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Swanson's Family Medicine Review. Edition No. 9

  • ID: 5230666
  • Book
  • July 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
Ideal for practicing physicians and residents who are preparing to take the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) initial or continuing exam, Swanson's Family Medicine Review: A Problem-Oriented Approach, 9th Edition, provides more than 2,500 questions in a practical case study format. This bestselling review tool reflects the clinical disciplines as tested by the ABFM, and also serves as an excellent resource for residents' case-based RISE exams. Fully updated and easy to use, it covers recent developments and current information in family medicine, providing the assistance you need to ensure success on the ABFM exam.
  • Uses realistic case problems as a basis for questions on diagnosis and management, with detailed answers that explain both correct and incorrect responses.  

  • Prepares you for the ABFM's Certificates of Added Qualifications (CAQs) in adolescent medicine, geriatric medicine, hospice and palliative medicine, pain medicine, sleep medicine, and sports medicine, as well as the upcoming CAQ in hospital medicine.  

  • Reflects meticulous updating for accuracy and complete coverage, including more questions in key areas for newer CAQs. 

  • Includes tips and tricks for passing the board exam, clinical algorithms throughout, summaries at the end of each case, and case management problems that suggest the ideal diagnostic work-up. 

  • Allows you to earn up to 75 CME Credits online through Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices, as well as answer questions interactively and check your answers on any electronic platform.

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Part One: Principles of Family Medicine 1. The Family Physician 2. The Patient-Centered Medical Home 3. Psychosocial Influences on Health 4. Care of the Elderly Patient 5. Care of the Dying Patient 6. Care of the Self 7. Preventive Health Care 8. Behavioral Change and Patient Empowerment 9. Interpreting the Medical Literature:  Applying Evidence-Based Medicine in Practice 10. Information Technology 11. Clinical Problem Solving 12. Integrative Medicine 13. Establishing Rapport 14. Interpreting Laboratory Tests

Part Two:  Practice of Family Medicine 15. Infectious Diseases 16. Pulmonary Medicine 17. Ophthalmology 18. Otorhinolaryngology 19. Allergy 20. Obstetrics 21. Care of the Newborn 22. Growth and Development 23. Behavioral Problems in Children and Adolescents 24. Child Abuse 25. Gynecology 26. Contraception 27. Cardiovascular Disease 28. Common Office Procedures 29. Sports Medicine 30. Common Issues in Orthopedics 31. Neck and Back Pain 32. Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Problems 33. Dermatology 34. Diabetes Mellitus 35. Endocrinology 36. Obesity 37. Nutrition 38. Gastroenterology 39. Hematology 40. Urinary Tract Disorders 41. Neurology 42. Human Sexuality 43. Clinical Genomics 44. Crisis Intervention, Trauma, and Disasters 45. Patients with Personality Disorders; Difficult Encounters 46. Anxiety and Depression 47. Delirium and Dementia 48. Alcohol Use Disorders 49. Nicotine Addiction 50. Substance Use Disorders

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Alfred F. Tallia Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Joseph E. Scherger Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MPH, Core Faculty, Family Medicine, Primary Care, Eisenhower Health, La Quinta, California.

Nancy Dickey Nancy W. Dickey, MD, Professor, Primary Care Population Health Department, Texas A&M Health ScienceCenter College of Medicine, Executive Director, A&M Rural and Community Health Institute, Texas A&M University College Station, Texas.
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