Summary: "The Clinician's Handbook of Preventive Services," a practical and comprehensive guide to clinical preventive services, is the cornerstone of the Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP) initiative. The goal of PPIP, which was developed by the US Public Health Service's Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, is to enhance the delivery of clinical preventive services. This handbook discusses screening tests for early detection of disease, immunization ...show mores and prophylaxis to prevent disease, and counseling to modify risk factors that lead to disease.
The Clinician's Handbook is written for a wide variety of readers including health care providers, educators, students and health service administrators and planners. It can be used as a reference book for clinical preventive guidelines, or as a practical guide to delivering clinical preventive services and implementing a preventive care protocol. In addition, the Clinician's Handbook provides references for patient and provider educational materials and resources. ...show less