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Pediatric Primary Care

Author : Beth Richardson
ISBN : 9781284093100
Genre : Medical
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Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Third Edition is an advanced practice primary care text for nursing students to use in their clinical course. This user-friendly, comprehensive text guides students through situations they will encounter with pediatric patients. The Third Edition contains updated practice guidelines in existing chapters, as well as a new chapter of common genetic disorders such as orofacial clefts,spina bifida, Turner Syndrome and Down Syndrome to name a few. Case studies and discussion questions are available in the instructor resource package. New to the Third Edition: •Chapter content updated by experts •New chapter on common genetic disorders •Case studies for common illnesses •Discussion questions in each chapter

Pediatric Primary Care

Author : Catherine E. Burns
ISBN : 9780323376839
Genre : Medical
File Size : 58. 56 MB
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Get an in-depth look at pediatric primary care through the eyes of a Nurse Practitioner! Pediatric Primary Care, 6th Edition guides readers through the process of assessing, managing, and preventing health problems in infants, children, and adolescents. Key topics include developmental theory, issues of daily living, the health status of children today, and diversity and cultural considerations. This sixth edition also features a wealth of new content and updates — such as a new chapter on pediatric pharmacology, full-color design and illustrations, new QSEN integration, updated coverage of the impact of the Affordable Care Act, a refocused chapter on practice management, and more — to keep readers up to date on the latest issues affecting practice today. Comprehensive content provides a complete foundation in the primary care of children from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner and covers the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, emphasizing both prevention and management. In-depth guidance on assessing and managing pediatric health problems covers patients from infancy through adolescence. Four-part organization includes 1) an introductory unit on the foundations of global pediatric health, child and family health assessment, and cultural perspectives for pediatric primary care; 2) a unit on managing child development; 3) a unit on health promotion and management; and 4) a unit on disease management. Content devoted to issues of daily living covers issues that are a part of every child's growth — such as nutrition and toilet training — that could lead to health problems unless appropriate education and guidance are given. Algorithms are used throughout the book to provide a concise overview of the evaluation and management of common disorders. Resources for providers and families are also included throughout the text for further information. Expert editor team well is well-versed in the scope of practice and knowledge base of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNPs) and Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs). NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest developments in our understanding of disease processes, disease management in children, and current trends in pediatric healthcare. NEW! Chapter on prescribing pediatric medications emphasizes the unique needs of children in pharmacotherapy. NEW! Practice Alerts highlight situations that may require urgent action, consultation, or referral for additional treatment outside the primary care setting. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations improve usability and learning. NEW! Graduate-level QSEN integration: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) is now introduced in the Preface. The QSEN Safety competency is now emphasized via the new Practice Alert highlights and integration of National Patient Safety Goals and Core Measures. The Informatics competency is addressed with new informatics content in a refocused Strategies for Managing a Pediatric Health Care Practice chapter. The Teamwork and Collaboration competency is addressed by new content on the trending topic of interprofessional collaboration, also in the Strategies for Managing a Pediatric Health Care Practice chapter. The Evidence-Based Practice competency is integrated through icons that reference evidence-based guidelines. Reorganized application of Gordon's Functional Health Patterns provides a more conceptually consistent flow with Gordon's model. Expanded integration of Healthy People 2020 goes beyond the emphasis on physical activity in the previous edition.

Practice Guidelines For Family Nurse Practitioners

Author : Karen Fenstermacher
ISBN : 9780323291897
Genre : Medical
File Size : 90. 35 MB
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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.

Practice Guidelines For Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Author : Beth Richardson
ISBN : 0323029779
Genre : Medical
File Size : 32. 38 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.

Guidelines For Nurse Practitioners In Gynecologic Settings Tenth Edition

Author : Joellen W. Hawkins
ISBN : 9780826129628
Genre : Medical
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Family Practice Guidelines Fourth Edition

Author : Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC
ISBN : 9780826177124
Genre : Medical
File Size : 82. 57 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 -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

Primary Well Being Case Studies For The Growing Child

Author : Deborah Kramer
ISBN : 9783319567082
Genre : Medical
File Size : 40. 38 MB
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This book offers solutions on how to enhance the normal development of the well child. The primary care provider is the only healthcare professional to see every child (0-18) and their parent, and can assess the child’s health and advise parents on how to provide a healthy environment and important practices to nurture healthy children. The book provides realistic scenarios encountered by new nurse practitioners in their clinical training, with strong emphasis on the well child. It is structured in a question and answer framework to help practitioners critically think through the best practices to be implemented during the well child visit and develop a plan of action for the family. Each case study describes, with sensitivity, families from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. The book promotes the role of professional as advocate by making recommendations for broad social policies to help all children succeed.These case studies provide realistic well child visits that allow nurse practitioners to develop their critical thinking skills. They will find in this book assessment criteria, assessment tools, common developmental and behavioral issues within the age group, and the latest evidenced-based diagnostic criteria, as well as some information on complementary medicine. Nurse practitioners will benefit from this guide for their teaching activity and clinical practice. The book incorporates complementary medicine, professional advocacy, specific development enhancement skills, parent/provider communication strategies, and extensive handouts for parents.

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