Swanson's Family Medicine Review - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9781455707904, 9781455723140

Swanson's Family Medicine Review

7th Edition

Authors: Alfred Tallia Joseph Scherger Nancy Dickey
Paperback ISBN: 9781455707904
eBook ISBN: 9781455723140
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 28th August 2012
Page Count: 936

Description

Swanson's Family Medicine Review efficiently summarizes all the latest know-how in primary care and family medicine practice, giving you the assistance you need to maximize your preparation for the ABFM exam. The case histories and review questions in this best-selling family medicine review book test your knowledge of the latest diagnostic methods, medications, and management techniques, ensuring you'll be fully prepared to land the best score. Study with Swanson's Family Medicine Review, the most effective review tool available!

Key Features

  • Confidently prepare for the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) exam with Swanson's Family Medicine Review!
  • Stay up-to-date in the area of treatment and management with enhanced discussions throughout.

Be familiar with the most current developments and information in family medicine with this all-around review of the specialty, ideal for nurses and PAs!

Table of Contents

S E C T I O N O N E

FAMILY, COMMUNITY, AND POPULATION HEALTH 1

1 Family Influences on Health and

Disease 1

2 Clinical Decision Making 5

3 Consultation and Team Care 13

4 Managing Multiple Morbidities 15

5 Quality Improvement 18

6 Clinical Prevention 21

7 Tobacco Dependency 25

8 Alcohol 31

9 Diet, Exercise, and Obesity 38

10 Trends in Cancer Epidemiology 43

11 Cardiovascular Epidemiology 47

12 Bioterrorism 51

13 Influenza and Other Emerging

Diseases 55

S E C T I O N T W O

COMMUNICATION 61

14 Domestic Violence 61

15 How to Break Bad News 66

16 Physician−Patient Relationship 71

17 Palliative Care 76

18 Ethical Decision-Making Issues 81

19 Integrative Medicine 87

20 Cultural Competency 93

S E C T I O N T H R E E

ADULT MEDICINE 97

21 Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial

Infarction 97

22 Acute Coronary Symptoms and Stable Angina

Pectoris 104

23 Hyperlipoproteinemia 111

24 Congestive Heart Failure 118

25 Hypertension 124

26 Dysrhythmia 131

27 Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary

Thromboembolism 134

28 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 138

29 Asthma 146

30 The Diagnosis and Management of Community-

Acquired Pneumonia in the Adult 158

31 Esophageal Disorders 163

32 Peptic Ulcer Disease 168

33 Hepatitis and Cirrhosis 173

34 Pancreatitis 179

35 Pancreatic Carcinoma 182

36 Biliary Tract Dis

Details

No. of pages:
936
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455723140
Paperback ISBN:
9781455707904

About the Author

Alfred Tallia

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Joseph Scherger

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President, Primary Care, Maire E. Pinizzotto, MD Chair of Academic Affairs, Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, California

Nancy Dickey

Affiliations and Expertise

President Emerita, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Professor and Interim Chair, Clinical and Translational Medicine, Executive Director, Rural and Community Health Institute, Texas A&M Health ScienceCenter College of Medicine, College Station, Texas