Prevention Practice in Primary Care

Paperback | March 19, 2014

bySherri Sheinfeld Gorin

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Amid the ongoing changes in how health care is administered and financed, prevention-oriented care is a critical and cost-effective method for improving population health through primary care. As the key figure in promoting patients' health and prevention of disease, the primary care providercan play a major role in patient engagement, self-management, and behavior change. Prevention Practice in Primary Care systematically explores state-of-the-art practical approaches to effective prevention in primary care. Guided by theory and evidence, the book reviews approaches to risk factor identification and modification for the major causes of mortality in adulthood,including cancer, stroke, and cardiovascular disease.Topical coverage in this book includes: * the practical applications of genomics and proteomics to personalizing prevention * transformative approaches to practice change, including the patient-centered medical home, academic detailing, and practice facilitation* engaging self-management and behavior change using counseling tools (goal setting, assessing the stage of change, motivational interviewing, and the five A's) Prevention Practice in Primary Care is a vital, practical guidebook for the implementation of evidence-based prevention to improve patient health. Brief, simple summaries and innovative content make it book a valuable reference for busy practitioners and students alike.

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Amid the ongoing changes in how health care is administered and financed, prevention-oriented care is a critical and cost-effective method for improving population health through primary care. As the key figure in promoting patients' health and prevention of disease, the primary care providercan play a major role in patient engagement,...

Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientific Consultant at SAIC and an Associate Professor at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University. She is also Director of New York Physicians Against Cancer (NYPAC), a grant-funded research and training group that works with primary care physicians to reduce he...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:March 19, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195373014

ISBN - 13:9780195373011

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1. Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin: Challenges and Strengths of Prevention Practice in Primary Care2. Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, Ramsay Hoguet, Jessica Berg and Aaron Gorin: Multi-level Influences in Prevention3. Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin: Models for Prevention4. Zhiqiang Lu, Alanna Murday and Charles Bennett: Cancer Prevention and Screening5. Joseph Ravenell, Senaida Fernandez, Antoinette Schoenthaler and Gbenga Ogedegbe: Cardiovascular disease prevention6. Fred Rincon and Clinton Wright: Stroke prevention7. Barbara P. Yawn: Risk Reduction for Other Major Diseases of Adulthood8. Marc S. Williams: Personalizing Prevention9. Faruque Ahmed and Steven Teutsch: Pay for Performance and Quality and Outcomes Frameworks for Prevention10. Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin: Provider and Office-Based Approaches to Prevention in Primary Care11. Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin: Patient-directed approaches to prevention12. Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin and Yalini Senathirajah: The Future of Prevention in Primary Care