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Primary Care A Collaborative Practice

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ISBN-10: 0323075010

ISBN-13: 9780323075015

Edition: 4th 2013

Authors: Terry Mahan Buttaro, JoAnn Trybulski, Patricia Polgar Bailey, Joanne Sandberg-Cook

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Written by and for Nurse Practitioners from a unique collaborative perspective, Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice, 4th Edition, prepares you to provide care for all of the major disorders of adults seen in the outpatient setting. Evidence-based content reflects the latest guidelines for primary care of hundreds of conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, and sexually transmitted infections. Now in full color, the 4th Edition includes chapters on emerging topics such as genetics, obesity, lifestyle management, and emergency preparedness. Combining a special blend of academic and clinical expertise, the author team provides a practical text/reference that promotes a truly collaborative primary care practice.Comprehensive, evidence-based content incorporates the latest standardized guidelines for primary care in today's fast-paced, collaborative environment.Unique! A collaborative perspective, reflecting the key roles of NPs, MDs, PAs, PharmDs, and others, promotes seamless continuity of care.A consistent format from chapter to chapters facilitates learning and clinical reference value.Diagnostics and Differential Diagnosis boxes provide a quick reference for diagnosing disorders and helping to develop effective management plans.Physician Consultation icons highlight situations or conditions in which consultation is either recommended or necessary.Emergency Referral icons identify signs and symptoms that indicate the need for immediate referral to an emergency facility.Co-management with Specialists discussions help you provide truly collaborative care in the outpatient setting.Complementary and alternative therapies are addressed where supported by solid research evidence.NEW Inclusion of evidence-based guidelines for such topics as hypertension, diabetes, advanced cardiac life support, coronary artery disease, and sexually transmitted infections equips you to provide state-of-the-science primary care in these key areas.An expanded emphasis on caring for the elderly, italicized for easy identification, equips you to provide high-quality care for our aging population.NEW Obesity and Weight Management chapter explores the causes of and risk factors for obesity, and provides in-depth strategies for its management and prevention.NEW Genetic Considerations in Primary Care chapter helps you look at primary care with a genetic perspective, focusing on risk assessment, family history-taking, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing.NEW Lifestyle Management chapter offers guidelines for helping patients to increase their quality and length of life through nutrition and diet, smoking cessation, avoidance of lifestyle-related illnesses, and curbing domestic violence.NEW Emergency Preparedness, Recognition, and Response in Primary Care chapter addresses the emerging role of primary care providers in responding to outbreaks, pandemics, and disasters.NEW Neuropsychological Evaluation chapter explains when to refer patients with cognitive difficulties for neuropsychological testing.NEW Environmental Allergies chapter addresses increasingly common allergy complaints.NEW full-color design makes the text easier to read and easier to use, with key assessment findings shown in true-to-life color photos.Expanded The Changing Landscape of Collaboratve Practice chapter covers new partners in collaborative practice (DPTs and PharmDs), new venues for collaborative practice (such as retail health), and the future of collaborative practice (including health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, telehealth, and electronic medical records).Expanded Health Literacy, Health Care Disparities, and Culturally Competent Care chapter includes a section on health care disparities in the treatment of patients with diabetes and LGBT patients.Expanded Principles of Geriatric Primary Care and Common Geriatric Syndromes chapter provides greater emphasis on the care of older adults, including additional information on advance directives.
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List price: $148.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 5/2/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1424
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 7.304

The Changing Landscape of Collaborative Practice
Translating Research Into Clinical Practice
The Patient, the Provider, and Primary Care: An Integrated Perspective
Professional Integrity and Decision-Making in Primary Care
Population-Based Care for Primary Care Providers
Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioner Services
Health Literacy, Health Care Disparities, and Culturally Competent Primary Care
Genetic Considerations in Primary Care NEW!
Issues in Primary Care
Adolescent Issues
Pregnancy and Prenatal Care
Lactation Guidance
Principles of Geriatric Primary Care and Common Geriatric Syndromes
Palliative and End-of Life Care
Sleep Disorders
Chronic Pain
Health Maintenance
Obesity and Weight Management NEW!
Lifestyle Management NEW!
Routine Health Screening and Immunization
Principles of Occupational and Environmental Health in Primary Care
College Health
Health Care and the International Traveler
Presurgical Clearance
Preparticipation Sports Physical
Office Emergencies
Emergency Preparedness, Recognition, and Response in Primary Care NEW!
Acute Bronchospasm
Bites and Stings
Bradycardia and Tachycardia
Cardiac Arrest
Chemical Exposure
Electrical Injuries
Head Trauma
Sexual Assault
Thermal Injuries
Evaluation and Management of Skin Disorders
Examination of the Skin and Approach to Diagnosis of Skin Disorders
Surgical Office Procedures
Principles of Dermatologic Therapy
Screening for Skin Cancer
Acne Vulgaris
Animal and Human Bites
Burns (Minor)
Contact Dermatitis
Corns and Calluses
Cutaneous Herpes
Dermatitis Medicamentosa
Dry Skin
Eczematous Dermatitis (Atopic Dermatitis)
Fungal Infections (Superficial)
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Hidradenitis Suppurativa (Acne Inversa)
Nail Disorders
Pigmentation Changes (Vitiligo)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Stasis Dermatitis
Wound Management
Evaluation and Management of Eye Disorders
Evaluation of the Eyes
Blepharitis, Hordeolum, and Chalazion
Corneal Surface Defects and Ocular Surface Foreign Bodies
Dry Eye Syndrome
Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction and Dacryocystitis
Preseptal and Orbital Cellulitis
Pinguecula and Pterygium
Traumatic Ocular Disorders
Evaluation and Management of Ear Disorders
Auricular Disorder
Cerumen Impaction
Impaired Hearing
Inner Ear Disturbances
Otitis Externa
Otitis Media
Tympanic Membrane Perforation
Evaluation and Management of Nose Disorders
Chronic Nasal Congestion and Discharge
Nasal Trauma
Smell and Taste Disturbances
Tumors and Polyps of the Nose
Evaluation and Management of Oropharynx Disorders
Dental Abscess
Diseases of the Salivary Glands
Oral Infections
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis
Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Disorders
Acute Bronchitis
Chest Pain (Noncardiac)
Chronic Cough
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Lung Cancer
Pleurisy and Pleural Effusions
Pulmonary Hypertension
Evaluation and Management of Cardiovascular Disorders
Cardiac Diagnostic Testing
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest Pain and Coronary Artery Disease
Heart Failure
Infective Endocarditis
Peripheral Arterial and Venous Insufficiency
Valvular Heart Disease and Cardiac Murmurs
Evaluation and Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders
Abdominal Pain and Infections
Anorectal Complaints
Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis
Diarrhea (Noninfectious)
Diverticular Disease
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nausea and Vomiting
Oropharyngeal Dysphagia
Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Peptic Ulcer Disease
Evaluation and Management of Genitourinary Disorders
Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia
Infectious Processes: Urinary Tract Infections and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Prostate Disorders
Proteinura and Hematuria
Renal Failure
Sexual Dysfunction (Male)
Testicular Disorders
Obstructive Uropathies and Tumors of the Genitourinary Tract
Urinary Calculi
Evaluation and Management of Gynecologic Concerns
Bartholin's Gland Cysts and Abscesses
Breast Disorders
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Ectopic Pregnancy
Fertility Control
Genital Tract Cancers
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Sexual Dysfunction (Female)
Unplanned Pregnancy
Vulvar and Vaginal Disorders
Evaluation and Management of Musculoskeletal And Arthritic Disorders
Ankle and Foot Pain
Bone Tumors
Elbow Pain
Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Hand and Wrist Pain
Hip Pain
Infectious Arthritis
Knee Pain
Low Back Pain
Metabolic Bone Disease: Osteoporosis and Paget's Disease of the Bone
Neck Pain
Shoulder Pain
Sprains, Strains, and Fractures
Evaluation and Management of Neurologic Disorders
Neuropsychological Evaluation NEW!
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Bell's Palsy
Cerebrovascular Events
Dizziness and Vertigo
Guillain-Barr� Syndrome
Infections of the Central Nervous System
Movement Disorders and Essential Tremor
Multiple Sclerosis
Parkinson's Disease
Seizure Disorder
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Intracranial Tumors
Evaluation and Management of Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Adrenal Gland Disorders
Diabetes Mellitus
Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia
Hypernatremia and Hyponatremia
Lipid Disorders
Metabolic Syndrome
Parathyroid Gland Disorders
Thyroid Disorders
Evaluation and Management of Hematologic Disorders
Blood Coagulation Disorders
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Evaluation and Management of Rheumatic and Multisystem Disorders
Rheumatic Disorders
Ankylosing Spondylitis and Related Disorders
Polymyalgia Rheumatica and�Giant Cell�Arteritis
Raynaud's Phenomenon
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Multisystem Disorders
Barotrauma and Other Diving Injuries
Environmental Allergies NEW!
Unintended Weight Loss
Evaluation and Management of Infectious Diseases
Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases
HIV Infection
Diarrhea (Infectious)
Infectious Mononucleosis
Tick-Borne Illness
West Nile Virus
Evaluation and Management of Oncologic Disorders
Collaborative Management of the Oncology Patient
Basic Principles of Oncology Treatment
Oncology Complications and Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Oncology Pain and Symptom Management in Primary Care
Unknown Primary Carcinoma
Evaluation and Management of Mental Health Disorders
Eating Disorders.
Mood Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Substance Use Disorders