Updated for its Seventh Edition, Principles of Ambulatory Medicine is the definitive reference for all clinicians caring for adult ambulatory patients. It provides in-depth coverage of the evaluation,management, and long-term course of all clinical problems addressed in the outpatient setting. A major focus is on preventive care, grounded in excellent patient-physician communication. This edition features increased coverage of preventive care, particularly the impact of genetic testing as a disease predictor.
For easy reference, the book is organized by body system and each chapter begins with an outline of key topics. References to randomized controlled clinical trials, meta-analyses, and consensus-based recommendations are boldfaced.
SECTION HEADINGS: ISSUES OF GENERAL CONCERN IN AMBULATORY MEDICINE PREVENTIVE CARE PSYCHIATRIC AND BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS RENAL AND UROLOGIC PROBLEMS HEMATOLOGIC PROBLEMS PULMONARY PROBLEMS CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS METABOLIC AND ENDOCRINOLOGIC PROBLEMS NEUROLOGIC PROBLEMS SELECTED GENERAL SURGICAL PROBLEMS GYNECOLOGY AND WOMEN'S HEALTH SELECTED PROBLEMS OF THE EYES SELECTED PROBLEMS OF THE EARS,NOSE,THROAT AND ORAL CAVITY COMMON DISORDERS OF THE SKIN