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Published: 04 March 2016

536 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199370689

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'Essential Purchase' on Doody's Core Titles List 2018

McWhinney's Textbook of Family Medicine

Fourth Edition

Revised by Thomas R. Freeman

  • Seminal text by one of the founders of family medicine
  • Defines the principles and practices of family medicine as a distinct field of practice
  • Provides a well-written and organized approach to the patient, individual illness, and public health
  • Lucidly describes and analyzes family medicine's clinical methodology

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters and topics include: stewardship of resources, patient information and data, and common problems in family medicine including respiratory illness, musculoskeletal pain, depression, diabetes, obesity and multimorbidity
  • Expanded coverage of: delivery of care in the home, consultation and referral, e-health and research, social determinants of health, personal physicians, genetics/epigenetics, 'surveillance medicine' and 'partial patients', integrative medicine, and mindfulness and self-knowledge
  • Thorough updating of references and statistics throughout the book

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