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Diane Beebe, MD, Professor Emeritus and Past Chair Department of Family Medicine, University, Mississippi School of Medicine. Past Chair American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
Dr. Milhorn has done a Herculean job to create this textbook for ambulatory primary care providers that is current and comprehensive. Each section covers the basics of pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. The content is presented in a way that is easy to use and understand with excellent supporting photographs and tables.  Additionally, the references are extensive and current. I can definitely see using this resource not only in clinical practice, but for exam review and preparation.”

Lee Valentine, DO, Medical Director Mississippi State University Physician Assistant Program and past Program Director of EC Healthnet Family Medicine Residency Program.   
     “If you are looking for a concise, informative, and well written quick reference for family physician residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, or busy family physicians. Look no further. Ambulatory Medicine by Dr. H. Thomas Milhorn distinguishes itself as the premier reference guide, textbook, and board review source on the market today; it is in a class all by itself.”

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Ambulatory medicine is medical care that takes place outside the hospital (outpatient care). It is the first resource for patients. Primary care providers provide this care. They include family physicians, internists, pediatricians, geriatricians, gynecologists/obstetricians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Overall, primary care providers offer services from head to toe and from birth to death. Services include disease prevention (infectious disease prevention through immunizations, hypertension and diabetes sequelae prevention, osteoporotic fracture prevention) and screenings (hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, osteoporosis, cervical cancer, lung cancer), diagnosis and treatment of many types of illnesses (diabetes, hypertension, hypothyroidism, carpal tunnel syndrome). They also provide non-disease care, including birth control and obstetrical care. They provide education related to disease prevention and treatment, injury care (laceration repair, fracture and sprain care), counseling on many topics, including smoking cessation and weight loss, and coordination of care through subspecialists.
This book began as a manual for family medicine residents. Over time it evolved into a fairly complete coverage of most of the outpatient issues seen in their training. In response to their encouragement, I set out on the journey to convert the manual into the manuscript for this book, which was no small task. The book is seen as serving three purposes: (1) as a quick reference to use in the clinic when seeing patients, (2) as a textbook to replace the leading textbook of family medicine which is now out of print, and (3) a study guide for board examinations. I would like to thank Dr. Lee Valentine for working with Dr. Logan Rush to obtain some of the dermatology pictures. And of course, I would like the thank the EC Healthnet family medicine residents for their support and encouragement in this endeavor.  

Chapter 1: Allergy 

Chapter 2: Cardiovascular

Part I. The Heart

Part II: The Vasculature

Part III: Other   

Chapter 3: Dermatology      

Chapter 4: Electrolytes   

Chapter 5: Endocrinology   

Chapter 6: Gastrointestinal

Part I: GI Tract Disorders

Part II: Accessory Organ Disease

Part III: Other GI Disorders

Chapter 7: Hematology

Part I: Red Blood Cells

Part II: White Blood Cells

Part III: Platelets

Part IV: Other

Chapter 8: Infectious Disease

Part I: Bacterial Infections

Part II: Viral Infections

Part III: Tick-borne Disease

Part IV: Protozoan Infections

Part V: Sexually Transmitted

Chapter 9: Men’s Health

Part I: Breast Disorders

Part II: Penile Disorders

Part III: Scrotal Disorders

Part IV: Other Disorders

Chapter 10: Miscellaneous

Chapter 11: Muscle Disorders

Chapter 12: Neurology

Part I: Central Nervous System

Part II: peripheral nervous system

Chapter 13: Oncology

Part I: Dermatologic Cancers

Part II: Endocrine Cancers

Part III: Gastrointestinal Cancers

Part IV Head and Neck Cancers

Part V: Hematologic Cancers

Part VI: Neurologic Cancers

Part VII: Pulmonary Cancers

Part VIII: Reproductive System

Part IX: Urinary System Cancers

Part X: Tumor Markers 

Chapter 14: Ophthalmology
Part I. Eye Disorders
Part II. Eyelid Disorders
Part III. Orbit Disorders
Part IV: Ocular Manifestations of
     Autoimmune Disease

Chapter 15:

Part I: Vertebral column disorders
Part II: Upper Extremity Disorders

Part III: Lower Extremity Disorders

Part IV: Other Orthopedic Problems

Chapter 16:
Chapter 17:
Chapter 18:

Part I: Infection
Part II: Other Disorders

Part III: Infant Issues

Chapter 19:
Preventive Medicine
Chapter 20:

Part I: Substance Use disorders
Part II: Psychiatric Disorders

Chapter 21:
Chapter 22:

Part I: Rheumatologic Tests
Part II:
Inflammatory (rheumatic) Disorders
Part III: Autoimmune Diseases

Chapter 23:
Sexual Disorders

Part I: Male Sexual Disorders
Part II: Female Sexual Disorders

Part III: Paraphilias

Chapter 24:
Chapter 25:
Chapter 26:
Weight Problems
Chapter 27:
Women’s Health

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