CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Family Medicine, Third Edition

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November 23, 2010


Paperback, 752 pages

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0071624368 / 9780071624367


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Concise, evidence-based coverage of the diseases and syndromes most commonly seen in clinical practice

For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient care, there's a LANGE book that guarantees success.

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CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment in Family Medicine is an easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of the full range of clinical conditions seen in primary care. The book covers all age groups--from pediatric to geriatric--and includes end-of-life issues. An essential clinical reference for house staff and practicing family physicians, the book is also great for USMLE Step 3 review, board certification, and maintenance of certification.


  • Organized according to the developmental lifespan, beginning with childhood and adolescence and progressing through adulthood and senior years
  • Complementary and alternative treatments included where appropriate
  • Recommendations for both immediate and ongoing management strategies
  • Numerous algorithms, charts, and tables encapsulate important information
  • Conservative and pharmacologic therapies
  • Patient education information
  • Sections on Therapeutics, Genetics, and Prevention; Psychosocial Disorders; and Physician-Patient Issues
  • NEW chapter on patient-centered medicine

Table of contents

1. Well Child Care, Sukanya Srinivasan and Donald B. Middleton
2. Failure to Thrive, Deborah Auer Flomenhoft
3. Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia, Andrew B. Symons and Martin C. Mahoney
4. Breastfeeding & Infant Nutrition, Tracey B. Conti, Mamta Patel, and Samidha Bhat
5. Common Infections in Children, Mark A. Knox
6. Skin Diseases in Infants & Children, Mark A. Knox
7. Routine Childhood Vaccines, Richard Kent Zimmerman and Donald B. Middleton
8. Disruptive Behavioral Disorders in Children, William S. Sykora, Richard J. Welsh, and Marian Swope
9. Seizures, Donald B. Middleton
10. Physical Activity in Adolescents, Mark B. Stevens and Dan Burnett
11. Eating Disorders, Lisa M. Ranzenhofer, Evelyn L. Lewis, and Marian Tanofsky-Kraff
12. Adolescent Sexuality, Peter J. Katsufrakis and Margaret R.H. Nusbaum
13. Menstrual Disorders, LTC Mary V. Krueger
14. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Peter J. Katsufrakis and Kimberly A. Workowski
15. Health Maintenance for Adults, Stephen A. Wilson, Lora Cox, Paul Larson, Rachelle Busby, David Yuan, and Sabesan Karuppiah
16. Preconception Care, Essam Demian and Magued Rizk
17. Contraception, Susan C. Brunsell
18. Adult Sexual Dysfunction, Charles W. Mackett, III, and Margaret R.H. Nusbaum
19. Acute Coronary Syndrome, Stephen A. Wilson and Jacqueline Weaver-Agostoni
20. Heart Failure, Michael King, Baretta Casey, and Richard E. Rodenberg, Jr.
21. Dyslipidemias, Brian V. Reamy
22. Urinary Tract Infections, Joe Kingery and Shersten Killip
23. Arthritis: Osteoarthritis, Gout, and Rheumatoid Arthritis, Bruce E. Johnson
24. Low Back Pain in Primary Care: An Evidence-Based Approach, Charles W. Webb and Francis G. O'Connor
25. Neck Pain, Gary W.K. Ho and Thomas M. Howard
26. Cancer Screening in Women, Nicole Powell-Dunford
27. Respiratory Problems, William J. Huesten and Baretta R. Casey
28. Evaluation & Management of Headache, C. Randall Clinch
29. Osteoporosis, Jeannette E. South-Paul
30. Abdominal Pain, Cindy M. Barter and Laura Dunne
31. Anemia, Brian A. Primack and Kiame J. Mahaniah

Author comments

Jeanette E. South-Paul, MD, FAAFP
Andrew W. Mathieson UPMC Professor and Chair
Department of Family Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
Samuel C. Matheny, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Professor and Nicholas J. Pisacano, MD, Chair of Family Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, KY
Evelyn L. Lewis, MD, MA, FAAFP
Deputy Director, W. Montague Cobb
NMA Health Institute, Newnan, GA
Adjunct Associate Professor
Departments of Family Medicine and Medical and Clinical Psychology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD

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