Health promotion and disease prevention in clinical practice /
[edited by] Steven H. Woolf, Steven Jonas, Evonne Kaplan-Liss.
2nd ed.
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.
xlv, 644 p.
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Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008.
contents note
Principles of risk assessment / Steven H. Woolf -- The history : what to ask about / Alex H. Krist, Janelle Guirguis-Blake, and Steven H. Woolf -- The physical examination : where to look for preclinical disease / Alex Krist ... [et al.] -- Laboratory screening tests / Janelle Guirguis-Blake, Alex Krist, and Steven Woolf -- Introduction to the principles of health behavior change / Russell E. Glasgow and Michael G. Goldstein -- Regular exercise / Steven Jonas -- Nutrition / Roger A. Shewmake -- Weight management / Steven Jonas and Kavitha Bhat Schelbert -- Tobacco use / Stephen F. Rothemich -- Substance use screening, assessment, and treatment -- Randall T. Brown and Michael F. Fleming -- Family planning through reversible contraception / Karen Feisullin and Carolyn Westhoff -- Sexually transmitted infections / Charles Kodner -- Depression, mood disorders, and cognitive impairment / Daniel E. Ford -- Self-examination of the breasts, testes, and skin / Steven H. Woolf -- Chemoprophylaxis / Linda S. Kinsinger, Michael Pignone, and Heidi Nelson -- Immunizations / Robert M. Wolfe -- Health promotion and disease prevention in children and adolescents / Virginia A. Moyer and Laura E. Ferguson -- What to do with abnormal screening test results / Alex H. Krist and Terence McCormally -- What not to do and why : the arguments against some forms of screening and chemoprevention / Janelle Guirguis-Blake and Russell Harris -- Developing a health maintenance schedule / Paul S. Frame -- How to organize the practice for improved delivery of clinical preventive services / John M. Hickner and Leif I. Solberg -- Improving preventive care using automated tools / J. Marc Overhage -- Reimbursement for clinical preventive services / Betsy Nicoletti -- The future of health promotion and disease prevention in clinical practice / Douglas Kamerow and Kevin Patrick.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Doody's Reviews, June 2008
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Bowker Data Service Summary
Based on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's newly revised 'Guide to Clinical Preventive Services' this handbook offers physicians practical suggestions for risk assessment, disease prevention, and health promotion. Chapters examine health behaviors and risk factors such as exercise, nutrition, tobacco use, & substance use.
Main Description
Incorporating the latest guidelines from major organizations, including the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, this book offers the clinician a complete overview of how to help patients adopt healthy behaviors and to deliver recommended screening tests and immunizations. Chapters provide practical guidance on how to counsel patients about exercise, nutrition, tobacco use, substance use, sexually transmitted infections, and depression. Written by clinicians for clinicians, the book lays out the details on gathering information from the patient, ordering evidence-based screening tests, designing a personalized health maintenance plan, facilitating behavior change, and the work-up of abnormal results from screening tests. It also explains how to organize the practice and clinic to deliver quality preventive care and to obtain reimbursement. This new edition includes updated chapters on practice redesign, the use of electronic medical records, and reimbursement; updated patient resource materials and instructions; and new authors with deep expertise on the topics. Plus, with this second edition there is a companion Website ( that features fully searchable text online so you'll have a fast, flexible multimedia library at your service.
Table of Contents
Gathering Information
Principles of Risk Assessment
The History: What to Ask About
The Physical Examination: Where to Look for Preclinical Disease
Laboratory Screening Tests
What to Do With the Information: Designing a Health Maintenance Plan Targeted to Personal Health Behaviors and Risk Factors
Introduction to the Principles of Health Behavior Change
Regular Exercise
Weight Management
Tobacco Use
Substance Use Screening, Assessment, and Treatment
Family Planning through Reversible Contraception
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Depression, Mood Disorders, and Cognitive Impairment
Self-Examination of the Breasts, Testes, and Skin
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Children and Adolescents
What to Do with Abnormal Screening Test Results
What Not to Do and Why: The Arguments Against Some Forms of Screening and Chemoprevention
Putting Prevention Recommendations into Practice
Developing a Health Maintenance Schedule
How to Organize the Practice for Improved Delivery of Clinical Preventive Services
Improving Preventive Care Using Automated Tools
Reimbursement for Clinical Preventive Services
The Future of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice
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