CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine, Third Edition

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine, Third Edition

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Concise, evidence-based coverage of the diseases and syndromes most commonly seen in clinical practice A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment in Family Medicine is an easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of the full range of clinical conditions seen in primary care. The book covers all age groups--from pediatric to geriatric--and includes end-of-life issues. An essential clinical reference for house staff and practicing family physicians, the book is also great for USMLE Step 3 review, board certification, and maintenance of certification. Features Organized according to the developmental lifespan, beginning with childhood and adolescence and progressing through adulthood and senior years Complementary and alternative treatments included where appropriate Recommendations for both immediate and ongoing management strategies Numerous algorithms, charts, and tables encapsulate important information Conservative and pharmacologic therapies Patient education information Sections on Therapeutics, Genetics, and Prevention; Psychosocial Disorders; and Physician-Patient Issues NEW chapter on patient-centered medicinePharmacotherapy for cocaine addictiona€”The state of the art in the pharmacologic treatment of cocaine addiction ... are used to try to ameliorate the craving for cocaine or to mediate the withdrawal symptoms of anhedonia and fatigue. ... Suboxone, a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone, is another alternative that is effective for patients who do ... Therapy should start 12-24 hours after cessation of short-acting opioids or 24-48 hours after discontinuing use of long-acting opioids.

Title:CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine, Third Edition
Author:Jeannette South-Paul, Samuel Matheny, Evelyn Lewis
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2010-11-23


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