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The Family Medicine Handbook

Mobile Medicine Series

Written by experts at the University of Iowa, this popular resource contains all of the up-to-date clinical information you need to diagnose and treat disorders commonly seen in inpatient and ambulatory settings. Bulleted text, tables, and algorithms enable you to grasp what you need to know in moments. You'll also find a new two-color design, making it easier to find the facts you need-when you need them.

Audience
Residents, Medical Students, Physician Assistants, nurse practitioners, and physicians

Paperback, 1024 Pages

Published: June 2006

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-03949-9

Contents

  • Resuscitation, Airway Management, And Acute Arrhythmias

    1. Airway Management And Rapid Sequence Intubation
    2. Critical Cardiac Life Support
    3. Specific Rhythms And Their Treatment
    4. Critical Pediatric Life Support
    5. Critical Neonatal Resuscitation

    Emergency Medicine

    1. The Management Of Acute Chest Pain In The Emergency Department Setting
    2. Seizures
    3. Asthma/COPD/Dyspnea
    4. Coma
    5. Head Trauma
    6. Trauma
    7. Hypertensive Crisis
    8. Aortic Dissection (Thoracic)
    9. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    10. Shock
    11. Overdose and Toxidromes
    12. Bites
    13. Environmental Illness and Burns
    14. Burns, Cold, and Thermal injury
    15. Rhabdomyolysis

    Cardiology

    1. Acute Coronary Syndromes
    2. Cardiac Arrhythmias
    3. Valvular Heart Disease
    4. Congestive Heart Failure
    5. Hypertension
    6. Syncope
    7. Dyslipidemias
    8. Prophylaxis Against Bacterial Endocarditis

    Pulmonary Medicine

    1. Pulmonary Embolism And Deep Venous Thrombosis
    2. Pulmonary Function Tests
    3. Ventilators and Oxygen Therapy
    4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    5. Asthma
    6. Bronchiectasis
    7. Pneumonia
    8. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
    9. Viral Respiratory Tract Infections
    10. Evaluation Of The Chronic Cough
    11. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    12. Sarcoidosis
    13. Wegener's Granulomatosis
    14. Hemoptysis/Pulmonary Hemorrhage
    15. Pleural Effusion

    Gastroenterology And Hepatology

    1. Dyspepsia (see Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    2. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3. Esophageal Diseases
    4. Acute Diarrhea
    5. Chronic Diarrhea
    6. Traveler's Diarrhea
    7. Celiac Sprue (Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy)
    8. Lactose Intolerance
    9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    10. Clostridium Difficile Infection
    11. Giardiasis
    12. Diverticular Disease
    13. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    14. Bacterial Overgrowth Syndromes
    15. Anorectal Diseases
    16. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    17. Differential Diagnosis of Elevated Liver Enzymes
    18. Viral Hepatitis
    19. Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
    20. Alcoholic Liver Disease, Liver Failure, and Chronic Liver Disease
    21. Hepatic Encephalopathy
    22. Acute Pancreatitis

    Hematologic, Electrolyte, and Metabolic Disorders

    1. Bleeding Disorders : Split
    2. Clotting Factor Disorders
    3. Platelet Disorders
    4. Managing Anticoagulation
    5. Anemia
    6. Sickle Cell Anemia
    7. Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
    8. Iron-Storage Diseases
    9. Transfusion Medicine: Available Products And Transfusion Reactions
    10. Evaluation of Elevated Serum Total Protein
    11. Potassium
    12. Sodium
    13. Calcium
    14. Magnesium
    15. Glucose
    16. Hyperthyroidism
    17. Thyroid Storm
    18. Hypothyroidism
    19. Myxedema Coma
    20. Thyroid Enlargement
    21. Adrenal Disease
    22. Acid-Based Disorders

    Rheumatology

    1. Rheumatology: General
    2. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    3. Osteoarthritis
    4. Crystal-Induced Synovitis
    5. Spondyloarthropathies
    6. Septic Arthritis
    7. Rheumatic Fever And Rheumatic Carditis
    8. Fibromyalgia Syndrome
    9. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    10. Polymyalgia Rheumatica And Giant Cell Arteritis
    11. Raynaud's Phenomenon
    12. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    13. Drug-Induced Lupus
    14. Antiphospholipid Syndrome
    15. Systemic Sclerosis And Scleroderma

    Nephrology and Urology

    1. Urinary Tract Infections: Females
    2. Urinary Tract Infection: Children
    3. Lower Urogenital Infections: Male
    4. Upper Urinary Tract Infection: Males And Females
    5. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    6. Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
    7. Hematuria
    8. Urolithiasis
    9. Acute Scrotal Pain And Scrotal Masses
    10. Urinary Incontinence
    11. Penile Problems
    12. Erectile Dysfunction
    13. Renal Failure
    14. Chronic Renal Failure
    15. Proteinuria, Nephrotic Syndrome, And Nephritic Urine
    16. Glomerulonephritis And Nephritis

    Neurology

    1. Headache
    2. Dementia
    3. Delirium
    4. Seizures
    5. Parkinson's Disease
    6. Benign Nocturnal Leg Cramps
    7. Restless Leg Syndrome
    8. CNS Infection
    9. Cerebrovascular Disease
    10. Neuropathy
    11. Multiple Sclerosis
    12. Vertigo and Dizziness

    Infectious Disease

    1. Principles Of Culturing
    2. Infestations
    3. Tuberculosis
    4. Immunosuppressed Host
    5. Sepsis
    6. Fever Of Unknown Origin
    7. Lyme Disease
    8. Ehrlichiosis
    9. Babesiosis
    10. Leptospirosis
    11. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
    12. Bacterial Endocarditis
    13. Malaria
    14. West Nile Virus
    15. SARS
    16. Bioterrorism: Presentations, incubation periods, important numbers and websites for further information
    17. Adult Immunizations

    HIV/AIDS

    1. Definition and Transmission of HIV/AIDS
    2. Postexposure Prophylaxis Resources and Registries
    3. AIDS by Organ System
    4. How to Diagnose HIV Infection
    5. Initial Evaluation of the HIV-Positive Patient
    6. Natural History
    7. Management of HIV Infection
    8. Infections in AIDS Patients
    9. AIDS-Associated Weight Loss and Wasting
    10. Neuropsychiatric Disease
    11. Dermatologic Manifestations
    12. Pregnancy in AIDS

    Pediatrics

    1. Newborn Nursery
    2. Neonatal Jaundice
    3. Respiratory Disorders In The Newborn
    4. Neonatal Infections
    5. Congenital Infections
    6. Neonatal Hematologic Disorders
    7. Neonatal Metabolic Disorders
    8. Neonatal Gastrointestinal Disorders
    9. Feeding And Supplementations
    10. Pediatric Wellness
    11. Short Stature
    12. Crying And Colic
    13. Safety And Accident Prevention
    14. Infections
    15. Vomiting, Diarrhea, And Dehydration
    16. Constipation And Encopresis
    17. GI Bleeding In Childhood
    18. Stridor And Dyspnea
    19. Limp And Joint Pain
    20. Nocturnal Enuresis

    Gynecology

    1. Contraceptives
    2. Vaginal, Vulvar, And Related Conditions
    3. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
    4. Bartholin's Glands
    5. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding, Menstrual Problems, And Secondary Amenorrhea
    6. Endometrial Abnormalities
    7. Dysmenorrhea
    8. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
    9. Chronic Pelvic Pain
    10. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
    11. Abnormal Pap Smears
    12. Infertility
    13. Endometriosis
    14. Adnexal Masses
    15. Pediatric Gynecology
    16. Menopause
    17. Sexual Assault
    18. Osteoporosis
    19. Ectopic Pregnancy

    Obstetrics

    1. Preconception Care
    2. Prenatal Care
    3. Prenatal Patient Education
    4. RH Screening And Rho(D) Immunoglobulin
    5. Prenatal Diagnosis Of Congenital Disorders
    6. Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Triple Screen
    7. Antenatal Fetal Surveillance
    8. Group B Streptococcal (GBS) Infection
    9. Nausea And Vomiting Of Pregnancy
    10. Diabetes In Pregnancy: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)
    11. Trauma And Pregnancy
    12. Hypertension In Pregnancy, Preeclampsia, And Eclampsia
    13. Early Antepartum Hemorrhage
    14. Late Antepartum Hemorrhage
    15. Intrauterine Growth Retardation (IUGR)
    16. Labor
    17. Amnioinfusion
    18. Obstetric Anesthesia And Analgesia
    19. Vaginal Delivery
    20. Breech Delivery
    21. Episiotomy
    22. Shoulder Dystocia
    23. Cesarean Section
    24. Postpartum Hemorrhage
    25. Postpartum Care
    26. Puerperal Fever

    General Surgery

    1. Wound Management
    2. Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment
    3. Preoperative Pulmonary Evaluation
    4. Preoperative Laboratory Evaluation
    5. Preoperative Management Of Anticoagulation
    6. Preoperative Care and Evaluation
    7. Postoperative Care
    8. Postoperative DVT Prophylaxis
    9. Abdominal Pain
    10. Appendicitis
    11. Gallbladder Disease
    12. Intestinal Obstruction

    Orthopedics

    1. Low Back Pain
    2. Shoulder Pain
    3. Elbow
    4. Wrist And Hand
    5. Hip: Bursitis Of The Hip
    6. Knee Pain
    7. Ankle Sprain
    8. Heel Pain: Plantar Fasciitis
    9. Foot Pain
    10. Rotational Deformities Of The Lower
    Extremity
    11. Fractures

    Dermatology

    1. Pruritus
    2. Skin Infections
    3. Acne
    4. Papulosquamous Disease
    5. Vesiculobullous Lesions
    6. White Lesions
    7. Other Dermatitides
    8. Urticaria

    Psychiatry

    1. Mood Disorders
    2. Anxiety Disorders
    3. Substance-Use Disorders
    4. Acute Psychosis
    5. Schizophrenia And Other Psychotic Disorders
    6. Eating Disorders
    7. Attention Deficit Disorder
    8. Personality Disorders

    Ophthalmology

    1. Eye Examination
    2. The Red Eye
    3. Trauma
    4. Orbit, Eyelids, And Lacrimal Apparatus
    5. Cornea And Lens
    6. Retina
    7. Optic Nerve And Visual Pathway

    Otolaryngology

    1. Hearing Loss
    2. Trauma
    3. Nasal Trauma
    4. Ear Pathology
    5. Facial Nerve Paralysis
    6. Nose
    7. Tongue And Mouth
    8. Throat
    9. Temporomandibular Joint

    Care of the Elderly Patient

    1. Cognitive impairment
    2. Gait and balance disorders
    3. Immobility
    4. Pressure ulcers
    5. Polypharmacy
    6. Sensory impairment
    7. Pain
    8. Falls

    Office/Hospital Procedures

    1. Tympanometry
    2. Chest Tube Placement
    3. Intraosseous Infusion
    4. Regional Blocks
    5. Central Venous Lines
    6. Thoracentesis
    7. Nasal Foreign Body Removal

    Herbal Formulary

    1. Unsafe Herbal Preparations
    2. Herbal Formulary
    3. Dangerous Herbal product-drug interactions

    Rapid References

    1. Pediatric Sedation
    2. Pediatric Vital Signs
    3. Pediatric Growth and Development
    4. Pediatric Laboratory Results
    5. Competitive Sports Recommendations
    6. Peak Flow Rates
    7. Dermatomes
    8. Immunizations
    9. Metabolic Formulas
    10. Electrolyte Formulas

    Endsheets:

    1. Adult Preventive Care Timeline
    2. Child Preventive Care Timeline

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