Primary Care: Art and Science of Advanced Practice Nursing / Edition 3

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Overview

The premier reference for advanced practice nurses providing primary care, written by nurse practitioners for nurse practitioners in collaboration with a physician!

This respected text offers a solid understanding of the theoretical foundation of nursing practice as well as comprehensive patient-care guidance based on the latest scientific evidence.

Thoroughly updated and revised, the 3rd Edition examines diseases and disorders of every body system as well as men’s health, women’s health, psychosocial problems, and more. It also presents new coverage of pathophysiology, diagnostic reasoning, evidence-based practice, geriatrics, and pediatrics.

Clear, concise, readable, well organized, and easy to follow, the text, together with the resources online at DavisPlus, offers complete coverage of of the APRN’s role as a primary care provider.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803622555
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 4/6/2011
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1280
  • Sales rank: 69,026
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Advanced Practice Nursing: The Art

    1. Advanced Practice Nursing in the Twenty-First Century
    2. Caring and the Advanced Practice Nurse
    3. Health Promotion
    4. The Art of Diagnosis and Treatment

  2. Caring-Based Nursing: The Science

    1. Evidence-Based Care
    2. Neurologic Problems
    3. Skin Problems
    4. Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Problems
    5. Respiratory Problems
    6. Cardiovascular Problems
    7. Abdominal Problems
    8. Renal Problems
    9. Men’s Health Problems
    10. Women’s Health Problems
    11. Musculoskeletal Problems
    12. Endocrine and Metabolic Problems
    13. Hematologic and Immune Problems
    14. Psychosocial Problems
    15. Emergency Problems
    16. Palliative Care

  3. Caring-Based Nursing: The Practice

    1. Ethical and Legal Issues of a Caring-Based Practice
    2. The Business of Advanced Practice
    3. The 15-Minute Hour: A Short-Term Approach to Psychotherapy in Primary Care
    4. Putting Caring into Practice: Caring for Self



Appendices

A. Physiological Influences of the Aging Process

B. Laboratory Test Variations in the Older Adult

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