Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice
Mosby, 1999 - Medical cooperation - 1136 pages
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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