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Practical General Practice Guidelines for Effective Clinical Management

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ISBN-10: 075068867X

ISBN-13: 9780750688673

Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Alex Khot, Andrew Polmear

List price: $107.95
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is the leading guide to clinical management in primary care. It takes the form of a manual that can be used by the GP during consultation, but its recommendations are backed by the latest research evidence, so that it also serves as a GP's way into the general practice literature. Unlike other evidence-based guidance that is available either online or in paper format, it has an underlying structure which allows the GP to see immediately what treatment is recommended and why. Furthermore, those recommendations are concrete and specific, rather than a list of possibilities that the GP might…    
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Book details

List price: $107.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/22/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Preface
Structure of the Book
Acknowledgements
Feedback and Updating
List of Contributors
List of Abbreviations
General
Infectious Diseases: Immunisation, Travel and Related Issues
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Childhood Problems
Cardiovascular Problems
Respiratory Problems
Gastroenterological Problems
Endocrine Problems
Rheumatological Problems
Neurological Problems
Gynaecological Problems
Contraception and Sexual Problems
Obstetric Problems
Urinary Problems
Surgical Problems
Psychiatric Problems
Substance Abuse
Eating Disorders
The Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Eye Problems
Skin Problems
Allergic Problems
Older People
Disability
Haematology
Cancer and Palliative Care with Patients with Cancer
Management of Pain
Death and Bereavement
Health Promotion
Routine Scale of Immunisations
Incubation Period and Infectivity of Common Diseases
A Suggested Table of Immunisations for Travel
Notification of Infectious Diseases
Child Health Promotion
Stages of Child Development
Stages of Puberty
Predicted Normal Peak Flow Values in Children (Under 15 Years of Age)
Peak Expiatory Flow in Normal Subjects
FEV/FVC Charts
Summary of Stepwise Management in Adults
Summary of Stepwise MAnagement in Children Aged 5-12 Years
Summary of Stepwise Management in Children Under 5
Management of Acute Severe Asthma in Adults in General Practice
Management of Acute Asthma in Children in General Practice
Pill Ladders
Obstetrical Table
Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
Admission Procedures for Patients with Mental Health Problems
The Early Warning Form for Use in Psychotic Illness
International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS)
Body Mass Index
Reference Ranges for Young Adults
Dermatomes and Myotomes
Testing Peripheral Nerves
Drug Levels
Suggestions for Monitoring Patients Taking Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs
Problems Associated with Specific Causes of Disability
The Community Dependency Index
Nottingham Extended Activities of Daily Living Questionnaire (EADL)
Drug Stabilities in Syringe Drivers
An Example of the Mini Mental State Examination
Checklist Guide to the Review of a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis
Summary of the Criteria to Determine Eligibility for Treatment Using Interferon Beta and Glatiramer Acetate for People with MS within the 'Risk-Sharing Scheme'
Guidelines for the Urgent Referral of Patients with Suspected Cancer
Conversion table to Assist in a Decision about Methodone Dosage According to a Patient's Current Opiate Use
Index