Patient Care Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-10-01
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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This essential handbook provides guidelines for nurse practitioners in all areas of practice. Designed for fast and simple access, the book's step-by-step format outlines diagnosis, appropriate therapy, indications for consultation, referral, and follow-up for nearly 150 common problems. Special features include a clinical overview and orientation; clinical definition; age-specific health maintenance guidelines; focus on medical emergencies. New in this edition: Increased information on health promotion, prevention and non-medical/pharmacological treatments, and new information on Older Adult Health Assessment and Management, including injury prevention and mental status exams.

Table of Contents

Health Maintenancep. 1
Emergenciesp. 55
Disorders of the Skinp. 90
Disorders of the Eyep. 127
Disorders of the Ear, Nose, and Throatp. 133
Disorders of the Lower Respiratory Systemp. 159
Disorders of the Cardiovascular Systemp. 185
Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Systemp. 203
Disorders of the Genitourinary Systemp. 225
Disorders of the Musculoskeletal Systemp. 254
Disorders of the Nervous Systemp. 266
Disorders of the Endocrine Systemp. 278
Disorders of the Hematopoietic Systemp. 296
Obstetrics and Gynecologyp. 303
Parasitic Infestationsp. 343
Miscellaneous Infectionsp. 350
Indexp. 367
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