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Physician Assistant's Clinical Companion

Springhouse Clinical Companion Series

By: Springhouse (Produced by)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9781582550053
Number Of Pages: 480

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Physician assistants have speedy access to essential facts in important medical specialty areas. Provides tips for assessing patients from different cultural backgrounds, pediatric and geriatric alerts, patient counseling, and when it's imperative to consult with a colleague or refer to another practitioner. Contents include assessment findings, ECGs, laboratory tests, common X-rays, dermatologic disorders, disease management, emergency care, primary care procedures, infection control, drug hazards, financial and legal issues, health promotion, normal and crisis laboratory test values, selected references, and an index.

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Assessment findings: Arriving at a differential diagnosisp. 1
ECGs: Interpreting them with ease and accuracyp. 35
Laboratory tests: Understanding the results in contextp. 75
Common X-rays: Deciphering the imagesp. 101
Dermatologic disorders: Managing common skin problemsp. 117
Disease management: Initiating a treatment planp. 159
Emergency care: Responding swiftly and accuratelyp. 277
Primary care procedures: Performing them with confidencep. 321
Infection control: Preventing the spread of contagious diseasep. 365
Drug hazards: Preventing and treating adverse effectsp. 373
Financial and legal issues: Handling the business of health carep. 411
Health promotion: Maintaining health over the lifespanp. 423
App. A: Normal laboratory test valuesp. 447
App. B: Crisis values of laboratory testsp. 450
Selected referencesp. 452
Indexp. 454
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ISBN: 9781582550053
ISBN-10: 1582550050
Series: Springhouse Clinical Companion Series
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 1st January 2000
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 11.4  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.68