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The most current screening, prevention, and management guidelines for more than sixty common outpatient conditions
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This handy, pocket-sized guide draws information from many sources and presents them in an easy-to-use, comprehensive package for use by any primary care clinician. It offers quick-access to the latest guidelines for the most appropriate preventive services, screening methods, and treatment approaches commonly encountered in the outpatient setting.
Daniel S. Clark, M.D. is the Director of Medicine and Cardiology and Associate Medical Director at the Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura, California. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Doctor Clark has been involved with teaching for thirty-five years and has lectured nationally on various cardiology subjects for family physicians.
Evan D. Slater M.D. is the director of Hematology and Oncology at the Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura, California. He is also an assistant clinical professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He has written numerous question and answers in hematology/oncology for Core Content Review of Family Medicine and a review article on serum tumor markers in the American Family Physician. He is a member of both the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.
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A Report Card on U.S. Health Care Delivery; Preface; Abbreviations List; Part 1. Disease Screening; Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm; Alcohol Abuse & Dependence; Anemia; Attention-Getting/Hyperactivity Disorder; Cancer; Carotid Artery Stenosis; Chlamydial Infection; Cholesterol & Lipid Disorders; Coronary Artery Disease; Dementia; Depression; Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip; Diabetes Mellitus; Falls in the Elderly; Family Violence & Abuse; Gonorrhea, Asymptomatic Infection; Hearing Impairment; Hemochromatosis; Hepatitis B Virus; Hepatitis C Virus; Herpes Simplex, Genital; Human Immunodeficiency Virus; Hypertension; Kidney Disease, Chronic; Lead Poisoning; Obesity; Osteoporosis; Speech & Language Delay; Syphilis; Thyroid Disease; Tobacco Use; Tuberculosis, Latent; Visual Impairment, Glaucoma, or Cataract; Part 2. Disease Prevention; Primary Prevention of Cancer: NCI Evidence Summary; Diabetes, Type 2; Endocarditis; Falls in the Elderly; Hypertension; Myocardial Infarction; Osteoporotic Hip Fracture; Stroke; Part 3. Disease Management; Alcohol Dependence; Asthma; Atrial Fibrulation; Cancer Survivorship; Carotid Artery Stenosis; Cataract in Adults; Cholesterol & Lipid Management; COPD Management; Coronary Artery Disease; Depression; Diabetes Mellitus; Heart Failure; Hypertension; Metabolic Syndrome; Obesity Management; Osteoporosis Management; Palliative & End-of-Life Care; Pap Smear Abnormalities; Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation; Perioperative Pulmonary Assessment; Pneumonia, Community-Acquired; Pregnancy; Tobacco Cessation; Upper Respiratory Tract Infection; Urinary Tract Infections in Women; Appendices; Appendix I: Screening Instruments; Appendix II: Functional Assessment Screening in the Elderly; Appendix III: Screening and Prevention Guidelines in Perspective; Appendix IV: 95th Percentile of Blood Pressure; Appendix V: Body Mass Index Conversion Table; Appendix VI: Cardiac Risk--Framingham Study; Appendix VII: Estimate of 10-Year Stroke Risk; Appendix VIII: Immunization Schedules; Appendix IX: Professional Societies & Governmental Agencies Acronyms & Internet Sites; Index