Textbook of Family Medicine - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9781437711608, 9780323248525

Textbook of Family Medicine

8th Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: Robert Rakel David Rakel
eBook ISBN: 9780323248525
eBook ISBN: 9781437735673
eBook ISBN: 9780323352161
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 23rd May 2011
Page Count: 1192

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Edited by Robert E. Rakel, MD and David P. Rakel, MD, Textbook of Family Medicine remains your #1 choice for complete guidance on the principles of family medicine, primary care in the community, and all aspects of clinical practice. Ideal for both residents and practicing physicians, it includes evidence-based, practical information to optimize your patient care and prepare you for the ABFM exam. The full-color format features a clean, quick-reference layout that makes it easy for you to put information to work immediately in your practice. You can also access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com, plus 30 videos of common office procedures, additional chapters on timely topics, and figures, tables, and photographs that supplement the text.

Key Features

  • Prepare for success on the ABFM exam with complete coverage of all aspects of family medicine.
  • Access information quickly with an efficient, full-color layout that makes it easy to apply the latest knowledge in your practice.
  • Take advantage of today’s most useful online resources with a convenient list of outstanding clinical websites.
  • Quickly spot "Best Evidence Recommendations" with special boxes located throughout the text.
  • Glean helpful tips on diagnosis and therapy from "Key Points" boxes found on every page.


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About the Author

Robert Rakel

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

David Rakel

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico