Provide continuous, comprehensive care of patients throughout their lifetimes with this evidence-based guide
AN EASY-TO-USE GUIDE TO THE DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, AND MANAGEMENT of the full range of clinical conditions seen in primary care
Organized according to the developmental lifespan, beginning with childhood and adolescence and progressing through adulthood and senior years
Conservative and pharmacologic therapies
Complementary and alternative therapies when relevant
Suggestions for collaborations with other healthcare providers
Attention to the mental and behavioral health of patients as solitary as well as comorbid conditions
Recognition of impact of illness on the family
Patient education information
NEW CHAPTERS on prenatal care, tick-borne infections, diagnosis and management of tuberculosis, HIV diagnosis and management, and PTSD/TBI
Great for USMLE Step 3 review, board certification, and maintenance or recertification
Essential for primary care trainees, practicing physicians, advanced practice nurses, and physician assistants.
About the Authors
Jeannette South-Paul, M.D. (Pittsburgh, PA) is Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical School.
Sam Matheny, M.D. (Lexington, KY) is Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Kentucky School of Medicine.
Evelyn Lewis, M.D. (Bethesda, MD) is Director, Healthcare Policy, Pfizer, Inc and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
Section 1. Infancy & Childhood (9 chapters) Section 2. Adolescence (5 chapters) Section 3. Adults (24 chapters) Section 4. Geriatrics (7 chapters) Section 5. Therapeutics, Genetics, & Prevention (6 chapters) Section 6. Psychosocial Disorders (7 chapters) Section 7. Physician-Patient Issues (7 chapters)