with Functional Gastrointestinal Disease
Chapter 77Screening for Anemia
Chapter 84Approach to the Patient with Lymphoma
Chapter 85Approach to the Patient with Metastatic Tumor of Unknown Origin
Chapter 89Principles of Radiation Therapy
Chapter 91Managing the Gastrointestinal Complications of Cancer and Cancer
Oncologic Emergencies and Paraneoplastic
Chapter 95Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules
Chapter 99Evaluation of Gynecomastia
Chapter 106Screening for Breast Cancer
Chapter 115Medical Evaluation of Female Sexual Dysfunction
Chapter 124Screening for Syphilis
Chapter 126Screening for Prostate Cancer
Chapter 127Screening for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria and Urinary
Chapter 128Screening for Cancers of the Lower Urinary Tract
Chapter 130Evaluation of the Patient with Proteinuria
Chapter 131Evaluation of Scrotal Pain Masses and Swelling
Chapter 135Approach to the Patient with Nephrolithiasis
Chapter 136Approach to the Male Patient with Urethritis
Chapter 154Approach to Common Problems of the Foot and Ankle
Chapter 155Approach to the Patient with Asymptomatic Hyperuricemia
Chapter 162Management of Pagets Disease
Evaluation of Nerve Root
Chapter 171Management of Transient Ischemic Attack and Asymptomatic
Chapter 175Approach to the Patient with Bells Palsy Idiopathic Facial
Chapter 177Screening for Skin Cancers
Chapter 178Evaluation of Pruritus
Dry Skin
Chapter 184Approach to the Patient with Dermatitis
Chapter 185Management of Acne
Chapter 190Approach to Bacterial Skin Infections
Bites and Burns
Chapter 198Screening for OpenAngle Glaucoma
Chapter 200Evaluation of Impaired Vision
Chapter 202Evaluation of Dry Eyes
Chapter 205Evaluation of Watery Eyes
Chapter 207Management of Glaucoma
Chapter 209Management of Diabetic Retinopathy
Chapter 211Screening for Oral Cancer
Chapter 223Approach to the Patient with Excessive Snoring
Chapter 213Approach to Epistaxis
Chapter 215Evaluation of Smell and Taste Disturbances
Chapter 219Approach to the Patient with Sinusitis
Chapter 226Approach to the Patient with Anxiety
Chapter 227Approach to the Patient with Depression
Chapter 228Approach to the Patient with an Alcohol Problem
Chapter 229Approach to the Patient with Sexual Dysfunction
Chapter 230Approach to the Somatizing Patient
Chapter 233Management of Obesity
Chapter 234Approach to Eating Disorders
Chapter 235Approach to Drug Abuse and Dependence
Chapter 237Herbal Supplements Commonly Used as Complementary
Chapter 238Caring for the Adolescent Patient
Chapter 239Approach to Frailty in Older Adults
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