This unique collection of tools for primary care clinicians features over 230 forms, scales, and inventories to use or adapt for routine or specialized exams. Designed to save time and assist busy practitioners, Primary Care Tools for Clinicians guides standardized assessment and documentation a patient's condition by providing ready-to-use forms that represent the "gold standard" of current practice. Previously published rating scales and measures useful in primary care are also collected here within specialty focused chapters. An accompanying CD-ROM includes over 200 of the tools in electronic format, including 52 customizable forms that users can modify for their own practice. Lists of resources direct readers to further information on clinical topics or sources for additional forms and tools. A wide range of physical examination forms are included, such as histories and physicals across the lifespan, patient logs and records, sports physicals, psychiatric forms, nutrition forms, and other specialized exams. Over 140 developmental and pediatric tools, behavioral instruments, geriatric measures, quality of life and functional ability instruments, pain scales, wound classifications, nutrition assessment tools, system-specific measures, and social and spiritual rating scales are provided. Each tool is accompanied by a description and explanation of its uses, which includes the authors, sources, scoring, targeted populations, administration time, and reliability and validity where applicable. Extensive online resources and print references are provided for further information on proprietary measures, documentation support, professional organization recommendations, and government healthcare agency guidelines. Icons identify which forms can be adapted for use and which forms and measures can also be found in electronic format on the accompanying CD-ROM. Pages are perforated and 3-hole punched for easy tear-out, photocopying, customization, or placement into a binder. Over 200 forms and measures are included on an accompanying CD-ROM, 57 of which are customizable, and can be printed and copied for use in any office.Lorraine Loretz DPM MSN FNP is the author of 'Primary Care Tools for Clinicians: A Compendium of Forms, Questionnaires, and Rating Scales for Everyday Practice', published 2005 under ISBN 9780323019835 and ISBN 0323019838.