Written specifically for nurse practitioners, this unique, comprehensive primary care reference provides concise, yet thorough information that primary care providers need in today's fast-paced, collaborative environment. PRIMARY CARE: A COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE is based on a body systems framework and covers a multitude of adult disorders and related issues, including barotrauma, rehabilitation, and domestic violence. Arranged alphabetically for easy reference, each disorder is discussed from a primary care perspective with the information and approach necessary to care for adult patients in a caring, cost-effective manner. A variety of contributors include nurse practitioners, doctors, physician assistants, respiratory technicians, and nurses from all over the country.
* Written for nurse practitioners by nurse practitioners, doctors, physician assistants, technicians, and nurses from all over the country, reflecting the true nature of today's collaborative practice and a nationwide appeal. * Organized alphabetically by body system for fast and easy reference. * Includes an 8-page, full color plate section with high-quality photos of physical findings. * Concisely but thoroughly analyzes the multitude of problems encountered in primary care. * Covers disorders and issues not usually found in primary care textbooks, including barotrauma, domestic violence, rehabilitation, and lactation. * Thoroughly covers cardiac conditions and office emergencies, areas usually given limited coverage in primary care texts. * Includes lifestyle assessment, a discussion on collaborative practice, and an extensive lifespan section, which covers issues ranging from adolescence to geriatrics. * Written clearly and concisely for easy, yet thorough referencing. * Includes an easy-to-find special icon and indications for those conditions that need immediate referral to a specialist or hospital. * Features Diagnostic and Differential Diagnosis boxes for easy, quick reference to aid in test selection and diagnosis. * Includes specific information on co-management of complex conditions with specialists or physicians. * Incorporates patient education guidelines for each condition to enhance nurse practitioners' ability to counsel patients.
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The essential primary care reference for today's fast-paced collaborative practice environment!About the Author:
Terry Mahan Buttaro, MS, RN, CS, CEN, CCRN, ANP, GNP, Adult/Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner, Greenleaf Medical Associates/Lahey Clinic, Amesbury, MA, Beth Israel Deacones Medical Center, Boston, MA; JoAnn Trybulski, MS, RN, CS, ANP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA, University Fellow, Boston College School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, MA; Patricia Polgar Bailey, MS, RN, CS, FNP, MPH, Family Nurse Practitioner, The Queen Emma Clinics, The Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii; Joanne Sandberg-Cook, MS, RN, CS, CRRN, ARNP, Adult/Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, Instructor in Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire
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Book Description Mosby, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110815138237
Book Description Mosby, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0815138237