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Family medicine handbook

Md Aris, Mohd Aznan and Abdullah, Fa’iza and Samsudin, Suhaiza and Shalihin, Mohd Shaiful Ehsan, eds. (2022) Family medicine handbook. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-491-156-7 (In Press)

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Family Medicine Handbook is the latest textbook on family medicine core topics written by family medicine academicians and is recommended for both undergraduates and postgraduates in the family medicine curriculum. It is also beneficial to any reader and medical personnel who would like to enhance their understandings of the principles and general approaches of primary care. This book aims to enlighten readers about the core knowledge in family medicine. The topics are highlighted in the realm of family medicine to enable readers to define primary care, identify the similarities and differences between tertiary and primary care, elaborate on the principles of family medicine and the role of family medicine specialists, especially for community and primary care. In addition, this book covers specific subtopics at the postgraduate level such as practice management and medical ethics. Dissimilar from other books in the market, this book incorporates Islamic input for an integrative understanding of the subjects from a religious point of view. Whenever necessary, the topics also provide practical examples for a clearer picture of their clinical functions. Therefore, this book indeed needs to be introduced as soon as possible. This book serves as an ideal opening remark or as an eye-opener for those who are newly attached to family medicine or recently introduced to the posting. It can also serve as a good companion for those working in clinics and primary care as they apply the principles of family medicine in their daily work. The book also provides a general overview of the aforementioned subtopics and a detailed explanation of specific topics such as history taking, diagnosis, investigations and patient management. It also inculcates critical thinking among readers by providing objectives for each topic.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
R Medicine > RD Surgery
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
R Medicine > RT Nursing
R Medicine > RV Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
R Medicine > RX Homeopathy
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2022 20:42
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2022 16:07
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/96832

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