This is the most convenient and easy-to-use clinical manual available for outpatient medicine and family practice. “A Doody’s Core” Title Essential Purchase. “the book is informative and well written. This will be a welcome addition to the library at the Family Medicine Center and a great resource in preparing teaching pearls for residents and medical students.” (“Doody’s Review Service”). “Family Medicine” is the ultimate at-a-glance guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common primary care problems. This book spans the full scope of ambulatory medicine, and is organized according to the flow of patient care – starting with insights into signs and symptoms, followed by expert disease management recommendations. The information is presented in a manner that enables you to quickly formulate a list of possible diagnoses, perform cost-effective diagnostic work-up, and prescribe therapy. The principles of clinical decision-making and effective evidence-based management strategies are woven throughout. It features: new! Strength of Evidence Rating System that delivers graded evidence for the management recommendations made in each chapter; (new) a color insert with 30+ full-color photographs; (new) more internationally renowned contributors; complete, but concise, coverage of every major sign, symptom, and complaint in outpatient medicine; chapter-opening summary of Key Points; and, chapter presentation that allows for quick review of essential information at the point-of-care. It includes full-text download for your mobile device.