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Pediatric Urology for Primary Care

An excellent reference for primary care pediatricians and other health care professionals who treat a wide range of urological conditions, this book covers everything from bed-wetting, congenital defects, and diaper rash to perinatal concerns. The latest diagnostic and treatment recommendations are provided for a wide range of clinical presentations, with discussion of differential diagnoses. To clarify points of diagnosis, 220 color images, illustrations, and scans are included.


– Urological emergencies in pediatrics
– Penile problems, anomalies, and procedures
– Urogynecology
– Cryptorchidism
– Pediatric urinary tract infection
– Urological oncology in pediatrics
– Vesicoureteral reflux
– And more…



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CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2014 Ediion 12

Guidelines for more than sixty common outpatient conditions – drawn from the most authoritative sources
For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient care, there’s a LANGE book that guarantees success.
The most current screening, prevention, and management guidelines – from government agencies, medical and scientific organizations, and expert panels
Easy-to-follow guideline-based algorithms simplify clinical decision making
Spans all areas of general medicine
Website addresses for U.S. government agencies and professional societies
Updated immunization schedules for all age groups
Updated evidence-based content
More than thirty new topics
Essential for residents and practicing physicians in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology; medical and nursing students; registered nurses; nurse practitioners; and physician assistants

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CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2020 (18th Edition) – May 2020 Release

The only resource dedicated to delivering concise summaries of the most clinically relevant primary care guideline summaries

A  Doody’s Core Title for 2020!

  • Organized into topics related to disease screening, disease prevention, and disease management, and subdivided into organ systems for quick reference
  • Updated with over 150 new guidelines and nearly 30 new sections on topics including opiate use disorder, transgender health, systemic lupus erythematosus, and rotator cuff injury
  • Strikes the perfect balance between brevity and clinical necessity
  • Includes the most recent research available for each guideline
  • Consolidates information from nationally recognized government agencies, medical and scientific organizations, and expert panels into concise, easy-to-apply guidelines
  • Spans all areas of general medicine and covers primary care topics in both ambulatory and hospital settings
  • Includes website addresses for U.S. government agencies and professional societies

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Pocket Primary Care

Support your clinical decision making and prepare for everyday challenges in the primary care setting with Pocket Primary Care, a brand new, pocket-sized loose-leaf resource that offers the most current, evidence-based approaches to delivering quality care in the outpatient setting.
Representing the efforts of a dedicated team of primary care and specialist physicians at the Massachusetts General Hospital, this practical resource provides the key clinical data you need to manage your patients effectively and quickly.
Gain insights into the most up-to-date evidence-based practices, accepted best practices, and expert opinions of physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, including appropriate workups and when to refer
Quickly find the information you need through tabs that make it easy to locate topics of interest.
Customize the book to meet your specific needs by inserting your own notes into the 6-ring binder’s front and back pockets, leaving out pages you don’t need, or adding others to it.
Get instant access to key clinical information on the most common issues seen in practice, including preventive medicine, cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, GI, hematology, infectious disease, musculoskeletal complaints, neurology, ophthalmology, ENT, psychiatry, pulmonary, nephrology, women’s health, men’s health, and geriatrics.
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Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing

Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is the essential guide to caring for patients in primary care and the community. Concise, easy-to-use, and comprehensive, this handbook ensures that the reader has the skills and knowledge required by any nurse working in modern primary and community care which cuts across different speciality and care settings.
Chapters range from common adult health problems to vulnerable groups with extra needs, medicine management, and nurse prescribing. The handbook includes information on how health and social care services are organised and funded, from common technical care procedures to complex situations requiring practical, concise guidance. This is the essential guide to all aspects of the nurse’s role. For the new edition material on end of life care has been revised and expanded, with more focus on care of dying children. It also includes new clinical topics such as nursing technology, dependent children at home, and frailty.
All chapters have been written and reviewed by primary care nurses and other experts directly engaged in current practice and research. Providing an accessible and instant resource for everyday nursing, and a benchmark of good practice, the Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for all health care professionals working in the primary care and community setting.

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Primary Care of Musculoskeletal Problems in the Outpatient Setting

This illustrated case-based book is designed to help primary care physicians treat musculoskeletal problems. The introductory chapter covers the basic approach to MS problems that is particularly effective for PCPs.
The bulk of the book builds on the fundamentals through case studies that address specific musculoskeletal problems. The case studies are categorized into five main sections according to the symptoms and signs presented by patients. An emphasis is placed on helping physicians overcome the barriers and frustrations that often accompany the complexity of treating MS problems.

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Diagnosing and Caring for the Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Practical Guide for the Primary Care Provider

This unique resource is designed to be a practical, user-friendly guide for pediatricians, primary care providers, and all healthcare providers who work with children with autism spectrum disorder. Diagnosing and Caring for the Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder offers state-of-the art instruction to clinicians on how to recognize, diagnose and assist children with autism spectrum disorders, from early in life to transition to adulthood. This book will also delve into how to support pediatric patients by working with families, and discuss how to best interact with and support these families.

The book opens with a comprehensive introduction of ASD and obstacles to diagnosis and common myths. Section Two is devoted to the early recognition of atypical development and reviews the steps in diagnosing autism, including the evaluation, the diagnostic visit, the developmental exam, and the discussion of findings with parents. Section Three covers treatment and interventions for the autism spectrum and includes a discussion on alternative therapies and how to direct parents toward evidence-based or plausible treatments. Section Four and Five addresses special topics that are relevant to the PCP’s or pediatrician’s long-term relationship with families, including chapters on anxiety, parents, challenging behaviors and common scenarios that occur across childhood for those who have ASD. Later chapters delve more deeply into providing informed, sensitive care for patients with intersecting identities, and discusses how gender identity and cultural perspective and attitudes can impact the pediatric patient with ASD.

Engaging, and written in a conversational style, Diagnosing and Caring for the Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder will be an ideal resource for the pediatrician, primary care provider, and all healthcare providers working with children with ASD, providing concrete, step-by-step methods that readers can incorporate into their own practice.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Practical Guide for Primary Care

Sexually Transmitted Diseases: A Guide for Primary Care, second edition, covers the diagnosis and treatment of STDs and other information critical to patient care and reflects the last five years of significant changes in information about STDs. Updated to reflect the 2010 Center for Disease Control Guidelines on the Treatment of STDs, this book also contains new information about:
-the epidemiology of herpes virus infections
-expedited partner therapy
-changes in recommendations for HPV vaccination for men
-changes in resistance patterns for antimicrobial therapy for gonorrhea and chlamydia
-treatment recommendations for bacterial vaginosis
-treatment recommendations for genital warts
In order to better meet clinician needs, the book has been streamlined to quickly convey critical, evidence-based information. Whether seeking information about particular conditions (including HPV, herpes, syphilis, trichomoniasis, HIV and AIDS, and others) or related patient issues (such as STD exposure evaluation and evaluation of sexual assault), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, second edition, contains the knowledge doctors need in a friendly, to-the-point format.

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Management of the Addicted Patient in Primary Care

This book enables the physician to exhibit greater knowledge of all aspects of substance addiction and equips the reader to better manage these types of patients in the office setting. The introductory section gives background and rationale for acquiring the requisite knowledge and skills. The majority of the book focuses on providing insight and developing practical skills that can be readily implemented in an office-based setting. It contains case presentations, and provides a crucial understanding of why and when to refer. The final portion of the book offers clinical “pearls” that further aid the reader in treating this difficult patient population.
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The Psychological Impact of Acute and Chronic Illness: A Practical Guide for Primary Care Physicians

This book helps the primary care physician navigate the normative and non-normative psychological responses to illness, provides advice on coping and offers guidance on mental health referrals. The concise but comprehensive text emphasizes the basics, including responses to serious and potentially life-threatening illness, normal and maladaptive coping responses in medically ill individuals, and specific aspects of the illness process. Case examples illustrate the concepts discussed. Includes a chapter on psychotropic medications, and another on the special circumstances of non-compliant patients. The book concludes with discussion of family situations and offers recommendations on referring patients to a mental health provider who specializes in treating the medically ill.
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