This new volume in The Illustrated Colour Text (ICT) series presents important topics in clinical medicine and related areas as they will be experienced in the primary care/general practice setting. Its emphasis is given to the importance of an evidence-based approach.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : SECTION 1: GENERAL PRACTICE IN PERSPECTIVE - Overview and philosophy of general practice - Importance and relevance of primary care - Models of health care - International comparisons - Resources and needs SECTION 2: WORKING WITH PEOPLE - Duties of the doctor - Professional etiquette and ethics - Clinical method, the consultation SECTION 3: WORKING WITH POPULATIONS - Records and demography - The family and society - Audit and quality control SECTION 4: PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION - Risk factors - General principles-definition, models, and examples SECTION 5: COMMON ACUTE HEALTH PROBLEMS - Introduction - Common acute problems, an overview - Profile of acute problems in children and adolescents - Profile of acute problems in adult and middle years - Profile of acute problems in the elderly SECTION 6: COMMON CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS - Asthma - Diabetes - Hypertension - Anxiety and depression - Heart disease - Arthritis - Backache - Chronic skin disorders - Urinary problems
- Data Publicarii : 01 Jul 2003
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 116
- ISBN : 9780443060458