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See below for a selection of the latest books from General practice category. Presented with a red border are the General practice books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great General practice books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Textbook of Primary Care Dermatology

Textbook of Primary Care Dermatology

Author: David Buckley Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/12/2020

This textbook provides a comprehensive, practical guide to the identification of a range of common dermatological conditions encountered within primary care. It features a problem-based approach to the topics and conditions covered. Clinical photographs, diagrams and pertinent tables along with clear learning objectives, clinical pearls and pitfalls in each chapter facilitate understanding in the diagnosis and management of a range of common dermatological conditions. Textbook of Primary Care Dermatology empowers the reader to develop their understanding of how to deal with a range of common skin, hair and nail problems. It is ideal for training and practising primary care physicians seeking a quick reference guide to use in their clinical practice and the trainee dermatologist seeking a primer on the topic. It is also suitable for other members of the primary care team including nurses, pharmacists, physician associates and clinical assistants, and it is very useful for hospital-based doctors and nurses in other disciplines who want a quick, practical reference to common dermatological problems.

The Opioid Epidemic and Infectious Diseases

The Opioid Epidemic and Infectious Diseases

Author: Brianna L. Norton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/12/2020

Offering timely guidance on the junction of the opioid crisis and infectious diseases, this practical handbook by Dr. Brianna L. Norton provides concise yet comprehensive coverage of a growing patient population. Infectious disease specialists are increasingly seeing patients who previously used opiods and now use intravenous drugs. Many challenges are unique to this patient population, including new and growing infections such as hepatitis C, endocarditis, HIV, and hepatitis B. The Opioid Epidemic and Infectious Diseases is an up-to-date, real-world guide that covers the scope of the problem, management guidelines, and much more. Describes the new landscape of the opioid crisis in the U.S. and its intersection with infectious diseases, including epidemiology, Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and rural America, and more. Offers practical guidance on (OUD) and infectious co-morbidities like hepatitis C, STDs, endocarditis, HIV, and hepatitis B. Covers prevention, treatment, and harm reduction. Discusses OUD, infectious diseases, and the criminal justice system. Consolidates today's available information and guidance into a single, convenient resource.

Targeted Nanosystems for Therapeutic Applications

Targeted Nanosystems for Therapeutic Applications

Author: Mark A. Ilies Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2020

Despite the potential of nanoparticles in nanomedicine and decades of research, it remains challenging to actively target nanoparticles. Focusing on recent research and development, this book identifies and presents potential new paradigms and ideas to meet practical demands in different biomedical areas. The book reveals new developments and identifies new clinically relevant targets and strategies to increase targeting efficiency and reduce toxicity. Scientists in chemical, biological, pharmaceutical, and clinical roles in academia and the broader industry will find this book interesting.

Fracture Management for Primary Care and Emergency Medicine

Fracture Management for Primary Care and Emergency Medicine

Author: M. Patrice Eiff, Robert L. Hatch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/2020

Evaluate and treat common fractures and know when to refer uncommon ones to a specialist. This quick, practical resource presents detailed illustrations, video, and current best evidence for imaging and treating fractures so you can make accurate identifications and manage patients with confidence. Quickly find the information you need through a systematic, logical approach to each fracture. Accurately identify fractures through an extensive selection of imaging examples. Apply splints and reduce dislocations successfully thanks to detailed descriptions, illustrations, and narrated video. Tap into the latest best practices through evidence-based coverage and updated references. Effectively manage emergency situations using guidelines for emergent referral, greater detail regarding methods for closed reductions for fractures and dislocations, and more. Benefit from expanded content specifically for the emergency medicine setting, including CT, MRI, and ultrasound imaging, procedural sedation, and discharge reassessment. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

101 Primary Care Case Studies

101 Primary Care Case Studies

Author: Sampath Wijesinghe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2020

Real-life primary care case studies* from more than 50 primary care providers, including physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and physicians! 101 Primary Care Case Studies offers real-life patient scenarios and critical thinking exercises to help you work through a patient's chief complaint. Through narrative case studies, you will determine how best to diagnose, treat, and manage your patient based on the history of present illness, review of systems, relevant history, and physical examination findings. This workbook will ask probing questions to help you determine differential and most likely diagnoses, diagnostic tests to order, and appropriate patient management strategies using relevant and timely references to support your decisions. The organization of each case study simulates the patient care journey from chief complaint to outcome. Serving as a virtual clinical preceptor, this workbook can be used independently or in a classroom setting. It is accompanied by a robust online student supplement that provides answers to all questions, real outcomes of the cases, and valuable personal insights from the authors on how the patient was successfully managed. Not only will this workbook help you work through patient cases clinically, it will also share important, but often overlooked, bedside manner skills needed to successfully communicate with and care for your patients. Covering conditions across all organ systems and across the lifespan, this workbook is organized by chief complaint, providing an authentic perspective on what to expect in the patient care environment. It even includes information on pathophysiology and how to use ICD-10 and CPT (E/M) codes in your documentation. The book uniquely weaves together both the science and art of medicine by including personal insights into quality and compassionate care. Key Features Provides real-life patient cases from an interprofessional author team of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and physicians Uses a templated case study design and critical thinking exercises to help you methodically work through various patient scenarios Teaches clinical and bedside manner skills imperative for delivering quality patient care Covers patients across the lifespan, including pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations Offers additional insight on patient education, medical and legal concerns, and interprofessional collaboration Includes a robust online student supplement with valuable insights from the authors on how they successfully managed the cases Provides instructors with a table of contents that is filterable by chief complaint, diagnosis, patient population, and organ system

Pediatric Orthopedics, An Issue of Physician Assistant Clinics

Pediatric Orthopedics, An Issue of Physician Assistant Clinics

Author: Patrick Parenzin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2020

This issue of Physician Assistant Clinics, guest edited by Patrick Parenzin, is devoted to Pediatric Orthopedics. Articles in this issue include: Human Trafficking: Knowing the signs, Adolescent Concussion: Evaluation and treatment, Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Pediatric Upper Extremity Trauma, Toe Walking, Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip, Anterior Knee Pain in Adolescents, Adolescent Back Pain, Cerebral Palsy, Toeing, Bowing and Flatfeet in Children, and more.

DK Taneja's Health Policies & Programmes in India

DK Taneja's Health Policies & Programmes in India

Author: Bratati Banerjee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2020

Incorporates the latest changes in health policies and programmes in India with the magnitude of the problems and strategies implemented to control them. All data and recent references have been updated and several chapters have been extensively revised with new programmes, policies and reports of various review committees.

Textbook of Community Medicine

Textbook of Community Medicine

Author: Sunder Lal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2020

An Ultimate Guide to Community Medicine

An Ultimate Guide to Community Medicine

Author: Prithwiraj Maiti, Bismoy Mondal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2020

A comprehensive guide to community medicine for undergraduates, this book provides exhaustive coverage of questions commonly asked in theory examinations with separate chapters assimilating different patterns of theory questions. In-depth discussion about all the topics asked in practical and viva voce. Written in an easily accessible manner and illustrative way. Includes annexures on drug of choice for communicable diseases, and most commons in community medicine for quick glance.

Primary Health Care for ANM

Primary Health Care for ANM

Author: Rahish Chand Suthar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2020

A unique piece of work, fills up the gap of a properly written book on Primary Health Care for ANM as per the INC syllabus. Among all other books of primary health care available in the market, this book is an excellent guide for ANM students, encompasses all the aspects of Primary Health Care. This book is your source for the most current, compact and comprehensive knowledge of the subject. Seeing the phenomenal growth of the subject, not only in the minds of the people but also in their attitudes, this book besides being a textbook is also a personal guide to people who have not only given priority to their health but also given it the first place in their lives.

Complete Resource Guide for People with Chronic Illness, 2019/20

Complete Resource Guide for People with Chronic Illness, 2019/20

Author: Laura Mars Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/10/2020

This directory provides a comprehensive overview of the support services and information resources available for people diagnosed with a chronic illness. It details the wide range of organizations, educational materials, books, newsletters, web sites, periodicals and databases that address 88 specific chronic illnesses.