CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment in Family Medicine is an easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of the full range of clinical conditions seen in primary care. The book covers all age groups–from pediatric to geriatric–and includes end-of-life issues. An essential clinical reference for house staff and practicing family physicians, the book is also great for USMLE Step 3 review, board certification, and maintenance of certification.
Organized according to the developmental lifespan, beginning with childhood and adolescence and progressing through adulthood and senior years
Complementary and alternative treatments included where appropriate
Recommendations for both immediate and ongoing management strategies
Numerous algorithms, charts, and tables encapsulate important information
Conservative and pharmacologic therapies
Patient education information
Sections on Therapeutics, Genetics, and Prevention; Psychosocial Disorders; and Physician-Patient Issues