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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice

Third edition

by Jessica Shank Coviello

Imprint: LWW

704 Pages, 177.00 x 254.00 x 0.00 mm

704 pages, 177.00 x 254.00 x 0.00 mm

  • Trade Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781496399960
  • May 2019


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The Third Edition of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice reflects a clinically-focused, team-based approach to health promotion conversations. This practical reference incorporates the latest guidelines from major organizations, including the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, and offers a complete overview of how to help patients adopt healthy behaviors and deliver recommended screening tests and immunizations. Packed with realistic strategies throughout, it offers expert guidance on counseling patients about exercise, nutrition, tobacco use, substance use, sexually transmitted infections, depression, and more.
  • Provides sample conversations and practical strategies for preventive counseling during each stage of the patient encounter: gathering information from the patient, ordering evidence-based screenings and lab tests, designing personalized health maintenance plans, facilitating behavior change, and more.
  • Incorporates real-world guidance from experts in behavioral change in the context of limited resources, tailoring advice to different ethnic, financial, and social viewpoints.
  • Helps you identify possible environmental or lifestyle risks and help patients develop strategies for mitigating those risks.
  • Addresses the importance of providing care through a population health lens.
  • Contains updated patient resource materials and instructions.
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