- Language: English
- Published: September 2014
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Disease State Management Strategies I. Clinical Guidelines for Primary Care – 4th edition (2013 Update)
- Published: January 2013
- Region: Global
- 638 Pages
- Apollo Managed Care, Inc.
Detailed medical (asthma, COPD, diabetes, hypertension, smoking cessation, cardiovascular disease prevention, hormonal therapy, heart failure) and obstetrical (LOS and prevention of preterm deliveries) care protocols plus preventive health care standards by age and sex with related patient ed handouts + resource materials helpful for accreditation and to reduce variation while improving outcomes.
Extensive references, resource materials, and related web sites are listed for all guidelines . Valuable evidence-based tools for health plans and medical groups who wish to reduce variation in care and improve quality for primary care services. Updated as new objective information becomes available.
Introduction to Disease State Management Guidelines
Asthma, evaluation and management
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), evaluation and management
Diabetes mellitus, evaluation and management
Hypertension, evaluation and management
Heart Failure, evaluation and management
Preventive Health Care guidelines
Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease – exercise, nutritional and drug treatment strategies
Preventive Health Care/ ‘Wellness' guidelines for evaluation, by age and sex
Smoking Cessation, effective management options
Hormone Replacement Therapy (adult female)
Obstetrical Length of Stay – vaginal and cesarean deliveries
Prevention of Preterm Delivery