Primary Care: An Interprofessional Perspective (Paperback)Joanne K. Singleton (editor), Robert DiGregorio (editor), Carol Green-Hernandez (editor), Stephen Holzemer (editor), Eve Faber (editor), Lucille Ferrara (editor), Jason Slyer (editor)
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This comprehensive text distils and integrates required information from all arenas of primary care, so readers will find all the information they need in one easy-to-use resource. It presents current diagnostic criteria for each condition and includes relevant anatomy, pathology, and physiology. Epidemiology of the condition, including cultural and economic factors, is included as is prevention, risk identification, and screening. Also covered are related laboratory studies, the physical exam, wellness coaching, treatment options, potential pitfalls, and much more. Additionally, the book includes clinical ""pearls,"" references, and chapter review by experts in each field. It will be of value to all interprofessional primary care providers, with a special focus on the needs of advanced practice MSN and DNP students, and as a course textbook for teaching primary health care topics.
New to the Second Edition: Increased focus on interprofessional primary care, including community care, team work, and wellness coachingStrong guidance on differential diagnosisBroader team of interprofessional authors and editorsEmphasis on lifestyle management, health promotion, risk reduction, and disease preventionSpecial focus on elder/geriatric primary care and palliative careEvidence-based practice guidelinesFocus on age, gender, and occupational considerations
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Number of pages: 864
Weight: 1996 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 48 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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