Prevention Practice in Primary Care
- ISBN 13:
- ISBN 10:
- Edition: 1st
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 04/08/2014
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
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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.