PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONERS

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Practice Guidelines For Family Nurse Practitioners

Author : Karen Fenstermacher
ISBN : 9780323291897
Genre : Medical
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Prepare for FNP practice with the latest evidence-based guidelines! Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 4th Edition provides essential information on current assessment and management protocols for primary care patients of all ages. Key details are easy to find, with the book’s concise, outline-style guidelines and abundant summary tables and charts. And you’ll be ready to manage care more effectively with the latest information on topics such as pain management, bariatric surgery follow-up, restless legs syndrome, and new medications for diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. Written by expert nurse practitioners Karen Fenstermacher and Barbara Toni Hudson, this guide equips you for the conditions most commonly seen in primary care settings. Essential, evidence-based guidelines provide the latest guidance for management of disorders commonly seen by FNPs in primary care settings, including information on which problems must be referred to a physician and which constitute an emergency. Quick-reference tables and charts include pediatric conditions charts, comparative charts for similar disorders, and health maintenance guidelines charts. Coverage of special populations assessment provides quick access to information on adult, pediatric, and geriatric assessment. Compact size and spiral binding make this guide easy to carry and easy to use in the clinical setting. Full-color insert provides an illustrated, quick reference to common skin disorders. Concise outline format makes it easy to locate essential information quickly. NEW! Treatment guidelines include the latest nationally recognized evidence-based treatment guidelines, including those for dementia, asthma, and diabetes. UPDATED content throughout includes bariatric surgery follow-up after release from surgical care, assessment of pelvic masses, restless legs syndrome, the advanced eye examination including advanced staining techniques, and new medications for diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. NEW Pain chapter provides guidelines on pain management and caring for patients with pain. NEW Laboratory and Diagnostic Pearls chapter offers useful laboratory and diagnostic tips that the authors have accumulated over years of clinical practice. NEW! Coverage of respiratory and ENT disorders is presented into two separate chapters, reflecting how these problems are actually handled in clinical practice. NEW user-friendly design includes an improved outline format, easier-to-read tables, and color highlighting for essential information.
Category: Medical

Practice Guidelines For Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Author : Beth Richardson
ISBN : 0323029779
Genre : Medical
File Size : 21.61 MB
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This portable quick reference book is filled with valuable assessment and management information for both pediatric and family nurse practitioners. Information is presented in a clear, concise outline format beginning with growth and development and moving on to key issues such as nutrition, immunizations, and anticipatory guidance. Coverage also includes common childhood conditions affecting each body system. The smaller size and spiral binding make this resource extremely portable and user-friendly. ICD-9 codes are highlighted in boxes throughout, with separate boxes to distinguish codes used for general diagnosis and symptoms, differential diagnoses, and complications. A color insert, featuring 32 full-color photos, highlights dermatologic conditions. Disease coverage includes etiology, occurrence, clinical manifestations, physical findings, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, complications, and education of each condition. Includes a chapter on mental health disorders Appendices provide quick access to key information related to medication, immunizations, growth, and more.
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Family Practice Guidelines Fourth Edition

Author : Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC
ISBN : 9780826177124
Genre : Medical
File Size : 53.49 MB
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This bible of family practice for primary care students and clinicians provides current national practice guidelines for professional standards of care across the life span. Concise and clearly organized, the resource features detailed, step-by-step instructions for physical examinations and diagnostic testing in the outpatient setting, information on health promotion, care guidelines, dietary information, information on culturally responsive care, patient resources, and abundant patient education handouts. This fourth edition is updated to include new evidence-based guidelines for rheumatology, public health (featuring updated information on substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, and lesbian health), the sports physical exam and interventions, endocrinology, new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for health maintenance, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment and management, restless legs syndrome, sexual dysfunction treatment, and psychiatric disorders. Several new and updated Patient Teaching Guides--with printable education points--add to the book's outstanding utility as a thorough and reliable clinical resource. Each of the 268 diagnoses includes definition, incidence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common complaints, signs/symptoms, subjective data, physical exam and diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and a care plan. New to the Fourth Edition: New and updated guidelines for: -Rheumatology: polymyalgia rheumatica, Sjogren's syndrome, psoriatic arthropathy, pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate), ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, Raynaud's syndrome -Public Health: substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, lesbian health -Sports Exam: assessment and treatment -CDC recommendations: vaccine and cancer screening -Endocrinology: diabetes management and new Food and Drug Administration--approved medications -The latest ACC & AHA Guidelines for Hypertension (2017) -Neurology: PTSD and restless legs syndrome management -Sexual dysfunction -Bipolar and other behavioral health disorders New and updated Patient Teaching Guides Key Features: Presents information for 268 disorders in consistent format for ease of use Highlights key considerations with Practice Pointers Provides individual care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients Includes 138 printable Patient Teaching Guides Offers 18 procedure guidelines and routine health maintenance guidelines
Category: Medical

Clinical Case Studies For The Family Nurse Practitioner

Author : Leslie Neal-Boylan
ISBN : 9781118277850
Genre : Medical
File Size : 57.46 MB
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Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner is a key resource for advanced practice nurses and graduate students seeking to test their skills in assessing, diagnosing, and managing cases in family and primary care. Composed of more than 70 cases ranging from common to unique, the book compiles years of experience from experts in the field. It is organized chronologically, presenting cases from neonatal to geriatric care in a standard approach built on the SOAP format. This includes differential diagnosis and a series of critical thinking questions ideal for self-assessment or classroom use.
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Family Practice Guidelines Fourth Edition

Author : Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC
ISBN : 9780826153517
Genre : Medical
File Size : 80.17 MB
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Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. This bible of family practice for primary care students and clinicians provides current national practice guidelines for professional standards of care across the life span. Concise and clearly organized, the resource features detailed, step-by-step instructions for physical examinations and diagnostic testing in the outpatient setting, information on health promotion, care guidelines, dietary information, information on culturally responsive care, patient resources, and abundant patient education handouts. This fourth edition is updated to include new evidence-based guidelines for rheumatology, public health (featuring updated information on substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, and lesbian health), the sports physical exam and interventions, endocrinology, new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for health maintenance, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment and management, restless legs syndrome, sexual dysfunction treatment, and psychiatric disorders. Several new and updated Patient Teaching Guides--with printable education points--add to the book's outstanding utility as a thorough and reliable clinical resource. Each of the 268 diagnoses includes defi nition, incidence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common complaints, signs/symptoms, subjective data, physical exam and diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and a care plan. New to the Fourth Edition: New and updated guidelines for: - Rheumatology: polymyalgia rheumatica, Sjögren’s syndrome, psoriatic arthropathy, pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate), ankylosing spondolitis, reactive arthritis, Raynaud's syndrome - Public Health: substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, lesbian health - Sports Exam: assessment and treatment - CDC recommendations: vaccine and cancer screening - Endocrinology: diabetes management and new Food and Drug Administration-approved medications - JNC 8 guidelines for hypertension - Neurology: PTSD and restless legs syndrome management - Sexual dysfunction - Bipolar and other behavioral health disorders New and updated Patient Teaching Guides Key Features: Presents information for 268 disorders in consistent format for ease of use Highlights key considerations with Practice Pointers Provides individual care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients Includes 138 printable Patient Teaching Guides Offers 18 procedure guidelines and routine health maintenance guidelines
Category: Medical

Practice Guidelines For Acute Care Nurse Practitioners

Author : Thomas Wesson Barkley
ISBN : 1416003037
Genre : Medical
File Size : 79.52 MB
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PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONERS, 2nd Edition is the only comprehensive clinical reference tailored to the needs of advance practice nurses. With discussions of more than 230 of the most common conditions experienced by adult patients in acute care, this reference includes everything you need on a day-to-day basis. Plus, quick reference is easy with a spiral binding and content organized by body system. Each condition lists a concise outline of defining terms, incidence/predisposing factors, subject and physical examination findings, diagnostic tests, and management strategies so you can find everything you need to know quickly. Includes discussion of body systems, nutritional considerations, fluid/electrolyte imbalances, shock, trauma, gerontological concerns, professional issues, and trends in advanced practice. Nursing guidelines for more than 230 of the most common conditions experienced by adult patients in acute care serve as an invaluable resource in the field. Conditions are organized by body system for quick reference when treating patients. Each condition lists defining terms, incidence/predisposing factors, subjective and physical examination findings, diagnostic tests, and management strategies to provide help every step of the way. Coverage also includes discussion of body systems, nutritional considerations, fluid/electrolyte imbalances, shock, and trauma for a complete look at patient care and diagnosis. An entire chapter dedicated to congestive heart failure gives you a deeper look at the disease. Specific content, as well as online references, for diseases such as SARS and West Nile Virus give you the most current information available on these evolving diseases. New chapters on admission, pre-op and post-op orders prepare you for every step of the patient treatment process. Addition of ICD-9 codes within the chapters makes classifying diseases with ICD codes easy. New content on Parkinson's disease, gout, testicular cancer, multiple sclerosis, bite management (including spider, snake, animal, and human) better prepare you for these situations. Updated and expanded content reflects changes in current guidelines and evidence-based practice, an important part of working in the field. Updated and expanded content on coronary artery disease and inclusion of the new JNC 7 national hypertension guidelines features more information on these common diseases. Expanded and updated coverage of postmenopausal women and hormone replacement therapy.
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Practice Guidelines For Family Nurse Practitioners Revised Reprint

Author : Karen Fenstermacher
ISBN : 9780323241359
Genre : Medical
File Size : 48.51 MB
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Convenient and portable, Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 3rd Edition — Revised Reprint offers quick access to essential guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in a variety of family practice settings. Well known for its concise guidelines and extensive charts and tables, this Revised Reprint includes extensive updates throughout and offers vital information on the latest diagnostic methods, treatment options, and drug therapies for primary care conditions commonly seen by Nurse Practitioners in patients of all ages. Quick-reference outline format and a wealth of tables and charts facilitate quick access to essential information. Special populations assessment chapters, including adult, pediatric, and geriatric, allow for quick access to vital information for these specific age groups. Provides essential instructions on which problems must be referred to a physician and which constitute an emergency. Coverage includes the latest national guidelines. Color insert provides visual reinforcement for a better understanding of skin disorders. Compact size and spiral binding make this guide extremely versatile and portable. NEW! The 2014 Revised Reprint of Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 3rd Edition includes extensive updates throughout: Updated treatment guidelines, including medications for numerous skin conditions, influenza, pharyngitis, GERD, vaginitis, PID, lipid disorders, hypertension, diabetes, depression, and anxiety. Coverage of several clinical issues --- such as osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and guidelines for screening Pap smears --- has been extensively revised based on current standards of evaluation and therapy. Changes affecting diagnosis are included for several conditions, including hepatitis A, B, and C; GERD; H. pylori infection; and syncope.
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Pediatric Primary Care

Author : Beth Richardson
ISBN : 9781449677565
Genre : Medical
File Size : 23.60 MB
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Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Second Edition is a convenient reference that presents the latest information on nutrition, growth and development, and common childhood disorders. It provides comprehensive coverage of diagnostic methods, management, and treatment modalities most useful to nurse practitioners (NP). Covering the most common aspects of pediatric primary care in outline format, including signs and symptoms, diagnostic tools, and treatments, it is an ideal reference for students and beginning NPs starting out in practice.
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Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Author : JoAnn Zerwekh
ISBN : 9780323428132
Genre : Medical
File Size : 29.97 MB
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Ensure that you’re thoroughly prepared for the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam with more than 1,500 questions! Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review, 3rd Edition reflects the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols. This comprehensive resource features more than 1,500 high-quality multiple-choice questions with detailed rationales for correct answers. Questions related to patient safety are highlighted with a QSEN safety icon to highlight the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative. It also includes a companion Evolve website with virtually unlimited, randomly generated practice exams that match the length and question distribution of the actual AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams. More than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with by detailed rationales help students understand the reasoning behind each answer. Division of clinical chapters into Physical Examination and Diagnostic Tests, Disorders, and Pharmacology makes it easy for students to locate specific information within each system. Chapters on Research and Theory and Professional Issues provide information on professional competencies important to the FNP role. Multiple-choice questions that mirror FNP certification exam formats give you realistic exam practice. NEW! Updated questions throughout review the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols to prepare students for the AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams and clinical practice. NEW! Questions emphasizing patient safety are highlighted to reinforce the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative.
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