Key Features

  • Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite reference.
  • Review normal values and interpret results for more than 200 lab tests.
  • Get the insurance billing codes you require, including ICD-9-CM codes, to expedite insurance reimbursements.
  • Improve your family healthcare practice’s efficiency with cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines.

Table of Contents

section i

Diseases and Disorders

section ii

Differential Diagnosis

section iii

Clinical Algorithms

section iv

Laboratory Tests and Interpretation of Results

section v

Clinical Practice Guidelines

appendix i

Definitions of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Terms

appendix ii


appendix iii

Acute Poisoning

appendix iv

Primary Care Procedures, available online

appendix v

Patient Teaching Guides,     available online


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About the author

Fred Ferri

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island