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Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2020 is intended for all clinicians interested in updated, evidence-based guidelines for primary care topics in both the ambulatory and hospital settings. This handy reference consolidates information from nationally recognized medical associations and government agencies into concise recommendations and guidelines of virtually all ambulatory care topics. This book is organized into topics related to disease screening, disease prevention, and disease management, and further subdivided into organ systems, for quick reference to the evaluation and treatment of the most common primary care disorders.

The 2020 edition of Current Practice Guidelines in Primary Care contains updates reflecting more than 150 new guidelines, and nearly 30 new sections on topics including transgender health, opiate use disorder, systemic lupus erythematosus, rotator cuff injury, and abortion. It is a great resource for residents, medical students, midlevel providers, and practicing physicians in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology.

Although painstaking efforts have been made to find all errors and omissions, some errors may remain. If you find an error or wish to make a suggestion, please e-mail us at

Jacob A. David, MD, FAAFP

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