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

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

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  • Serves the needs of advanced practice nurses because it’s written by nurse practitioners for nurse practitioners, in collaboration with a physician.
  • Organizes content around the Circle of Caring framework for nursing-based knowledge and holistic care.
  • Explores complementary and alternative treatments for each disorder.
  • Considers interactions of pharmaceuticals with alternative medications and nutraceuticals.
  • Features chapters on decision-making, palliative care, psychotherapy in primary care, self care, and the business of advanced practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803622555
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 04/06/2011
Pages: 1280
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


    A. Physiological Influences of the Aging Process

    B. Laboratory Test Variations in the Older Adult

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