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Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice By Ruth Ballweg

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Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice by Ruth Ballweg

Prepare for every stage of your physician assistant career with Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice, 5th Edition - the one text that takes you from your PA coursework through clinical practice! Concise, easy to read, and highly visual, this all-in-one resource by Ruth Ballweg, Edward M. Sullivan, Darwin Brown, and Daniel Vetrosky delivers the current, practical guidance you need to know to succeed in any setting. Master all the core competencies you need to know for certification or recertification. Access the entire text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com. Navigate today's professional challenges with new chapters on NCCPA Specialty Recognition; Communication Issues; the Electronic Health Record; Patient Safety and Quality of Care; Population-Based Practice; and Physician Assistants and Supervision. Meet ARC-PA accreditation requirements with coverage of key topics such as Student Safety in Clinical Settings, Health Care Delivery Systems, Population-Based Practice, and Mass Casualties/Disasters. Keep up with the PA competencies that are endorsed by the AAPA, PAEA, NCCPA, and ARC-PA. Master key concepts and clinical applications thanks to a succinct, bulleted writing style; convenient tables; practical case studies; and clinical application questions throughout. Retain what you've learned and easily visualize every aspect of clinical practice with a new full-color design and illustrations throughout. Explore global options with expanded coverage of physician assistants in international medicine. Your purchase entitles you to access the website until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the website be discontinued.

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Table of Contents


SECTION I OVERVIEW 1 HISTORY OF THE PROFESSION AND CURRENT TRENDS 2 INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROFESSION 3 EDUCATION 4 CREDENTIALING: ACCREDITATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSING, AND PRIVILEGING 5 NATIONAL COMMISSION ON CERTIFICATION OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS SPECIALTY RECOGNITION: CERTIFICATE OF ADDED QUALIFICATIONS 6 FINANCING AND REIMBURSEMENT 7 THE POLITICAL PROCESS SECTION II MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE 8 EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE 9 RESEARCH AND THE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT 10 SAFETY IN CLINICAL SETTINGS 11 CLINICAL PROCEDURES 12 GENETICS IN PRIMARY CARE 13 CHRONIC CARE PERSPECTIVES 14 PHARMACOLOGY: THE USE OF MEDICATIONS 15 COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE SECTION III INTERPERSONAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS 16 COMMUNICATION ISSUES 17 ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD 18 USING CONSULTANTS AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES SECTION IV PATIENT CARE 19 HEALTH PROMOTION, DISEASE PREVENTION, AND PATIENT EDUCATION 20 FAMILY MEDICINE 21 INTERNAL MEDICINE 22 EMERGENCY MEDICINE 23 PEDIATRICS 24 OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY 25 SURGERY 26 GERIATRIC MEDICINE 27 BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE AND MEDICINE: ESSENTIALS IN PRACTICE 28 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE 29 ORTHOPEDICS 30 DERMATOLOGY 31 ONCOLOGY 32 INFECTIOUS DISEASE 33 OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE SECTION V PROFESSIONALISM 34 PROFESSIONALISM 35 CLINICAL ETHICS 36 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND RISK MANAGEMENT 37 POSTGRADUATE RESIDENCY PROGRAMS 38 DEALING WITH STRESS AND BURNOUT SECTION VI PRACTICE-BASED LEARNING AND IMPROVEMENT 39 HEALTH DISPARITIES 40 PATIENT SAFETY AND QUALITY OF CARE 41 POPULATION-BASED HEALTH SECTION VII SYSTEMS-BASED PRACTICE 42 HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS 43 REHABILITATIVE AND LONG-TERM CARE SYSTEMS 44 HEALTH CARE FOR HOMELESS POPULATIONS 45 CORRECTIONAL MEDICINE 46 MILITARY MEDICINE 47 INNER-CITY HEALTH CARE 48 RURAL HEALTH CARE 49 INTERNATIONAL HEALTH CARE 50 PATIENTS WITH DISABILITIES 51 END-OF-LIFE ISSUES 52 MASS CASUALTY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT 53 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS AND SUPERVISION

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CIN000405133
Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice by Ruth Ballweg
Ruth Ballweg
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2013-02-25
792
1455706574
9781455706570
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