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Cancer Screening and Prevention

Zhiqiang Lu, Alanna Murday and Charles Bennett.

in Prevention Practice in Primary Care

March 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Primary Care. 16818 words.

One in four deaths in the United States is due to cancer; this disease is the second leading cause of mortality in the United States. In this chapter, the authors systematically examine the...

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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Sandra A Tsai, Joseph Ravenell, Senaida Fernandez, Antoinette Schoenthaler, Kathleen Kenny and Gbenga Ogedegbe.

in Prevention Practice in Primary Care

March 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Primary Care. 19374 words.

Affecting more than 80 million Americans at a cost of over $400 billion annually, cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, is easily one of the...

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Challenges and Strengths of Prevention Practice in Primary Care

Sherri N. Sheinfeld Gorin.

in Prevention Practice in Primary Care

March 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Primary Care. 9576 words.

Chapter I defines prevention in healthcare, and explores the myriad challenges to practicing prevention in primary care, including: the importance of patient behavior change; the demands on...

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The Future of Prevention in Primary Care

Sherri N. Sheinfeld Gorin and Yalini Senathirajah.

in Prevention Practice in Primary Care

March 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Primary Care. 22140 words.

The final chapter, XII, The future of prevention in primary care, points to the larger influences on prevention practice in primary care yet to come. It is likely that the opportunities...

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Models for Prevention

Sherri N. Sheinfeld Gorin.

in Prevention Practice in Primary Care

March 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Primary Care. 23488 words.

Chapter III explores contemporary theoretical approaches to prevention. It defines then organizes major theories and models of prevention by their levels of influence: macro-level, such as...

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Multilevel Influences in Prevention

Sherri N. Sheinfeld Gorin, Ramsay Hoguet and Aaron P. Gorin.

in Prevention Practice in Primary Care

March 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Primary Care. 24989 words.

The myriad US political and economic forces influencing health promotion are detailed. Prevention is seen as a complex problem, with multiple determinants: distal (e.g., policies that...

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Patient-Directed Approaches to Prevention

Sherri N. Sheinfeld Gorin.

in Prevention Practice in Primary Care

March 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Primary Care. 22372 words.

Chapter XI, Patient-directed approaches to prevention, is key to clinical practice. The selected approaches examined in this chapter are those that are most likely to enhance...

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Pay for Performance and Quality and Outcomes Frameworks for Prevention

Faruque Ahmed and Steven Teutsch.

in Prevention Practice in Primary Care

March 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Primary Care. 8430 words.

This chapter recognizes the pivotal role pay for performance is playing in the emerging changes in healthcare. Pay for performance (P4P) is a new policy initiative where explicit financial...

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Personalizing Prevention

Marc S. Williams.

in Prevention Practice in Primary Care

March 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Primary Care. 7823 words.

Chapter VIII, Personalizing Prevention, examines the emerging evidence for personalizing prevention using genetics and genomics within a primary care practice. The Human Genome Project’s...

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Prevention Practice in Primary Care

Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin.

March 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Primary Care. 336 pages.

Prevention Practice in Primary Care systematically explores state-of-the-art practical approaches to effective prevention in primary care. Guided by theory and evidence, it reviews...

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