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Clinical Drug Testing in Primary Care (TAP 32) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This Technical Assistance Publication (TAP), Clinical Drug Testing in Primary Care, is for clinical practitioners— physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants— in health... More > centers. The publication provides information that practitioners need when deciding whether to introduce drug testing in their practices and gives guidance on implementing drug testing. The TAP does not address drug testing for law enforcement or legal purposes, nor does it include testing for the use of anabolic steroids or performance-enhancing substances. This TAP describes some of the ways that drug testing can contribute to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of patients seen in primary care, the management of the treatment of chronic pain and the identification and treatment of substance use disorders.< Less
AGL - MANAGEMENT OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE - in developing countries By Dr. Bob Boland
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AGL group based two day training program on the management of PHC (Primary Health Care) in developing countries. Includes: priorities, planning. management and evaluation. Developed at Johns Hopkins... More > School of Public Health. Can be updated and customized for each country and location.< Less
AGL - MANAGEMENT OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE - in developing countries By Dr. Bob Boland
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AGL group based two day training program on the management of PHC (Primary Health Care) in developing countries. Includes: priorities, planning. management and evaluation. Developed at Johns Hopkins... More > School of Public Health. Can be updated and customized for each country and location.< Less
Exploration of Provider Information Processing in the Care of Patients with Diabetes in Primary Care By Melissa A. Wallace
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A research study on how primary care providers use information as they care for patients with diabetes.
Exploration of Provider Information Processing in the Care of Patients with Diabetes in Primary Care By Melissa A. Wallace
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A research study on how primary care providers use information as they care for patients with diabetes.
Child Behavioral Assessment & Management in Primary Care: Theory & Practice By William B. Carey, MD, Sean C. McDevitt, PhD
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When it comes to behavior, professionals who work in primary care medical settings with children are most often oriented toward diagnosing abnormal conditions. Yet the great majority of concerns... More > expressed by caregivers about their children's behavior are of mild or moderate severity; they do not meet the definition of any DSM-IV disorder that can be diagnosed and treated. This book, written by two clinicians who have worked for many years in primary care, suggests that health care professionals should view children's behavior as a spectrum where normal conflicts shade into problems and then disordered behavior, rather than making a categorical judgment about whether symptoms being presented by the caregiver are severe enough to diagnose and treat as an abnormal condition. In this book, how temperament and behavioral dysfunction are related, and how professionals in primary care should approach problems in adjustment are considered and recommendations for improving the care of children are suggested.< Less
Reclaiming a population health perspective: Future challenges for primary care By Ruth Thorlby
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The report, which was prepared by the Nuffield Trust for the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC), looks at the arguments for encouraging and enabling general practices to take a much more... More > proactive role in improving the health and wellbeing of their local populations, as well as their individual patients. It also draws on analysis of routine data from a notional general practice of 10,000 patients and a series of interviews conducted with GPs and practice managers who are participating in the NAPC’s newly-established Practice Innovation Network, which brings together staff from GP practices to develop and test out new approaches to population health management.< Less
Setting priorities in health: a study of English primary care trusts By Suzanne Robinson and others
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A national study into how decisions about NHS resource allocation have been made by primary care trusts (PCTs) has been carried out by the Nuffield Trust, and the Health Services Management Centre at... More > the University of Birmingham. The financial challenge facing the NHS in the coming years will mean difficult decisions will have to be made about how and where NHS resources are used. The proposed new clinical commissioning groups can learn from the experiences of PCTs in relation to priority setting. A summary document has also been produced, containing additional commentary by the Nuffield Trust. This can be purchased at http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/setting-priorities-in-health-the-challenge-for-clinical-commissioning/17152483?productTrackingContext=search_results/search_shelf/center/1 Further copies of both the summary and full report can be downloaded free of charge from www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/publications< Less
Guide to Learning Disabilities for Primary Care: How to Screen, Identify, Manage, and Advocate for Children With Learning Disabilities By Larry B. Silver, Dana L. Silver
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All-new clinical resource to help primary caregivers take a lead role in the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of children with learning disabilities. Developed by a leading child and adolescent... More > psychiatrist and a noted pediatrician, this all-new clinical resource is purpose-built to help primary caregivers take a lead role in the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of children with learning disabilities. Turn here for: Clear, concise overviews of the full range of learning disorders, Expert management recommendations and valuable clinical pearls, Clinical interventions and related psychiatric disorders.< Less
Primary care for the 21st century: learning from New Zealand’s independent practitioner associations By Ruth Thorlby et al.
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As the the National Health Service (NHS) in England prepares to give general practitioners (GPs) a leading role in commissioning local health services, it is clear that general practice itself needs... More > to be strengthened and made into an effective foundation for transformed, integrated care. This report offers insights from the experience of organised general practice in New Zealand. This publication can be downloaded from www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk< Less