Item description for Screening for Diseases: Prevention in Primary Care by Vincenza Snow...
The only sure way out of the maze of conflicting recommendations is to take an evidence-based path. Screening for Diseases: Prevention in Primary Care provides the latest evidence on screening and prevention for nine commonly encountered diseases and conditions, including hypertension; type 2 diabetes; osteoporosis; cardiovascular events; depression; hormone replacement therapy; and breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer. In Screening for Diseases, you'll find: Solid guidelines that define which patients should be screened Recommendations on the frequency of screening in terms of both highest-level patient care and maximum cost-effectiveness Key points that provide a bulleted summary of the basic "take-home message" for each condition And you'll also get this special bonus: David Eddy's classic introduction to Common Screening Tests, "How to Think about Screening." In it, this renowned clinician provides an in-depth rationale for utilizing screening tests in the general patient population. Targeted. Concise. Relevant and current. This practical reference belongs on the shelf of every practitioner, resident, and academic professional.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.9" Width: 8.3" Height: 0.6" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2004
Publisher American College of Physicians
ISBN 1930513569 ISBN13 9781930513563