Principles of Ambulatory Medicine, 7th Edition


Chapter 1 Ambulatory Care: Territory and Core Proficiencies

Chapter 2.Practicing Evidence-Based Medicine

Chapter 3.The Practitioner–Patient Relationship and Communication during Clinical Encounters

Chapter 4.Patient Education and the Promotion of Healthy Behaviors

Chapter 5.Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Chapter 6.Sexual Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment

Chapter 7.Sleep Disorders

Chapter 8.Occupational and Environmental Disease and Bioterrorism*

Chapter 9.Selected Special Services and Programs: Disability Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation, Family and Medical Leave Act, and Home Health Services

Chapter 10.Care of the Patient with Cancer

Chapter 11.Adolescent Patients: Special Considerations

Chapter 12.Geriatric Medicine: Special Considerations

Chapter 13.Care at the End of Life

Chapter 14.Integrating Prevention into Ambulatory Practice

Chapter 15.Principles of Nutrition in Ambulatory Care

Chapter 16.Exercise for the Healthy Patient

Chapter 17.Genetic Testing and Counseling

Chapter 18.Immunization to Prevent Infectious Disease

Chapter 19.Evaluation of Psychosocial Problems

Chapter 20.Psychotherapy in Ambulatory Practice

Chapter 21.Somatization

Chapter 22.Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 23.Personality and Personality Disorders

Chapter 24.Mood Disorders

Chapter 25.Schizophrenia and Related Psychotic Disorders

Chapter 26.Cognitive Impairment and Mental Illness in the Elderly

Chapter 27.Tobacco Use and Dependence

Chapter 28.Alcoholism and Associated Problems

Chapter 29.Illicit and Therapeutic Use of Drugs with Abuse Liability

Chapter 30.Allergy and Related Conditions

Chapter 31.Approach to the Patient with Fever

Chapter 32.Bacterial Infections of the Skin

Chapter 33.Respiratory Tract Infections

Chapter 34.Tuberculosis in the Ambulatory Patient

Chapter 35.Acute Gastroenteritis and Associated Conditions

Chapter 36.Genitourinary Infections

Chapter 37.Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Chapter 38.Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses

Chapter 39.Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Chapter 40.Ambulatory Care for Selected Infections Including Osteomyelitis, Lung Abscess, and Endocarditis

Chapter 41.International Medicine: Care of Travelers and Foreign-Born Patients

Chapter 42.Disorders of the Esophagus: Dysphagia, Noncardiac Chest Pain, and Gastroesophageal Reflux

Chapter 43.Peptic Ulcer Disease

Chapter 44.Abdominal Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Chapter 45.Selected Gastrointestinal Problems: Constipation and Diarrhea

Chapter 46.Selected Gastrointestinal Problems: Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Colorectal Cancer Screening, and Diverticular Disease

Chapter 47.Diseases of the Liver

Chapter 48.Proteinuria

Chapter 49.Hematuria

Chapter 50.Hypokalemia

Chapter 51.Urinary Stones

Chapter 52.Chronic Kidney Disease

Chapter 53.Selected Disorders of the Prostate

Chapter 54.Urinary Incontinence

Chapter 55.Anemia

Chapter 56.Disorders of Hemostasis

Chapter 57.Thromboembolic Disease

Chapter 58.Selected Disorders of Lymph Nodes and Lymphocytes

Chapter 59.Common Pulmonary Problems: Cough, Hemoptysis, Dyspnea, Chest Pain, and Abnormal Chest X-Ray

Chapter 60.Obstructive Airway Diseases: Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chapter 61.Lung Cancer

Chapter 62.Coronary Artery Disease

Chapter 63.Postmyocardial Infarction Care and Cardiac Rehabilitation

Chapter 64.Cardiac Arrhythmias

Chapter 65.Common Cardiac Disorders Revealed by Auscultation of the Heart

Chapter 66.Heart Failure

Chapter 67.Hypertension

Chapter 68.Approach to Musculoskeletal Injuries

Chapter 69.Shoulder and Elbow Pain

Chapter 70.Neck Pain

Chapter 71.Low Back Pain

Chapter 72.Knee, Lower Leg, and Ankle Pain

Chapter 73.Common Problems of the Feet

Chapter 74.Nonarticular Rheumatic Disorders

Chapter 75.Osteoarthritis

Chapter 76.Crystal-Induced Arthritis

Chapter 77.Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chapter 78.Spondyloarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, and Reactive Arthritis

Chapter 79.Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 80.Thyroid Disorders

Chapter 81.Selected Endocrine Problems: Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders, Therapeutic Use of Steroids, Disorders of Water Metabolism, Hypoglycemia

Chapter 82.Disorders of Lipid Metabolism

Chapter 83.Obesity

Chapter 84.Disorders of Bone and Mineral Metabolism: Hypocalcemia, Hypercalcemia, Osteomalacia, Male Osteoporosis, Paget Disease of Bone

Chapter 85.Male Reproductive and Sexual Disorders

Chapter 86.Evaluation of the Patient with Neurologic Symptoms

Chapter 87.Headaches and Facial Pain

Chapter 88.Seizure Disorders

Chapter 89.Dizziness, Vertigo, Motion Sickness, Syncope and Near Syncope, and Disequilibrium

Chapter 90.Common Disorders of Movement: Tremor and Parkinson Disease

Chapter 91.Cerebrovascular Disease

Chapter 92.Peripheral Neuropathy

Chapter 93.Preoperative Planning for Ambulatory Patients

Chapter 94.Peripheral Arterial Disease, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, and Peripheral Aneurysms

Chapter 95.Lower Extremity Ulcers and Varicose Veins

Chapter 96.Diseases of the Biliary Tract

Chapter 97.Hernias of the Groin and Abdominal Wall

Chapter 98.Benign Conditions of the Anus and Rectum

Chapter 99.Approach to Women's Health

Chapter 100.Contraception and Preconception Counseling

Chapter 101.Menstrual Disorders and Other Disorders of Female Reproductive Endocrinology

Chapter 102.Nonmalignant Vulvovaginal Disorders, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, and Chronic Pelvic Pain

Chapter 103.Osteoporosis

Chapter 104.Early Detection of Gynecologic Malignancy

Chapter 105.Diseases of the Breast

Chapter 106.Menopause and Beyond

Chapter 107.Common Problems Associated with Impaired Vision: Refractive Errors and Laser Refractive Surgery, Cataracts, and Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Chapter 108.Glaucoma

Chapter 109.Diseases of the Eyelid, Conjunctiva, and Anterior Segment of the Eye

Chapter 110.Hearing Loss and Associated Problems

Chapter 111.Selected Disorders of the Nose and Throat: Epistaxis, Snoring, Anosmia, Hoarseness, and Hiccups

Chapter 112.Common Problems of the Teeth and Oral Cavity

Chapter 113.Diagnoses and Treatment of Skin Disorders

Chapter 114.Atypical Moles and Common Cancers of the Skin

Chapter 115.Disorders of the Pilosebaceous Unit: Acne and Related Disorders and Hair Loss

Chapter 116.Dermatitis and Psoriasis

Chapter 117.Primary Superficial Fungal and Viral Infections and Infestations

Chapter 118.Autoimmune Blistering Diseases, Photosensitive Eruptions, and Drug Eruptions


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