Family-Oriented Primary Care

Paperback | August 27, 2004

bySusan H. McDaniel, Thomas L. CampbellForeword byD. Satcher

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The first edition helped bring the family approach to health care into the medical mainstream. This new edition, like the first, provides health care professionals with a practical guide to working with and treating both the individual patient and the family. Tackling challenging and emerging issues, such as AIDS and the family, race and gender, child abuse and domestic violence in addition to pregnancy, child behavior and chronic illness, this volume is sure to be an indispensable guide for primary care providers.

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The first edition helped bring the family approach to health care into the medical mainstream. This new edition, like the first, provides health care professionals with a practical guide to working with and treating both the individual patient and the family. Tackling challenging and emerging issues, such as AIDS and the family, race a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:August 27, 2004Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387986146

ISBN - 13:9780387986142

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition.- Preface to the First Edition.- Chapter 1. Basic Premises of Family-Oriented Primary Care: Collaborating with the Family to Improve Quality of Care.- Chapter 2. How Families Affect Illness: Research on the Family's Influence on Health.- Chapter 3. Family Systems Concepts: Tools for Assessing Families in Primary Care.- Chapter 4. A Family-Oriented Approach to Individual Patients.- Chapter 5. Involving the Family in Daily Practice.- Chapter 6. Building Partnerships: Promoting Working Alliances and Motivation for Change.- Chapter 7. Family Interviewing Skills in Primary Care: From Routine Contact to the Comprehensive Family Conference.- Chapter 8. When Interactions Are Difficult.- Chapter 9. Working with Couples in Primary Care: One Plus One Is More Than Two.- Chapter 10. The Birth of a Family: Family-Oriented Pregnancy Care.- Chapter 11. Supporting Parents: Family-Oriented Child Health Care.- Chapter 12. When Parents Get Stuck: Helping With Child Behavior Problems.- Chapter 13. Family-Oriented Care of Adolescents.- Chapter 14. Recognizing the Signs of Strain: Counseling Couples in Primary Care.- Chapter 15. Anticipating Loss: Health Care for Older Patients and Their Family Caregivers.- Chapter 16. Looking Death in the Eye: Facilitating End-of-Life Care and the Grieving Process.- Chapter 17. Genetic Screening, Testing, and Families.- Chapter 18. The Developmental Challenges of Chronic Illness: Helping Patients and Families Cope.- Chapter 19. Integrating the Mind-Body Split: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Somatic Fixation.- Chapter 20. Mobilizing Resources: The Assessment and Treatment of Depression in Primary Care.- Chapter 21. When Drinking or Drugs Is Part of the Problem: A Family Approach to the Detection and Management of Substance Use and Abuse.- Chapter 22. Protecting the Family: Domestic Violence and the Primary Care Clinician.- Chapter 23. Family-Oriented Primary Care in the Real World: Practical Considerations for Comprehensive Care.- Chapter 24. Acute Hospital Care: Letting the Family In.- Chapter 25. Working Together: Collaboration and Referral to Family-Oriented Mental Health Professionals.- Chapter 26. Managing Personal and Professional Boundaries: How the Clinician's Experience Can Be a Resource in Patient Care.

Editorial Reviews

"[This book]fills an important void in our education and therefore is highly recommended. I wish it every success because if it succeeds, we all win."-Jack H. Medalie, M.D., M.P.H. F.A.A.F.P, Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineAdvance praise for Family-Oriented Primary Care: A Manual for Medical Providers:"A superb job. I'm eager to recommend it to all medical students and family practice residents."- Eugene S.Farley, Jr., University of Wisconsin Medical SchoolFrom the reviews of the second edition:"A comprehensive approach to the education and training of primary care physicians and other primary care providers . . The book is organized so that each chapter has a discreet goal. . the authors are to be highly commended for writing and then updating a thoughtful and comprehensive book. This volume is replete with references that provide additional resources and ideas . . an excellent addition to any family medicine training program . an important resource for primary care physicians and psychologists . ." (Ronald B. Margolis, PsycCRITIQUES online, April, 2005)